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Taper Lock C.U. celebrates by giving back

October 10, 2011

Taper Lock Credit Union, Bremen, like many such institutions, will celebrate International Credit Union Day Oct. 20 this year. Normally the local branch offers refreshments to its members in appreciation of the annual observance but this year, they decided to celebrate credit unions by giving back to not only its members, but to the general community, to help create a better world, one can at a time.

‘Best Chili in Town’ will be determined Oct. 14

October 10, 2011

Don’t get dinner before the Bremen vs. John Glenn football game Oct. 14 — a chili tasting contest sponsored by the Bremen Kiwanis will provide food for the evening. For five dollars, visitors can taste chili recipes from several area restaurants or chefs and vote on their favorite.
“(Attendees) will get three tickets at the door for five dollars,” said event organizer Lindsay Wright. “They can put all their tickets in one bucket or pick their three favorites.”

Team thinks pink for cancer awareness

October 3, 2011

BREMEN — Bremen’s girls cross country team wanted to express themselves and their support for breast cancer awareness so visited veteran-turned-newbie beautician Lana Zeltwanger at Total Image.

Textbooks still steadfast in Bremen schools

October 3, 2011

BREMEN — Technology may bring many changes to the high school English curriculum, but totally eliminating textbooks is probably not one of them, at least for the near future.

Local man’s hobby is another’s treasure

October 3, 2011

One local senior citizen uses the time he now finds on his hands after retirement, for using those hands to craft items for others.
Paul Schumann has been living at The Whitlock in Bremen for three years and has been enjoying his hobby of constructing and painting detailed barns and delicate, Victorian-style dollhouses since 1979. “I drove a tractor-trailer for 40 years and retired in 1988,” he explains. “Now I have a lot more time so I can make more.”

Seniors take part in healthy ‘affair’

September 25, 2011

About 60 local seniors learned a little more about getting and staying healthy at a health fair held Sept. 7 at The Whitlock in Bremen. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. area businesses and agencies volunteered information booths offering tips and giveaways and free health screenings including a fall/balance test, and tests in pulmonary function, breathing, blood pressure, podiatry, audiology, and body mass index. Visitors and residents alike were also treated to free eyeglass cleaning and samples of Chef Alan Perry’s (of Community Hospital of Bremen) delectable and healthy recipes.

Traveling dog spa a great option for pet owners

September 25, 2011

Emily Clinger first had the idea for a mobile dog spa after she injured her foot and was unable to take her own pets to their usual groomer. A Bremen resident, Emily and her husband now travel the area with Clean and Classy Mobile Pet Spa—a bus fully equipped to bathe, groom and pamper any size dog.
“It’s a lot more convenient for older people that can’t get out, especially in winter,” said Clinger. “Since we’re mobile, (the spa) is nice and quiet and really calm.”
Clinger added that because of the soothing atmosphere of the spa, she is able to groom dogs that others cannot.

Veni’s Sweet Shop celebrates anniversary

September 25, 2011

Weldon and Marilyn Miller, owners of Veni’s Sweet Shop in Nappanee, just celebrated the store’s one-year anniversary Sept. 9.

Mom2Mom sale expected to be the biggest

September 25, 2011

Angela Balsley, event organizer of the annual Moms2Moms sale held at Bremen High School said that shoppers should get ready for the biggest sale ever.
The sixth-annual sale will be held in the boys gym next to the Lion’s Den with plenty of sellers on-hand to offer deals to those who come for the event sponsored by the Bremen Kiwanis — who see it as a “good community service opportunity.”
Balsley, said they are still taking registration fees ($10 per seller).

Bunge awarded

September 25, 2011

Former Bremen High School football coach Don Bunge, far left, addresses the crowd after receiving the Indianapolis Colts 12th Man Award prior to Bremen’s football game with Triton Friday. Pictured with Bunge are wife Jan, and Colts representatives Dan Bigg, center right and Andrew Durbin, far right.

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