As a public service to area churches and Christian organizations, WFRN sets aside a certain amount of time (and this webspace) for announcements of events which are of interest to all our listeners. The catagories are:
1. Church Events: This is a free event where a free-will offering may be taken
2. Community Events: This is a free event with no ticket charge. It may be a fund raiser with the proceeds going to a project within the community.
3. Community Service: Programs and services for which there is no charge for participation, such as homeless shelters, pregnancy centers, etc.
Information should arrive at WFRN at least two weeks prior to the event date. Send them to: WFRN, Box 307, Elkhart, IN 46515 or by fax to 574-875-6662 or by email to events@wfrn.com . Note: Not all events submitted will be used. Please check out our Concerts & Events listing for advertised concerts and events.

January 25, 2017
FREE TAX PREPARATION FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES WITH HOUSEHOLD INCOMES UNDER $64,000 Appointments Filling Quickly! United Way of St.Joseph County is hosting an IRS-certified “Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)” program in St. Joseph, and surrounding Counties during the months of January–April 2017. United Ways of Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall & La Porte are also a part of this multi county collaborative effort. Residents may call 2-1-1 (United Way's help line) or visit unitedwaytaxhelp.com

February 01, 2017
The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments. Blood donations are urgently needed now and throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

February 28, 2017
Kokomo Piecemakers Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at Indiana University, Kresge Auditorium, 2300 S. Washington, Kokomo beginning at 7pm. Guest speaker is Elizabeth Braun. Anyone interested in quilts or quilting is welcome to be our guest. For additional information please call 765-319-7869.

March 01, 2017
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood. The Red Cross depends on blood donor heroes across the nation to collect enough blood to meet the needs of patients at approximately 2,600 hospitals nationwide. Donors of all blood types, especially type O, are needed to help. Make an appointment by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS(1-800-733-2767)

March 03, 2017
North Liberty Church of Christ 65225 State Road 23 North Liberty, IN 46554 Friday March 3rd at 6:30 PM Featuring "The Miracle on Ice" as told by Charlie Adams An evening filled with great food and prizes for men and boys of all ages. This is a FREE event encouraging dads to bring their sons. No age requirement. Every kid receives a prize (fishing pole, baseball bat, and things of that nature).

March 04, 2017
Bremen Missionary Church is having a fundraiser! Nelson's famous Port-A-Pit chicken will be available from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Best Chevrolet Buick located at 1315 W. Plymouth Street, Bremen IN. Cost is $7 per 1/2 chicken and Pit-Tatoes will be available. Proceeds benefit Bremen Missionary Church scholarships & projects.

March 04, 2017
Francesville Volunteer Fire Dept., 100 North Brooks St., Francesville, IN, is having a Fish Fry Saturday March 4th from 4:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.. Adults are $10, Children ages 6-12 are $5. Children 5 and under are free! There will be a 50/50 drawing and fish fried by Dan's Fish Fry Service. Proceeds go to purchasing equipment for Francesville Volunteer fire dept. (jaws of life, hoses for the fire trucks, and other equipment).

March 06, 2017
The American Cancer Society offers a FREE 2-hour workshop for women who are going through cancer treatments. Participants will learn simple beauty techniques for skin & nail care, makeup application, and techniques for managing hair loss Participants will also receive a complimentary bag of makeup to use in the session and at home. Elkhart General Hospital will be hosting March 6,2017–5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Anyone interested may contact the American Cancer Society @ 1-877-499-4673 to register.

March 11, 2017
All you can eat sausage, egg & pancake breakfast! Join us Saturday March 11th at Northview Christian Church 2059 N. 100 E., Kokomo IN, from 8:00 am till 11:00 am. Free will donations accepted. Questions call 765-452-8915

March 11, 2017
Center for Hospice Care needs volunteers in St. Joseph, La Porte, Elkhart, LaGrange, Starke, Marshall, Kosciusko and Fulton Counties. The next Volunteer Training is in March. No previous health care experience is necessary.Training dates are: March 11 & 25, 8:30 am – 5 pm Mishawaka Campus, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka Registration required. Please contact Kristiana Donahue, Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, (574) 286 -1198 or donahuek@cfhcare.org.

March 11, 2017
Dream Ministries of Goshen and Grace Community Church are hosting a Totally Tropical Luau for the disability community on March 11, 2017. This is a free event, but participants must register online at dreamministriesofgoshen.org before March 5. Activities will include: free meal, magic show, karaoke, crafts and carnival games. A special "timeout" area for caregivers/parents will be available during the event.

March 11, 2017
March 11th 8 am-4 pm Maple Festival - a FREE educational/fun experience for all ages. Come, see and enjoy how Maple Syrup is made. Start your day with a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast with amazing homemade Maple Syrup (all proceeds will help scholarship kids to Bair Lake Bible Camp). See how your Maple Syrup is collected, processed, made into delicious treats. Kids games, a petting zoo and more. Maple Row Sugarhouse 12646 Born St. Jones, MI 49061

March 15, 2017
THE NAPPANEE PARK DEPARTMENT WILL HOLD AN ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING FOR MEN’S SOFTBALL ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15th AT 7:00 PM AT WEST PARK PAVILION, 500 N. NAPPANEE ST. IF TEAMS HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CANNOT ATTEND THE MEETING, PLEASE CALL TIFFANY AT 574-773-2112.

March 18, 2017
CHICKEN / NOODLE DINNER FUNDRAISER BROOKSIDE FREE METHODIST CHURCH 190 East 400 South, Kokomo, IN., Saturday 3-18-17 from 4 pm - 7 pm All proceeds to assist with medical expenses for a church member that has incurred large medical bills due to a brain injury. Adult Advance tickets (11 & up) $7.00 At Door $8.00 Child Advance tickets (4-10) $5.00 At Door $6.00 Age 3 and under - Free CARRY OUT WILL BE AVAILABLE. Menu - Chicken / Noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, choice of coleslaw or applesa

March 18, 2017
FREE Coffee Break! 10:00am-Noon You are invited to stop-in for a free cup of great coffee and a delicious donut as you step inside The Vineyard Church’s Grape Road Campus. We are located at 4601 Grape Road in Mishawaka, next to Charter Fitness (in the old Barnes & Noble building). The coffee is hot, the atmosphere is warm and we would love to have you visit us at our new facility on Saturday, March 18, 10am¬–noon.

March 26, 2017
Epworth United Methodist Church, 105 W 8th St. in Matthews, Indiana will have their annual Chicken Noodle Dinner on Sunday, March 26, 2017. Serving will be from 11:45 am to 1:30 pm, and the community is invited to dine-in or carry out. Dinners include chicken&noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, beverage, and dessert. Free will donations for the meal will be gratefully accepted for the EUMC Concert Outreach Ministry Fund.

July 10, 2017
The American Cancer Society offers a FREE 2-hour workshop for women who are going through cancer treatments. Participants will learn simple beauty techniques for skin & nail care, makeup application, and techniques for managing hair loss Participants will also receive a complimentary bag of makeup to use in the session and at home. Elkhart General Hospital will be hosting July 10,2017–5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Anyone interested may contact the American Cancer Society @ 1-877-499-4673 to register.

November 06, 2017
The American Cancer Society offers a FREE 2-hour workshop for women who are going through cancer treatments. Participants will learn simple beauty techniques for skin & nail care, makeup application, and techniques for managing hair loss Participants will also receive a complimentary bag of makeup to use in the session and at home. Elkhart General Hospital will be hosting Nov 6,2017–10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Anyone interested may contact the American Cancer Society @ 1-877-499-4673 to register.

 


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