•5-7 p.m. Feb. 15, Public Safety Academy, Ivy Tech South Campus, 7602 Patriot Crossing. This blood drive is sponsored by the Advertising Federation of Fort Wayne.
•Noon-3 p.m. Feb. 15, Walmart Supercenter, Southtown, 7502 Southtown Crossing.Three River Dermatology & Windy Ridge Skin Care Centre will hold an open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 15 at 5650 Coventry Lane. Refreshments, event specials, and expert advice will be available along with a new membership program. The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, go online to www.threeriversdermatology.com.Extreme Weight Loss will be casting for Season 5. Trainer and transformation specialist Chris Powell guides each participant through their transformation process. Eyeworks USA will tour nationwide to 13 cities across the country in search for participants. Candidates are asked to either attend an open call or send a home audition video.
Midwest Open Call sites are 10 a.m-4 pm. Feb. 15, Detroit at Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill, 4698 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, Mich; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 22, Chicago at Dave and Busters, 1030 N. Clark St., and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 1, Louisville at Norton Health & Wellness Center, 1000 Dupont Road, Louisville, Ky.
For more information, visit the official casting website at www.extremeweightlosscasting.com.The Indiana Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announces that 3-year-old Caleb Hoppe and 9-year-old Gianna Caccamo are the 2014 northeast Indiana boy and girl of the year for the annual man and woman of the year campaign. Both are battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common form of childhood leukemia.
The man & woman of the year campaign is a 10-week spirited fundraising competition. Every dollar raised by a candidate counts as one “vote” toward his or her campaign. The candidates with the most “votes” will be awarded the titles of 104 Man & Woman of the Year at a Grand Finale Gala on April 25 at Ceruti's Banquet and Event Center.
For more information or to become involved, go to www.mwoy.org/ftw or call Melanie Kruth at 616-0654; email melanie.kruth@LLS.org.The Social Security Administration has added 25 conditions to its Compassionate Allowances Program which helps speed applications for disability benefits.
To learn more about Compassionate Allowances and to see the full list of conditions, go to www.socialsecurity.gov/compassionateallowances.