Fort Wayne Chick-fil-A Collects Shoebox Gifts for Needy Children

WHAT: A special collection day with Fort Wayne Chick-fil-A restaurant and Operation Christmas Child, a project that sends millions of gift-filled shoeboxes to needy children overseas. Anyone who drops off a shoebox gift filled with small items such as school supplies, toys and hygiene items will receive a coupon for a free Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich ...

Ron Howard Returns to Mad Ants

Ron Howard Returns to Mad Ants
FORT WAYNE, IN – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network announced today that they have acquired their all-time leading scorer, Ron Howard, for the 2013-14 season. Howard averaged 19.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game over 35 games last season. He recorded a season high 30 points against the ...

10th Annual Wine Opener moves to Sweetwater

10th Annual Wine Opener moves to Sweetwater
After a decade, the Fort Wayne Wine Opener has aged to perfection. The Indiana Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation welcomes you to Sweetwater’s campus on Saturday, November 16, 2013 7:30-10:00 p.m. (VIP reception 6:00-7:30p.m.) for the 10th Annual Fort Wayne Wine Opener! The Wine Opener is a national tasting series that benefits the Cystic ...

Individual Game Tickets Available Friday!

Individual Game Tickets Available Friday!
FORT WAYNE, IN –The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network announced that individual tickets for all 2013-14 home games will be available for purchase on Friday, November 1st. The team will play 24 home games at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 13 of which will be held on a Friday or ...

ALLEGIANT CELEBRATES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN FORT WAYNE AND PHOENIX

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT <http://ir.allegiantair.com/index.cfm> ) today celebrates new, nonstop jet service between Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer fares as low as $65* one way. "We are pleased to extend the Allegiant brand of low-cost travel services ...

Everyone Local Can Give Vets a Free Haircut

When we see men and women in military uniforms, many of us want to walk up and thank them for devoting their lives to preserve our freedom. Now, you can show our appreciation by awarding active or retired U.S. military members a free haircut. It’s all part of the “Thank a Veteran” promotion from Great ...

Local Resident Becomes Consultant with Tastefully Simple

HUNTINGTON, IN (Grassroots Newswire) October 23, 2013 – Shallie Brown of Huntington has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods. As an independent business owner, Brown offers delicious food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, ...

DeKalb Health Works to Give Babies a Healthy Start in Life

DeKalb Health Works to Give Babies a Healthy Start in Life
FORT WAYNE, IN – DeKalb Health has been working with the March of Dimes to reduce the number of elective inductions and cesarean deliveries performed before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy. “This will give more babies a healthy start in life”, the March of Dimes says. “We’re proud of our expert team of physicians, midwives, ...

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Presents “Night of the White Gloves”

(AUBURN) – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum invites the public to attend the first ever “Night of the White Gloves” on Friday, November 8, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This is an evening where guests can wear a pair of white gloves, provided by the Museum, and touch selected automobiles in the ...

BAER FIELD SPEEDWAY MOURNS PASSING OF FORMER PROMOTER TOM ISCH

BAER FIELD SPEEDWAY MOURNS PASSING OF FORMER PROMOTER TOM ISCH
It is with great sadness, that Baer Field Speedway announces the passing of former Speedway promoter Tom Isch at the age of 74. After being in declining health for over a year, the end came on the morning of October 29, at home and surrounded by family. Following a successful career in the automotive industry ...

Long-Term Care Industry Leader, Broadens Focus from Long-Term Care Insurance to Long-Term Care Solutions

Ft Wayne, IN – Wondering if you should get long-term care insurance? Or if you can qualify? Or afford it? Stop worrying, advises DeHayes Group and LTC Financial Partners, one of America’s largest and most experienced long-term care insurance agencies. Today the company announces a bold shift from its traditional focus on LTC insurance to ...

Sweetwater Hires 10 New Employees

Fort Wayne, IN, Sweetwater, the third-largest music instrument and pro-audio retailer in the U.S., recently hired ten new employees, including six new Sales Engineers, bringing total employment to more than 570, including more than 200 Sales Engineers. Seven of the nine new employees have moved to Fort Wayne from outside Indiana. Sales Engineer Clint Bransteter ...

Baer Field Stock Car Banquet – NEXT SATURDAY

Baer Field Stock Car Banquet - NEXT SATURDAY
Just a reminder, the 2013 Baer Field Speedway Awards banquet will be held NEXT SATURDAY, November 2, at Don Hall’s Guesthouse on Washington Center Rd. Trophies will be awarded to the TOP-TEN in each class plus “Rookie of the Year” and other specialty awards. We will also present the Top-Gun Series awards to the top-three ...

STAR Bank Promotes Cyber Security Awareness with Tips for Protecting Mobile Devices

STAR Bank Promotes Cyber Security Awareness with Tips for Protecting Mobile Devices
FORT WAYNE – The number of attacks on mobile devices is growing, in part, as a result of the increased popularity of mobile banking. According to a 2013 report by the Federal Reserve, 87 percent of the U.S. population has a mobile phone and 52 percent have smart phones. Of those mobile phone users, 28 ...

Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana announces 2013 Communities for a Lifetime recipients

Fort Wayne, IN ­ Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana (AIHS) announced today their 2013 ³Communities for a Lifetime – Awards of Excellence² recipients at the 38th annual meeting and awards ceremony at the Landmark Conference Centre. The award recognizes achievements by individuals and/or organizations that have contributed to building a livable community for ...

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 ...

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. ...

Ivy Tech Northeast raises nearly $60,000 for student scholarships at annual Reason to Taste event

Ivy Tech Northeast raises nearly $60,000 for student scholarships at annual Reason to Taste event
In its second year, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s A Reason to Taste has raised nearly $60,000, which all goes to the Ivy Tech Foundation, the scholarship arm of the college. The event took place the evening of Oct. 12 in the Student Life Center on Ivy Tech Northeast’s North Campus, 3701 Dean Drive. Hospitality ...

Sunny Taylor signs with Rockhill Records

Sunny Taylor signs with Rockhill Records
Rockhill Records, a record label located in Fort Wayne, Ind., is pleased to announce the signing of Sunny Taylor to its roster. Taylor will release her upcoming full-length album through Rockhill on January 4, 2014. The new album is being produced by Taylor and engineered by Tim Bushong of T. Bush Recording in Syracuse, Ind. ...

Byron Health Center to Host LeadingAge Indiana Legislator Day

Byron Health Center to Host LeadingAge Indiana Legislator Day
Fort Wayne, IN – Byron Health Center will host a Long Term Care Legislator Forum on Friday, October 18th from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. in the Byron Health Center Activity Room, 12101 Lima Rd in Fort Wayne. The Long Term Care Legislator Forum, conducted in cooperation with LeadingAge Indiana, will be an educational and networking ...