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This year’s Amnesty & Deliverance Festival to focus on health, family, spirituality

This year’s Amnesty & Deliverance Festival to focus on health, family, spirituality

| August 13, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Some people say there’s a solution to every problem. At the very least, there is a way to find peace in the midst of any of life’s storms. That’s the central message behind the Fourth Annual Amnesty & Deliverance Community Festival, set for Aug. 23 in McMillen Park. According to Amnesty & Deliverance Community […]

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Legendary Mavis Staples to perform at Foellinger Aug. 23

Legendary Mavis Staples to perform at Foellinger Aug. 23

| August 13, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Legendary gospel/soul pioneer Mavis Staples is scheduled to bring her own special brand of music to the Summit City at 8 p.m., Aug. 23, at the Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd. From the delta-inflected gospel sound she helped create in the 1950s as a member of The Staples Singers, to the engaged protest of […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! ‘Pure Ministry’

Rev. Stewart Speaks! ‘Pure Ministry’

| August 12, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart A few weeks ago I talked about “Pure Religion.” This week, let’s talk about “Pure Ministry.” True story: I recently met up with a friend whom I worked with a few years back. He was a minister and a former teacher. He shared with me his story. Life has a […]

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Verizon Wireless names Lauren Love-Wright region president for Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky

Verizon Wireless names Lauren Love-Wright region president for Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky

| August 10, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS—Verizon Wireless, a technology leader with the nation’s largest and most reliable 4G LTE network, announced the appointment of Lauren Love-Wright as president of its Indiana/Michigan/Kentucky Region. Love-Wright will be responsible for all sales, marketing, operations, financial performance and customer service in the three states. She previously served as retail director for the company’s Illinois/Wisconsin […]

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Jerusalem Baptist to hold Women’s Day celebration

Jerusalem Baptist to hold Women’s Day celebration

| August 7, 2014

FORT WAYNE-Jerusalem  Baptist Church, 1151 Francis St., is scheduled to host their 54th Women’s Day Celebration on Aug. 24 with morning and evening programs. The theme for the celebration is  “Christian Women Doing A New Thing Through Fellowship,” taken from  1 John 1:1-7. The celebration is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. Sunday morning service […]

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Rev Stewart Speaks!  Courage to the test!

Rev Stewart Speaks!  Courage to the test!

| August 7, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Song writer Bishop Larry Trotter wrote the words: “It’s only a test you’re going through, it’s gonna be over real soon. Keep the faith; don’t give up, for it’s only a test!” The song entitled, “It’s Only A Test” has been the title of many sermons. The phrase is often […]

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Back to school event promotes dads’ involvement in education

Back to school event promotes dads’ involvement in education

| August 7, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Commission on African American Males is scheduled to host its annual back to school event, which is designed to get fathers more involved in the education of their children.  The 2nd Annual Glynn Hines Back to School Fatherhood Initiative is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 9 at McMillen Park […]

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Crime and Safety Report: July 30-August 1 Edition

| July 30, 2014

Three Rivers Festival arrests, citations among lowest in 20 years FORT WAYNE—Despite recording some of the largest attendance in recent years, arrests and charges at this year’s Three Rivers Festival were among some of the lowest ever. According to the Fort Wayne Police Department, there were only four arrests or citations issued associated with the […]

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Aspen Dental to offer free services this weekend

| July 28, 2014

FORT WAYNE—On Aug. 2, select Aspen Dental offices throughout the state of Indiana will volunteer their time and talents for a FREE “Day of Service” for those in need in the community. Aspen Dental and Oral Health America have joined forces to create the Healthy Mouth Movement—a community giving initiative designed to deliver free dental […]

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Annual Harambee Fest scheduled for Aug. 2 at Weisser Park

Annual Harambee Fest scheduled for Aug. 2 at Weisser Park

| July 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The 2014 Harambee Fest is scheduled to take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Aug. 2 in Weisser Park. Founded nearly two decades ago by the late Chief Elder Johanna Ice-Gold, the Harambee Festival is designed to bring African and African Americans together to share culture and history. The annual festival takes it’s […]

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