Time to share, time to care: donate blood

American Red Cross seeks donors to help meet holiday need You can honor a uniquely American holiday by giving something that’s uniquely you. By donating blood this Thanksgiving, you’ll help ensure that blood is available for patients in need, and honor the spirit of giving that surrounds the start of the holiday season. “When you ...

Indiana Leads 10 States in Fourth Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

Participants from 10 states took part in central U.S. earthquake drill; 43 states and territories participated nationwide Indiana led the Great Central U.S. Shakeout with more than 540,000 registered participants. More than 2.4 million people across 10 central U.S. states took part simultaneously in the fourth Great Central U.S. ShakeOut today (Oct. 17, 2013) at ...

Employees of the Hoosier National Forest are happy to be returning to work

Employees of the Hoosier National Forest are happy to be returning to work
BEDFORD, IN – Employees of the Hoosier National Forest are happy to be returning to work. Forest Supervisor Melany Glossa reported that all offices and facilities on the Hoosier will be open and functioning Friday, October 18. “The offices in Bedford and Tell City will open Friday morning at 8 AM, local time and employees ...

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’ ...

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. ...

“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 ...

Museum Announces Trunk or Treat Event

Children Invited to “Trunk or Treat” From Car to Car During This Popular FREE Event at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Free event designed to give children and their parents a fun, safe place to go “Trick or Treating” in the National Historic Landmark (AUBURN) – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is once ...

Top American Senior Communities Employees Honored

Top American Senior Communities Employees Honored
FORT WAYNE, Ind. —American Senior Communities recently honored key employees, including five Fort Wayne staff, with the coveted “Quest for Excellence Award.” Val Yoder, a licensed practical nurse at Heritage Park; Val Walker, a nursing scheduler/receptionist at Bethlehem Woods; Nikki Kerby, certified nursing assistant at Coventry Meadows; Tina Whitlow, certified nursing assistant at Glenbrook Nursing ...

Bearcreek Farms: Final Concerts Mark The End Of An Era.

Bearcreek Farms in Bryant, Indiana is closing forever October 26. For 38 years Bearcreek Farms in Bryant, Indiana has been a destination for great food, entertainment and a quiet country getaway. This will come to an end October 26th when Bearcreek Farms closes it’s doors forever. The Jay County attraction has become known over the ...

Indiana deer hunters feeding hungry Hoosiers

This fall, some Hoosiers who need some help will be able to put more food on the table, thanks to deer hunters and the DNR Division of Law Enforcement’s Sportsman’s Benevolence Fund. The fund makes it possible for hunters to donate venison through a participating butcher by paying the processing fee. To participate, a licensed ...

Green BEAN Delivery steps up to the plate for IHT

Green BEAN Delivery is boosting land conservation efforts in Indiana by replating its delivery vans and other fleet vehicles with the DNR’s Indiana Heritage Trust Environmental License Plate, the company and DNR announced this week. The partnership is the result of a chance meeting last year between representatives of the homegrown Indiana company and Nick ...

CANI Welcomes New AmeriCorps Members

CANI Welcomes New AmeriCorps Members
CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) is pleased to announce the addition of 10 new CANI Corps members to the agency. The new members include Shayne Abrahams, Kelsey Barta, Andrea Cassel, Tracee Cooley, Angionette Rickets, Denaris Green, Dan Nae Lewis, Maria Marquez-Llamas, Alexzandria McCowan, and Kayla Smith-Gonzalez. CANI Corps is an AmeriCorps program organized and ...

Aurora, CO Theater Shooting Survivor to Speak at

Aurora, CO Theater Shooting Survivor to Speak at
Fort Wayne, IN- The Rescue Mission and the Fort Wayne Urban League are partnering together to host a Community Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium on October 16, 2013 at 6:00pm. The event will take place at the Urban League (2135 S Hanna St., Fort Wayne, IN 46803). “We find ourselves grieving the loss of 33 members ...

Bust a Move raises $20,000

Bust a Move raises $20,000
(Fort Wayne, Indiana) Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana raised $20,000 during the 6th annual Bust a Move auction. More than 300 people attended the event, which was held at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art on Friday, October 4. All of the money raised will stay in northeast Indiana to help people diagnosed with breast ...

New show debuting at USF Fall Planetarium Weekend

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The product of a year’s work by the Schouweiler Planetarium staff at the University of Saint Francis will debut during the university’s Fall Planetarium Weekend Nov. 1-3. “Larry Cat in Space” is a playful, imaginative cartoon about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the moon. Children of all ages will enjoy ...

Strategic Data Fellow Hired Through TIF Grant

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Oct. 14, approved the hiring of a new administrator to analyze data as part of the District¹s work with the Teacher Incentive Fund grant. Yueming Jia, Strategic Data Fellow Dr. Yueming Jia joins FWCS on Oct. 22 as the District¹s Strategic Data Fellow, a ...

USF CEO Forum keynote changing

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Due to the federal government shutdown, Todd Schwartz, Deputy Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, will not be keynote speaker for the CEO Forum presented by the University of Saint Francis at the USF Performing Arts Center Thursday. ...

Danny East named head of DNR Law Enforcement

Veteran law enforcement professional Danny East has been selected as the new director of DNR’s Division of Law Enforcement. “Danny East brings a wealth of public service experience to our agency,” DNR director Cameron Clark said in announcing East’s appointment. “Along with that experience, his time spent in leadership positions with both the U.S. military ...