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Schafer Takes Veterinary Science Know-How To Ethiopia

SYRACUSE — Retired large animal veterinarian Gervas Schafer of Syracuse received the opportunity to embark on a trip to Ethiopia Aug. 11-22. There he explored the work being done by Project Mercy, a not-for-profit organization based in Fort Wayne and Yetebon, Ethiopia.

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WMS Robotics Teams Fare Well In Competition

SYRACUSE — Throughout the afternoon of Saturday, Nov. 21, teams from Wawasee Middle School dominated in the robotics games during the competition at WMS, the first one ever hosted by the school. Teams finished in first, second, third, fourth, fifth and seventh place out of 14 total teams.

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‘A Visit With Santa’ Brings Fun And Snow

NORTH WEBSTER — Santa Claus arrived in North Webster and brought the North Pole snow with him Saturday, Nov. 21. First he visited with area kids and they were able to take home a free photo of themselves with him. Each child received a gift from Santa also.

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Paying It Forward Through Simple Deeds Of Kindness

SYRACUSE — We’ve all heard the term “pay it forward,” an idea promulgated in the 2000 movie and 1999 novel by the same name. The generally accepted definition is repaying a good deed to others instead of back to the original benefactor.

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Free Fun With Santa In North Webster

NORTH WEBSTER — Celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season in Webster style with the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce Saturday, Nov. 21. From 3 to 5 p.m. is a fun and free event inside the North Webster Community Center, 301 N. Main St., called “A Visit with Santa.”

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YEA Assists Young Entrepreneurs In Getting Businesses Off The Ground

WARSAW — Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Tippecanoe Valley High School to offer seniors a unique opportunity to become business owners. Called YEA, for Young Entrepreneurs Academy, this nationwide program offers an in-school model and after school model where interested teens learn to create their own business.

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Free Kids Party, Parade And Tree Lighting

NORTH WEBSTER — A free children’s Christmas party, parade and town tree lighting is being sponsored by the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, and all area children are invited.

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Lisa Knepp, left, and Jodie Roose get into their roles as zombies. (Photo by Sarah Wright)

Caution: Zombie Invasion At Milford School

Milford School is in the midst of an epidemic, a zombie epidemic. However, it’s all in good fun with the Wawasee Outdoor Club offering the free event — Zombie Zone — for middle school age students. The event, which is currently underway at the school, runs from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.

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It’s Christmas Bucks Time Again

MILFORD — Do you hear those sleigh bells ringing? Yes, it might not even be November yet, but with the annual Christmas Bucks promotion, sponsored by The Papers Inc. and local merchants, now is a great time to get the ball rolling on Christmas gifts.

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Annual Key Club Stuff The Bus Food Drive

SYRACUSE — Wawasee High School is comprised of students and staff members from the towns of Syracuse, North Webster and Milford. All three towns have local food pantries serving the residents in their townships.

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Business-After-Hours Event Announced

SYRACUSE — The MutualBank team of Syracuse is inviting the public to attend the Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce Business-After-Hours event, held at the Syracuse Community Center, 1013 N. Long Drive.

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Ground Broken For New Elementary School

SYRACUSE — It’s becoming more than something discussed in a meeting or architectural drawings. One can drive by on Kern Road just south of the Eagles building and see the beginning stages of a new school being built.

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