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Crime & Safety Report: June 11-16 Edition

Crime & Safety Report: June 11-16 Edition

| June 11, 2014

Man injured in accident involving scooter stolen in 2012 FORT WAYNE— At approximately 2:55 p.m., May 29, Fort Wayne police responded to the 4900 block of Avondale Drive on the reported single vehicle accident involving a scooter. On arrival officers found an adult male down who had crashed after losing control of his vehicle. He was […]

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10th Annual Juneteenth Celebration Festival set for June 21

| June 11, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St., is scheduled to host its 10th Annual Juneteenth celebration from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 21. Juneteenth is a traditional African American holiday commemorating the date black people in Texas found out about the abolition of slavery as outlined in the Emancipation Proclamation. Although President […]

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Rotary Club of Fort Wayne joins NAACP Youth Council to Install a Little Free Library

| June 11, 2014

FORT WAYNE—At 12 noon, June 21, the Rotary Club of Fort Wayne and the NAACP Youth Council are scheduled dedicate a Little Free Library in front of the Unity Barbershop at 921 E. Pontiac Street (corner of John and Pontiac) to serve the youth in the Renaissance Pointe neighborhood. The dedication of the Little Free […]

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Travel to Chicago with the Lincolnites

Travel to Chicago with the Lincolnites

| June 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—A select group of high school alumni have planned a special trip to give them a chance for fellowship, reminiscing and fun next month. On July 18,, Fort Wayne Chapter of the Lincolnite Club is scheduled to take a bus trip to Chicago for several days of shopping, sightseeing and fellowship with other Lincolnites. […]

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F.U.N. sponsors Race Unity Day program June 13

| June 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m, June 13, F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) is scheduled to host Cross Cultural Families, Past, Present, and Future—A Race Unity Day Celebration in collaboration with The Bahá’í Community of Fort Wayne and It Is Well With My Soul of the Department of Educational Studies, Teachers College, Ball State University […]

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AAAHSM offers summer camp for 3rd to 7th graders

AAAHSM offers summer camp for 3rd to 7th graders

| June 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM, affectionately called “The Awesome”) announces its summer camp offerings for Summer 2014, open to third to seventh grade children from all backgrounds. This new set of programs runs for eight weeks, 9 a.m. to Noon, June 16 to Aug. 8. Taught by John Aden,PhD and other local […]

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Urban League Guild to hold scholarship ball

| May 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild is scheduled to hold their Scholarship Masquerade Ball, “A Celebration of Educational Excellence” at 6 p.m., May 31I at Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road in Fort Wayne. The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild (FWULG) members are committed and focused on assisting the local affiliate with […]

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Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. Celebrates National Nurses Week May 6-12

Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. Celebrates National Nurses Week May 6-12

| May 7, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Every year, National Nurses Week focuses attention on the diverse ways America’s 3.1 million registered nurses work to save lives and to improve the health of millions of individuals. This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has selected Nurses Leading the Way as the theme for 2014. The ANA and Chi […]

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Zeta Sorority Announces ‘The Royal Blue & White Ties that Bind’

| April 25, 2014

Special to Frost FORT WAYNE—Celebrating 40 years of service to the local community, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter will conduct its Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program which is their major fundraising event.  The theme is “The Royal Blue & White Ties that Bind.”  During the event, we will present scholarships to high […]

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Shiloh Missionaries to host brunch

| April 22, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Missionaries of Shiloh Baptist Church, 2200 Covington Road where the Rev. A.A. Walker is pastor, is scheduled to host a Brunch at 10 a.m., May 10. The theme for the brunch is “The Virtuous Woman.” The scheduled guest speaker for the event is Gwendolyn Walker of Cornerstone Church. The cost for the brunch, […]

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