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Facade-Grants-2014 Mayor Henry

On Tuesday, March 4th, Mayor Tom Henry announced, at a press conference at Coe Heating and Air Conditioning, that 13 local businesses will be awarded $303,859 in City Funding for the 2014 Commercial Façade Grants. These businesses have pledged $1.1 million in private funding to help improve their properties.

The Commercial Façade Grant program was started in 2008 by Mayor Tom Henry as a continuing commitment to help local businesses, especially in the heart of Fort Wayne, to thrive and grow...

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Optimist-girls

How do your Passions Impact the World? Well, the Southside Optimist Club held their annual Oratorical Contest for young students under 19 and heard ten students with outstanding speeches on their passions.

February 18 at Atz's Restaurant there were seven young ladies sharing, "How My Passions Impact the World," with our club members. There were some very inspiring, motivational and outstanding speeches. The club awarded medallions and an Optimist portfolio to the top three speakers.

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In March we celebrate National Disability Awareness month, and it truly is a celebration! So much has been accomplished, but there was a time when things were very different for people who have disabilities. There was a time when those with disabilities were left behind to die because they were seen as a burden to our nomadic ancestors. At another time in history disability was viewed as a manifestation of evil and it resulted in persecution. Persecution was eventually replaced in the 1800s by...

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Fabric-of-Community-award-winners

Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic recently announced the recipients of the 2014 Fabric of the Community Award. The annual award recognizes outstanding dedication and ongoing support of Matthew 25. This year, the organization is recognizing Dr. Jim and Judy Frey for their longtime service and commitment to community wellness.

Dr. Jim Frey has diligently served the Matthew 25 clinics for over 20 years and has been a beacon of light in the Fort Wayne community. He shows kindness in caring for...

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Kingston Residence will proudly sponsor the 6th Annual "Kingston's Taste of Waynedale" on Tuesday, March 18th from 4:30 -7:00 p.m. at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Road. The proceeds from this event will go to Community Harvest Food Bank and Fort Wayne Trails ~Waynedale Initiative.

Tickets are $15 each if paid in advance, $20 the day of the event. Please RSVP to 747-1523, cgarrison@kingstonhealthcare, or stop by between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Kingston, 7515 Winchester Road...

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­The Students of Wayne High School and New Tech Academy are putting on a bright, entertaining musical revue of the 1920's. Veteran actors and new comers will delight you with songs and dances of the era. This show is suitable for the entire family and is guaranteed to have you humming the songs long after the final curtain. For a night of quality entertainment presented by energetic, enthusiastic drama students, this is a must see!

"The Roading Twenties Revue" has been adapted by Rosy...

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PART 1
As an assistant baseball coach at Wayne High School I as well as the other coaches on staff are very excited about this upcoming season. Last season was up and down for both levels of Wayne Baseball. All in all the year was an improvement on the past. As a coach, all you can ask from high school ball players is to try to improve from year to year.

Head coach Eric Sherrill had this to say about the senior class, "It will be nice to see what the senior class will be able to accomplish this...

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fish-of-the-year

Spring and summer can't come fast enough for Scott Williamson and his family. It's time to go fishing and make memories. Wait I am getting ahead of the story I want to tell.

It was Saturday, June 29, 2013 late afternoon just one day into a 9-day vacation at our lake cottage and the rain just would not stop. Our commitment went unchanged. (If you only fish on sunny days you just wouldn't understand). This was father and son going bass fishing on a small lake in northern Indiana. This was...

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Taste Of Waynedale 2014

Kingston Residence will proudly sponsor the 6th Annual "Kingston's Taste of Waynedale" on Tuesday, March 18th from 4:30 -7:00 p.m. at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Road. The proceeds from this event will go to Community Harvest Food Bank and Fort Wayne Trails ~Waynedale Initiative.

We love to entertain in our beautiful Assisted Living Community, stated Marketing Director Camille Garrison. "But due to the wonderful response to this event, we recognized that we simply needed a...

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