Business

Spotlight on Phillips Team Real Estate Group

Spotlight on Phillips Team Real Estate Group

| May 18, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? Isn’t it glorious to be alive to see and feel GOD’s beauty throughout HIS land?   Of course it is and don‘t forget to thank HIM for allowing you to witness this beauty as we continue to travel on our journey of love to get to know one another […]

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Well-known businesswoman, entrepreneur Rosemary Woods Atkins passes on at 86

Well-known businesswoman, entrepreneur Rosemary Woods Atkins passes on at 86

| May 11, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A long-time, respected person in the city’s business community recently passed on to glory. Rosemary Woods Atkins, 86, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 3, at home. A native of Louisiana, Atkins moved to Fort Wayne in 1937 and was a graduate of Central High School. After high school, she went on to her her […]

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Spotlight on Nikki Tabron-Booker of Oh Def Network

Spotlight on Nikki Tabron-Booker of Oh Def Network

| May 11, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? I hope all of you mothers had a fantastic Mother’s Day and that, your children showered your heart with love and made you feel as special as you truly are.  On that note, I’d like to introduce to you this week’s spotlight, as we travel on our journey of […]

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Spotlight on April Stephens of AprilRose Consulting

Spotlight on April Stephens of AprilRose Consulting

| May 4, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because she’s in business to help you stay in business by helping your business grow. And, we need that because in this thing called life, we’ve seen so many businesses within the community come and go and that saddens […]

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Business Profile: Dawn Starks of Timothy L. Johnson Academy

Business Profile: Dawn Starks of Timothy L. Johnson Academy

| April 20, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville Dawn Starks is the school leader, principal and superintendent of Timothy L. Johnson Academy that’s located at 4625 Werling Drive here in Fort Wayne and was formerly Village Woods Elementary School. 1.)  How does the partnership with the Boys and Girls Club work here? Joe Jordan is the executive director of Boys […]

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Business Profile: Diana Swayze of 21st Century Community Learning Center

Business Profile: Diana Swayze of 21st Century Community Learning Center

| April 19, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville Diana Swayze has her bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health Teaching.  And, she’s the director of 21st Century Community Learning Center Program with the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne that’s located at 2609 Fairfield Ave.  This is a federally funded program managed by the Indiana Department of Education that […]

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Follow the money: Minority vendors raise questions about government ad spending

Follow the money: Minority vendors raise questions about government ad spending

| April 12, 2016

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributing Writer) The federal government spends about $1 billion on advertising services, but history continues to show that small businesses and local and minority-owned media companies are mostly left out. On March 23, as part of its ongoing series on Supplier Diversity, the FCC’s Office of Communications Business […]

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NNPA, Chevrolet launch history internship program at Howard

NNPA, Chevrolet launch history internship program at Howard

| April 11, 2016

By Freddie Allen (NNPA National News Managing Editor) In an effort to provide student journalists with a unique experience working in the Black Press, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), teamed with Chevrolet and the School of Communications at Howard University to launch an innovative journalism fellowship program. The program titled, “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU), […]

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Profile: Renaissance Pointe Family Y instructors keep patrons safe, healthy in water

Profile: Renaissance Pointe Family Y instructors keep patrons safe, healthy in water

| April 6, 2016

Renaissance Pointe Family YMCA is a non-profit organization that’s located at 2323 Bowser Ave., and they are there for you and offers a wide variety of things for you and your family to get involved in while being confident, safe and having fun together while learning.  And, today you’re going to meet two of their […]

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Let let Diane Rogers provide you a ‘Legal Shield’

Let let Diane Rogers provide you a ‘Legal Shield’

| April 5, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville Diane Rogers is an independent associate for Legal Shield who wants the opportunity to help make your lives a little easier legally.  Feel free to call her anytime at (260) 418-2316 to get more information or become a member and if she doesn‘t answer, please leave a message.  She can also be […]

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