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CELEBRATE-SOUND-FUNDRAISER

The Fort Wayne Breakfast Sertoma Club, in partnership with Carter Hearing Clinics, ENT Associates & The Hearing Center, and FWCS, held the first annual Celebrate Sound "Don't Walk in Silence" 5K Walk/10K Run in Foster Park on May 17, 2014.

With the support from the community and local businesses, over $10,000 was raised at the first year event. Money raised will be used to fund both local and national hearing health projects.

National projects for Sertoma include college scholarships for...

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Mayor Tom Henry is seeking applicants for his Mayor's Youth Engagement Council for the 2014-15 school year.

The Council's vision is to be a service-learning group comprised of youth members. The members provide a voice for the youth of Fort Wayne to local government by engaging their peers, creating innovative solutions, and working on projects. The program also includes panel discussions, guest speakers, and the opportunity to be involved in a special event.

Applications will be accepted...

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Wayne-baseball

Heading into the final 5 games of the regular season Wayne was leading the SAC race. Bishop Dwenger was one game behind in the standings heading into a Saturday double header. In game one, Nick Huyck was on the mound as the game went 9 innings but Dwenger came out on top winning 7-6. Heading into game two the two teams were tied for the SAC crown. Wayne was up 4-2 going into the fifth inning but Dwenger scored nine runs in the final three innings of the game to win 11-6. After losing both games...

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Albertson-Luers-Principal

Tiffany Albertson has been appointed by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades as the principal of Bishop Luers High School effective July 1. Albertson has been the assistant principal of Bishop Luers since September of 2007.

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades stated, "I am very grateful that Mrs. Tiffany Albertson has accepted the position of principal of Bishop Luers High School. She has been an excellent assistant principal at Luers and has great experience in secondary school education and leadership. I am...

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Kennedy Brough and Karsyn Kleinrichert

Kennedy Brough and Karsyn Kleinrichert are teammates on Fort Wayne United Soccer Club U15 Academy Team; they are also members of Indiana Olympic Development Program (ODP team).

Indiana ODP will be taking a group of 18 girls age 15-16 to Germany for 10 days to train and compete. It's part of a reciprocating program with German Soccer.

Out of a pool of at least 100 top Indiana ODP Soccer players (aged 15-16), two of our very own from Fort Wayne were invited to attend.

Even more amazing, these...

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17th Annual FORT WAYNE’S ANNUAL RIBFEST

Welcome to BBQ Ribfest! For all you rockin' blues, brews, and BBQ lovers we have got some of the best, most awarded, BBQ grilling teams and awesome rockin' blues bands from across the country. This year, special thanks again to our presenting sponsor Blackburn & Green. Whether you prefer hot and spicy or sweet and tangy, your taste buds will never have it so good, unless of course you have been part of our party before.

The 17th annual Ribfest is four days of unbelievably delicious...

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As most of you already know, Waynedale is a wonderful place to live and work. Our community will soon be holding its 12th Annual Waynedale Picnic in the Park. We typically send out a letter in May to ask for support or contributions, but this year we are asking you to place the Waynedale Picnic in the Park event on your 2014 donation list.

The Waynedale Picnic is a "large" event that takes place in our Waynedale Park, Elzey Street, in August and is designed to have everyone enjoy an...

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Pre-kindergarten programs at Forest Park, Franke Park, Harrison Hill and Indian Village elementary schools have earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Maplewood and Northcrest elementary schools, which have been accredited since 2009, received re-accreditation.

"This designation recognizes our commitment to reaching the highest professional standards in educating our youngest students," said Barbara Roberts, Title 1 pre-K instructional...

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