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Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 12:01 am

Volunteers needed

Visiting Nurse needs volunteers to visit patients in the home setting for companionship or to read or sing and to visit with patients in nursing facilities. Volunteers also are needed for light meal preparation and assistance in Hospice Home. Training sessions begin Sept. 23. Call Ann Blue at 435-3222 or email annblue@vnfw.org.

Funds for breast cancer

The Moonshine Cowboys hosted a fundraiser and raised $3,500 for the Inflammatory Breast Cancer Network.

Citilink encourages literacy

The Allen County Public Library and Citilink have partnered to offer books that may be borrowed from Citilink's main terminal and a Little Free Library at the Urban League campus to encourage literacy. Adults who ride the bus with their children also may participate in activities that are posted on signs on the bus.

CANI to help veteran families

Community Action of Northeast Indiana has opening in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program, which assists veterans who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Participants must be honorably discharged from the military and facing problems with their current housing situation. Call 423-3546.

Community Harvest joins food program

Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana announced sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program which offers free and reduced-price meals at no separate charge. Locations include Euell Wilson Center, 1512 Oxford St.; Jennings Recreational Center, 1330 McCulloch St.; Weisser Park Recreation Center, 802 Eckart St.; Boys & Girls Club, 2609 Fairfield Ave.; McCormick Boys & Girls Club, 3005 McCormick Ave.; Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 E. Tillman Road; and Brookmill Boys & Girls Club, 2857 Millbrook Drive.

Floral giveaway

Rose's Bouquets is celebrating its 10th anniversary by giving away flowers. Brides who book a floral package during September will receive a free toss bouquet or equivalent credit. One bride also will receive a free bridal bouquet (valued at $300). Deposits must be paid during September and credits apply to any wedding occurring after Nov. 1. Call 602-7311 or email tristarose@rb-weddings.com.

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