Tag: Baha’i

Bahá’ís of Fort Wayne to plant trees in preparation of bicentennial celebration

Bahá’ís of Fort Wayne to plant trees in preparation of bicentennial celebration

| October 11, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The local Bahá’í community of Fort Wayne are preparing to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh, the founder of the Bahá’í Faith, on Oct. 22. This will be a global, grassroots celebration with communities creating events large and small; many reflecting the diversity of nearly six million followers around the world. […]

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Renowned poet, writer, genealogist Gladys Ophelia Mitchell Wilson crosses over

Renowned poet, writer, genealogist Gladys Ophelia Mitchell Wilson crosses over

| July 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City is lost one of its most colorful voices with the passing of Gladys Ophelia Mitchell Wilson, July 13, at age 85. Wilson was born May 25, 1931 to Scott and Alberta (Fletcher) Mitchell in West Bend, Kentucky. Raised in the A.M.E. tradition, her earliest years were shaped by joining the Pine […]

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F.U.N. sponsors Race Unity Day program June 13

| June 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m, June 13, F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) is scheduled to host Cross Cultural Families, Past, Present, and Future—A Race Unity Day Celebration in collaboration with The Bahá’í Community of Fort Wayne and It Is Well With My Soul of the Department of Educational Studies, Teachers College, Ball State University […]

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YWCA Northeast Indiana names Smiley winner of the 2014 Peggy Hobbs Award

YWCA Northeast Indiana names Smiley winner of the 2014 Peggy Hobbs Award

| June 5, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—One of the area’s most venerable service agencies recently honored a member of the community for outstanding services to others. On May 19, at the agency’s Annual Meeting, YWCA Northeast Indiana named Marsha Smiley as the winner of the 2014 Peggy Hobbs Award for outstanding volunteerism. Smiley is a literacy […]

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