Events

9th Annual ALR Motorcycle Rally highlights

9th Annual ALR Motorcycle Rally highlights

| June 18, 2015

By Bennie Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE–Varying some of the activities traditionally offered at our annual rally for new events helped to enhance participation and attendance our most recent annual American Legion Riders Motorcycle Rally. The theme of this year’s rally was “All Things Bikes & Safety” which focused more on the safety […]

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Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Parkview Health  to ‘Let the Good Times Roll’

Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Parkview Health  to ‘Let the Good Times Roll’

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE–The Voices of Unity Youth Choir, directed by Marshall White, is scheduled to pay tribute to the amazing legends of blues and jazz in two great shows at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., June 27 at the Arts United Center located at 303 E Main St. Fort Wayne. The choir will pay tribute to […]

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Howard U. professor to present Juneteenth lecture at ACPL

Howard U. professor to present Juneteenth lecture at ACPL

| June 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Dr. Edna Greene Medford, professor of history at Howard University, is scheduled to present a lecture celebrating the sesquicentennial of Juneteenth at 7 p.m., June 19 in the Theater of the Main Branch of the Allen County Public Library. The event is free and open to the public. Dr. Medford teaches courses on African […]

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Young men display commitment to children with Father’s Day picnic

Young men display commitment to children with Father’s Day picnic

| June 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Don’t believe the negative hype. While much of the outside media seems fond of publishing stories about the plight of black children and the supposed  lack of fathers in their lives, some in the city want to set the record straight. From 12 noon to 5 p.m., June 13, a group of  young black […]

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Bully Reunion II set for Allen County Fairgrounds

Bully Reunion II set for Allen County Fairgrounds

| June 3, 2015 | Reply

By Chasiti Falls Come one come all to the canine event of the summer. The Bully Reunion Part II is going down June 13, at the Allen County Fairgrounds/Allen County Fair, 2726 Carroll Road.. Last year was the first year that True Blue King Kennel and Family Affair Bullies brought such an event to the […]

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Fishing Derby set for 18th year

Fishing Derby set for 18th year

| June 2, 2015 | Reply

By Willie E. Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated The Fort Wayne Community Fishing Club is scheduled to present the 18th Annual Fishing Derby from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 6 at the Ivan Lebamoff Reservoir Park Pond. Children ages 12 through 16 and under and senior citizens age 65 and older may fish free. Children under 12 must be […]

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Got ‘the Bug’

Got ‘the Bug’

| June 1, 2015

By Victoria Duke Now that spring has arrived, do you find yourself turning your head every time a motorcycle passes you on the road?  If so, you have “the bug.”  But, you probably have more than 10 excuses why you have not taken the plunge to adopt the hobby. For example, you probably came up with […]

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Plans set for Amnesty & Deliverance Fest; performers, donations sought

Plans set for Amnesty & Deliverance Fest; performers, donations sought

| June 1, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Ayers Communications Inc. is scheduled to host the Fifth Annual Amnesty & Deliverance Festival, Aug. 22 in McMillen Park. Organizers say the mission of Ayers Communications Inc.  is to create opportunities to motivate and empower youth to achieve academic excellence, character building and critical thinking skills, which allow every person to take advantage of more […]

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Life legacy of Malcolm X—‘our shining black prince’ celebrated at Weisser Park

Life legacy of Malcolm X—‘our shining black prince’ celebrated at Weisser Park

| May 27, 2015

  FORT WAYNE—Members of the community celebrated the legacy and message of liberation and pride taught by the late Malcolm X—el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz—at a commemorative event, May 19, at Weisser Park Community Center, on what would have been the visionary leader’s 90th birthday. People of all ages marked the important date in history in a […]

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A good hair day: Debra Brown memorial wig drive for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana set

A good hair day: Debra Brown memorial wig drive for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana set

| May 26, 2015

By Sheila Curry Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—We all know how irritating it is when we’re having a bad hair day, but can you imagine how it must feel to be losing your hair and possibly even your hope? My sister, Debra Brown, never lost hope but gave hope to others. When Debra […]

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