Health

When you hear the term ‘Reproductive Justice,’ what comes to mind?

When you hear the term ‘Reproductive Justice,’ what comes to mind?

| October 18, 2015

By Amy Johnson National Coordinator for Our Whole Lives Courtesy of United Church of Christ’s Witness for Justice My hope is that this phrase creates a beautiful vision in your mind of a world where not only are all children wanted, but one where their parents are generously cared for during a pregnancy, and where […]

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Zonta Clubs of Indiana say No to Violence Against Women

Zonta Clubs of Indiana say No to Violence Against Women

| October 16, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated INDIANAPOLIS—On Oct. 3, Zonta Clubs of Indiana (Columbus, Fort Wayne, Frankfort, Indianapolis, and Lebanon) met in Indianapolis at Monument Circle to stage a walk to give voice to the Zonta Says No to Violence Against Women campaign. Zonta Clubs in Indiana are members of Zonta International District 6. Made up of […]

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Spotlight on Ethan Birch and his sons

Spotlight on Ethan Birch and his sons

| October 14, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? This week’s spotlight is a little different because you’re going to meet the Birch family and hear of their trials, tribulations, uniqueness and how by the grace of GOD, they’re alive and here to talk about it.  So at this time all we want you to do is just […]

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If I forgot your name, forgive me

If I forgot your name, forgive me

| October 14, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Although Spring is now a long way off, I can still recall from early childhood, a tiny, beautiful little flower that would bloom in the early Spring, showing itself off with light green leaves and cluster of small, blue, pink or white flowers. This plant was affectionately named, Forget-Me-Not, and […]

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‘A Good Hair Day’ Debra Brown memorial wig drive aids those battling cancer

‘A Good Hair Day’ Debra Brown memorial wig drive aids those battling cancer

| October 12, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild and Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is scheduled to host “A Good Hair Day Wig Drive” in memory of Debra Brown. The public is invited to help restore hope to cancer patients who are battling the emotional and physical effects of chemotherapy by donating new or used wigs. […]

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Loss of Roller Dome South leaves personal, community void

Loss of Roller Dome South leaves personal, community void

| October 12, 2015

By Deryla Paige Special to Frost Illustrated For the past 15 years, once a week I’d awaken in anticipation (which carried throughout the day) approaching the hour when I began my “ritual” in preparation for Roller Dome’s “Adult Skate Night” on Bluffton Road. Thursday and Sunday nights were sacred to me. It was my “Church […]

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First Lady Karen Pence host phone drive through HopeLine from Verizon to assist victims of domestic violence

First Lady Karen Pence host phone drive through HopeLine from Verizon to assist victims of domestic violence

| October 11, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS—First Lady Karen Pence recently announced she is hosting a phone drive with HopeLine from Verizon throughout the month of October to assist victims of domestic violence in Indiana. This is the second year the First Lady has participated in the initiative. “HopeLine from Verizon is an incredible program, and I trust that these donations […]

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Colts to host HopeLine from Verizon cell phone collection

Colts to host HopeLine from Verizon cell phone collection

| October 11, 2015

Fans asked to donate no-longer-used devices at Oct. 25 game Courtesy of Verizon Wireless News Service INDIANAPOLIS—Indianapolis Colts fans headed to the Sunday, Oct. 25 home game can donate their no-longer-used wireless devices to HopeLine from Verizon. The long-running program from Verizon has helped nonprofits in the Fort Wayne area, including YWCA Northeast Indiana. This […]

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American Legion Post 148 to host first Breast Cancer Luncheon Oct. 18

American Legion Post 148 to host first Breast Cancer Luncheon Oct. 18

| October 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Take advantage of one of the city’s best-kept dining secrets and, at the same time, support a worthy and noble cause when American Legion Post 148, Lady Dy Cuisine and Yard Bone present the first in what is designed to be annual Breast Cancer Luncheon at 1:30 p.m., Oct. 18 at Post 148, 705 […]

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Read my lips and keep them healthy

Read my lips and keep them healthy

| October 7, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, two things would cause me to have a big lip, and that was a punch in my mouth from a friend who disagreed with me or a torn lip from falling causing a tooth to puncture my lower lip. When my lip would swell, I […]

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