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People and Places

Giving back

•The Apartment Association of Fort Wayne – Northeast Indiana donated 186 pounds of food and money to the Community Harvest Food Bank. The group also donated more than 500 school supply items to the Salvation Army’s Tools for Schools program.

Korte Does It All, with offices in Fort Wayne and New Haven, will conduct a food drive through October and items will be donated to Community Harvest Food Bank.

•The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 21 raised more than $170,000.

Sam’s Club donated $25,000 to Community Harvest Food Bank to help in area hunger relief efforts.

•The Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Brad Miller Gala raised more than $280,000 for the organization and its programs.

Awards/recognition

•The United Way of Allen County awarded volunteer John W. Rogers the Bill Latz Award for Leadership, and longtime donors John Guingrich and George W. McKay the Loyal Donor Award and George W. McKay award, respectively.

Volunteers needed

•The Indiana Historical Society is needing volunteers for the Indiana Bicentennial Train’s visit to Fort Wayne and New Haven on Oct. 3 to 5. To volunteer, go to www.indianahistory.org/train or call 317-232-1882.

Allen County 4-H needs volunteers to help lead new clubs in Fort Wayne. To volunteer or for information, go to www.extension.purdue.edu/allen or call Samm Johnson at 481-6826.

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