Health

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society raising funds: The Journey of two families

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society raising funds: The Journey of two families

| May 22, 2015

Part 2 of 2 By Yvonne Coleman Bach Louisville Defender Editor Editor’s note: Last week, we presented an article giving an overview of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and the personal story of article author Yvonne Coleman Bach and her husband Stephen. This week, we present part two of the article which focuses on Willie […]

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East Central annual cleanup set for May 16

East Central annual cleanup set for May 16

| May 15, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The East Central Neighborhood Association (ECNA) in conjunction with the Great American Cleanup, the City of Fort Wayne, community businesses and neighbors is scheduled to conduct its annual clean-up on May 16, beginning at the corner of Hannah and Louis Streets.

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society raising funds: The Journey of two families

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society raising funds: The Journey of two families

| May 15, 2015

Part 1 of 2 By Yvonne Coleman Bach Louisville Defender Editor LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is in the sixth week of their annual fundraiser, The Man & Woman of the Year Campaign.  The Campaign is a spirited fundraising event in communities across the United States where participants build fundraising teams to compete for […]

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‘All Things Bikes and Safety’

‘All Things Bikes and Safety’

| May 15, 2015

By Bennie Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—“All Things Bikes and Safety” is the theme of the Ninth Annual American Legion Riders (ALR) Chapter 148 Motorcycle Rally scheduled for 12 noon to 6 p.m., June 6 at American Legion Post 148, 705 E. Lewis St. The ALR Motorcycle Rally has been revamped and will be […]

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American Legion Riders upcoming ‘All Things Bike & Safety’ Rally

American Legion Riders upcoming ‘All Things Bike & Safety’ Rally

| May 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—American Legion Riders Chapter 148 is scheduled to host their “All Things Bike & Safety” rally from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., June 6 at American Legion Post 148, 705 East Lewis St. Entertainment and events include motorcycle stimulation, demo bikes, a fashion show, custom bike options, advance motorcycle safety videos, raffle drawing, vendor’s row, stunt […]

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New ‘Click It or Ticket’ sweep begins in area

New ‘Click It or Ticket’ sweep begins in area

| May 14, 2015

Child, passenger restraints focus By Lt. Tony Maze FORT WAYNE—Beginning May 15, officers of the Allen County Traffic Safety Partnership (which is made up of the Fort Wayne, Allen County and New Haven police departments) will be patrolling their respective jurisdictions looking for drivers and passengers who are in violation of the State’s Passenger and […]

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FWPD to host  first ‘Light it up BLUE’ 5K Walk/Run to benefit NEIN Autism Connection

FWPD to host  first ‘Light it up BLUE’ 5K Walk/Run to benefit NEIN Autism Connection

| May 14, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On May 16, the Fort Wayne Police Department, along with other area organizations, is scheduled to host a walk/run to benefit the Northeast Indiana Autism Connection. Guests will run/walk with the FWPD Recruit Class and other community partners. The event is intended to raise awareness about the disorder among individuals in multicultural communities, as […]

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Children’s Mental Health Initiative serves all 92 Indiana counties

Children’s Mental Health Initiative serves all 92 Indiana counties

| May 12, 2015

May is Mental Health Awareness Month INDIANAPOLIS—May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) and the Family and Social Services Administration’s  (FSSA) Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) have combined efforts to connect children with appropriate mental health services without court intervention. The Children’s Mental Health Initiative […]

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Stroke death rate down, but work remains

Stroke death rate down, but work remains

| May 12, 2015

By Joseph Broderick, M.D. At the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new building, everyone looks up and marvels at the shiny structure. The reality is, this overnight sensation was years in the making. It took time to draw up the plans, raise the money and then to actually build it, from the framework to screwing in every […]

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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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