Events

End of 2014 Black Community Forum at the Pontiac Branch Library

End of 2014 Black Community Forum at the Pontiac Branch Library

| December 22, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Television show host and journalist Eric Hackley is scheduled to host an “End of the 2014″ open mic Black Community Forum and conduct individual interviews from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.,  Friday, Dec. 26 and Saturday Dec. 27 at the Pontiac Branch Library 2215 S. Hanna St.  All are welcome and admission is free. […]

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Elite runner Lauren Fleshman to speak at Fort Wayne Track Club banquet

Elite runner Lauren Fleshman to speak at Fort Wayne Track Club banquet

| December 17, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Track Club recently announced that elite runner and Oiselle representative Lauren Fleshman is the scheduled keynote speaker for their 2014 annual banquet, Jan. 25, at Hotel Fort Wayne, 305 E. Washington Center Road. Elite runner Lauren Fleshman is a U.S. track and field athlete who now runs for Oiselle, a women’s […]

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How to get enrolled into a Marketplace healthcare plan

| December 15, 2014

Public invited to meeting to learn about healthcare laws, available plans FORT WAYNE—HealthVisions of Fort Wayne, Indiana Minority Health Coalition, Covering Kids and Families of Indiana, Neighborhood Health Clinics and The Volunteer Center is scheduled to host a Town Hall meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 18, at the Fort Wayne Urban League, […]

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AARP to hold monthly meeting Jan. 8

| December 12, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Allen County Chapter 187 of AARP is scheduled to hold its monthly free educational presentation on at 2 p.m., Jan. 8, at the Community Foundation, 555 East Wayne St., Fort Wayne (corner of Wayne and Monroe). Linda Dunno, AARP District 3 Representative, and Curt Sylvester, former State Liaison, are scheduled to deliver an […]

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MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club of Fort Wayne  is scheduled to celebrate its 30th Anniversary of community service by offering free admission to the 2015 Unity Day celebration. Our commitment to the community through these years has built a high level of appreciation for our guests, […]

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Dec. 13 march planned to protest local police shootings

| December 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Rose Haney, mother of Ta’Vontae “T.J.” Haney who was killed in a local police shooting, friends and some community leaders have organized a march and rally scheduled for 1 p.m., Dec. 13 on the Allen County Courthouse greens. Organizers are inviting everyone to come and support our own city in this march and rally […]

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Rev. Bill McGill speaks at Journey for Justice march

Rev. Bill McGill speaks at Journey for Justice march

| December 9, 2014

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March, rally on community policing scheduled for Dec. 7

March, rally on community policing scheduled for Dec. 7

| December 3, 2014

FORT WAYNE—In light of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., and other cities in the U.S., there is a need for communities and police departments to come together and review/revise/implement strategies to collectively ensure neighborhood confidence and safety for all of our citizens. The UAW Local 2209 Civil Rights Committee in partnership with the Fort Wayne […]

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2014 Gala Extravaganza honors variety of community contributors as ‘Lions’

2014 Gala Extravaganza honors variety of community contributors as ‘Lions’

| November 26, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of the Fort Wayne Urban League FORT WAYNE– Fort Wayne Urban League (FWUL) welcomed a large gathering of influential business and community leaders to the Fort Wayne Urban League Annual Gala Extravaganza. The event, was held to celebrate another successful year of Urban League community services. Gala attendees were introduced […]

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It Is Well With My Soul moves F.U.N. Fridays to Tuesdays with discussion of women in politics

It Is Well With My Soul moves F.U.N. Fridays to Tuesdays with discussion of women in politics

| November 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—-According to the 2010 census, the gender makeup of Fort Wayne is 48.4 percent male and 51.6 percent female. The number of female voters has exceeded the number of male voters in every presidential election since 1964. Females outnumber males in number of registered voters. Yet, women are by far underrepresented in elected officials. […]

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