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Book signing event for ‘Endangered’

Book signing event for ‘Endangered’

| October 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Former Fort Wayne resident, author Jean Love Cush is scheduled to sign copies of her new book “Endangered”  at the Barnes & Noble at the Glenbrook Square Mall, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 18. Cush will read selected passages from her novel, participate in a Q&A session have favors to give away. […]

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Legendary Essence editor Susan L. Taylor keynote for African-American Healthcare Alliance (AAHA) Scholarship Ball

Legendary Essence editor Susan L. Taylor keynote for African-American Healthcare Alliance (AAHA) Scholarship Ball

| September 24, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Pioneering editor and activist Susan L. Taylor is the scheduled keynote speaker for the 18th Annual African-American Healthcare Alliance (AAHA) Scholarship Ball is scheduled for 6 p.m., Oct. 18 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in downtown Fort Wayne. The annual ball is the group’s primary means to raise scholarship funds for young African […]

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It Is Well With My Soul to host voting forum

| September 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Election Day is fast approaching, Tuesday, November 4. What do we know about who votes in Fort Wayne? Who are our eligible voters, registered voters, actually voting by race/ethnicity in Fort Wayne? What is the history of redistricting and resulting demographics? What are some of the interesting historical election outcomes (i.e. close counts)? Why […]

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AARP to hold monthly meeting Oct. 2

AARP to hold monthly meeting Oct. 2

| September 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Allen County Chapter 187 of AARP is scheduled hold its monthly free educational presentation at 2 p.m., Oct. 2 at the Community Foundation, 555 East Wayne Street, Fort Wayne (corner of Wayne and Monroe). Fred Taube, a volunteer counselor from SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) is scheduled to answer Medicare questions and […]

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Community Foundation distributes $1,194,786 in grants this quarter

| September 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE–The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $1,194,786 in new grant awards to nonprofit agencies serving Allen County. Recipients included: ● AIDS Task Force ($35,000)—Care coordination, education, and outreach programs; ● Allen County Fort Wayne Historical Society ($20,000)—K-12 student group tour visitation program; ● ARCH ($10,000)—Protection and preservation of historic places […]

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Thoughts on the Class of ’74 Citywide Reunion

Thoughts on the Class of ’74 Citywide Reunion

| September 19, 2014

Compiled by Vicki Wade and Patricia Bramley The Class of 1974 Citywide Reunion took place on August 29 at Don Hall’s Guesthouse. The Planning Committee included Julius (Romey) and Carol (Babb) Stephens, Regina (Nelson) Moore, Peter Hill, Patricia Bramley, and Kevin and Edna (Hamilton) Clancy. Decorations were by Lorraine Williams Craig while Kenny Reese served […]

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Theater review: Over the River and through the Woods

Theater review: Over the River and through the Woods

| September 17, 2014

Is ‘Over the River and through the Woods’ really the thing? By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Last week, I attended the matinee performance of “Over the River and through the Woods” at the Auer Performance Center, a rather cozy place. Yet, I overheard an elderly woman say that she liked the performances across Main Street at […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! No test, no testimony!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! No test, no testimony!

| September 16, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart I use to think that to be a “real Christian” that I had to be tested and “tried through the fire.” You know, that I had to have gone through some traumatic experience to “find God”. I thought this because I often heard Christians proclaim the words, “No test, no […]

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Dr. Ruby Cain recipient of Vivian Conley Award

Dr. Ruby Cain recipient of Vivian Conley Award

| September 3, 2014

MUNCIE—Dr. Ruby Cain was among the women activists who were honored and received the 2014 Vivian Conley award at the Women’s Equality Day program presented by the Coalition of Women’s Organizations, Aug. 26,  in the Muncie City Hall Auditorium. The award honors women who have worked in the fields of art, education, religion, health, environment, […]

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African/African-American Historical Museum part of ‘Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown’ event

African/African-American Historical Museum part of ‘Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown’ event

| September 2, 2014

FORT WAYNE—From 12 noon to 5 p.m., Sept. 7, Fort Wayne residents and visitors will have a chance to spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon experiencing some the city’s most interesting sights and institutions. The event, entitled “Be A Tourist IN Your Own Hometown” was organized by Visit Fort Wayne is designed to give persons a […]

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