Events

Friends of Bethany to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

Friends of Bethany to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

| April 30, 2015

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 […]

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FOP Bicycle Helmet Day, LEGO® City playsets giveaway

FOP Bicycle Helmet Day, LEGO® City playsets giveaway

| April 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fire Police City County FCU and Fraternal Order of Police is scheduled to host a Bicycle Helmet Day and Lego® City giveaway from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, May 9, at the Credit Union, 10123 Lima Road. Children will be properly fitted for a free bicycle helmet  while supplies last. The public is welcome. […]

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Fort Wayne native returns to Cinema Center, discusses award-winning film

Fort Wayne native returns to Cinema Center, discusses award-winning film

| April 30, 2015

‘Animals’ director Collin Schiffli to appear for question and answer session after screening May 16 FORT WAYNE—Cinema Center will host a special screening of “Animals,” directed by Fort Wayne native Collin Schiffli, at 8 p.m., May 16. Schiffli will be in attendance and will conduct a question and answer session immediately following the film. “Animals” was shot […]

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AKAs to host All White Party

AKAs to host All White Party

| April 23, 2015

Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is scheduled to present their All White Party with the Ladies of AKA, 7:08 p.m. to 12:08 p.m., May 23 at Link’s Wonderland Ballroom, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.

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41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

| April 21, 2015

Join the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter for an afternoon of “Inspired Gospel and More” at the 41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program

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Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

| April 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the Links Incorporated is scheduled to convene a public forum to address “Closing the Achievement Gap” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 23 at the  Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A & B | 900 Library Plaza The intent of this free community forum is to create […]

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Questions & answers about the Central High School Festival All-Year Blowout 2015

Questions & answers about the Central High School Festival All-Year Blowout 2015

| April 21, 2015

Compiled by Dr. John Aden of the African/African American Historical Society Museum Why Celebrate Central High School’s Legacy? Fort Wayne’s Central High School (1922-1971) boasts one of the city’s powerful historical narratives. In Fort Wayne’s past, this high school wielded considerable influence in terms of academic excellence, athletic dominance and the desegregation of secondary education […]

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10th Annual Earth Day set for April 19

10th Annual Earth Day set for April 19

| April 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Save Maumee, a renowned area environmental organization, is scheduled to host their 10th Annual Earth Day Celebration, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 19. “Earth Day is our way to celebrate the earth that we live upon and depend upon for our health and well-being,” said Save Maumee organizers on their website, savemaumee.org. “Join […]

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A. Philip Randolph Institute to hold scholarship banquet

A. Philip Randolph Institute to hold scholarship banquet

| April 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) will hold its annual Scholarship Award Banquet Saturday, April 18 at Link’s Wonderland.  The event begins at 6 pm with dinner and entertainment. A Charles Redd A. Philip Randolph Scholarship will be awarded to two local high school seniors who display a commitment […]

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Educational support for African American youth available in Summit City

Educational support for African American youth available in Summit City

| April 7, 2015

By Connie Scott Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Chapter Journalist Special to the Frost Statistics for African American youth in the areas of health, family, unemployment and education are disturbing, however the Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will hope to change one aspect on April 18.  The ladies will host […]

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