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    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    WCHS Announces 2017 Homecoming King and Queen Warsaw Community Schools is proud to announce the crowning of the 2017 homecoming king and queen. This year’s king is Joshua Bradford, son of Michael and Kimberly Bradford of Warsaw. The 2017 homecoming queen is Hayley Thrasher, daughter of Chad Thrasher, Columbia City, and Donna Thrasher, Warsaw. This year’s senior king court included ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    MACOG awards three communities with technical assistance to create more walkable, bikeable communities South Bend, Indiana (September 14, 2017) – The Michiana Area Council of Governments is taking an active role in supporting their member jurisdictions that are motivated to design more walkable and bikeable streets. This week, the communities of Goshen, Plymouth, and Warsaw-Winona Lake were ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017
    WCHS Announces New Health/Physical Education Staff With the start of a new school year underway, Warsaw Community High School is excited to announce two new members to its physical education department: Jon Hoover and Brady Jones. Hoover will step into a role as a weight trainer, boys’ PE instructor and health and wellness instructor. Jones will work as a weight trainer, athlete weight ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Health
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    WCHS To Host Disney-Themed Homecoming Parade At 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, Warsaw Community High School will host its annual Homecoming Parade. The parade will consist of the WCHS official homecoming court and floats featuring the high school’s diverse range of clubs and sports. The theme of the event, Disney, promises to be entertaining for children and adults alike. Following tradition, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Monday, September 11, 2017
    Tippecanoe Valley High School to Host Community Blood Drive Sept. 15 AKRON, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley High School student council and the American Red Cross will host a community blood drive on Friday, September 15, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The blood drive is open to anyone who meets the donor requirements outlined by the American Red Cross. Anyone ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health, Education, Press Release
    Monday, September 11, 2017
    TVMS Holds Collection Drive for Hurricane Relief AKRON, IN – Students and staff at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School recently ended a four-day donation drive for people affected by Hurricane Harvey. TVMS collected $671 and more than 370 pairs of new underwear for people impacted by the storm. The school had a grade level competition to encourage students to donate. Each grade level received ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Leesburg Fourth Graders Support Hurricane Harvey Victims Last week, Leesburg Elementary School’s fourth grade classes worked together to provide supplies for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. On Wednesday, students watched some of the footage of the devastation and learned about the needs of the people in southeastern Texas. Students brought in food, hygiene supplies and baby food. All of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Local Fourth Graders Attend Second Annual ‘Back to The Days’ Warsaw Community Schools recently hosted the second annual Back to The Days living-history event. Fourth grade students from WCS, Sacred Heart and Warsaw Christian schools traveled back in time to discover what life was like for Indiana’s early settlers through experiencing a variety of hands on stations and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Akron Elementary Named Top in the State for Riley Donations AKRON, IN – The Indiana Association of Student Councils (IASC) recently named Akron Elementary School the top giving elementary school in the state when it comes to raising money for the Riley Children’s Foundation. The IASC and Riley recognize the top three giving member schools in all three divisions each year with a gold, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Thursday, August 31, 2017
    WCHS Theatre Presents Disney Character Day Warsaw Community High School invites you to bring your kids to join in the fun with many of their favorite characters. On Saturday, Sept. 23, the WCHS Performing Arts Center will host Disney Character Day, an event allowing children to meet their favorite Disney heroes and princess in person. The event will feature numerous activities themed around ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, August 31, 2017
    WCHS To Hold Auditions For Mary Poppins Role Warsaw Community High School theater program is currently hard at work developing and fundraising for its fall theatrical production of “Mary Poppins.” The theater is currently holding auditions for the role of Michael Banks, a young boy in the production. Auditions for the role will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, and is open to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    Meet and Greet with the Crew of the USS Indiana (Winona Lake, IN) – Join us as we meet the Crew of the New USS Indiana SSN 789 on Saturday, September 2 nd . They will be hosting a public meet and greet from 7AM – 8AM at Light Rail Café and Roaster, located at 1000 Park Ave, Winona Lake. More than 70 years have passed since the last USS Indiana sailed. You do not want to miss ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    WCS Two-Hour Delay Schedule Information With the recent implementation of late-start PLC Thursdays, Warsaw Community Schools would like to remind parents and guardians on the guidelines surrounding delays and cancellations during both normal and PLC schedule days. On a normally scheduled school day, it will be announced no later than 5:45 a.m. if WCS will delay and/or close school. During a PLC ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, August 29, 2017
    Community Invited to Attend Suicide Prevention Training MENTONE, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley Community Mental Health Task Force invites the public to attend an upcoming session of QPR suicide prevention training. QPR stands for Question, Persuade and Refer – three steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. People trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 28, 2017
    Mayor Youth Advisory Council Accepting Applications The city of Warsaw is seeking ambitious, self-motivated high school students with a strong desire to make a difference in their community to serve on an all new committee alongside city officials. The Mayor Youth Advisory Council invites young adults to share their unique perspectives on how to improve the city while offering an opportunity to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Thursday, August 24, 2017
    PITCH COMPETITION FOR WOMEN ANNOUNCED – WILL OFFER INVESTMENT AND SUPPORT TO FEMALE FOUNDERS TAMMY Y. ALLEN, THE NIIC, FORT WAYNE, IND The Women’s Economic Opportunity Center (WEOC) hosted by the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC) announced today the Launch Women Pitch Competition, to support women entrepreneurs throughout the WEOC service area (see below). Women who have ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, August 24, 2017
    AFA Announces 2017 National Teacher of the Year ARLINGTON, Va. – The Air Force Association (AFA) is thrilled to announce Benjamin Barkey of the Warsaw Community School System in Warsaw, Indiana, as the 2017 National Teacher of the Year (TOY) Presented by Rolls- Royce. As part of AFA’s mission to encourage education in Aerospace Education and Science, Technology, Engineering, and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, August 24, 2017
    WCS Welcomes New Transportation Director Warsaw Community Schools is excited to announce the hiring of Douglas Light as Warsaw Community Schools’ Transportation Director. A resident of Warsaw, Light has spent the past 22 years working in the public service sector as a law enforcement officer. During his time in law enforcement, Light has served as corporal and shift manager for the Warsaw ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
    Thursday, August 24, 2017
    Jason Culver Announced Edgewood Assistant Principal Warsaw Community Schools is proud to announce Jason Culver as the new assistant principal of Edgewood Middle School. Culver graduated from Ball State University, Muncie, in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education and health. He furthered his studies at Indiana University Purdue University, Fort Wayne, where he received his ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, August 23, 2017
    OrthoWorx Tour to Raise Awareness of Orthopedic Manufacturing Careers WARSAW, Ind., August 23, 2017 – OrthoWorx announced today the continuation of efforts to raise awareness among students and parents of orthopedic manufacturing careers. On August 28 th , OrthoWorx will be hosting a tour of the Ivy Tech Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (OAMTC), Warsaw Area Career ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    WCHS to Host Annual College Night Warsaw Community High School invites students and parents to join us on Wednesday, Sept. 13, for the WCHS annual college night. Over 50 colleges, universities, technical schools and Armed Services will be represented. The college fair will run from 6–7:30 p.m. in the Career Center gymnasium. Area high school and home school students and parents are also ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 22, 2017
    Tippecanoe Valley Middle School to Establish CoEd Soccer Team AKRON, IN – A coed soccer team is coming to Tippecanoe Valley Middle School this spring. The board of trustees unanimously approved at an August 14 th board meeting a request by TVMS Athletic Director Cory Cooper to get a team established. Students in sixth through eighth grades will have the opportunity to play soccer against ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    Tippecanoe Valley Offering Free High School Equivalency Class AKRON, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation will again offer a High School Equivalency (HSE) class free of charge to anyone in the Tippecanoe Valley community or surrounding areas. The class helps people learn the necessary requirements to complete the HSE test. Classes will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Monday, August 14, 2017
    CHESTER INC. AND CEO PETE PEUQUET INDUCTED INTO CHIEF BUILDINGS HALL OF FAME VALPARAISO: Valparaiso’s Chester Inc is being recognized again. This time the accolade comes from Grand Island, Nebraska and Rensselaer Indiana’s Steel Guru Chief Builders (a division of Chief Industries) as Chester Inc., and CEO Pete Peuquet have been selected into the Chief Builders Hall of Fame. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    The Bowen Center is excited to announce that the 8 th Annual Ride for Recovery, sponsored locally by the Bowen Center and K21 Health Foundation, will be ending in Warsaw this year. The 8 th Annual Ride for Recovery, which is a charity motorcycle run organized by the Association of Recovering Motorcyclist, is taking place on Saturday, September 9 th , 2017. The ride begins at The Serenity House at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    In a back to basics focus, WCS Food & Nutrition Services is turning over new soil in preparation for a seedbed of change, plowing forward, but still looking to the past for direction. Three key components in cultivating this change include increasing farm toschool practices, incorporating cleaner label products and creating more recipes from scratch. Serving more than 7,000 discerning ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    Laughs and Tears At WCS Movie Premiere On Friday, Aug. 4, nearly 300 people turned out to watch the red carpet movie premiere of “John the Lion.” Those in attendance were treated to an evening of laughs and some unexpected tears as the plot unfolded. In the movie, Chris Williams is a high school student struggling to relate in his history class. He is given an assignment to write out ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, August 04, 2017
    TIPPECANOE VALLEY TO HOST DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI DINNER The Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Dinner will be held on Thursday, September 7, at 6:30 p.m., in the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School Commons to honor the Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Class of 2017. The public is invited. The menu for the formal Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Dinner features baked chicken breast, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 02, 2017
    VALPARAISO: Valparaiso based Chester, Inc is celebrating its 70 th year in business. In 1947, Orville Redenbacher and Charles Bowman established Chester Incorporated, after purchasing the George F. Chester & Sons Seed company. At that time, Bowman was Manager of the Purdue Ag Alumn Seed Improvement Association, Lafayette, Indiana, and was formerly Manager of the Indiana Crop Improvement ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 02, 2017
    WCHS Freshman Orientation Warsaw Community High School will hold freshmen orientation from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, in the Performing Arts Center. All incoming freshmen students and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Two presentation times will be offered to allow more flexibility to parents. Presentations will be held at 5:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Staff will share ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, July 28, 2017
    WCHS Makes Changes to Dated System Warsaw Community High School is making some changes to the grading and ranking system, as are many competitive districts around the state and nation. The first of such changes will be beginning with the class of 2020, WCS will move from the 12.0 GPA scale to the 4.0 scale. The majority of colleges and universities utilize the 4.0 scale and currently must ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    WCS To Host Parent Tech Informational Night Warsaw Community Schools invites parents to attend a night of free learning in the fields of digital learning and safety for youth and teens. The event will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Monday, July 24, in the Warsaw Community High School Performing Arts Center. Two guest speakers will attend the event to share information on youth and teen ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    WCS Transportation Department Celebrates Open House On Tuesday, July 11, members of the community were invited to attend an open house event commemorating the opening of Warsaw Community Schools new transportation building. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the building, located at 310 E. CR 200 N., Warsaw, the same location as the previous bus garage. The completion of the project follows ...read more
    Categories: Education, Ribbon Cuttings, Community
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017
    Chad Cripe Named Tippecanoe Valley High School Principal AKRON, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation board of trustees unanimously approved during a July 10 meeting Chad Cripe to be the new principal of Tippecanoe Valley High School (TVHS). Cripe comes to Tippecanoe Valley from Manchester Junior Senior High School (MJSHS) where he served as assistant principal. During his time at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    Lila Mae Sheely Leaves a Legacy WINONA LAKE, IN, July 3, 2017 – Grace Village Retirement Community is pleased to announce it has received a $20,000 legacy donation from the Lila Mae Sheely Estate. These funds will support the new Fitness Center that will provide a variety of fitness options for its residents, employees and seniors in the community. Lila Mae Sheely will be remembered for ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    Not easily broken ministries offers relationship seminar, “Knot Talks” A community-wide opportunity to learn communication and conflict resolution skills for any relationship Warsaw, IN, July 5, 2017– In two weeks, on Tuesday, July 18, local 501(c)3 non-profit Not Easily Broken Ministries will hold the first of four seminars on communication and conflict resolution in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    WCS Announces 2017-2018 Registration Information ​ WCS Registration is now open for the 2017-2018 school year. This year, we are excited to announce you will be able to complete the entire registration process online. If you would still like to complete the registration process in person or to visit a school, we are hosting optional in-building registration hours: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, June 26, 2017
    DEDICATION NOTICE Date of Event: July 2 nd 2017 Time of Event: 2 p.m. Location of Event: Cutshall Park, downtown Akron The Akron Town Board, Akron Park Board and the Akron Park Trustees will rename the Akron sledding hill to Marty Mountain, in honor of Marty Gearhart for his 32 years of service to the Akron community. The sledding hill was Marty’s vision for the park. He designed and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Lincoln Elementary School Playground Community Build Event Warsaw Community Schools (WCS) would like to extend an invitation to WCS staff, parents and the community for a Lincoln Elementary School Playground - Community Build Event to take place at the new Lincoln Elementary site on July 7 and July 8, 2017. This community volunteer event starts at 8:30 am each day. No special skills needed from ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Jason Patton of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Earns Real Estate’s Premier New Home Sales Certification – Certified New Home Specialist™ Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is proud to announce that Jason Patton has completed the real estate industry’s most comprehensive new home sales course to earn his national certification as a Certified New Home Specialist™ . ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, June 20, 2017
    WCHS Welcomes New Assistant Athletic Director The Warsaw Board of School Trustees approved the hiring of Jeffrey Hamstra for the assistant athletic director position at Warsaw Community High School. Hamstra student-taught at WCHS when he attended Grace College. At Grace, Hamstra played both basketball and baseball, earning eight total varsity letters and NAIA men's baseball and basketball ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 19, 2017
    Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Holds Ribbon Cutting at Forte Residential and Home Health Care Services (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Forte Residential and Home Health Care Services. Forte Residential provides in-home support for individuals receiving services through Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver System. They specialize in serving ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Chamber, Ribbon Cuttings
    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Holds Ribbon Cutting at Texmo Precision Castings (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Texmo Precision Castings. Texmo Precision Castings is a commercial casting plant that is at the forefront of technology and manufacturing of investment castings. They are the only commercial casting plant to have locations in both Asia and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Chamber, Ribbon Cuttings, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    The Kloset Boutique is Warsaw’s First Mobile Boutique (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for The Kloset Boutique, Warsaw’s first mobile boutique. The Kloset boutique offers women’s clothing and accessories as well as a website where customers can shop online. They will be having their opening event at Warsaw’s June First Friday ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    Bob List Photography Named as Kosciusko Chamber Member of the Month (Warsaw, IN) – Bob List Photography has been named as the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce member of the month for June. Starting out with a film camera from his father, Bob List has now been a professional photographer for over 35 years. He has photographed many different events such as, family gatherings, births, weddings, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Member of the Month, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Country music’s newest star is coming to the Warsaw Performing Arts Center. Luke Pell, country boy and veteran from Jo Jo’s season of “The Bachelorette,” will take the stage with his band at 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Performing Arts Center Director Phil Kuhn stated, "I'm really optimistic about this show. There have been some amazing people that have taken the stage at the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 12, 2017
    PNC BANK NAMES CORINNA LADD REGIONAL PRESIDENT FOR NORTHERN INDIANA MARKET Fort Wayne, Ind., June 12, 2017 – PNC Bank, N.A. today announced the appointment of Corinna Ladd as regional president for northern Indiana and will be assuming the role in the coming weeks. Ladd succeeds northern Indiana regional president Doug Wood, who transitioned from PNC earlier this year. “Northern ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 12, 2017
    KCCF Awards $12,162 Grant to Grace Village for Fitness Center WINONA LAKE, IN, June 12, 2017 – Grace Village Retirement Community is pleased to announce it has received a $12,162 grant from the Kosciusko County Community Foundation. These funds will support the new Fitness Center that will provide a variety of fitness options for its residents, employees and seniors in the community. Our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 09, 2017
    WCHS To Welcome New Assistant Principal Warsaw Community Schools is pleased to announce the hiring of Stephen Clark as assistant principal of the class of 2021 at Warsaw Community High School. Clark attended DePauw University where he received his major in education studies with minors in history and Spanish. He went on to Earlham College, where he graduated with honors and attained his ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, June 09, 2017
    Tippecanoe Valley High School to Host Community Blood Drive July 7 AKRON, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley High School student council and the American Red Cross will host a community blood drive on Friday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. All pre-registered donors will be eligible to receive a free ticket to Cedar Point for use this season. Tickets are on a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Health, Press Release
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    SYM FINANCIAL ADVISORS REACHES MILESTONE WITH $2 BILLION IN ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT Warsaw, IN – SYM Financial Advisors, headquartered in Winona Lake, IN with offices in Fort Wayne, Carmel, and South Bend, IN and Midland, MI, reached a landmark in the first quarter of 2017 with assets under management (AUM) exceeding $2 billion. AUM refers to the total market value of the assets a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    Indianapolis (June 7, 2017) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced 15 additional Indiana counties are now eligible to participate in On My Way Pre-K, making prekindergarten available in 2018 to 4-year-olds from low-income families in those counties. Earlier this year, the Indiana General Assembly expanded the program from five pilot counties to 20 counties in House Enrolled Act (HEA) ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    June 8, 2017 - Kosciusko County has been selected to participate in the second round of On My Way Pre-K expansion. Over the next few years, families will have improved access to high quality Pre K services. Kosciusko County was selected based upon a demonstration of readiness and commitment to serve families beginning in 2018. “This grant is a strong endorsement of the tremendous work that ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 05, 2017
    Tippecanoe Valley and Lutheran Health Network KCH announce 10-year partnership AKRON, IN – Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation (TVSC) and Lutheran Health Network Kosciusko Community Hospital (KCH) are entering into a 10-year partnership to help advance wellness-based programs and services throughout the school corporation and the community. The partnership, officially announced on June 3, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Friday, June 02, 2017
    Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehab Center Visits Leesburg Leesburg Elementary kindergartners were able to learn more about raptors through the Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation Center, an organization based out of Fort Wayne. According to their website, the Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehab's mission is to conserve our raptor population through education and rehabilitation. Students were able ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    Leesburg Third Graders Take Part In ‘Dream Day’ On Wednesday, May 24, Leesburg third graders experienced Dream Day, an annual event that encourages students to dream for their futures. In honor of the event, students and staff dressed up as what they want to be when they grow up, researched that same dream and presented to their classmates. Third grade students also heard from ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education, Community
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    WACC Co-Op Honors Employers At Appreciation Luncheon Warsaw Area Career Center work-based learning co-op students recently honored their supervisors at an employer appreciation luncheon presented by Vitale Events at 2517 in Warsaw. The co-op students expressed their appreciation to their supervisors for their guidance and understanding in teaching them professional skills and aiding them in the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education, Community
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    The Kloset Boutique is Warsaw’s First Mobile Boutique (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for The Kloset Boutique, Warsaw’s first mobile boutique. The Kloset boutique offers women’s clothing and accessories as well as a website where customers can shop online. They will be having their opening event at Warsaw’s June First Friday ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    Leesburg Ball Park Ribbon Cutting (Warsaw, IN) – Last week, the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at the Leesburg Ball Park located at 112 E. School St., Leesburg. They were celebrating the completion of their new restroom and concession areas. Akzo Nobel Powder Coatings Manufacturing, located at 1102 Leiter Dr., Warsaw, worked on the project. Standing left to right: Rob ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, May 25, 2017
    WCHS 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian VALEDICTORIAN Allison Miller, daughter of Matthew and Jennifer Miller has been named valedictorian of the Warsaw Community High School class of 2017. Miller plans to attend Butler University with a major in science and health science. She also plans to pursue a career as a physician’s assistant. Miller has been very active at Warsaw Community High ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    BUILDING TRADES OPEN HOUSE The Building Trades program of the Warsaw Area Career Center will be hosting an open house from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 30. The house is located at 1903 E. Blossom Lane, Warsaw, in Cherry Creek Manor. Watch for open house signs. This is the 35th year for the Building Trades Program. Thirteen students, under the direction of instructor Eric Taylor, worked on the home owned ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community, Education
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017
    WCS Robotics Exhibition Tournament Results Warsaw Community Schools’ engineering and technology department staff hosted the fourth annual Warsaw Robotics Exhibition Tournament on Friday, May 12, at the WCHS Career Center Gym. The tournament hosted teams from Edgewood Middle School, Lakeview Middle School, Washington Elementary, the Warsaw Area Career Center, Plymouth Middle School and Ulrey ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Friday, May 19, 2017
    Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Hires New Member Relations Manager (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce has hired Annette Hammond as their new Member Relations Manager. Annette is a 2014 graduate of Clinton Christian High School in Goshen and a 2017 graduate of Grace College where she majored in Business Management. Rob Parker, President and CEO says, “The Kosciusko Chamber ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Thallemer Visits Jefferson Elementary Mayor Thallemer visited Jefferson Elementary School Friday, May 12. Thallemer shared with the third grade students about the importance of community and explained his role in our community. The students have been learning about the departments of local government and were excited to meet Mayor Thallemer. They had a chance to ask him questions about his role ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Creative Benefit Solutions Named as Kosciusko Chamber Member of the Month (Warsaw, IN) – Creative Benefit Solutions has been named as the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce member of the month for May. Creative Benefit Solutions specializes in assisting individuals and companies with finding insurance that best meets their needs. Whether it is health, dental, vision, etc., Creative Benefit ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Member of the Month
    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce “Pops In” on Grossnickle Eye Center (Warsaw, IN) The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce “Popped-In” on Chamber member, Grossnickle Eye Center, located at 2251 Dubois Dr., Warsaw. Grossnickle Eye Center serves patients through their offices in Warsaw, Mishawaka, and Elkhart and a clinic site in Plymouth. They have had the goal of providing the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Pop-In, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Burket Educational Center Celebrates 17 Graduates AKRON, IN – The Burket Educational Center, an alternative school in the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, honored 17 students in its graduating class for the 2016-2017 school year. A ceremony was held May 18 in the gymnasium to honor each graduating student for their hard work and the dedication it took to earn their diploma. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    WCHS Announces End-Of-Year Schedule Changes On Thursday, May 25, WCHS will not have PLC early release due to the Tiger Way convocation. All students will be dismissed at 2:51 p.m. Also, due to the end of the school year, WCHS will have block days on Tuesday, May 30, and Wednesday, May 31. There will be an early release on May 31.
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    No Students Present In Bus Accident At approximately 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, an accident occurred involving a Warsaw Community School Corporation bus and an SUV at the Center Street and Buffalo Street intersection. No students were aboard the bus at the time of the collision. The driver of the bus sustained minor injuries and was taken to Parkview Hospital, Warsaw, to be checked over. Warsaw ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Health
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Warsaw Adult Education Holds First Graduation Ceremony Warsaw Adult Education held the first-ever graduation ceremony at Gateway Education Center, Friday, May 12, for students who earned their High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma over the past few months. Thirty-nine students were recognized for earning their HSE, formerly known as the GED. Dr. David Hoffert, superintendent of Warsaw Community ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    WCHS Bands Present “Pops Concert” The Warsaw Community High School Bands will present their annual Pops Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18, in the WCHS Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band performing music from Enchanted, Tarzan, Brave, Incredibles and Alice in Wonderland. The WCHS Jazz Ensemble will also be performing. The ensembles are ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, May 12, 2017
    TVHS Building Trades Program to Hold Open House May 21 AKRON, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley High School (TVHS) Building Trades program will hold an open house on Sunday, May 21, at a home in Mentone that students have been working to remodel throughout the school year. The community is invited to attend the open house from 1 to 4 p.m. The home, owned by Chris and Travena Pettit, is located on ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    Tippecanoe Valley Honors Four Retiring Teachers for Decades of Service AKRON, IN – Four teachers who are retiring at the end of the school year from the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation were honored on May 8 for their years of service. The board of trustees recognized Lois Ann Buss, Tippecanoe Valley High School (TVHS) language teacher, Kim Eiser, Mentone Elementary first grade teacher, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    WCS Unified Track Host Home Meet & 5K Run, Walk, Roll Warsaw Community Schools is excited to announce the return of the 5K Run, Walk or Roll this Saturday, May 13. The event is designed to raise funds as well as awareness of the abilities of all people. Though in the past the fundraiser has been conducted on the WCHS Cross Country Course, in order to be more accessible to all participants, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    TIPPECANOE VALLEY TO SELL AKRON SCHOOL ITEMS VIA ONLINE AUCTION The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation will offer a variety of items for sale to the public via online auction starting Thursday, May 4, and concluding Sunday, May 14. The items to be sold are primarily the result of phases #2 and #3 of the Akron Elementary School renovation and construction project scheduled to conclude in ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    Choral Extravaganza The WCHS Choral Department will present their annual Spring Choral Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, at the WCHS Performing Arts Center. The concert will feature all five high school choirs, as they perform Disney, pop and choral classics. The evening will consist of music from choral standards, Disney’s animated and feature films, as well as medleys from High ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    Second Annual Grace College & Village at Winona Festival of Music Announced WINONA LAKE, IND. – Grace College and Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts will partner to present the second annual Grace College & Village at Winona Festival of Music, a series of seven concerts of artistic excellence and musical variety. The concerts will take place June 3 through November 25 in Winona Lake, ...read more
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    Friday, May 05, 2017
    Middle School Bands To Host Spring Concert The Warsaw Middle School Bands will present their spring concert 7 p.m. Monday, May 8, in the Lakeview Auditorium. The concert will include favorites such as “Theme from Jurassic Park”, selections from “Aladdin”, “Phantom of the Opera”, and “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. The Combined Edgewood/ Lakeview Middle ...read more
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    Friday, May 05, 2017
    Tippecanoe Valley to host community job fair May 6 AKRON, IN – Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, in cooperation with WorkOne of Northern Indiana, will host a community job fair on Saturday, May 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School commons. At least 19 employers will be present to share their career opportunities. Some of those employers include Topp ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, May 05, 2017
    WCHS To Host Senior Scholarship Night Warsaw Community High School will hold its senior scholarship night 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, in the Performing Arts Center. Each year students are privileged to receive scholarships from local individuals, families, businesses, trusts and the Kosciusko Community Foundation. These gifts assist students in meeting the rising costs of tuition and books. The ...read more
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    Thursday, May 04, 2017
    WACC To Host Fourth Annual Vex Robotics Exhibition Warsaw Community Schools invites you to attend the fourth annual Warsaw Robotics Vex Exhibition Tournament Friday, May 12. The event will begin at 5 p.m. and will conclude around 9:30 p.m. in the Warsaw Area Career Center gym. The tournament will feature two teams from Edgewood Middle School, coached by Abbi Richcreek; one team from Lakeview ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    WCHS Music Department Presents Jazz in the Night The Warsaw Community High School Performing Arts Department will present “Jazz in the Night” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4. The concert will feature the WCHS Jazz Ensemble, the Warsaw Middle School Jazz Band and special guest performers Truth in Jazz. The WCHS Jazz Ensemble is under the direction of Tyler Claycomb and Kristen Hills. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    SFSP PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY NUTRITION PROGRAMS The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation today announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Health, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    WCHS Music Programs Celebrate ISSMA Success Warsaw Community High School music programs celebrated success Saturday, April 23, at the ISSMA Organizational Contest. Students from the beginning choirs, select chorale, concert band and advanced orchestra traveled to Northridge High School to perform before judges. The choir, band and orchestra divisions all obtained gold ratings for performance and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Monday, May 01, 2017
    VALPARAISO: Valparaiso’s Chester, Inc Architectural & Construction Services & Information Technologies Divisions were honored by the readers of Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly as one of the best businesses in three different designations in our region! The “Best of” awards allow readers a chance to take pride in our region and to acknowledge local businesses doing ...read more
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    Friday, April 28, 2017
    Barkey To Serve as New Madison Principal Warsaw Community Schools is proud to announce the selection of Ben Barkey as the newest principal of Madison Elementary. Barkey follows the steps of Tom Kline, who will retire following 5-years of service at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 school year. Barkey graduated from Manchester College with a bachelor’s degree in biology and an education ...read more
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    Friday, April 28, 2017
    Community invited to attend Unified Game Day on May 8 AKRON, IN – An event designed to help special needs kids become more active is taking place May 8 at the Tippecanoe Valley High School track. The community is invited to attend Unified Game Day from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students with and without disabilities will participate in the inaugural event. Unified Game Day is part of Unified ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Health, Press Release
    Friday, April 28, 2017
    Edgewood Open House Event Edgewood Middle school invites you to attend an open house and learning showcase Tuesday, May 16. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the public is welcome to attend. The event offers the opportunity to view renovations to the building, enjoy the musical stylings of the Edgewood band, choir and strings programs as well as partake in refreshments. Guests ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, April 27, 2017
    Tippecanoe Valley to Host Community Job Fair May 6 AKRON, IN – Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation, in cooperation with WorkOne of Northern Indiana, will host a community job fair on Saturday, May 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School commons. At least 19 employers will be present to share their career opportunities. Some of those employers include Topp ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ground breaking at Lake City Animal Clinic’s future location, 974 E. CR 300 N., Warsaw. Lake City Animal Clinic’s new facility will be a 12,000 square foot state-of-the-art veterinary hospital that will be around four times the size of their current location. The clinic will include suites for the dogs and cats that will ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at El Faro Grill, located at 1303 North Detroit St., Warsaw. El Faro is a seafood restaurant with south of the boarder recipes and flavors. When you stop in for a meal, you will find some of your old favorites mixed with new dishes. El Faro is open Sunday through Thursday from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM and Friday and Saturday ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Ribbon Cuttings, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce “Popped-In” on Chamber member, Warsaw Community Public Library, located at 310 E Main St, Warsaw. WCPL is celebrated 100 years of serving our community on April 11th. Library Director, Ann Zydek gave a tour of the building while explaining the history of how it has changed over the years. The Kosciusko Chamber pops-in monthly to thank ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Pop-In
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) – First Federal Savings Bank has been named as the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce member of the month for April. First Federal Savings Bank encourages their employees to be involved in community activism and service. Many employees are associated with one or more community focused organizations. To find out more about First Federal Savings Bank, visit ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Member of the Month
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Hoover Announced as New Girls’ Soccer Coach The Warsaw Community School Board has approved the hiring of Jonathon Hoover as head girls' soccer coach. Hoover has worked in the coaching field as the lead assistant coach of the women’s soccer team at Grace College since 2008. He was the head girls’ coach at Lakeland Christian Academy in the fall of 2008. In addition to his ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    Thorne Insurance Walther Agency Facebook and website announcement: Thorne Insurance North Manchester is excited to welcome Walther Insurance Agency, Inc. and owner/agents Mike and Cindy Pyle and licensed CSR Jennifer Miller to our Thorne Insurance team. Walther Insurance Agency, Inc. merged with Thorne Insurance Agency North Manchester, Inc. effective January 1, 2017 to form what is now Thorne ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    Wildman Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For New Fort Wayne Facility (Fort Wayne, April 24, 2017): Wildman Business Group held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, April 18 at their new location in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The new location for Wildman, located at 6415 Wilson Lane, will better serve approximately 1,000 customers that are in the Fort Wayne area and will be staffed by 10 employees to start. ...read more
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    Monday, April 24, 2017
    Clemens and Rabb Water Systems Recognized by National Association of Home Builders for New Member 33 year NAHB/IBA/BAKFC Members, Don Clemens and Adam Clemens , Rabb Water Systems (Warsaw), were recently honored with the National Home Builders Association (NAHB) Life Spike Award and 75 Spike Credits Award(s) for their contributions to growing the home building association(s). In addition to ...read more
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    Friday, April 21, 2017
    Grace College to Sponsor Free Sound Tech Training for Local Churches WINONA LAKE, IND. – Grace College’s worship arts program will host free sound tech training for Kosciusko County church tech teams on Friday, May 12 from 6 – 10 p.m. The training will be led by Rick Stewart, senior sales consultant for Advanced Systems Group, at Christ's Covenant Church, 2090 E. Pierceton ...read more
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    Thursday, April 20, 2017
    Angela Howell to Speak at Warsaw Women’s Event Warsaw, IN, April 22, 2017: Imagine being an award-winning sales rep, highly sought after by Fortune 500 companies, holding numerous achievement records and enjoying a healthy 6-figure income only to have it snatched away in just a moment. Angela Howell doesn’t have to imagine. But there is more to her story! You’re invited to the ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    WISE – We Inspire, Support, and Empower, a not-for-profit entity, originated in 2013 with a Founding Board of 14 local women. These industry leaders perceived a need in our area for an organization designed, developed and led to support women in their professional growth. From its inception, WISE’s mission has been to develop knowledge and leadership skills through educational ...read more
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    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    CARDINAL EMPLOYEE NAMED INDIANA DSP OF THE YEAR More than 26,000 Hoosiers work as Direct Support Professionals in Indiana, providing much needed assistance to the elderly and people with disabilities. With such a large workforce, it says a lot when one person is singled out for excellence. Yet, that is happening to Donna Kite of Cardinal Services. On May 3, the American Network of Community ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017
    Leesburg Students Skype With Holocaust Survivor On Tuesday, April 18, Leesburg Elementary sixth grade students were offered the opportunity to Skype with Holocaust survivor Simone Liebster, who lives in the Swiss Alps. To prepare the students for this event, Leesburg sixth grade teachers invited William and Kristi Keller, who represent the Arnold/Liebster Foundation, to inform the kids about ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    WCHS Welcomes New Band, Orchestra Directors Warsaw Community Schools is proud to announce the hiring of Heather Brannock as the new Warsaw Community High School orchestra director and Robert Brannock, as the WCHS band director. Robert Brannock received his bachelor’s degree in music education from Ball State University and continued on to receive his Master of Music in Performance and ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Krebs Selected As WCHS Girls Basketball Coach The Warsaw Community High School Athletic Department is proud to announce Lenny Krebs will become the sixth head coach of the Lady Tiger Basketball program. Krebs’s appointment was approved at the Monday, April 17, Board of School Trustee’s monthly board meeting, and will take over for Michelle Harter, who resigned in March with a 136-70 ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    WCS Receives CenturyLink Technology Grant Warsaw Community Schools is excited to announce the recent award of a grant from CenturyLink, Warsaw. The grant, totaling $5,000 will benefit technology within Warsaw Schools. According to Chief Technology Officer Brad Hagg, the money provided by Century Link will be used to support Warsaw Schools’ 1:1 technology program within fourth grade ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    Star Wars 40 th Anniversary Philharmonic At Warsaw PAC Warsaw Performing Arts Center is continuing their 10 th anniversary season with the Star Wars 40 th anniversary musical celebration. The Fort Wayne Philharmonic comes to the Warsaw Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, for a night that will fill you with the force. This show is sponsored by the Kosciusko Community ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 18, 2017
    TVSC Board Approves $28,000 K21 Health Foundation Grant AKRON, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation board of trustees approved at its April 17 meeting a grant to fund biomedical science classes at Tippecanoe Valley High School. The K21 Health Foundation awarded the corporation with a $28,237 grant to fund instructor training, classroom supplies and the implementation of Project ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Health, Press Release
    Monday, April 17, 2017
    WCHS Implements ISTEP Schedule Due to the upcoming ISTEP test, the high school will be modifying its schedule to best meet the needs of students during the testing window. During the week of May 1, Warsaw Community High School will move its usual block days to Monday, May 1, and Tuesday, May 2. There will be an early release day on Tuesday, May 2, with students dismissed at 2:10 p.m. In ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    WCHS Kyle Mangas Named Indiana Basketball All-Star Warsaw Community High School is proud to announce Kyle Mangas, a senior at WCHS, has been named to the Indiana All-Star basketball team for 2017. Mangas becomes the 11th Tiger (see full list below) to be chosen to compete in the prestigious series pitting the best senior basketball players from the states of Indiana and Kentucky. Kyle finished ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    Nominations Sought for Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Class of 2017 The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation is seeking nominations for the Tippecanoe Valley Distinguished Alumni Class of 2017. Distinguished Alumni are graduates of Tippecanoe Valley High School, Akron High School, Beaver Dam High School, Burket High School, Mentone High School, or Talma High School (living or deceased) ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Monday, April 10, 2017
    212 Media Studios Partners with Grace College to Launch $37 Million Campaign 212 Media Studios has partnered with Grace College & Seminary to launch a comprehensive, $37 million fundraising campaign for the school. Dr. Bill Katip, president of Grace College & Seminary, announced the “Aspire” campaign on March 23, 2017 at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center in Winona Lake, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, April 10, 2017
    TVSC Sports Physicals Offered for Upcoming School Year AKRON, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley Athletic Department will offer sports physicals for the 2017-2018 school year on Wednesday, May 3 at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School starting at 7:00 p.m. Physicals are available for all athletes that will be in grades 5-12 next year. All athletes are required to have a physical on file before ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Health, Press Release
    Thursday, April 06, 2017
    The Symphony of the Lakes' April 29 concert, Once Upon a Symphony , will feature a food drive in partnership with Orchestras Feeding America! Please bring non-perishable food items to the event. All donated items will be distributed locally through the Warsaw-based Combined Community Services and Fellowship Missions! The concert is on Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Winona Heritage ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Monday, April 03, 2017
    OrthoWorx Announces Organizational Changes WARSAW, Ind., March 31, 2017 – OrthoWorx today announced that Cathy Limina has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer and that Sheryl Conley will be stepping down from her role as President and Chief Executive Officer on April 14, 2017 to devote more time and attention to the AcceLINX™ Musculoskeletal Health Business ...read more
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    Friday, March 31, 2017
    Sixth Grade Band, Orchestra to Host Fittings With the end of the school year just around the corner, the formation of the 2017-2018 sixthgrade band and orchestra will soon be underway. Warsaw Community Schools invites you to attend an instrument fitting session to help your child find an instrument they might be interested in playing. “I believe everyone is born with musical ability,” ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Friday, March 31, 2017
    Akron Elementary collects $2,589 for Riley Children's Foundation AKRON, IN – Students at Akron Elementary had a successful campaign for two weeks in March to raise money for the Riley Children’s Foundation. “Our goal was to collect $2,000, which we exceeded by $589.55,” said Ryan Adams, Akron Elementary student council advisor. Beginning March 13 through March 24, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Health, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, March 31, 2017
    WACC Students Excel At Purdue Engineering Expo On Thursday, March 30, Warsaw Area Career Center sent 50 students to participate at the Purdue Engineering Expo, a competition where students learn about the engineering field and demonstrate their engineering progress. Throughout the event students had to design a tower made of straws capable of holding a three-pound satellite and a foam roller ...read more
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    Thursday, March 30, 2017
    Goodwill Warsaw Community Career Center April Events 2017 What is a Computer? Tuesday, April 4 th / 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Thursday, April 6 th / 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm This workshop provides an introduction to computers and their general functions. Participants will learn the basics of running a computer, including: ports and buttons, what’s inside and what an operating system is. They’ll ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    Wildman Business Group Announces New Fort Wayne Location (Fort Wayne, March 29, 2017): Josh Wildman, CEO of Wildman Business Group, recently announced the opening of a second location in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This expansion allows the uniform and linen company to better serve customers and support its growing business. “We’re very excited about this new location,” says Wildman. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Leesburg Student Council Enriches Lives of Others On Saturday, March 25, Leesburg Elementary Student Council members put their raking skills to the test at Camp Crosley. They were challenged to serve and "be the good" in the world as they worked together to rake mulch. The camp needed the mulch in their adventure areas refreshed to create a safer environment for campers. The students ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education
    Monday, March 27, 2017
    Washington STEM Academy Awarded Resource Conservation and Development Grant The Arrow Head Country Resource Conservation and Development Council announced February 28, 2017 that Washington STEM Academy will be a recipient of a grant award of $3200.00. The Arrow Head Country RC & D represent ten (10) counties including Kosciusko County. The Council received 22 applications from nine (9) of the ...read more
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    Monday, March 27, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) – MudLOVE has been named as the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce member of the month for March. MudLOVE is clay creations made to spread hope and show love. Every product purchased from them provides someone in need with one week of clean water. MudLOVE started in the fall of 2009 in a tiny garage where owner, Luke Wright’s dreams were beginning to become a reality. With ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Member of the Month, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, March 24, 2017
    1976 TVHS grad inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame 1976 TVHS graduate Ron Newlin (left), receives a plaque from former Indiana Pacers player Darnell Hillman (right) at the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame men’s banquet held March 22 in Indianapolis. INDIANAPOLIS – A 1976 graduate of Tippecanoe Valley High School was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame at a ...read more
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    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Grace College & Seminary Announces $37 Million Aspire Campaign Grace College & Seminary publicly announced its $37 million comprehensive campaign Thursday night at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center in Winona Lake. At the evening gala, Dr. Bill Katip, president of Grace College & Seminary, announced to a crowd of friends, alumni and supporters that the Aspire Campaign has ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Valley Hometown Fund grants $4,000 to community and school programs AKRON, IN – Four school and community projects were awarded a total of $4,000 in funding at a Valley Hometown Fund grantmaking event held on March 21. The Valley Hometown Fund was created by Tippecanoe Valley graduates with the mission of connecting alumni with their schools and hometowns in support of education and ...read more
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    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Tickets are on sale now! Don’t miss the world-famous comedian and judge on NBC's America's Got Talent , Howie Mandel! Performing two shows on October 12 at 6:30 and 9 p.m. Tickets are on sale now! You can reserve yours online , at the box office, and over the phone at (574) 267-8041.
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    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    WCS Enters School Acceleration Partnership Warsaw Community Schools has entered into an unprecedented partnership with the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business and the Curry School of Education as Indiana’s first school acceleration program (UVA Partners for Leadership in Education). The Indiana Department of Education approached WCS to consider the pilot. After a lengthy ...read more
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    Thursday, March 23, 2017
    The Watershed Foundation Awarded $4,200 for Community Water Monitoring Event Tuesday evening, TWF staff attended The Arrow Head Country RC&D meeting in Winamac, Indiana. The RC&D awarded over $55,000 in grants to 15 groups from 7 counties in the RC&D area. TWF received a generous $4,200 to fund the first annual Snapshot Monitoring program. This project will engage businesses, ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce “Popped-In” on Chamber member, Hansen’s Eastlake Skating Center, located at 3010 Frontage Road, Warsaw. Owner, Trace Hansen is a professional skater and skated at the Worlds Competition for three years. He always dreamt of owning a skating rink so he moved from Seattle, Washington to Warsaw when the opportunity came to buy Eastlake. ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 22, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce and Warsaw Community Development Corporation (WCDC) held a ribbon cutting at WishBone Medical, located at 2150 North Pointe Dr., Warsaw. WishBone Medical is a pediatric orthopedic company focused on the unmet needs of children suffering from orthopedic issues. They provide anatomically appropriate innovative implants and instruments in ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Health, Ribbon Cuttings, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    MEDIA ADVISORY: Grace College to Announce ‘Aspire Campaign’ and Break Ground on Dr. Dane A. Miller Science Complex WINONA LAKE, IND. – Grace College & Seminary will formally announce the Aspire Campaign, a comprehensive campaign for the institution, at a Thursday evening gala. The Aspire Gala will take place at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center (MOCC), 610 Wooster Rd., ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Mentone Elementary presented a check in the amount of $1,400 to the Kosciusko County Riley Kids Fund on March 17 during WRSW Riley Radio Days. The student council sponsored a coin drive from Feb. 13 - 17 to raise money by filling a large jug with pennies. Check and cash donations were also accepted. This year’s goal was to raise $1,000. Half of the money raised will to the Kosciusko County ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Indiana FASFA Deadline Extended to April 15 The Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education has announced the extension of the March 10, financial aid filing deadline. The deadline will now be extended to April 15, this year in response to recent issues with a federal data retrieval tool that complicated the process for families attempting to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ...read more
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    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Grace College and Lutheran Health Network KCH Enter Into Community Partnership to Support Health Initiatives WINONA LAKE, IND. – Grace College & Seminary is pleased to announce that its partnership with Lutheran Health Network Kosciusko Community Hospital is expanding. Grace and KCH have collaborated on various health-related initiatives for many years, however, this new KCH partnership ...read more
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    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Warsaw Performing Arts Center is continuing their 10th anniversary season with Adam Trent. World Famous Magician and Illusionist comes to the Warsaw Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, for one full night of magic. This show is fun for the whole family. Broadway and TV star Adam Trent exemplifies a new generation of magician. As one of the stars of the hit Broadway show 'The ...read more
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    Monday, March 20, 2017
    Mangas Signs Letter of Intent for Indiana Wesleyan Kyle Mangas has secured his place in the history of Warsaw Tiger basketball, and now he is ready to take the next step. Mangas signed his college letter of intent to play basketball next fall at Indiana Wesleyan University Monday afternoon in the Warsaw Athletic Department. Mangas finished fourth on the all-time scoring list with 1,450 ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, March 09, 2017
    Warsaw Community High School Lady Tiger Basketball coach Michelle Harter has informed Warsaw administration that she is resigning from her coaching position effective immediately. Harter informed returning players in the program of her decision Wednesday afternoon in a meeting after school. She says she plans to pursue interests in college coaching. Harter has been with Lady Tiger Basketball for a ...read more
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    Thursday, March 09, 2017
    View Event Flyer Upcoming event to bring awareness to dangerous side of technology AKRON, IN – The Tippecanoe Valley Community Mental Health Task Force and Crosswinds is hosting an event designed to alert parents and guardians about the dangers of teens using technology. “Protecting Your Family from the Dangerous Side of Technology” is a free presentation that will be held in ...read more
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    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    Ivy Tech Community College has a great lineup of campus and online courses offered in an accelerated 8 or 10 week schedule beginning June 5. Returning, first-time, and guest students are welcome to enroll starting Ma rch 20th. Students will enjoy the Monday - Thursday schedule, highly-credentialed faculty, beautiful facility, and very affordable tuition. For a complete list of courses, click on ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Grace College Announces New Agribusiness Degree Program WINONA LAKE, IND. – Grace College will offer a new agribusiness degree program. Dr. Bill Katip, president of Grace College, announced the new program today at the Barn & Business Breakfast at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center. Beginning in the fall of 2017, an associate degree of applied science in agribusiness and a ...read more
    Categories: Agriculture, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Washington STEM Students Visit WACC Blue Apron Washington STEM Academy students recently had the opportunity to visit the Warsaw Area Career Center’s Blue Apron restaurant to learn more about the uses of herbs. Second grade students from Christi Overman’s class have grown various herbs in their hydroponic garden. On Friday, March 3, students cut the herbs and delivered them to the ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce and Warsaw Community Development Corporation (WCDC) held a ribbon cutting at Meraki Collective & Collaboration, located at 111 E Center St., Warsaw. Meraki Collective is a boutique filled with hand-picked collectives beautifully displayed throughout the store. The word Meraki means to do something with soul, creativity, or love. Owner, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, Ribbon Cuttings, WCDC
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Grace College Welcomes St. Joseph’s College Transfer Students WINONA LAKE, IND. – In response to the recent announcement by Saint Joseph’s College that the school will suspend all programs at is Rensselaer campus at the conclusion of this semester, Grace College welcomes St. Joseph’s students to apply to Grace at no cost. Further, Grace College guarantees that the cost for ...read more
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    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) – The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce has hired Lauren Klusman as their new Marketing and Communications Manager. Lauren is a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County and a 2012 graduate of Warsaw Community High School. She is also a 2016 graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with degrees in Graphic Design and Photography. Rob Parker, President and CEO says, “Lauren brings a ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release, WCDC
    Tuesday, March 07, 2017
    Warsaw Community Schools Kindergarten Round-Up For the 2017-2018 School Year Warsaw Community Schools announce the Kindergarten Round-Up for all incoming 2017-2018 Kindergarten students and parents for Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 6:00pm. Kindergarten Round-Up is held at all elementary schools in the district. Incoming kindergarten students should be age five (5) on or before August 1, 2017 ...read more
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    Monday, March 06, 2017
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    Wednesday, February 08, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) - The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer Kerns to Member Relations Manager effective immediately. Jennifer joined the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce in September 2013 as an intern through Grace College and was then promoted to Main Street Coordinator in January of 2015. In her new role, Kerns will create and execute an annual member ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 08, 2017
    Contact: Jen Kerns Phone: 574-267-6311 jkerns@kchamber.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Warsaw, IN) - Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce and Warsaw Community Development Corporation held a ribbon cutting for Books, Wine and Dogs located at 101 E. Center Street, in downtown Warsaw on Friday, January 20 th . Books Wine and Dogs is more than a wine café and shop. It is a place for the community to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Ribbon Cuttings, WCDC
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    In a promising development for cancer patients in Kosciusko County and the surrounding area, physicians at the Kosciusko Community Hospital Cancer Care Center have begun using TrueBeam, an innovative system that enables a radically different approach to treating cancer with image-guided radiotherapy. The technology was introduced to the Kosciusko County community at a public open house. The ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce “Popped-In” on Chamber member Joe’s Kids who recently relocated to 902 Provident Dr., Warsaw. This larger facility will allow them to better meet all of its clients needs. At Joe’s Kids, special children receive physical, occupational, and speech therapy in order to help them reach their maximal level of independence in the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Pop-In
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    (Warsaw, IN) – Kosciusko Community Senior Services is the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce member of the month of January. Kosciusko Community Senior Services’ mission is to provide educational, recreational, and supportive services to enrich the lives of senior adults in Kosciusko County. Kosciusko Community Senior Services has been instrumental in the formation of the Senior Activity ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Member of the Month
    Saturday, July 09, 2016
    Warsaw, Indiana – DuPont Wealth Management announced it has implemented Riskalyze, the Nobel Prize award-winning risk engineering technology that mathematically pinpoints a client’s Risk Number™ and aligns the client’s portfolio to match. Built on a Nobel Prize award-winning framework, Riskalyze replaces subjective terms like “conservative” and ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, General News Article, Papers/Research
    Thursday, September 11, 2014
    [WARSAW, IN – September 11, 2014] – Rainbow Child Care Center, the operator of over 90 early education and child care centers throughout the United States, is proud to be expanding its Indiana operations with the opening of a new school in Warsaw. The Warsaw location will mark the opening of the company’s 12 th school in Indiana. Other locations include the 3 centers in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Categories: Chamber

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