Plants available for purchase will include annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees. Gardening-related items also will be for sale.HOPE for Animals will try to help people who can't afford to vaccinate their dog by offering a Free Vaccine Outreach Clinic 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday at Faith United Methodist Church, 207 E. Dewald St.
Free rabies and distemper vaccines will be given on a first-come, first-served basis for the first 200 dogs, a news release said. HOPE also will offer free heartworm testing and microchip identification for $10. HOPE for Animals representatives also will there to discuss other programs serving people who can afford reduced prices for vaccines and spay or neuter services.
For information or to donate to the project, call 420-7729.More than 3,800 Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) students chose to get their textbooks and course materials electronically, skipping the traditional textbook — and accompanying fees, a news release said.
The number of IPFW students making use of Follett publishing's new includED digital materials program is expected to jump to about 5,200 students this fall, the news release said. The program gives students access to both print and digital materials, but digital versions cost an average of 40 percent to 60 percent less than the price of a new printed textbook.