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Allen celebrates 50 years; Has no plans to retire

November 28, 2011

PLYMOUTH — It started as a temporary summer job. The year was 1959 and Cliff Allen, who now lives in Plymouth, had just graduated from Grovertown High School. 
He took a job at NIPSCO and married his wife Kitty in the same year. Fifty years later, Allen is still working for NIPSCO and still married to his high school sweetheart. He has no plans to retire, saying that he enjoys both his work in delivery service and the company of those he works with. 
“(NIPSCO) is a good company to work for,” said Allen. “The benefits are good and the employees are great.” 

Town of Bremen requesting feedback

November 28, 2011

BREMEN — Representatives from the Town of Bremen are asking for feedback from the locals. Surveys are being sent out to businesses downtown so responses can be addressed by town officials see what improvements are suggested and what the businesses like about the appearance of their areas. Town operations manager Rich Martin told council members that though it will potentially add to town employees’ workloads, specific improvements would be beneficial to the overall area revenue.

Project Help looking for help

November 28, 2011

BREMEN — Organizers of Project Help are looking for help from the community to assist with the good works the group has planned this season. Its 30th year reaching out to German Township residents, volunteers are needed to give of their time and their resources.
Last year 111 area families benefited from the more than 200 boxes of food and supplies (and the monetary donations to purchase those items).

The ‘force’ strong in Bremen at library

November 14, 2011

BREMEN — The children’s department of the Bremen Public Library is definitely a “force” to be reckoned with. Especially when it comes to entertaining its young patrons like it did Nov. 7 and 8 during the Star Wars-themed “Guys Night Out.”

Santa Claus is coming to town

November 14, 2011

BREMEN — Santa Claus will come to Bremen Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 6:30 p.m. Children and their families are invited to meet him at the corner of Plymouth and Center streets next to bFit. The event, sponsored by the Bremen Chamber of Commerce and 1st Source Bank will feature live music from the Horizon Ministries team (which will also be giving out cookies and hot chocolate), local Scout troops parading, Dean Huppert as Master of Ceremonies, caroling and more.

Homespun Holidays starts off local shopping season

November 14, 2011

BREMEN — Koontz Hardware was just one of 16 Bremen and area businesses that took part in the annual Homespun Holidays seasonal kick-off Nov. 10, 11 and 12.
Businesses had their windows and showrooms accented with Christmas products and decor and most offered special savings and refreshments to the customers. Gingerbread men stood proudly in windows and outside those buildings that participated to signal for shoppers to check out the seasonal attractions.

Area’s generous helping feed the needs

November 14, 2011

BREMEN — Area entities are spreading their generosity and assisting the local communities by putting food on tables this Thanksgiving Day. Some are offering meals for the holiday while another does it all year round, but those in need of sustenance — be it physical, spiritual or social — that live in or near Bremen, Nappanee and Wakarusa should have no problem finding a good meal … and even better camaraderie.

Glant awarded leader of the year

November 14, 2011

BREMEN — Sue Glant of Bremen was recently awarded Weight Watcher Leader of the Year for 2011. One award is given per territory (hers includes areas within lower Michigan to Kokomo).
Glant was born and raised in Bremen. Her reasons for becoming a Weight Watchers leader were simple, “I had always been overweight and I joined Weight Watchers in January 1979 because I always started a diet in January,” she said. “Weight Watchers gave me a plan and a meeting so I was accounted for each week.”
No longer an issue, the fine-at-57 lady has led others to lose weight.

Mammoth cheese wheel a ‘big’ attraction

November 14, 2011

BREMEN — Where would one find a 1,100 pound block of cheese?
At Rentown of course! Halfway between Bremen and Nappanee, at 1533 3rd Road, sits the Rentown Country Store, referred to as “The Cheese King of the Midwest.”

BPS budget in good shape

November 14, 2011

BREMEN — Bremen Public Schools’ budget may be tight, but Superintendent Russ Mikel noted at the last school board meeting, “We (school corporation) are in pretty good shape at this time.”

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