Events

Visiting Nurse presents A Toast to Life, Sept. 18

Visiting Nurse presents A Toast to Life, Sept. 18

| August 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Visiting Nurse is delighted to announce its eight annual “A Toast to Life: Specialty Beer and Food Pairing Dinner” is scheduled to be held  4p.m. to 7 p.m., Sept. 18 at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. in downtown Fort Wayne. Attendees at this exclusive event will enjoy a six-course meal crafted by Club […]

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NAACP to host its 71st Annual Freedom Fund Banquet Aug. 20

NAACP to host its 71st Annual Freedom Fund Banquet Aug. 20

| August 12, 2016

FORT WAYNE—NAACP Branch 3049 of Fort Wayne and Allen County is scheduled to host its 71st Annual Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquet, Aug. 20, 2016, at Parkview Mirro Center for Research & Innovation, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive.  Doors open at 4 p.m.; dinner is at 6 p.m. The annual Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquet […]

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Verizon invites Hoosier students to submit best problem-solving app ideas

Verizon invites Hoosier students to submit best problem-solving app ideas

| August 11, 2016

Fifth Annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge opens for new submissions INDIANAPOLIS—The Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge, the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life, is now accepting new app ideas nationwide for the 2016-17 annual competition. The fifth annual challenge invites students […]

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Metro Youth Sports Jamboree for Aug. 20

Metro Youth Sports Jamboree for Aug. 20

| August 10, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Metro Youth Sports Inc. is scheduled to celebrate its 43rd Anniversary Jamboree, Aug. 20 at Paul Harding Jr. High School, 6501 Wayne Trace. Kick off time is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Please contact Jim Winters for more information at (260) 414-7055.

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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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