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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 1:13 pm

Foundation grants

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne granted these financial awards: ACRES, $15,000; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana, $27,000; Boy Scouts of America-Anthony Wayne Area Council, $20,000; Center for Nonviolence, $25,000; Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana, $50,000; Community Transportation Network, $35,000; Euell A. Wilson Center, $25,000; Fort Wayne Ballet, $10,000; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, $15,000; Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation, $15,000; Headwaters Park Alliance, $10,000; Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, $40,000; League for the Blind and Disabled, $25,000; Neighborhood Health Clinics, $25,000; Super Shot, $20,000; Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana, $10,000; and YWCA Northeast Indiana, $35,000.

BBBS hosts eco-carnival

Big Brothers Big Sisters will hold a BIG little eco-carnivval 1-4 p.m. April 20 at Coca-Cola Refreshments, 5010 Airport Expressway. The eco-carnival will have games, face painting, balloon animals, art stations, gardening booths, egg hunt and other activities. Rainwater barrels will be distributed, while supplies last, to attendees who make a donation to BBBS. Call 747-1084 to schedule a pick-up time.

Nonprofit to raffle car

The Arc of Indiana will raffle a 1956 Chevy to commemorate the year its was founded. Tickets cost $10 each, and the winner will be announced Nov. 6 at the Arc of Indiana annual state conference in Carmel. Tickets are available at

Bank donates to Junior Achievement

1st Source Bank has donated $25,000 to Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana.

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