BOSTON UNIVERSITY GRADUATES FORT WAYNE, IN, RESIDENTS

Boston University awarded academic degrees to 1,613 students in September 2013. Receiving degrees were Jahan Monirian, Doctor of Dental Medicine in Dentistry; Allison M. Hunt, Master of Business Administration in Health Sector Management, Honors. Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. Consisting of 16 schools and colleges, ...

Circle of Lights: installation Nov. 9 & lighting event Nov. 29

Circle of Lights: installation Nov. 9 & lighting event Nov. 29
100,000 spectators. 4,784 colored lights. 52 garland strands. 52 larger-than-life decorations. 51 years. One must-see holiday tradition! For 51 years, thousands of spectators have gathered Downtown at Monument Circle to see the most spectacular holiday display illuminate. Indy’s most beloved holiday tradition is here again. Circle of Lights® presented by the Contractors of Quality Connection ...

Hand Jive comes to Artworks Galleria

Hand Jive comes to Artworks Galleria
(Fort Wayne IN) Artworks is pleased to announce the latest “Autumn Song” Collection from Hand Jive Clothing will be available at the gallery from November 10th through November 17th. We’ll be kicking off this limited engagement with a special shopping event… Champagne Shopping Reception Sunday, November 10th Noon to 5pm These popular, free-flowing fashions are ...

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 ...

Family Halloween Fun At Camp Scott

Fort Wayne, Indiana– A night of safe and not so scary Halloween fun will take place for children under the age of 12 at the Camp Scott Wetlands. The first ever, Halloween at the Wetlands, will be Monday October 28, 2013 from 7:00 -9:00pm. The Camp Scott Wetlands are located at 3615 Oxford Street. The ...

Museum Hosts FREE Trunk or Treat Event

(AUBURN) – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is once again calling all cowboys, ghouls, witches, clowns, princesses and other costumed kids ages 14 years old and under to “Trunk or Treat” at the museum on Sunday, October 27 from 1 – 3 p.m. This FREE event is open to the public, but parents must ...

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 ...

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 ...

HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS FOR PET OWNERS

Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control reminds pet owners to use extra caution with animals during Halloween by following these safety tips: · Pets will be safest if kept inside the house or other enclosed building and away from groups of excited children. Even children who mean no harm may be more likely to tease ...

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 ...

Canterbury junior takes first in HU’s individual math competition

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Walter Li, a junior from Canterbury High School in Fort Wayne, Ind., captured first place in the annual Huntington University High School Mathematics Competition held Oct. 23 on campus. Eight area high schools competed for individual and team awards in demonstration of mathematical abilities. The goal of the competition is to support ...

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. ...

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 ...