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Indiana Wesleyan University may accept ITT transfer credits IWU has more than 80 online and onsite degree programs for adults

Indiana Wesleyan University may accept ITT transfer credits IWU has more than 80 online and onsite degree programs for adults

| September 9, 2016

MARION, Ind.—Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU), which has a generous transfer policy for adult and online students, has announced that it may accept up to 62 credit hours from ITT Technical Institute students who are left searching for options after ITT announced on Tuesday that it was shutting down its academic operations. IWU—a nonprofit, regionally accredited […]

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Former sheriff’s deputy, city supervisor Eddie Singleton crosses over at 87

Former sheriff’s deputy, city supervisor Eddie Singleton crosses over at 87

| September 9, 2016

HAZLEHURST, Miss.—Eddie Lee Singleton, 87, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed on to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Hazlehurst, Miss. Singleton a member of the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church and its choir. A long-time employee of the City of Fort Wayne, who worked in various supervisory […]

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Pilgrim Baptist to host special worship service for Back to Church Sunday

Pilgrim Baptist to host special worship service for Back to Church Sunday

| September 9, 2016

FORT WAYNE—“Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, is scheduled to be held at Pilgrim Baptist Church at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 18. Everyone is welcome to attend. National Back to Church Sunday, (www.backtochurch.com) is an initiative that is “Inviting America Back to Church.” It seeks to reach the […]

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NAACP notice of September, October meeting, November election

NAACP notice of September, October meeting, November election

| September 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch recently issued the following release regarding upcoming meetings and the organization’s general election: Dear Member: Please note the following General Membership meetings of the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee on November 19, […]

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Autism Society of Indiana plans third annual ‘Autism Acceptance Walk’for Sept. 11

Autism Society of Indiana plans third annual ‘Autism Acceptance Walk’for Sept. 11

| September 8, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Autism Society of Indiana (ASI) will be hosting an Autism Acceptance one-mile walk fundraiser from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 11, at the Allen County Fairgrounds. One goal of this event is to bring local families together for fun, family-friendly activities to raise awareness about autism. Families and walk participants will have […]

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HU’s nursing program awarded funding for White Coat Ceremony

HU’s nursing program awarded funding for White Coat Ceremony

| September 7, 2016

Nursing students to help with Parkview Health flu vaccinations HUNTINGTON—The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that Huntington University is one of 50 nursing programs across the nation selected to receive funding to host a White Coat Ceremony. Developed to champion scientifically-sound, compassionate care, the APGF-AACN […]

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How to make a difference in our community

How to make a difference in our community

| September 7, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne is fortunate to have many nonprofit organizations that are doing an excellent job providing support and services in our community. But, these organizations cannot do it alone. Do you have a passion to help disadvantaged individuals, families, children, or seniors?  Do you have a skill that you want to […]

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Mayor’s Commission to hold Teen Issues Safety Conference

Mayor’s Commission to hold Teen Issues Safety Conference

| September 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Mayor’s Commission on Domestic Violence, Rape and Sexual Harassment is scheduled to host its T.I.P.S.-Conference (Teen Issues-Protection and Safety) from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sept. 24 at South Side High School, 3601 S. Calhoun St. The conference is free to any teen and/or parent to attend.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided along […]

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Clubhouse International board member Steven Manning appointe to expert behavioral health panel

Clubhouse International board member Steven Manning appointe to expert behavioral health panel

| September 7, 2016

CHICAGO—On Sept. 12 and Sept. 13, the Medical Directors Council for Behavioral Health is scheduled to convene an expert panel in Chicago to develop a monograph focused on access to psychiatric services and the growing work force shortage. The panel will investigate contributing causes and propose a wide range of solutions. The monograph will then […]

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Meet Don Landers, Ashely Sharpe of The Hat Don

Meet Don Landers, Ashely Sharpe of The Hat Don

| September 7, 2016

By DL Russell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Just over 11 weeks ago, an unfamiliar sight began showing up on the street corners of Fort Wayne’s south side. A few weeks later they could even been seen in Indianapolis. What started out as two-tables and enough fedoras and caps to fill them quickly grew into […]

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