Swiss steak, fish fry supper Saturday

Members of North Webster Church of the Brethren will host a Swiss steak and fish fry supper Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 7281 E. 600 North.

The cost is $10 for adults and children ages 6 and younger can eat for free. For details, call Bob Lyman at 536-9939.


Walmart to host free health screening

Indiana Walmart stores will be among 4,700 locations across the country to host Walmart Wellness Day on Saturday. This free health screening event provides local residents an opportunity to learn valuable health information, including:

• Blood glucose

• Blood pressure

• Body mass index

• Low-cost immunizations

At select locations, customers can also take advantage of free vision screenings. Hours will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Workshop leaders needed

REAL Services is looking for workshop leaders in Elkhart County.

Those who are interested in becoming a workshop leader to teach others about techniques to help manage chronic conditions are invited to this free training. The deadline to register for it is Friday.

By participating in the training attendees will be qualified to lead the “Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” workshops where participants learn the techniques to manage chronic conditions, including diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, depression, asthma or other on-going health conditions.

There is no charge for the workshops, but potential leaders must attend all four days of training in full to be certified: Tuesday and Wednesday and Oct. 3 and 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The training will take place at REAL Services, 1151 S. Michigan St., South Bend.

To register, contact REAL Services at 574-284-7132 or toll-free 1-800-552-7928, ext. 7132. The website is


Chefs raise money at Running with Spoons

More than $300,000 was raised by the Running with Spoons Committee and celebrity chefs during the second annual Running with Spoons Celebrity Chef Challenge for Bashor Children’s Home Sept. 7.

Twenty-five celebrity chefs and hundreds of community members participated.

The winner of the People’s Choice Award was Matt Eppers and Todd Nusbaum for their pork tenderloin. Micah and Naomi Staley won the Top Chef Award for raising the most money in votes.

Other chefs who participated were Erin and Jerimiah Borkowski, Scott and Deb Chris, Dr. Bill Flora and Mike Wain, Don and Theresa Gunden, Ryan and Jodi Juday, Joe Kalil and Kelly Graff, Jason and Quinn Lippert, Sean McCrindle and Marty Blenner, Jay Mohamed and Scott McMeekan, Jeff and Melanie Rank, Michael Terlep and Sheila Terlep, Abby Thomas and Debbie Nusbaum, Kim Welch and Chris Croker and Margie Nix.

The emcee for the evening was Gary Sieber and NuWay Construction was the underwriter.

Bashor Children’s Home served nearly 1,600 children last year, the majority of which come from Elkhart County. The proceeds from this event will provide support for the new Girls Intensive Treatment Program that has been established to treat young women who have sustained significant abuse or have been victims of human trafficking.

The Running with Spoons committee is comprised of Staci Anagnos, Marcia Eppers, Flint Dille, Karla Morton, Matt Hazelbaker, Stacey Rodino, Jeff Showalter and Mary Wain.

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