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Briefs: Saturday blood drive hours change; 4-H information night; resolve to recycle

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 12:01 am

New ACD hours

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum has changed its hours of operation. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. The last admission will be taken one hour before scheduled closing. The museum, located at 1600 S. Wayne St., is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

New hours for Saturday blood drive

The American Red Cross blood drive scheduled for Saturday at the United Methodist Church of the Covenant will now take place 8 a.m.-noon at 10001 Coldwater Road. Donors will receive a coupon for a free doughnut from Dunkin' Donuts. Call 438-2801 to schedule an appointment.

Seniors' computer course offered

IPFW and Glenbrook Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center will offer a 12-week beginner's computer course for seniors 2-3 p.m. Fridays, beginning Jan. 11 at Glenbrook Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center, 3811 Parnell Ave.

The course will be taught by an IPFW instructor and will cover essentials for using the computer, Internet fundamentals, navigating popular sites such as eBay and Amazon, email, and social media.

Each participant will receive handouts and reference material. Participants should bring their own laptops, although Glenbrook Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center plans to have some computers available.

The classes are free and open to the public.

Registration is required by calling Glenbrook Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center at 482-4651.

4-H information night Feb. 7

Allen County 4-H will hold a 4-H information night 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.

4-H programs are available for youth from age 3 through Grade 12. For questions, please call 481-6826, Option 1.

Dog obedience workshops

Allen County 4-H offers dog obedience training workshops for grades 3-12, which will take place 6-7 p.m. Mondays beginning in March at the Home Loan Building, Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road.

The dog should be at least 6 months of age. Youth will learn how to teach their dog to heel on a leash, stand for examination, sit and stay.

They also will learn about the health, care and grooming of their dog.

The cost of the program is $60. Preregistration is required by Feb. 24.

Class size is limited. For more information and registration materials, contact Samm Johnson at 481-6826.

Recycling resolutions

The city of Fort Wayne issued a news release encouraging people to resolve to recycle more in 2013, not to throw recyclables in the garbage and to look for recyclable packaging when shopping for products.

The city now accepts these recyclable items: most types of paper, plastics labeled 1-7, aluminum tins, metal cans, and glass bottles and jars of all colors.

For more info, visit www.recyclefortwayne.org.

— News-Sentinel staff reports