Allen County College Success Summit

Allen County College Success Summit
Since 2010, Allen County has had a coalition participating in a network of state and local organizations interested in increasing college access and success. These county level coalitions make up the "Indiana College Success Coalition." Member organizations include local government, businesses, agencies, schools, local media, libraries, youth service organizations, service clubs, community foundations, faith-based organizations ...

PBS39 holding ribbon cutting ceremony

Fort Wayne’s Public television station, PBS39, will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:30am at its teleplex located at 2501 East Coliseum Boulevard in Fort Wayne. This ceremony is to mark the completion of the first phase of PBS39’s technology campaign, “Empowering Community Connections.” At this ceremony will be ...

ALZHEIMER¹S ASSOCIATION TO OFFER FREE THREE-PART SERIES

ALZHEIMER¹S ASSOCIATION TO OFFER FREE THREE-PART SERIES
FORT WAYNE, Ind., – The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter will host a free three-part series, “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Middle-Stage,” on Wednesdays with part one on Nov. 6, part two on Nov. 13 and part three on Nov. 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. The programs will be held at the Alzheimer’s Association ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

Christian music artist Steven Curtis Chapman returns to Fort Wayne Oct. 26

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Highly acclaimed singer-songwriter, Steven Curtis Chapman returns to Fort Wayne, this Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Auer Performance Hall on the campus of IPFW at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Garnering 47 No. 1 singles and approaching 11 million career albums sold, Steven Curtis Chapman just released his 18th ...

USF offering illustrators exhibit

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The University of Saint Francis will host a traveling exhibition by the New York Society of Illustrators in the Weatherhead Gallery, Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication off Leesburg Road from Nov. 23 through Dec. 20. An opening reception will take place in the gallery on Nov. 23 from 6-9 p.m. The ...

Little River Wetlands Project to Honor Founders on November 16th

Local nonprofit Little River Wetlands Project will hold a free event to honor its founders at its Arrowhead Marsh preserve (8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke) on Saturday, November 16, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. The public is invited to meet founders Paul McAfee, Dick Poor, Sam Schwartz, and Ron Zartman and to help dedicate a “Founders’ ...

“Just a Bunch of Potters”: November 1-3

WHO: "Just a Bunch of Potters 14th Annual Show & Sale" WHAT: Thirteen local potters get together for this once a year event…..presenting their newest work in clay. Pieces range from mugs, bowls, plates vases to wall pieces, tiles even some mixed media pieces (with clay being the main element). Whether your taste runs traditional, ...

Grand Opening PR – Big Brothers Big Sisters

Grand Opening PR - Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters was delighted to host its Grand Opening and $1 million announcement celebration yesterday – and show the community how it will help us serve children in our ENTIRE 13-county service area better! Please see the attached press release for you to use with your audience and/or on your website and social ...

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 ...