Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:01 am
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana announced 21,080 pounds of food and $8,515.58 were collected for Oklahoma City tornado relief efforts this spring.The Indiana Construction Association (ICA) provided a day of service to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne by contributing thousands of dollars in trade services to make facility repairs to its main club site on Fairfield Avenue.Associated Churches of Fort Wayne and Allen County will hold a meeting to address disaster response and missions ministry 7-9 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, 300 W. Wayne St. The informational meeting is open to anyone who is interested in being a part of a local disaster response team. Visit www.AsociatedChurches.Org/ACAD or call Father Dan Layden at 579-5555 for more information.AARP tax aide volunteer counselors are needed for the 2014 tax season. Call 485-3208 for more information.Carson's has donated $8,126 each to Turnstone, Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne and Fort Wayne Trails. The store also offers for a limited time the opportunity to donate $5 to Fort Wayne Habitat for Humanity in return for a Community Days 2013 coupon booklet offering savings of more than $500 during a Nov. 15-16 shopping visit. Visit www.carsons.com and type Community Days 2013 in the search field.Fort Wayne Animal Care and Control needs unwanted blankets, towels or bath mats to provide warm bedding for cats and dogs. Visit www.fwacc.org for directions to make no-sew fleece cat beds. Donations may be dropped off at 3020 Hillegas Road.