Byron Health Center to Host Trunk-O-Treat Event

Byron Health Center to Host Trunk-O-Treat Event
Fort Wayne, IN – Byron Health Center will host a Trunk-O-Treat in the Byron Health Center court yard and parking lot on Wednesday, October 30th from 5:00–7:00 p.m., 12101 Lima Rd in Fort Wayne. What can be better than cars and candy? Byron Health Center staff and family will bring their trick-or-treaters out a day ...

HELP PROTECT YOUR FAMILY WITH A CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR

Cooler weather has arrived in Indiana, and Hoosiers have started using heating equipment to help warm their homes. While such equipment can be an effective means of heating homes, they can also pose a safety risk if not properly used. The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office is encouraging all Hoosiers to use heating equipment with ...

Ouabache SP to hold Fall Festival, Oct. 25-26

Ouabache State Park in Bluffton will host a weekend of fun during its Fall Festival, Oct. 25 and 26. Friday night will feature a Creepy Creature Campfire at 8:30 p.m. Saturday will feature pumpkin decorating from 2 to 4 p.m., trick-or-treating from 5 to 6 p.m., hay rides at 7 p.m., a performance by songwriter, ...

Salamonie Interpretive Center announces winter hours

Winter business hours at Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area will take effect Nov. 1 and last through March 31. Those business hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, except Tuesdays, when the center will be closed. Indiana Annual Entrance Passes for 2014 are now available. The pass features a ...

Salamonie¹s Senior Monday Carry-in Luncheon, Nov. 4

People age 50 and older are invited to the monthly Senior Monday Carry-in Luncheon on Nov. 4 at Salamonie Interpretive Center in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, Andrews. After the noon meal, Fort Wayne lawyer and amateur historian Steve Williams will speak about L.P. Milligan, a Huntington lawyer who was sentenced to hang for ...

FORT WAYNE CHOSEN TO PARTICPATE IN NATIONAL INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE BLACK MALE ACHIEVEMENT

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The City of Fort Wayne is one of 11 cities recently chosen by the National League of Cities (NLC) to receive one year of technical assistance, supporting an effort to reduce disparities between black males and their peers. The City Leadership to Promote Black Male Achievement initiative is coordinated by the ...

Ivy Tech Northeast to host FBI hate crime presentation, community panel discussion

Ivy Tech Northeast to host FBI hate crime presentation, community panel discussion
Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is hosting Hate Crimes and the LGBT Community: Connecting Federal and Local Responses on Nov. 8. The event aims to educate the community on hate crimes as related to the LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, asexual/ally) community and explain why and when the FBI would get involved. The two-part ...

USF presenting free fall concert

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The University Singers and Jazz Ensemble of the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts will collaborate on a free fall concert on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the North Campus auditorium at 2701 Spring St., Fort Wayne. The groups will share the stage for some selections and sing individually ...

Free Breakfast and Golf for Veterans on Veteran’s Day

Fort Wayne, Ind—In appreciation of those who have served our country in the military, the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites veterans to enjoy breakfast and a round of golf for free on Veteran’s Day! The Veterans Breakfast is 8:30 – 10:30 am, Monday, November 11 at the Community Center, 233 W. Main Street. ...

Mayor applauds Congress for passing waterways legislation

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Mayor Tom Henry tonight expressed appreciation for the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, which provides funding and support for the nation’s waterway infrastructure needs. “The legislation that Congress has passed will help Fort Wayne protect our natural resources while ensuring our residents and visitors ...

Servicemen, women to be honored at HU’s Foundation Breakfast

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University is celebrating past and present U.S. Military servicemen and women with a tribute during the Foundation Breakfast on Nov. 6. Major General R. Martin Umbarger, the adjutant general of Indiana, will give an update on the pre-mobilized training, deployment and redeployment of the Indiana Army and Air National Guard in ...

122FW Exercise (UNCLASSIFIED)

122FW Exercise (UNCLASSIFIED)
Fort Wayne IAP, IN – The 122nd Fighter Wing would like to announce that the base will take part in an Active Shooter Exercise, Thursday, October 24, 2013. The base will participate in the exercise with Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana State Police, and the City/County Communications Center. The 122nd Security Forces have completed hundreds ...

Public dog park at Fort Harrison SP honors DNR K-9 teams

Public dog park at Fort Harrison SP honors DNR K-9 teams The first dog park in an Indiana state park was dedicated Wednesday in honor of DNR Law Enforcement K-9 teams who serve and protect Indiana’s citizens and natural resources. An honor guard with police officers from DNR Law Enforcement, Indiana State Police, Lawrence Police ...

Rotaract Club Installs 1st Little Free Library in City Park

Fort Wayne, Indiana – Mayor Tom Henry was joined by The Rotaract Club of Fort Wayne today to commemorate the installation of Fort Wayne’s first Little Free Library in a city park. The ribbon cutting ceremony in Memorial Park was also attended by Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation staff, City Council Members, Rotary Club President ...

Conner Prairie Unleashes the Mysteries of its Historic Grounds at Haunted Prairie Oct. 30 and 31

FISHERS, Ind., – Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, Indiana’s only Smithsonian affiliate, sits on 800 acres of historic grounds, where local lore tells haunting tales of ghosts and unexplained happenings. Unearth the mysteries behind this historic site at “Haunted Prairie: A Hidden History of Conner Prairie.” The event runs 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. ...

USF M Soccer’s Walcutt 1st to win NAIA Offense Player of the Week USF history

University of Saint Francis forward Jason Walcutt has been selected NAIA national men’s soccer Player of the Week after helping lead the Cougars to their first conference championship since 2003. Walcutt (Fort Wayne, IN / Carroll H.S.) is the first USF men’s soccer team member ever chosen for the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Offensive Player ...

HU’s TESOL program to host November information session

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University’s TESOL program will host an information session from 6-7 p.m. Nov. 5. The Institute for TESOL Studies offers certification in teaching English learners (ELs). A wide variety of professionals and students of various majors find relevancy in this 15-credit certificate. TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. ...

Allen County Education Partnership is recruiting volunteers

Allen County Education Partnership is recruiting volunteers
Allen County Education Partnership is recruiting volunteers Project READS is recruiting volunteers for its after-school tutoring program. Volunteers attend a free initial training session, then are matched one-to-one with a kindergarten through third grade student striving to reach grade-level reading goals. Volunteer tutors meet with their student for one hour each week during the school ...

Announcing New Executive Director – HearCare Connection

HearCare Connection announced today that Anna Bogdon has been named the new Executive Director. She replaces Angelina Boungou who served as the founding director since 2011. Anna Bogdon will be directing the operations of the organization as well as providing support as HearCare continues to cultivate a culture of service and community for our clients. ...

Waynedale Elementary at History Center

Waynedale Elementary at History Center
In 2003, the History Center established the Heritage Education Fund (HEF) to help provide financial support for school groups wishing to make field trips to the local museum owned by the Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society. Thanks to community support of HEF, the decade-old fund hit its one millionth dollar raised this summer from thousands ...