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Free life coaching sessions will be offered at the Peabody Library starting Wednesday and continuing on Aug. 8, 15 and 22.
The sessions will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. To register, call 503-9047 or 212-2457.
The Whitley County W5YI Amateur Radio Test will be held on Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room A and B of the Peabody Library. For additional information visit www.wcarc.org or contact Roger McEntarfer via email at email@example.com or call 503-9008.
A Riverside Charter bus trip to Chicago will take place Saturday for $55. Aug. 5, there will be a trip to FireKeepers Casino. The cost is $35 and includes $20 slot play and $5 food credit. For more information contact Lisa Kimmell 739-7159.
Ice cream social
Indiana Farm Bureau, district 2, will sponsor an ice cream social Sunday at the Whitley County Fairgrounds from 2 to 4 p.m. Those who attend will experience homemade ice cream made by the Steuben County Farm Bureau to honor the district 2 scholarship recipients. The community is welcome to bring cookies or a dessert to share. Table service, drinks and ice cream toppings will be provided. The event will be held near the Ag Museum.
Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, but picnic tables will be available. For more information contact Kerry Goshert at 574-328-0739.
Francineâ€™s Friends Mobile Mammography will be coming to Whitley County Thursday, Aug. 2 at USSI, 4578 E. Park 30 Dr., Columbia City.
For an appointment call 1-800-727-8439, ext. 26540.
Walk-in appointments may be available depending on the schedule.
Columbia City High School class of 1941 will meet on Saturday, Aug. 4 at noon at Big Gâ€™s. For more information, contact Ed Meyers at 691-3223.
If a classmate is interested, but unable to attend, and would like to send an update, it can be sent to Reunion, 2287 E. Crampton, Columbia City, IN 46725.
The 35th class reunion for the class of 1977 will be Friday, Aug. 3 through Saturday, Aug. 4 at 6:30 p.m. On Friday, the class will meet at 7 p.m. for a â€śmeet and greetâ€ť at Portside Pizza in Tri-Lakes. Saturday, the class will host a sit down dinner at the Brownstone Cafe, South Whitley. There will be a social time at 6 p.m. with dinner and dancing starting at 6:30 p.m. Organizers are still looking for contact information for the following classmates: Dennis Baker, Frank Barton, John Beck, Deb Buckner, Charity Bowser-Wilson, Rick Brown, Patricia Cayot-Crabtree, Jerry Cox, Kenneth Crouse, Terry Drew, John Engle, Dan T. Ford, Roger Goodrich, Pam Grant, Mike Helvie, Linda Henney, Perry Jackson, Bill Kincaid, Scott Kuckuck, Ann Leatherman, Rick Marker, Marty McDonald, Tim Payne, Doug Radke, Tim Robinson, Michael D. Simmons, Robin Snyder, Peg Thompson, Jerome Wilhelm, Jone E. Williams III, Kevin Wilhelm, Steve D. Wood and Ron Young. Anyone with information on these classmates or for more information on the event should contact Tara L. Heinbaugh-Porter at 609-7322 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Columbia City High School class of 1952 will hold its 60th class reunion at Eagles Nest Event Center, 125 S. Eagle Glen, Columbia City at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 4. Event ogranizers are still trying to locate Eugene Bray, Sara Coy, Ardella Brown, Margaret Gustufson, Carolyn Egolf, Dan Wright, Dean Schoel, Nancy Ramp and Phil Weeks. Classmates who might have contact information are asked to contact Geiger at 244-6296.
Sounds of Summer
Peabody Public Library, in conjunction with the Whitley County Community Foundation, presents â€śSound of Summer,â€ť the annual summer concert series. All concerts will be held on the lawn behind the library, beginning at 6 p.m. The concerts will be held rain or shine. Kenny Taylor will perform Saturday, Aug. 4. Kenny entertains with soft rock, sixties music and Elvis songs. Scratch & Sniff will entertain Saturday, Aug. 25. In keeping with past series, this is a local band led by Mark Roberts. They will be playing rock and roll.
5k race and walk
Witnessing Our Lordâ€™s Forgiveness will be having a 5k race and walk Saturday, Aug. 4 in Wolf Lake. The race will begin at 8 a.m. with registration between 6:30 to 7:45 a.m. Registration is currently taking place and will last until Tuesday. The cost is $15 per person and includes a T-shirt or $10 per person without a T-shirt. To register for the race, contact Bryan Gill at 348-8205, mail in a registration form or visit www.hotonion5k.wordpress.com.
The South Whitley High School graduating class of 1946 will meet at the Brownstone on State in South Whitley for a pre-Triennial Reunion at noon on Saturday, Aug. 11.
The Whitko Class of 1972 will be holding its 40th class reunion Aug. 11 at the Larwill Community Building. Event organizers are still trying to locate several classmates including: David Swartz, Randy Walter, Terry Neer Click, Deb Reed Blank, Kathy Maggart Derheimer, Juanita Wilson Brison, Dale Gerard, Denise Hart, Dennis Hull, Mike Swartz, Lindsey Slater, Larry Kahn and Judy Matheny. Contact Cathy Shear Lundgren at 1201 N. Penny Dr., Warsaw, IN 46580 or call 574-268-4878 to pass on any information that might assist in locating these classmates.
â€śHow to Get a Grip on Emotions,â€ť presented by reVision Womenâ€™s Ministry, is a free workshop open to all women, Saturday Aug. 11 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This workshop will teach practical tools in emotional management.
The workshop is free, but a freewill donation is encouraged. Refreshments will be served. Childcare will not be provided. The event will be held at the Super 8 Hotel off U.S. 30, in the conference room. Seating is limited. To reserve a spot call 244-3656 or email email@example.com. For more information visit www.christiebarkley.blogspot.com.
South Whitley High School graduates are invited to come back to school this summer. The class of 1963 is organizing, â€śThose Were the Days,â€ť and encourages classmates who have not responded to their invitation to do so right away. The 36th Triennial Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 11 at Whitko High School in South Whitley. Since there is ample room in the Whitko gymnasium for alumni and their guests, organizers have extended the reservation deadline to Wednesday.
South Whitley High School class of 1949 will meet for lunch at The Crossroads Inn, Ind. 9 and Ind. 14, at 11 a.m. for a pre-alumni reunion Saturday, Aug. 11. Contact Mary K. Miller at 244-2946 or firstname.lastname@example.org to R.S.V.P.
Ice cream social
Oak Grove United Methodist Church will host an ice cream social Saturday, Aug. 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. Soft serve ice cream will be available in vanilla, chocolate, lemon and strawberry with toppings offered. Also on the menu will be sloppy joes, hot dogs, chips, pies, cakes and cookies. A freewill donation is encouraged and carry outs will be available for a price. Proceeds will to toward UMCOR for storm relief.
Oak Grove United Methodist Church is located at 4490 W. 200 S. in Columbia City.
Churubusco High School class of 1987 will hold its 25th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 8. Organizers are in need of contact information for many of the classmates.To report updated contact information for any classmate, contact Shonda (Creech) Hogeston at 693-3548 or email at email@example.com.