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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Energizing Indiana Wants Hoosiers to Save Energy this October

Initiative recognizes U.S. Dept. of Energy’s October campaign to save energy Energizing Indiana encourages Hoosiers to take action in October to reduce energy consumption. Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy designates this month as Energy Action Month to highlight the importance of the energy used in day-to-day living, as well as ways to reduce ...

More than 4,000 walleyes released at Pine Lake, LaPorte

Fishing at LaPorte’s Pine Lake received a boost this month as the DNR stocked 4,018 walleye advanced fingerlings there. The walleyes were reared by inmates at Terre Haute’s Federal Correctional Complex as part of a partnership between the DNR and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The same facility grows catfish for the Go FishIN in ...