NAACP wins State and Regional Awards

At the 2013 Indiana NAACP State Conference and Convention, held at the Sheraton at Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, October 26, 2013, Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch 3049 and Youth Council 3721 were recognized for exemplary accomplishments. As a result of the adult branch and youth council programs the Branch Award was received. NAACP programs ...

Suzan Moriarty Named Director of Home Care for Lutheran Life Villages

Fort Wayne, IN, Lutheran Life Villages, a premiere provider of retirement living communities, is pleased to announce the recent hire of Suzan Moriarty, who joins the organization as Director of Home Care. Suzan began her work in senior living as the Admissions and Marketing Director at the Miller’s Merry Manor in Fort Wayne. After several ...

Ivy Tech Northeast’s African American Male Initiative hosts fashion show, presents tips for landing a career

Ivy Tech Northeast's African American Male Initiative hosts fashion show, presents tips for landing a career
In an effort to help young black men learn the best tricks and secrets to apply for and launch their careers, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s African American Male Initiative is hosting Thrift Shop to Top Shop from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in the gymnasium in the Student Life Center on North Campus, ...

Expert panel to discuss life, impact of C.S. Lewis at Huntington University

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — A panel of experts on the impact, life and writings of famed author C.S. Lewis will be at Huntington University at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 for the next segment of the Forester Lecture Series. The panel will discuss how, even 50 years after his death, C.S. Lewis’ work continues to make a ...

Outdoor Indiana magazine includes calendar

It’s November already, time to start thinking about a 2014 calendar. Your answer is Outdoor Indiana magazine, both for you and anyone you want to give a gift. The November-December issue features a removable 2014 wall calendar with the state’s best outdoor photography. The calendar, sold separately for $10 but included in subscriptions, features exclusive ...

Fort Wayne Chick-fil-A Collects Shoebox Gifts for Needy Children

WHAT: A special collection day with Fort Wayne Chick-fil-A restaurant and Operation Christmas Child, a project that sends millions of gift-filled shoeboxes to needy children overseas. Anyone who drops off a shoebox gift filled with small items such as school supplies, toys and hygiene items will receive a coupon for a free Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich ...

Ron Howard Returns to Mad Ants

Ron Howard Returns to Mad Ants
FORT WAYNE, IN – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network announced today that they have acquired their all-time leading scorer, Ron Howard, for the 2013-14 season. Howard averaged 19.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game over 35 games last season. He recorded a season high 30 points against the ...

100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION ON FRIDAY IN WABASH

100TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION ON FRIDAY IN WABASH
Dessie Sturgeon will celebrate her 100th birthday Friday during a party at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre, where she has lived the past two years. The party will start at 2 p.m. at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Centre, located at 600 Washington Street. Her family, other residents and staff will help her celebrate. MEDIA IS INVITED TO ...

10th Annual Wine Opener moves to Sweetwater

10th Annual Wine Opener moves to Sweetwater
After a decade, the Fort Wayne Wine Opener has aged to perfection. The Indiana Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation welcomes you to Sweetwater’s campus on Saturday, November 16, 2013 7:30-10:00 p.m. (VIP reception 6:00-7:30p.m.) for the 10th Annual Fort Wayne Wine Opener! The Wine Opener is a national tasting series that benefits the Cystic ...

Individual Game Tickets Available Friday!

Individual Game Tickets Available Friday!
FORT WAYNE, IN –The Fort Wayne Mad Ants presented by Lutheran Health Network announced that individual tickets for all 2013-14 home games will be available for purchase on Friday, November 1st. The team will play 24 home games at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 13 of which will be held on a Friday or ...

FORT WAYNE SPORT CLUB TO HOST GERMAN CHRISTMAS SHOW

FORT WAYNE SPORT CLUB TO HOST GERMAN CHRISTMAS SHOW
Fort Wayne, IN, – The 2013 German Christmas Show will be held in Fort Wayne on Friday, December 13th. Fort Wayne Sport Club, located at 3102 Ardmore Ave, Fort Wayne, will host the unique event. This annual German Holiday celebration will have a Beef Rouladen and Apple Almond Chicken dinner beginning at 5:30 p.m. with ...

FORT WAYNE SPORT CLUB CONTINUES TO HOST MONTHLY FISH FRIES

Traditional German Activity Returns as Winter Approaches Fort Wayne, IN, – A Fish Fry will be held in Fort Wayne on Friday, November 22nd, starting at 4:30 p.m. Fort Wayne Sport Club, located at 3102 Ardmore Ave in Fort Wayne, will host the event. Come join in on the fun and enjoy another fall fish ...

Foster Park Neighborhood now listed on National Register of Historic Places

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Foster Park Neighborhood is now part of the National Register of Historic Places, making it the fifth Fort Wayne property or neighborhood to receive the prestigious designation this year. The National Register is the nation’s official list of properties considered worthy of preservation. Foster Park residents worked with the City’s ...

ALZHEIMER¹S ASSOCIATION TO HOST FREE PROGRAM

ALZHEIMER¹S ASSOCIATION TO HOST FREE PROGRAM
BLUFFTON, Ind., - “Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer’s Disease,” a free program on care options and legal and financial issues related to Alzheimer’s disease, will beheld Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Presented by attorney Keith Huffman, the program will be held at the Bluffton Regional Medical Center, located at 303 South ...

2013 NBA D-League Draft

2013 NBA D-League Draft
2013 NBA Development League Draft What: 2013-14 NBA Development League Draft Who: Mad Ants coaching staff and management. All media is invited to attend. When: Friday, November 1st. Draft begins @ 7pm. Coaches and President, Jeff Potter, will be available for interviews from 6:00-6:45 Where: Mad Ants office: 1910 Saint Joe Center Road, Suite 61, ...

Young Africans Choir in Town on November 22

Friday, November 22, 2013 7:00 pm St. Joseph United Methodist Church 6004 Reed Rd Fort Wayne, IN 46835-2215 Tel: (260) 485-9681 <tel:%28260%29%20485-9681> The Young Africans are a gifted group of singers, musicians and dancers who were all once a part of the world-renowned African Children’s Choir. Now 20-22 years old and more talented than ever, ...

First Ever Lions Eye-Dol to Showcase Local Talent

First Ever Lions Eye-Dol  to Showcase Local Talent
Fort Wayne —The Fort Wayne Dupont Lions Club announces the results of the first round of qualifiers for its first ever “Lions Eye-Dol” competition. “Lions Clubs International is known for its dedication to community service,” explains chapter president Courtney Cohen, “and as a new club, we were searching for a unique project to help fund ...

ALLEGIANT CELEBRATES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN FORT WAYNE AND PHOENIX

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT <http://ir.allegiantair.com/index.cfm> ) today celebrates new, nonstop jet service between Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer fares as low as $65* one way. "We are pleased to extend the Allegiant brand of low-cost travel services ...

Everyone Local Can Give Vets a Free Haircut

When we see men and women in military uniforms, many of us want to walk up and thank them for devoting their lives to preserve our freedom. Now, you can show our appreciation by awarding active or retired U.S. military members a free haircut. It’s all part of the “Thank a Veteran” promotion from Great ...

Toasting Clean Water

Toasting Clean Water
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Mayor Tom Henry along with members of the City Council, City Utilities staff members, engineering students form Northrop High School and IPFW, project engineering and construction crews, civic leaders and Fort Wayne residents, lifted their glass in a toast to clean water this afternoon at the Three Rivers Water Filtration Plant. ...