Post Halloween Roundup: Senior Community Opens Doors to Public

Fort Wayne, IN – Lutheran Life Villages, a premiere provider of retirement living communities, enjoyed a very successful Halloween trick or treating party at their Pine Valley location that involved nearly 100 children from the neighborhood and 200 residents, family and staff. What started out as a family friendly resident Halloween party at the Pine ...

Kroger and Scott¹s team with American Red Cross

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday? If you or someone you love has ever needed blood products, perhaps you’re thankful for an adequate blood supply. In our area, 500 blood donations are needed each day to ensure patients receive the blood they need. The American Red Cross relies on the generosity of eligible ...

Mayor Henry to attend national conference in Seattle

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry will attend the National League of Cities Congress of Cities and Exposition in Seattle. The conference will be held Wednesday-Saturday. The 2013 Congress of Cities and Exposition will showcase the ways that cities are driving change and finding successful solutions to challenges in local government. “This ...

The Rescue Mission Exceeds Goals at Fundraiser, Puts Security In Placeds Goals at Fundraiser, Puts Security In Place

The Rescue Mission Exceeds Goals at Fundraiser, Puts Security In Placeds Goals at Fundraiser, Puts Security In Place
Fort Wayne, IN- On October 17, 2013, approximately 200 individuals attended The Rescue Mission’s Annual Celebration Banquet at The Landmark Centre in Fort Wayne. This year’s event celebrated The Rescue Mission’s 110 year history of serving the hungry and homeless in the Fort Wayne area. The event gave an opportunity for supporters to hear testimonies ...

Press Release: Local Unions to Take Part in Safety Conference

Press Release: Local Unions to Take Part in Safety Conference
CROWN POINT, IN – Iron Workers #395, IKORCC, and other industry leaders are collaborating in sponsoring and taking part in fourth annual Beyond Safety and Reliability Conference and Expo. This special event offers a tripartite of the trades that unites the owners, the workers, and the unions to learn about, discuss, and network the latest ...

COUNCILMAN SEEKS LEGACY MONEY FOR RAIL STUDY

Fort Wayne City Councilman Geoff Paddock (D-5th District) will ask City Council to appropriate $200,000 of the Fort Wayne Community Legacy Fund, as an important step in efforts to bring passenger rail service back to Fort Wayne. The resolution will be introduced at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 12. It is scheduled ...

Mad Ants to Host Exhibition Game

Mad Ants to Host Exhibition Game
FORT WAYNE, IN –The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network announced today that they will host an exhibition game on Saturday, November 16th against East Conference rivals the Canton Charge. The game will be held at the University of Saint Francis in the Hutzell Athletic Center, 2701 Spring Street. Tip-off is set ...

SensoryCritters.com to Celebrate Small Business Saturdaywith Santa Visit for Special Needs Families

Fort Wayne, Ind.SensoryCritters.com is hosting its second annual Small Business Saturday celebration on Saturday, November 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at its retail store, located in the Second Steps Autism Resource Community Center, 4118 North Clinton Street in Fort Wayne. Highlight of this free event will be Santa Claus and his elf Mary, ...

Holiday Craft Boutique Opens Nov. 21st at Heritage Park

Holiday Craft Boutique Opens Nov. 21st at Heritage Park
FORT WAYNE, IN — Heritage Park wants to help make your holiday shopping easy this year. The community will host a Thanksgiving Craft Boutique and offer a wide array of items created by area crafters. The boutique will open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 21st at Heritage Park, 2001 Hobson Road, Fort Wayne. ...

Science Central hosts First LEGO League Robotics Competition on Sunday, November 17

Fort Wayne, Indiana…LEGOs and robots will come together to help school teams solve real-world problems at Science Central’s 11th annual FIRST LEGO® League (FLL) Indiana Qualifying Tournament. The event is slated for Sunday, November 17, 2013 at Science Central, with Robot Performance competitions beginning at 12:30 p.m. Science Central will offer half-price admission for the ...

Frontier Communications Named a “Top 100″ 2014 Military Friendly Employer

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Frontier Communications (NASDAQ:FTR) announced today that it has been named a "Top 100" 2014 Military Friendly Employer® by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse. As part of this recognition, Frontier representatives will join other military-friendly and military spouse-friendly employers in ringing the NASDAQ Closing Bell today. More than ...

Festival of Gingerbread Title Sponsor and Schedule

The History Center has announced Parkview Health as the title sponsor for the 2013 Festival of Gingerbread. Now in its 28th year, this fund raiser for the museum brings edible creations by local artists to the museum during the holidays as well as special weekend programs. The deadline for entering the competition which is open ...

Huntington University to launch criminal justice degree in 2014

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — The criminal justice system brings order to society and helps to uphold the laws that protect its citizens. Huntington University’s criminal justice program, launching in fall 2014, fully equips students to enter the field with the knowledge gained from a Christian perspective. This Bachelor of Arts degree prepares students in corrections, juvenile ...

Salvation Army Christmas Kick Off

WHEN: Thursday, November 14 2:00 pm WHERE: The Salvation Army Corps and Community Center 2901 N. Clinton Street Join us as we kick off our red kettle campaign and announce this year’s fundraising goal! Fears of rising health care costs, as well as employers cutting back hoursmayimpactour fundraising this year. “The money we raise over ...

Huntington University recognized for its commitment to Youth for Christ

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — The Fort Wayne Area Youth for Christ presented Huntington University with the Brian Kline Leadership Award on Thursday evening in honor of the university’s partnership and commitment to the organization. “The university has been more than open to the Youth for Christ ministry,” said Larry Lance, the executive director of the Fort ...

PBS39 adds Collins, Elie to staff

PBS39 adds Collins, Elie to staff
WFWA PBS39 in Fort Wayne has added two new two new people to its staff. Cierra Collins joins the local public television broadcaster as a Corporate Development Account Executive. She is tasked with finding underwriters for PBS39 programming across the spectrum of all four of PBS39’s channels. She is also working to develop sponsors for ...

Hundreds of Hoosiers Challenge EPA Today

Today hundreds of Hoosier comments and concerns were presented at the Chicago office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during a listening session to gather public input on its plans to put strict regulations on existing coal-fired electric power plants across Indiana and the nation. The EPA is holding listening sessions on anticipated greenhouse-gas restrictions ...

USPS Launches Holiday Season stamps

USPS Launches Holiday Season stamps
The U.S. Postal Service kicked off the holiday season this week with its improved Priority Mail products and new Gingerbread Houses Forever stamps. The Postal Service expects to process 545 million pieces of mail every day throughout this holiday season; totaling nearly 15 billion pieces of mail to be delivered between Thanksgiving and New Year’s ...

ERIN’S HOUSE LIGHTS OF LOVE MEMORIAL AT PARKVIEW FIELD

ERIN'S HOUSE LIGHTS OF LOVE MEMORIAL AT PARKVIEW FIELD
FORT WAYNE, IN— Snowflakes are as individual and unique as people. When those people in our lives die, our grief is just as unique. Throughout the year, Erin’s House for Grieving Children provides grief support services for children, teens and their families who have suffered the death of a loved one. We all know that ...

Large Spruce Trees Wanted

Fort Wayne, Ind.– The Botanical Conservatory is in need of large evergreen trees to use in the Holiday Showcase exhibit. Homeowners who have a healthy spruce tree and would like to donate it to the Parks & Recreation Department should call Lynda Heavrin at 260-427-6424. The homeowner will not be charged for the removal of ...