Applications are available at http://kidszoo.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/ackerman.pdf or by calling 427-6800 or visiting the school guidance office. Deadline is Feb. 1.Barnes & Noble at Jefferson Pointe is offering nonprofits the opportunity to provide gift-wrapping services to their customers for donations. Barnes & Noble provides the customers, location and wrapping supplies. All the organization needs to provide is the volunteers, and they keep all the donations collected during their shift.
The B&N gift-wrapping program runs through Dec. 24 and good time slots are still available. Contact Susan Derr at 432-2123 or email@example.com.The American Electric Power Foundation has granted Arts United $300,000 for the construction of the next phase of development on the downtown arts campus, ArtsLab. ArtsLab is specially designed for small theatrical productions, music, dance, temporary art exhibits and educational programming.STAR Bank has set up mailboxes for children to submit letters to Santa through Dec. 17. The mailboxes are set up at all of STAR Bank's 15 offices in northeast Indiana.
“Letter to Santa” forms are available at the bank for children to complete. The bankers will assist children in writing their letters to Santa before dropping them in a special mailbox set up at the branch. Children will receive a personalized letter from Santa confirming receipt of their letters.Zachary Huneck and Benjamin Doan, both of Fort Wayne, recently began a 10-month term of service in the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), an AmeriCorps program.