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Briefs: Enter Fall Foliage Photo Contest; breast cancer events planned

Monday, October 8, 2012 - 12:01 am

Fall Foliage Photo Contest open

Trees are turning color, so get your camera and get out to capture the beauty for our Fall Foliage Photo Contest and a chance to win a $50 Jefferson Pointe mall gift card.

Our staff judges will select a winner based on the best photo of fall foliage taken this year. We'll look at image clarity, composition, lighting and overall visual appeal. Limit of one photo per person. No altered photos please.

You must be a resident of northeast Indiana to enter. Deadline is noon Oct. 29.

We plan to publish the best photos in the paper and at in early November.

Here's how to enter your photos:

Web: Go to In the navigation bar, click on Living and then scroll down to the “Submit a Photo” icon. Click on the icon and follow the instructions on the photo submission page. In the caption, please write “Fall Foliage Photo Contest.”

Mail: Send to Fall Foliage Photo Contest, C/O Features, The News-Sentinel, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Include your name, daytime phone number, what the photo shows and the location where it was taken. Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope if you want the photo returned.

Questions? Call 461-8347.

Helping fight breast cancer

Lucky Harley-Davidson, 6315 Illinois Road, will donate $50 to Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center's community outreach program for every new or used Harley-Davidson motorcycle sold and delivered during October. The outreach program educates young women about breast health and self-awareness.

During October, Lucky Harley-Davidson, Wings Etc. on Maysville Road, and Wings Etc. on Dupont Road all will sell “Save 2nd Base” T-shirts, with sale proceeds going to Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Oct. 13 is Breast Cancer Awareness Day at Lucky-Harley Davidson, with Francine's Friends Mobile Mammography unit there 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wings Etc. will sell “Wings Etc. Loves Boobs” wristbands for $5. Proceeds will benefit Francine's Friends, and people who buy a wristband and wear it to Wings Etc. get 10 percent off any food order during October.

Also on Oct. 13, registration begins at 2 p.m. and kickstands go up at 3 p.m. for the “Save 2nd Base” motorcycle ride. Entry cost is whatever amount each rider can donate. Donations will benefit Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The route will travel to Wings Etc. on Dupont Road, River City Harley-Davidson and then Wings Etc. on Maysville Road for the a “Hardly Dangerous” bike event.

Breast Diagnostic Center moving

The Breast Diagnostic Center will be moving to the Carew MRI Center, 2110 Carew St., by the end of the year, a news release said. The center currently is located nearby at Carew Medical Park, 1818 Carew St.

The center offers screening and diagnostic mammograms, ultrasounds, and DEXA bone-density scans.

The Breast Diagnostic Center's main location will remain in Parkview North Medical Office Building, 11123 Parkview Plaza Drive, Suite 201.