American Red Cross partners with Haunted Cave and Haunted Hotel to give blood donors a

Halloween Blood Drive Scheduled Oct. 14-19 in Fort Wayne The Halloween Blood Drive will take place at American Red Cross Fort Wayne donor centers Monday, Oct. 14 through Saturday, Oct. 19. “We hope to attract new blood donors as well as our faithful givers through this promotion,” said Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio Blood ...

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson Announces New Indiana Voter Registration Forms

Voter registration form changes help prevent fraudulent applications and end “hoarding and dumping” of applications Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced today the release of new Indiana voter registration forms. These improved forms will help decrease the possibility of voter registration fraud by tracking the chain of custody for voter registration applications. “By creating ...

Mad Ants to Hold Open Tryouts in Memphis

Mad Ants to Hold Open Tryouts in Memphis
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants will hold open tryouts for the 2013-14 season in Memphis on Sunday, October 13th. The Mad Ants are the NBA Development League affiliate of the Charlotte Bobcats, Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic. The tryout will take place at Memphis University School located at 6191 ...

Ivy Tech Northeast expands hospitality space for growing program with $200,000 grant

Ivy Tech Northeast expands hospitality space for growing program with $200,000 grant
Ivy Tech Northeast expands hospitality space for growing program with $200,000 grant A recent $200,000 grant has been awarded to Ivy Tech Community College Northeast through the Ivy Tech Foundation from the English, Bonter, Mitchell Foundation and Mike Eikenberry, former regional president of PNC Bank. The grant allows the college to expand its Hospitality Room, ...

Physicians Urgent Care Clinic Grand Opening

Leading urgent care provider in the Midwest offers online tools, worry-free pricing and great location for convenient treatment Today, Physicians Urgent Care celebrated the grand opening of its first clinic in Fort Wayne with members of the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce. The new 4,300 square-foot clinic at 920 East Coliseum Blvd. is open ...

Ivy Tech Northeast faculty, staff receive Safe Zone training in time for LGBT History Month

Ivy Tech Northeast faculty, staff receive Safe Zone training in time for LGBT History Month
In relation to Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s new employee organization—the LGBTQA Initiative, which stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and alley/asexual—college faculty and staff have begun Safe Zone training. The goal behind the training is to create, enhance, and maintain environments that are supportive of LGBTQA people. The training was first open to ...

The Good Ones Clothing Supports Deputy Adam Meeks Fundraiser

The Good Ones Clothing Supports Deputy Adam Meeks Fundraiser
The Good Ones Clothing Supports Deputy Adam Meeks Fundraiser The Good Ones Clothing (TGO) will be supporting Deputy Adam Meeks and his family at a benefit on their behalf on Sunday, October 6th from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. On August 24, 2013 Deputy Meeks sustained injuries that nearly took his life. He was responding ...

FORT WAYNE MONTHLY RECOGNIZES SIX CARSON BOXBERGER ATTORNEYS AS TOP LAWYERS

Fort Wayne Monthly recognized six Carson Boxberger Attorneys as “Top Lawyers” in the August 2013 issue of the publication. Attorneys were selected based on a proprietary algorithm developed by Avvo, a Seattle-based company that rates and profiles attorneys nationwide. Factors considered include peer endorsements, experience, education, training, speaking, publishing and awards. The following attorneys were ...

NASA Official to speak at Science On a Sphere opening

Maurice Henderson, program manager for NASA’s support of Science On a Sphere, will be in Fort Wayne for the grand opening of Science Central’s new Sphere exhibit on Saturday, October 5. “We’re delighted that Mr. Henderson will be here for this long-awaited opening at Science Central,” said Martin S. Fisher, executive director of Science Central. ...

Allen County Sees Housing Hike in August

Allen County Sees Housing Hike in August
According to the latest RE/MAX of Indiana housing report with data compiled by Upstate Alliance of REALTORS®, the Allen County real estate market recorded strong year-over-year growth for the month of August. The area experienced a 14.73 percent increase in homes sold in August with 514 homes, compared to the same time last year with ...

Breast Cancer License Plate Making a Difference

Record sales continue for the Indiana breast cancer license plate. More than 19,000 plates were sold in 2012. Steady sales indicate plate sales should top 20,000 for 2013. In 2012, the plate helped detect more cancers than ever before, giving a better chance at recovery for dozens of Hoosier women and peace of mind to ...

Allen Co. legislators remember Rep. Pond

For the past 35 years, State Representative Phyllis Pond has faithfully served Hoosiers of northeast Indiana. Rep. Pond was the longest serving female state representative in the history of Indiana and the first female lawmaker to earn a seat in the front row in the House Chamber. We, as legislators of Allen County, would like ...

Cancer Services Hires Director of Marketing and Development

Stacey Stumpf has joined Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana as Director of Marketing and Development. Stumpf previously worked as an Editorial Writer for The Journal Gazette and as Director of Public Information for the City of Fort Wayne under former Mayor Graham Richard. In her new role at Cancer Services she will be leading the ...

The Fresh Food Initiative Celebrates World Food Day

Growers, chefs, musicians and beekeepers will come together to celebrate World Food Day at a free Fresh Food Fest this Thursday, September 26th, at the Fresh Food Initiative Garden, 2305 Slataper Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46803. There will be cooking demonstrations by local chefs, food samples, live music and Burmese cultural exhibits and activities. A ...

For Immediate Release: Fellowship Missionary Church to Host Art Exhibition & Silent Auction in Conjunction with Fort-4-Fitness

Proceeds to Benefit the Congo through FMC’s Partnership with World Relief Fellowship Missionary Church will host a Pieces-4-Peace art exhibition, entitled Blessed Are the Peacemakers, in conjunction with the Fort-4-Fitness marathon event. The exhibition will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 6-9 p.m. at FMC, 2536 E. Tillman Rd. in Fort Wayne. All ...

Zoeller helps launch anti-smurfing public awareness campaign

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller helped unveil a statewide public awareness campaign today to send a warning to those who buy certain medicines for the purpose of making meth. Zoeller joined representatives from the Indiana Retail Council, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office, Sen. Carlin Yoder (R-Middlebury) and other leaders ...

INDIANA EMERGENCY RESPONDERS TAKING PART IN FULL-SCALE DISASTER RESPONSE EXERCISE

INDIANA EMERGENCY RESPONDERS TAKING PART IN FULL-SCALE DISASTER RESPONSE EXERCISE
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is leading a full-scale disaster exercise for emergency responders from various parts of the state starting today, Monday, September 23, and lasting until Thursday, September 26. The exercise, taking place at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County, will simulate severe weather sweeping through a town in Indiana, ...

Fort Wayne Business Expands into Guided Segway Tours

Ultrazone is bringing a new way to see the city, guided Segway tours. This new attraction is Tour Fort Wayne. Pat O¹Connor , president states ³Segways are defined as Electronic personal assistive mobility device² by law, but we call it a fun new way to see our community. Segway guided tours are a growing attraction ...

Geriatric Care Managers Recently Surveyed Nationally, For Advice on Assisted Living for Senior Population

Northeast Indiana, September 20, 2013– Dorian Maples and Associates is a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM). Recently, NAPGCM released a press release that we feel is important for Northeast Indiana to learn about the choices, tips, and assistance that are out there for their healthcare choices. Many times we ...

122nd Fighter Wing Bold Quest 13.2

122nd Fighter Wing Bold Quest 13.2
The 122nd Fighter Wing hosted representatives from thirteen countries, here, from Sept. 4 ­ 24, 2013 for Bold Quest 13.2, a multinational coalition capability demonstration. BQ 13.2 is an event to test and verify communications technologies across varying combat aircraft, sponsored by the Joint Staff with participation from US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, SOCOM, ...