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Operation: Military Kids

There are approximately two million military kids in the United States.  These are children who have at least one parent active in the military.  They face many of the same challenges and stresses as their parents: frequent relocations, deployment, and reintegration.  Thankfully there are organizations that focus on these children.  We had the opportunity to… Continue reading Operation: Military Kids

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Impact 52

Helping Others By Running

Earlier this year I made the decision to regain control of my health.  I had ballooned to 285 pounds, my body constantly hurt, and I was out of shape. I needed to take action to make a change. My first order of business was to stop drinking soda.  Second, I cut out my late night… Continue reading Helping Others By Running

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Be Thankful and Give

Thanksgiving.  A day that we all give thanks for the blessings and the people in our life.  It is also a day that many people, families, take time to serve meals for those less fortunate in our community.  For most, this is the one time during the year that they stop and give to those… Continue reading Be Thankful and Give

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Health Screenings and Warm Coats For Veterans

For twenty-two years the Healthy Cities Health Fair and Veterans' Stand Down has been serving the Fort Wayne community.  Military veterans, as well as other individuals who are uninsured and/or underinsured in our community, have the opportunity to receive free, confidential health services.  For many, this will be the only time in a given year… Continue reading Health Screenings and Warm Coats For Veterans

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Until Everyone Comes Home

How do you say thank you to the brave men and women who serve our country?  How do show them how much we appreciate all that they do to provide us the freedoms we enjoy?  For almost 70 years, the USO has provided a tangible way for individuals to express their gratitude for military personnel. … Continue reading Until Everyone Comes Home