Anthis Fruit Sale Celebrates 25 Years

Record Number: 12392
Displayed from: Dec 10, 2014 , until: Jan 04, 2015

The 25th Annual Anthis Career Center fruit sale begins Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Anthis Automotive Center on the corner of Lafayette and Lewis streets (enter on Lewis Street). Fruit will be sold from 3-5 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, or until all the fruit is sold.

Proceeds from the sale support career education programs, including the costs to participate in regional, state and national career skills competitions, take field trips and bring in guest speakers.

The fruit comes from California, Texas, Washington and Spain, and is available in a variety of packages.


  • Clementines (5 lbs.) - $8
  • Texas Red Rio Grapefruit (20) - $18
  • Texas Red Rio Grapefruit (40) - $27
  • Sunkist Navel Oranges (30) - $17
  • Sunkist Navel Oranges (44) - $22
  • Sunkist Navel Oranges (88) - $33


  • Red Delicious (50) - $22
  • Gold Delicious (50) - $22
  • Gala (50) - $22

Baskets (includes an assortment of the boxed fruit):

  • Small (11 lbs.) - $22
  • Large (22 lbs.) - $34

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.