History from the Times-Union

1/22/2008 7:00 PM
REMEMBER WHEN 1.22.08
10 Years Ago January 22 1998 Lincoln Elementary recently was awarded a trophy for donating the greatest number of canned goods at the "Skate on Your Can" program at Eastlake Skate Center, sponsored by the Warsaw Rotary Club. The Lincoln PTO and students collected several more boxes of food during December. All food items were donated to The Salvation Army. 25 Years Ago January 22 1983 POTPOURRI - Birthday Breakfast - Kosciusko County Assessor Avis Gunter recently ...

1/14/2008 2:17 PM
APPLICATIONS SELF-RELIANCE AWARDS ACCEPTED
Beauchamp & McSpadden and Warsaw Rotary Club once again team up to offer the Beauchamp & McSpadden Self-Reliance Awards to local graduating seniors. ...

12/12/2007 7:00 PM
TOYS NEEDED TOY DAY WARSAW ROTARY
Warsaw Rotary Club is again collecting toys for youth in Kosciusko County to make children's lives brighter this Christmas. ...

11/16/2007 7:00 PM
SKILLMAN SPEAKS PETE THORN AWARD DINNER
Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman spoke Thursday night about the importance of youth programs. ...

8/14/2007 7:00 PM
REMEMBER WHEN 8.14.07
10 Years Ago August 14 1997 Damien T. Brunetto, 16, son of Jack and Jayne Brunetto, Warsaw, will represent the Rotary Club District 6540 as a foreign exchange student in Aanekoski, Finland. Brunetto, who is sponsored by Warsaw Rotary Club, will attend Aanekoski Senior High School for the 1997-98 year. He will attend a one-week language camp in Karkku, Finland, upon his arrival and then go to his first host family. 25 Years Ago August 14 1982 Winning the Warsaw ...

7/27/2007 7:00 PM
REMEMBER WHEN 7.27.07
 25 Years Ago July 27 1982 Bob Eherenman, Warsaw Community High School junior, was to leave June 22 for a year in Denmark as the Warsaw Rotary Exchange Student of the ...

4/25/2007 7:00 PM
ROTARY BEAUCHAMP & MCSPADDEN PRESENT AWARDS
Warsaw Rotary Club presented the First Annual Beauchamp & McSpadden Self-Reliance Awards Friday. ...

 

4/13/2007 7:00 PM
REMEMBER WHEN 4.13.7
25 Years Ago April 13 1982 Leo Pfister, president of the Warsaw Rotary Club, has announced the selection of seniors Scott Sand and Steve Brenneman from Warsaw Community High School, to attend t ...

12/11/2006 
Salvation Army programs ready for sponsors
Anyone can be an angel and adopt an angel for Christmas. The Warsaw Salvation Army sponsors Angel Tree to provide holiday gifts for children ages 12 and younger. This year the Army's community ministries director, Ken Locke, expects a total of 1,000 angels to hang from "tree" branches at Kmart, DePuy, Biomet and Medtronic Sofamor-Danek as well as at the First United Methodist Church in Warsaw and the North Webster Church of God. The Angel tag gives the Angel's first name, age, gende ...

10/7/2006 
LouisDreyfus Manager Guest Speaker At Rotary
John Meyer of LouisDreyfus Commodities was guest speaker at the Warsaw Rotary Club meeting Friday. Meyer, the company's marketing director in Claypool, brought the members up to date regarding the vast project located south of Claypool, east of Ind.15. Meyer, from Iowa, said he has an agricultural background and earned his first "real money" walking soybeans and bailing hay.His father owned a fertilizer plant. For the last 15 years, the last seven with LouisDreyfus, he has run elevators in ...

10/2/2006 
Winona To Host Vintage Base Ball Tourney
WINONA LAKE - The Village at Winona Blue Laws will host its second annual Huzzah Hoosier Pennant Vintage Base Ball Tournament Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. There will be 10 clubs from around the Midwest coming to Winona Lake to play a total of 20 nine-inning matches in this national-level vintage base ball tournament. Participating clubs include Village at Winona Blue Laws, Warsaw Fleetfoots, Hobart Deep River Grinders, Marmont Saints, Huntington Champion Hill Toppers, Ind ...

7/5/2006 
REMEMBER WHEN JULY
10 Years Ago July 5 1996 Connie Rufenbarger received the Pete Thorn Achievement Award from Warsaw Rotary Club president Randy Stouder June 26.Rufenbarger was recognized for raising public awareness of breast cancer on local, state and national levels.She also was cited for her efforts to help raise money for breast cancer research, most recently through the sales of the "Just Peachy" cookbook.

3/27/2006 
Warsaw Students Showcase Talents At EdCom
Roles were reversed Saturday when Warsaw Community Schools students became the teachers at the sixth annual EdCom Expo. Imparting what they learned on such an array of topics as dinosaurs and tornadoes to Lewis and Clark and special needs students, the students used skills such as teamwork, public speaking and technology to showcase their endeavors from the past year. It all began at 9 a.m.in the Warsaw Community High School Tiger Den with the opening ceremony.As each school filed in, ...

7/5/2005 
War Memorial Rededicated On Monday
In a moving ceremony, which included a heartfelt patriotic speech by Ken Locke of the Warsaw Rotary Club, the Kosciusko County War Memorial was rededicated Monday. Twenty years after the first dedication, the "front" of the five panel monument is full because the names of 302 county men who died during wartime for their country crowd the granite facing southwest.The roll call begins with Civil War-era soldier Jacob Anderek and ends with David Fribley who died in Iraq. Last week, the n ...

2/25/2005 
Warsaw club celebrates 100 years of community service
Warsaw Rotary Club members gasped when Alan Alderfer dropped a valuable glass bowl during the organization's 100th Anniversary of Rotary International, held in the First United Methodist Church of Warsaw, Wednesday. The bowl was a donation to be auctioned in May to raise funds for the Rotary Scholarship Program and RI Foundation. A shaken Alderfer eventually composed himself, turned to the crowd and said "Got ya!" Alderfer was reenacting a prank perpetuated on Rotary members attending the 1 ...

12/28/2004 
Rotary Raises Record $53K For Salvation Army
When The Salvation Army came to Warsaw in 1921, one of its first supporters was the Warsaw Rotary Club.Eighty-three years later, that relationship continues with Rotary raising a record $53,632.24 for the Tree Of Lights campaign. The annual Phillipson-Howe Day, celebrating its 39th year, has raised more than an estimated $500,000 since 1965 for The Salvation Army. "The Rotary Club raised around $1,000 on that first 'Brice's Day' in 1965," said N.Bruce Howe, founding chairman of the ...

12/6/2004 
Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program Reaches Out To Area's Needy Children
Along with the familiar Red Kettles, the Angel Tree program is one of The Salvation Army's highest profile Christmas efforts. Angel Tree was created by The Salvation Army in 1979 by Majors Charles and Shirley White when they worked with a Virginia shopping mall to provide clothing and toys for children at Christmas time. The program got its name because the Whites identified the wishes of local children by writing their gift needs on Hallmark greeting cards featuring pictures of ange ...

7/27/2004 
BBBS Fund-Raiser Is Rock 'N' Bowl Event
Big Brothers Big Sisters is ready to rock 'n' bowl in Warsaw. More than 30 teams are set to participate in Bowl For Kids' Sake fund-raiser, scheduled for today through Friday at Warsaw Bowl, 1702 E.Market St.Each session begins at 6:30 p.m.The goal is to raise $16,000 to support Bigs, Littles and 20 Kosciusko County children still waiting for a Big of their own. Several local organizations are getting into the event through community challenges. Lake City Bank and National City Ban ...

3/20/2004 
County To Dedicate 'Kosciuszko' Monument
A monument honoring General Tadeusz "Thaddeus" Kosciuszko will be dedicated at 10 a.m.March 27, at the Kosciusko County Courthouse lawn on the Main Street side.Kosciuszko is the namesake for the county, though he was never in Indiana. Born in Poland in 1746, he came to America in 1776 and offered his services to the Continental Congress. The idea of a monument honoring this patriot came from Don Frantz, longtime member of the Warsaw Rotary Club.  A bust of Kosciuszko is housed in the Kosciusko County Hi ...