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5,300 to participate in city cleanup

Nearly 5,300 volunteers and 250 groups will take to the streets, trails and riverbanks today as part of the city’s Great American Cleanup.

The volunteers represent churches, youth groups, schools, businesses, neighborhood associations and families.

Fort Wayne volunteers collected nearly 100,000 tons of debris during the cleanup event last year.

A wrap-up party will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Headwaters Park West Pavilion.

More than 50 businesses donated funds and supplies to make this year’s event possible.

New Haven man in TV lottery finals

New Haven resident Dave Dieringer won $21,500 in Thursday night’s “Hoosier Millionaire” live road show in Terre Haute, according to a news release.

Dieringer advances to the championship show Aug. 16 in Indianapolis, where he will compete to win up to $1 million.

The Thursday show featured five other contestants who all walked away with cash prizes, including Len Carr-Redden of Warsaw, who won $10,000.

All shows are free and open to the public. Details about the locations and entry procedures are available at www.hoosierlottery.com.

– Journal Gazette

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