Archive - Apr 10, 2012 - News Article
Mouse Loy, left, and Don Shearer, right, talk about old times at the Leatherneck Coffee Club Breakfast Saturday in the Columbia City VFW in Columbia City. Shearer is wearing a uniform that is similar to his original âsatineâ Marine uniform he wore in Vietnam in 1963. Twenty-six Whitley County marines attended the event. Loy eats from his original mess kit and drinks coffee from his military-issued canteen cup. The group has a chicken barbecue fundraiser scheduled for May 19 at Wal-Mart and NAPA, both located in Columbia City.
COLUMBIA CITY â The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual event designed to shine the spotlight on area businesses and non-profit organizations.
The Whitley County Chamber of Commerceâs Whitley County Expo begins Saturday at 9 a.m. continuing until 3 p.m. at Indian Springs Middle School, just south of Columbia City on Ind. 9.
Admission and parking are free.
The event will include door prizes and entertainment. A special section promoting the event is inserted in todayâs The Post & Mail.
COLUMBIA CITY â Beds And Britches, Etc. (B.A.B.E.) of Whitley County is having an unusual fundraising campaign that has baby bottles being filled with money.
âApril is our biggest fundraising month all year,â said Shawn Ellis, executive director of B.A.B.E. âWe have 17 churches and many banks all over Whitley County collecting money in our baby bottles for our program.â