Events

Go Red for Women Heart Health Awareness Luncheon scheduled for May 10

| April 15, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., an organization of professional nurses and the American Heart Association will once again partner to host a fashion show and luncheon bringing awareness to women’s heart health. The theme for this year’s luncheon is Styles from the Heart: Iconic Women. The luncheon is scheduled to […]

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Community invited to join USF in Stand Against Racism

| April 14, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne is invited to join the University of Saint Francis students and community at 10 a.m., April 25 in the university’s Hutzell Athletic Center gymnasium for Stand Against Racism, a USF student-led partnership with the YWCA Northeast Indiana in a nationwide effort to discourage racism and discrimination in society. […]

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Photos & more: The Velvet Rope

Photos & more: The Velvet Rope

| April 10, 2014

Story and Photos by Jeanie Summerville (except as otherwise noted–thanks to Young Lions Media Group for additional photos) Whatz up babies? As promised, here are more photos and information from the Velvet Rope Beauty & Barber Battle and Community Exposition event (Click here to read my spotlight which appears in the April 9 edition of […]

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Spotlight on the Velvet Rope Beauty & Barber Battle and Community Exposition

Spotlight on the Velvet Rope Beauty & Barber Battle and Community Exposition

| April 9, 2014

Story & Photos By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up babies? On Sunday night March 23, I was greatly anticipating 7 p.m. because at Link’s Wonderland, this wonderful event was going to take place and I’ve never attended such an event as this before. So, I’m excited to see what I was going to see and hear […]

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‘Brown v. Board of Ed’ plaintiff to come as Distinguished Lecturer

‘Brown v. Board of Ed’ plaintiff to come as Distinguished Lecturer

| April 3, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Cheryl Brown Henderson is scheduled to be Indiana Tech Law School’s inaugural distinguished lecturer on Tuesday, 5:30 p.m., April 8 at the Grand Wayne Center. Henderson was one of the plaintiffs in the historic Supreme Court decision of Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. Henderson is one of three daughters of […]

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Spotlight on Loving Thy Neighbor

Spotlight on Loving Thy Neighbor

| April 3, 2014

UP CLOSE WITH JEANIE Whatz up babies? As always, I hope, all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking time out to bring yourselves and others some joy, happiness, beauty and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another […]

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‘Our ancestors recognized that education was the first step on the road to freedom’

‘Our ancestors recognized that education was the first step on the road to freedom’

| March 27, 2014

Interview with Chief Condra Ridley By Eric. D. Hackley The following is the transcription of an interview Chief Condra Ridley who introduced and spoke on One on One Education Services, founded by Ms. Jimella Harris during a Black History Month taping of Hackonomics: “Thank you Eric.  I appreciate your always being right on time in […]

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Cinderella Dress Day set for April 12

| March 27, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Medical Society Alliance is scheduled to host Cinderella Dress Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 12 at the IPFW International Ballroom in the Walb Student Union building, located at 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Cinderella Dress Day is held each spring as a community service event for young women in […]

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MLK Club bus trip to honor civil rights movement, George Smith

MLK Club bus trip to honor civil rights movement, George Smith

| March 21, 2014

FORT WAYNE—In memory of George Smith the Martin Luther King Jr. Club is sponsoring a guided motorcoach Civil Rights Tour June 18 through June 22. The tour is scheduled to visit several historical sites in the South made famous during the 1960s. The itinerary includes stops in Birmingham, Ala., and in Meridian, Miss., and Philadelphia, […]

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Sons of Allen set to host bake sale at Turner Chapel

Sons of Allen set to host bake sale at Turner Chapel

| March 20, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Sons of Allen Men’s Group of Turner Chapel AME Church, 836 E Jefferson Blvd, presents the March Madness Bake Sale & Auction. The review starts at 11 a.m. and the auction starts at noon. Featuring: Pound Cakes • Sweet Potato Pies • Yellow Cakes • Apple Pies • Red Velvet Cakes • Peach Cobbler […]

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