Events

Highlighting Renaissance Pointe YMCA Block Party

Highlighting Renaissance Pointe YMCA Block Party

| August 5, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville This fantastic block party took place last Saturday July 23, and it was so beautiful to see so many in attendance to enjoy all the gifts, food and wonderment—even though it was a very, very hot day.  So at this time, we bring it to you for your enjoyment, reporting on what […]

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Sonny Charles to headline Jennings Center scholarship program

Sonny Charles to headline Jennings Center scholarship program

| August 5, 2016

By Anita J. Jennings A Power Angel on Assignment FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation along with the Advisory Council of the Albert G. Jennings Center is bringing home our own homegrown Las Vegas entertainer, “Sonny Charles.” of the famous Checkmates on Saturday, Oct, 8,at the McMillen Park Community Center. The Council is soliciting […]

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South Side Session to present best in R&B, soul, blues

South Side Session to present best in R&B, soul, blues

| August 2, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Thanks to a grant from the Knight Foundation via the Community Foundation the Fort Wayne Urban League has partnered with the Allen County Pontiac Public Library to present: “SOUTH SIDE SESSIONS,” a series of free weekly concerts scheduled take place Thursdays on the campus of the Urban League during the summer. Music, fun and […]

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Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame nomination deadline extended to Sept. 1

Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame nomination deadline extended to Sept. 1

| August 2, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame (IMVHOF) is calling for nominations for its third class of veteran honorees. The not-for-profit organization honors Hoosier veterans for service during and after active duty.  To date, the IMVHOF has recognized 34 men and women for their outstanding military and civilian service. Up to fifteen veterans will be […]

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Healthy Food Access Town Hall meeting set

Healthy Food Access Town Hall meeting set

| July 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Indiana Minority Health coalition, in cooperation with HealthyVisions of Fort Wayne, local affiliates, is sponsoring a series of Healthy Food Access Town Hall Meetings across the state. The goals of these events will be to increase awareness about local conditions surrounding healthy food access, discuss potential policy solutions, identify community resources and best practices, […]

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Spotlight on Renaissance Pointe YMCA Second Annual Block Party

Spotlight on Renaissance Pointe YMCA Second Annual Block Party

| July 20, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we continue traveling on our journey of love, to get to know one another better, I have some fantastic news to share with you.  This Saturday, July 23, Renaissance Pointe YMCA is having their second annual block party and it’s guaranteed to be a fun and exciting afternoon […]

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Bloom Project to host ‘Kings Feat’ for young men, ages 12 through 18

Bloom Project to host ‘Kings Feat’ for young men, ages 12 through 18

| July 20, 2016

National motivational speaker, author Robert Jackson keynote speaker FORT WAYNE—Bloom Project Inc. in partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is scheduled to present national motivational speaker, mentor and author of “No More Excuses: Black Men Stand Up,” Robert Jackson to Kings Feast 2k16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 23, at IPFW’s Classic […]

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Bishop Willie Bolden: Celebrating 40 years of ministry nationally, internationally

Bishop Willie Bolden: Celebrating 40 years of ministry nationally, internationally

| July 19, 2016

By Bishop Willie Bolden Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—It doesn’t seem possible that 40 years have passed since God brought a few of us together to start then, Calvary Chapel. Forty years ago, I received a call from a lady from Cleveland, she asked could she come to the Grand Opening of Calvary Chapel, […]

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Dr. Malinda Wade to hold local book signing July 12

Dr. Malinda Wade to hold local book signing July 12

| June 30, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Acclaimed author Dr. Malinda F. Wade has announced the release of her latest work: “Naomi’s Pearls,” billed as “wisdom for the new millennium.” Wade, the author of other books including “New Stuff, Old Times” (1982) a poetry collection and two other custom works for McGraw Hill—“A synopsis of American Government,” (1999)  and  “Women of […]

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Dad bike ride set for June 26

Dad bike ride set for June 26

| June 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fathers and family will be front and center when Omotayo Rite of Passage presents Dad, Let’s Ride, Let’s Walk Fifth Annual Scholarship Fundraiser, beginning at 3 p.m., June 26. The bike ride, which honors fathers but includes spouses and children, is set to begin at the McMillen Park, traveling in the bike lanes down […]

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