Manchesters Meals-on-Wheels in need of additional drivers



Manchester Meals-On-Wheels provides meals as planned and pre­pared by the dietary staff at Timbercrest Senior Living Center in North Manchester. The following types of diets can be accommodated: Regular, no added salt, no concentrat­ed sweets. Each weekday between 11 a.m. and 12 noon meals are delivered by volunteer driv­ers to the client’s homes. Clients can choose to receive a meal every week­day, or on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. To sign up for meals call the office at 260-982-6010 and talk with an office volunteer or leave a voice mail message. There is a need for additional drivers. If you have a few hours to share dur­ing the week, con­tact the office for more information.

FRANCES SLOCUM CHAP­TER DAR TO MEET: Wabash County Frances Slocum Chapter, INDAR will meet February 13, 7 p.m. at the Grandstaff- Hentgen Activity Room, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash. The program will be presented by member Willadean Tschantz titled Seams & Stitches. Prospective mem­bers and guests are always welcome to attend. DAR mem­bership is open to any woman 18 years of age, who can prove lineal descent from a man or woman patriot of the American Revolution. Those having questions about their family history lineage information may contact or Tamra Wise at 574-527-2208 or Barbara Amiss at 260-982-4376.

MANCHESTER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA OFFERS CON­CERT: The Manchester Symphony Orchestra presents world-class organ­ist and composer Jerry Westen-Kuehler as guest artist at its March 10 concert. A pub­lished composer of organ and hand­bell pieces, the Fort Worth, Texas, musician will join the MSO in per­forming the first movement of Handel’s Organ Concerto No. 4, as well as the com­plete Organ Concerto by Francis Poulenc. The symphony will also perform Haydn’s Symphony No. 53 and Chen Yi’s Duo Ye at its Something Old, Something New concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10 at Manchester University’s Cordier Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for general admission. Go to­chestersymphony­ to buy tickets. They are also available at the door. Admission with ID is free for Manchester University stu­dents, faculty and staff, as well as anyone age 18 and younger.

GRIEF­SHARE SUPPORT GROUP BEGINS FEB 28:. At each weekly meeting, you will view a video featuring respected coun­selors, pastors, and healthcare profes­sionals on grief-related topics, plus you’ll hear relat­able personal sto­ries of grief. After that is a small-group discussion to allow people time to talk, share sup­port, and personal­ly apply what they learned on the video. Everyone will receive a book to take home filled with valuable exer­cises for navigating their personal grieving process. Participant work­books can be pur­chased at a cost of $20. Scholarships are available. GriefShare will be held at the Walnut Street Church (Congregational Christian) located at 310 N. Walnut Street, N. Manchester. For more information or to register, con­tact the church at 260-982-2882 or

NM COMMUNI­TY PANTRY: Located at the Market Street ‘porch area’ of the N. M. Public Library, the small outdoor pantry is open 24/7. The out­door shed has been well-stocked by the community with items such as canned goods, pasta, diapers, toi­let paper, hygiene products, and snack items. The Community Pantry is available for any­one to take any­thing they may need, no applica­tion needed.

DRIVE THRU FOC FELLOW­SHIP MEAL host­ed by the Fellowship of Churches is held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at the Zion Lutheran Church from 4:30-6 p.m. or supplies run out. The church is locat­ed at 113 W. Main Street. Guests should drive up in front of the Zion Lutheran Church for pickup.

FOC FOOD PANTRY is open from 2-5 p.m. on Thursdays. The Food Pantry is located at 500 N. Front Street, N. Manchester.

BELLES & BEAUS DANCE: Put on your danc­ing shoes and check out the Belles & Beaus at the Scout Hall at Warvel Park on the third Sunday of the month from 6-8:30 p.m.

MFOC THRIFT SHOP: MFOC Market Street, North Manchester. Thrift Shop hours are Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. Donations only during busi­ness hours. Use back door for all donations. We do not accept large appliances, furni­ture, televisions, or computers. Call 260-982-4592 if you have any questions. Leave a message and someone will get back with you.

THURSDAY’S CHILD: Do you have a newborn? Thursday’s Child has a lovely gift bag of useful items for you and your child! We recently changed our inven­tory to newborn through 4T (some 5T). Diapers, wipes, jackets and other necessities for little ones are also in stock. ALL ITEMS ARE FREE, and there are NO INCOME REQUIREMENTS! Thursday’s Child is open from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday in the same building as the Thrift Shop (410 N. Market Street). COME SEE US!

NORTH MAN­CHESTER NEWS ITEMS may be sent to nmanches­ or you may call me at 260-982-8800. The deadline for news to appear in the next week’s issue of The Paper is Wednesday.

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