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Agriculture and Natural Resources and Economic Community Development, Bill Horan, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Wells County, 1240 4-H Park Road, Bluffton, 260-824-6412, Fax 260-824-4891. Home page:

Alcoholics Anonymous. First Church of Christ, 909 W. Spring Street,  Bluffton,  Annex Building, 9 a.m. Mondays. More information at 260-820-0871. (Free WOW bus service to meetings available.)

Alcoholics Anonymous. Epworth United Methodist Church, 1204 W. Cherry St., Bluffton 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays. More information at 260-820-0871.

American Cancer Society,  111 East Ludwig Rd., Suite 105, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. 260-471-3911 or 1-800-227-2345. 24 hours a day

American Heart Association, 6500 Techknowledgy Center Dr., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278. 317-873-3640 FAX 317-873-3070

American Legion, Post 111, 111 West Washington St., 260-824-3815. Craig Mann, commander.

American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana, 1-800-513-2599, local contact at 260-638-4673. Blood Services and Class Information at 1-800-RED CROSS.

Bi-County Services Inc., 425 East Harrison Road, Bluffton. 260-824-1253. Tim Ramsey, president.

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Northeast Indiana, 1005 West Rudisill, Fort Wayne 46807, 888-456-1600. Josette Rider, executive director.

Bird Count Organizer, Kathy Fuller, chairman, 260-824-4525. Annual bird count group.

Bluffton Lions Club, Jerry Zeigler, president, 260-824-4519.

Bluffton Lodge 145, F. & A. M. Masons, 211 West Cherry St., 260-824-2524. Tim Simpson, master.

Bluffton Rotary Club, Steve Higgins, president, 260-273-2711.

Bluffton Street Fair Association Inc. PO. Box 2, Bluffton, IN 46714. 260-824-4351. (Sept. 19-23, 2017)

Boy Scouts of America, Anthony Wayne Area Council, 8315 West Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne 46804. 800-272-2922 or 260-432-9593.

Boys & Girls Club — Wells Community Boys & Girls Club Inc., 1410 S. Wayne St., 260-824-5070. Vicki Bell, executive director.

Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, Inc., 6316 Mutual Dr., Fort Wayne, 46825. 260-484-9560 or 866-484-9560 (toll free) or

Child Care Solutions Resource and Referral.  800-493-3231.

Citizens Against Drug Abuse of Wells County Inc., 102 West Market St., Suite 205, Bluffton, Molly Hoag, vice president. Info at 260-824-6412 or

Community & Family Services, 1100 South Main St., 3rd floor, Bluffton Regional Medical Center South, Bluffton. 260-824-4836. Cherish Ruble, community services specialist

Elks Lodge, B.P.O.E. #796, 213 South Main, 260-824-2824.

Extension Homemakers — Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service-Wells County, 1240 4-H Park Rd., Bluffton, 260-824-6412. Molly Hoag, advisor.

FCS (Family Centered Services), 1515 North Sutton Circle Dr., Bluffton. 260-824-8574, FAX 260-824-2790.

Food Bank — Wells County. 1254 South Main St., P.O. Box 186, Bluffton, 260-827-0053. Connie Kaehr & Jodi Pfister.

Friends of the Library, more information at 260-824-1612, Pam Oleson, president.

4-H, Roger Sherer, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service-Wells County, 1240 4-H Park Rd., Bluffton, 260-824-6412, Fax 260-824-4891. Home page: (4-H Fair July 15-20, 2017 amd July 14-19, 2018)

Family LifeCare, 108 South Jefferson, Berne, IN 46711, serving 14 counties including Wells. 260-589-8598 and 1-800-355-2817.

Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana, 10008 DuPont Circle Dr. East, Fort Wayne, IN 46825, 260-422-3417, FAX 855-422-0084.

Habitat for Humanity, 2020 East Washington Blvd., Suite 500, Fort Wayne, IN 46803, 260-422-4828

Head Start Center, Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School, 260-824-0333.

Health & Human Services, Molly Hoag, educator, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Wells County, 1240 4-H Park Rd., Bluffton, IN 46714, 260-824-6412, FAX 260-824-4891.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Bluffton, William McBride, president, 260-824-3114 or 260-827-8713.

LiGHT, (Ladies Initiating Giving—an Honored Tradition), Wells County Foundation, 360 North Main St., Suite C, Bluffton 260-824-8620, Kelly Kober, chair, and Theresa Dustman, co-chair.

Loving Shepherd Ministries, 112 North Marion St., Bluffton. 260-824-9000.

Mental Health Association of Wells County, (Behavior and Recovery Resource Center of Wells County), 223 West Washington St., Bluffton. Sharon McMillan, president. 260-824-1514.

Moose Lodge, 120 North Main St., Bluffton. 260-824-0660.

Optimist Club of Bluffton, Karyn Gilly, president, 260-273-1110.

Ossian Lions Club, Joyce Kammerer, president, 260-638-4184.

Parlor City Fraternal Order of Police, 1615 West Western Ave., Bluffton, 260-824-3426. Monte Fisher, president.

Psi Iota Xi, Bluffton, Jennifer Bultemeier. 260-230-8068.

Psi Iota Xi, Ossian, Joan Furey, president, 260-622-4903.

Salvation Army of  Wells County, extension service, P.O. Box 222, Bluffton, IN 46714; emergency assistance, Pastor Neil Ainsle, 260-273-0089.

Sigma Phi Gamma, Epsilon Zeta chapter, Pam Tuttle, 260-273-2530.

The Connecting Center, A ministry of Community Care of Wells County (rent & utility assistance, life skills classes and transitional housing), 116 South Johnson St., Bluffton, 260-307-5125.

Tri Kappa, Beta Phi chapter, Julie Babcock, president, 260-353-1419 or 260-820-0175; Bonnie Ramsey, vice president, 260-824-4319. Tri Kappa Beta Associate chapter, Carol Yoder, president, 260-824-9378.

United Way of Wells County, 122 LaMar St., Suite 118, Bluffton, 260-824-5589. Pamela Beckford, executive director.

Vietnam Veterans of America, chapter 698, 1031 Sycamore Lane, Bluffton, IN, Ben Jones, president; Bob Frantz, vice president; Rick Smith, treasurer. Phone contact 260-820-0047.

Wells County Foundation, 360 North Main St., Suite C, Bluffton, 260-824-8620. Tammy Slater, executive director.

Wells County Genealogy Society, P.O. Box 54, Bluffton. Connie Brubaker, president, 260-227-0465.

Wheels of Yesteryear, Aug. 11-13, Dorrance Stinson, president, 260-466-1157; Chad Captain, 260-417-6488

Work One Northeast — Dutch Mill Plaza, 360 North Main St., Suite B, Bluffton, 46714, 260-824-0855 and 251W 850N, Decatur, 46733, 260-724-2037.

Youth for Christ Adams, Blackford, Grant, Jay Wells Counties, 1515 Sutton Circle Dr. North (setback street from St. Rd. 1 north), P.O. Box 431, Bluffton. 260-824-1330.

YMCA, Wells County, 550 West Dustman Rd., Bluffton. Jon Jenkins, executive director. 260-565-YMCA (9622) or

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