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United Way Honored with GEM Award

United Way of Wells County received a "GEM Award" from the Indiana Association of United Ways at the 2017 United Way and Funds 19th Annual Golden Excellence in Media (GEM) Contest held April 13, 2017, at the Indianapolis Marriott North. There were 83 entries from 24 United Ways/Funds in three divisions. Entries...

Kindergarten Round-Up Info

Wells County Elementary schools have held their Spring kindergarten roundup events, so please call the school offices to register your child for kindergarten. Southern Wells Elementary School  (765) 728-2121  Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School  (260) 824-0333 Lancaster Central...

Free Tax Preparation Available

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will be offering free tax preparation to anyone of any age at the Wells County Public Library Main Branch starting January 30th. You need to schedule an appointment to obtain assistance. Call the library at 260-824-1612 and ask for the "Reference Desk" to sign-up. You must bring your social...

Give back to your community as you shop!

The holidays are a busy time of year and we often don't have time for the extra things we like to do to help in our community.  But Amazon is making it easy for you to do more - shop AND support vital human programs here at home!! The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate a portion of your purchase price back...

Toy Collection for Santa’s Workshop

Santa's Workshop is in need of new, unwrapped toys.  Please consider children less fortunate as you do your shopping.  You can drop off your donation at the United Way office Monday through Thursday, 9:30-3:30 (closed for lunch 12-1) or Schwartz Plumbing & Heating at 610 N. Main St. Schwartz is open...

Upcoming Wells County Health Fair

Plan to attend on Saturday, October 8th, 7:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Lancaster Center Elementary School.  Free screenings, low–cost screenings and health information will be offered at the Wells County Health Fair. Here are just some of the free screenings that will be offered: PSA, Vision, Skin Cancer,...