Events

This year’s Amnesty & Deliverance Festival to focus on health, family, spirituality

This year’s Amnesty & Deliverance Festival to focus on health, family, spirituality

| August 13, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Some people say there’s a solution to every problem. At the very least, there is a way to find peace in the midst of any of life’s storms. That’s the central message behind the Fourth Annual Amnesty & Deliverance Community Festival, set for Aug. 23 in McMillen Park. According to Amnesty & Deliverance Community […]

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Legendary Mavis Staples to perform at Foellinger Aug. 23

Legendary Mavis Staples to perform at Foellinger Aug. 23

| August 13, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Legendary gospel/soul pioneer Mavis Staples is scheduled to bring her own special brand of music to the Summit City at 8 p.m., Aug. 23, at the Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd. From the delta-inflected gospel sound she helped create in the 1950s as a member of The Staples Singers, to the engaged protest of […]

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Providence MBC to host Men and Women’s Day

Providence MBC to host Men and Women’s Day

| August 7, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 231 Holton Ave., where the Rev. Mckissack Richmond III, is pastor, is scheduled to celebrate their 5th Men and Women’s Day at  11 a.m., Sunday Aug. 10. The scheduled guest speakers are Elder Dee McKinley of New Joshua and Brother John L. Ellis of Providence MBC. The public is invited. […]

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Jerusalem Baptist to hold Women’s Day celebration

Jerusalem Baptist to hold Women’s Day celebration

| August 7, 2014

FORT WAYNE-Jerusalem  Baptist Church, 1151 Francis St., is scheduled to host their 54th Women’s Day Celebration on Aug. 24 with morning and evening programs. The theme for the celebration is  “Christian Women Doing A New Thing Through Fellowship,” taken from  1 John 1:1-7. The celebration is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. Sunday morning service […]

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Back to school event promotes dads’ involvement in education

Back to school event promotes dads’ involvement in education

| August 7, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Commission on African American Males is scheduled to host its annual back to school event, which is designed to get fathers more involved in the education of their children.  The 2nd Annual Glynn Hines Back to School Fatherhood Initiative is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 9 at McMillen Park […]

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It Is Well With My Soul invites you to observe National Minority Donor Awareness Month

It Is Well With My Soul invites you to observe National Minority Donor Awareness Month

| August 1, 2014

FORT WAYNE–August is Minority Donor Awareness Month. Did you know that one organ, eye, and tissue donor has the potential to save or enhance the lives of over 50 people? Did you know that the majority of more than 118,000 people on the transplant waiting list are minorities? It is Well With My Soul F.U.N. […]

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Back-to-school dental care scheduled for Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| July 31, 2014

Familia Dental to provide the required exams FORT WAYNE—Familia Dental will be providing preventative dental care to the young members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne on Aug. 7. The exam and cleaning will fulfill the “proof of dental exam” required by Fort Wayne Community Schools. The clinic will be held for […]

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Metro set to kick off football season

Metro set to kick off football season

| July 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Metro Youth Sports is scheduled to celebrate “40 Years of Greatness,” kicking off the football season on Aug. 1. All children from seven  through 12 years of age may sign up at the sites listed below, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The program fee is $80 for each child who participates. Team                                Location                                Head Coach Bengals/Volunteers        Bunche Elementary School        Charles Jackson Cardinals                        Towles […]

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Annual Harambee Fest scheduled for Aug. 2 at Weisser Park

Annual Harambee Fest scheduled for Aug. 2 at Weisser Park

| July 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The 2014 Harambee Fest is scheduled to take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Aug. 2 in Weisser Park. Founded nearly two decades ago by the late Chief Elder Johanna Ice-Gold, the Harambee Festival is designed to bring African and African Americans together to share culture and history. The annual festival takes it’s […]

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Special Blood Drive Held In Honor Of Wyatt Schmaltz; Huntington community encouraged to give blood

| July 23, 2014

HUNTINGTON—An American Red Cross blood drive is scheduled to be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 26 at Life Church, 900 East State Street in Huntington, in honor of three-year-old Wyatt Schmaltz. Wyatt is battling stage 4 neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that starts in young nerve cells. “Wyatt is strong and he’s a […]

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