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Become involved in stopping elder abuse locally

June 7, 2013

Each year, thousands of seniors living in our communities are victims of elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.
According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, it is estimated that 1-2 million Americans, age 65 or older have been injured, exploited or otherwise mistreated by someone whom they depend on for care or protection.
However, many of these cases go unreported to law enforcement or other investigative agencies.
In Elkhart County, Adult Protective Services is responsible for investigating any good faith report that alleges abuse, neglect, or exploitation.

Leman officially joins town council

June 6, 2013

BREMEN — Councilman Trend Weldy officially resigned his position at the town council’s meeting on Tuesday, May 28.
Michael Leman was officially sworn in as his replacement and will serve through 2016.
Three Republican precinct committee members voted 2-1 during a caucus meeting in April to select Leman, co-owner of Bremen-based Precision Painting.
Along with Leman, a Bremen native, Bremen Elementary School employee Maria Mikel and Sheila Kelty, who served as vice president of Community Hospital of Bremen from 2005 to 2009, sought the seat.

Walk/run planned for Bremenite with cancer

June 6, 2013

BREMEN — A walk/run is being organized for June to help a Bremen resident, diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, pay for treatment.
Ginger Smith, race director, is seeking sponsors and donations for “Eye Jog for Jake” 5K OffRoad Walk/Run.
This race is being held to raise funds to cover medical expenses for 26-year-old Jake Sahlhoff, a Bremen resident diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Sahlhoff was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma in August 2012, according to Smith.

Students learn about farm life during Ag Days

June 6, 2013

BREMEN — Agriculture instructor and Bremen FFA Association advisor Chad Berger is sure that elementary-aged kids who come for ‘Ag Days’ at Bremen schools will have special memories after they meet farm animals up close.
“The kids learn a lot about production agriculture and the steps it takes to get a raw product from the field to their table,” Berger said.

BPS has free lunches this summer for kids

June 6, 2013

BREMEN — This summer, Bremen Public Schools will again offer free lunch to children.
On weekdays from June 5 through Aug. 1, children ages 1 to 18 will be provided lunch free of charge. The serving line in the K-8 cafeteria will be open from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. However, no meals will be served July 1-5.
“Bremen Public Schools feels it is very important for a child to get a healthy meal,” said Hope Andrews, food services director for BPS. “This summer program will help children get just that.”

Sectional victory: Lions top Westview for title

June 6, 2013

WESTVIEW — Three days after the Bremen softball team earned a sectional title at Westview, the Lions baseball team followed suit with a thrilling 8-7 sectional championship win in eight innings over the host Warriors at the Class 2A Westview Baseball Sectional Monday.
The two teams were locked in a 5-5 tie at the end of regulation before Westview jumped ahead with a pair of runs in the top of the eighth inning.

Round Barn season dedicated to Bowen; “Plain and Fancy” opens at Round Barn

June 6, 2013

NAPPANEE — The 27th season of the musical “Plain and Fancy” kicked off inside the Round Barn Theatre, Wednesday, May 29, following an opening night reception held inside the Upper Room at Amish Acres Restaurant.
During the prelude to the featured performance, Executive Producer and CEO Richard Pletcher dedicated the current season to former Indiana Gov. Dr. Otis Bowen and his wife, Carol.
The former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Bowen was a big supporter of the Round Barn Theatre.

Actor bringing message of faith, marriage

June 6, 2013

BREMEN — Kirk Cameron is a well-known actor and producer, but he is also a father of six and a husband passionate about the idea of family and marriage.
That passion has led to Cameron’s involvement with a pair of talks called “Love Worth Fighting For” where he is scheduled to appear.
“Love Worth Fighting For” is Saturday, June 8, at 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and sponsored by Feed Your Faith at First Baptist Church Elkhart in Bristol.

Marshal County EMA: Strong to severe storms start tonight

May 31, 2013

The National Weather Service Hazardous Forecast indicates the potential for strong to severe weather beginning this evening and tonight. Damaging wind gusts associated with the storms is the primary threat.However, large hail up to one inch in diameter and an isolated Tornado cannot be ruled out.

Bremen High School Class of 2013

May 29, 2013

Bremen High School senior Heidi Prawat is among the Class of 2013. Photos of the BHS Class of 2013 are included in this week's editions of The Bremen Enquirer.

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