Events

Free Atlanta-area chess, leadership training event for adults, children to promote peace, racial unity in community

Free Atlanta-area chess, leadership training event for adults, children to promote peace, racial unity in community

| May 13, 2015

ATLANTA—Orrin Hudson, founder of the Atlanta-based Be Someone non-profit organization, will bring his life-sized chess board and special chess instructional skills to the Fairfield Inn & Suites 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., May 30. The event is free and open to the public, and his purpose is to teach young people how to be better […]

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Verizon, INDYCAR, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Launch Indiana HopeLine Drive

Verizon, INDYCAR, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Launch Indiana HopeLine Drive

| May 12, 2015

Racing fans invited to donate devices in May; $50,000 HopeLine grant going to immediate aid INDIANAPOLIS—Verizon, INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway recently announced joint participation in a HopeLine drive throughout May to raise critical funds and awareness of domestic violence prevention.  The drive invites racing fans to bring their no-longer-used wireless phones and accessories from […]

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2015 Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquet Awards nominations sought

2015 Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquet Awards nominations sought

| May 12, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch of the NAACP is scheduled to hold its annual Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquet in September. In addition to serving as the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year, the Freedom Fund Banquet also provides an opportunity for the NAACP to honor various community activists for their service to […]

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A wise woman deserves a reward: NAACP honors local trailblazers

A wise woman deserves a reward: NAACP honors local trailblazers

| May 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On May 2, the NAACP Religious Affairs committee held its Women of Wisdom Pre-Mothers Day Luncheon with a diverse cross section of religious leaders representing many different Churches and members.

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Come As You Are to host Mothers Day program with Dawn Rosemond, Esq.

Come As You Are to host Mothers Day program with Dawn Rosemond, Esq.

| May 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Dawn Westfield Rosemond, Esq is the scheduled Mothers Day Speaker at the weekend worship service at Come As You Are Community Church,7910 S. Anthony Blvd., at 10 a.m., Sunday May 10. The theme for the service is “Real Moms In A Real World—Not Forgotten By God!” Rosemond is a partner in the law firm […]

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Fort Wayne Urban League Guild Scholarship Ball a success

Fort Wayne Urban League Guild Scholarship Ball a success

| April 30, 2015

By Sheila Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne Urban League Guild hosted our Annual Masquerade Ball scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, April 25 at Link’s Wonderland. The net proceeds raised from this event directly support scholarships to high school seniors in the Fort Wayne, Allen County area. The Guilders was honored to have Angel Suttle […]

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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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