FORT WAYNE—Ayers Communications Inc. currently is accepting applications for its 2015 scholarship awards. The scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Alan McGee and family. Ayers Communications plans to award three $500 scholarships to students during the Fifth Annual Amnesty Festival, scheduled for Aug. 22 at McMillen Park. Applications are available at ayerscommunicationsinc.weebly.com at the […]
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My Life Has Already Been Poured Out As An Offering Roosevelt Dixie Sr., the fourth child of seven children of the late William H. and Willa L. Dixie, was born in Ensley, Ala., (on his Mother’s birthday) on March 23, 1928. As a child, he was baptized at an early age and was a member […]
May is Mental Health Awareness Month INDIANAPOLIS—May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) and the Family and Social Services Administration’s (FSSA) Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) have combined efforts to connect children with appropriate mental health services without court intervention. The Children’s Mental Health Initiative […]
FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch of the NAACP is scheduled to hold its annual Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquet in September. In addition to serving as the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year, the Freedom Fund Banquet also provides an opportunity for the NAACP to honor various community activists for their service to […]
FORT WAYNE—Nia Weary, 10, and Shaylynne Gosnell, 11, of Fort Wayne have been chosen as state finalists in the National American Miss Indiana Pageant to be held June 18 through June 20 at the downtown Indianapolis Marriott. Nia is the daughter of Valerie Weary and Shaylynne is the daughter of Almonda Gosnell. Nia’s activities include […]
FORT WAYNE—On May 2, the NAACP Religious Affairs committee held its Women of Wisdom Pre-Mothers Day Luncheon with a diverse cross section of religious leaders representing many different Churches and members.
By Barbara T. Baylor, MPH When someone I know shares their personal troubles with me, I must confess that at times I have responded “I’ll be praying for you and your family.” You have probably heard this trite statement many times, perhaps you have used it. We realize that this catchphrase is no excuse for […]
By Sheila Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne Urban League Guild hosted our Annual Masquerade Ball scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, April 25 at Link’s Wonderland. The net proceeds raised from this event directly support scholarships to high school seniors in the Fort Wayne, Allen County area. The Guilders was honored to have Angel Suttle […]
FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany Inc. is scheduled to host its Annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May 9 at Trier Ridge Church, 7501 Hessen Cassel Road. The theme this year is “Inspiring Moms.” Women of the city will be recognized and honored as the “Unsung Heroes” that touch so many lives each […]