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May 16, 2014

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ELKHART

Phil Rissot benefit set for Saturday

A benefit health fair and carnival is set to take place Saturday to honor the late Phil Rissot, a 15-year veteran of the Goshen Police Department. Rissot died Feb. 4 from acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Rissot’s wife, Jennifer, and daughters, Lillianne, Camille and Abbigaile.

The fundraiser will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Amberwood Terrace Chiropractic, 663 C.R. 17, Elkhart. The health fair and carnival will include food, raffles, a jousting arena, obstacle course, bungee run, 22-foot slide and jump house, crossfit-style obstacle course, corn hole games, ladder ball, washer toss, basketball shoot, face painting and more. Entertainment will be provided by Crussemeyer Martial arts, Goshen Police K-9 Unit, Indiana Ultimate and others.

Parking is free. Everyone is invited to attend.

For details, call 522-2255.

NAPPANEE

Dog Park Dog Walk canceled

Organizers of the Nappanee Dog Park Dog Walk and Open House have canceled Saturday’s event due to a lack of participation.

SHIPSHEWANA

Fire hydrant flushing to begin

Shipshewana utility crews will be flushing fire hydrants on Mondays and Thursdays beginning this Monday through June. There may be some temporary discoloration of residents’ water when crews are flushing the hydrants in neighborhoods. The water is safe to drink and use, town officials said, but it may cause some discoloration to white laundry.

Town officials recommend not washing white laundry if residents see hydrants being flushed in their neighborhoods.

Call Town Hall at 260-768-4743 for more information.

MISHAWAKA

Bus’ Famous Recipe Fish Fry Saturday

Members of Willow Creek United Methodist Church will host a Bus’ Famous Recipe Fish Fry Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. Carry outs will be available. Advance tickets are $7.50 for adults and $4.50 for children ages 5 to 10. Children younger than age 5 may eat for free.

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