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Chuck, Lisa Surack, Sweetwater give funds to renovate Embassy Theatre dressing rooms

Chuck, Lisa Surack, Sweetwater give funds to renovate Embassy Theatre dressing rooms

| February 22, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Embassy Theatre received a gift from Chuck and Lisa Surack and Sweetwater to renovate the historic theater’s backstage dressing rooms. The gift was announced at the opening of Down the Line, an Embassy concert on Feb. 11. The renovation project will commence later in 2017. “The Embassy welcomes world-class artists year-round. This generous […]

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The 2016 Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza was a gallant affair

The 2016 Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza was a gallant affair

| November 17, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin In this fast paced, busy world, so few of us stop to smell the roses, and even the coffee for that matter. However, Saturday, November 12th, the Fort Wayne Urban League held its annual fundraising Gala at the Fort Wayne Convention and Conference Center, and what an affair it was! Approximately […]

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Spotlight on Dee McKinley for being Honored as one of Fort Wayne’s Urban League Lions

Spotlight on Dee McKinley for being Honored as one of Fort Wayne’s Urban League Lions

| November 14, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? For those of you, who weren’t able to attend this year’s Fort Wayne Urban League Gala Extravaganza to honor their Lions Chuck Surack, Wil Smith, Judge Wendy Davis and Dee McKinley, it was fantastic as usual and everyone enjoyed themselves.  I especially enjoyed it because I had the opportunity […]

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Explosions to the sky: Voices of Unity Youth choir to sing at Vatican

Explosions to the sky: Voices of Unity Youth choir to sing at Vatican

| December 15, 2015

By William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated from El Mexicano newspaper “I think every little girl wants to learn how to sing,” explained 22-year-old Rebecca Soto, one of the “special, unique and incredible” young persons of the World Champion Voices of Unity Youth Choir. Soto wanted to sing like “those girls on the radio” […]

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Fort Wayne Black Chamber to host summit

| September 9, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host an Entrepreneurial and Innovation Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sept 13 at the Ivy Tech/Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing. Organizers say the Summit is designed to provide attendees with a wide variety of practical information and opportunities to interact with […]

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Being a leader: Going beyond what is required

Being a leader: Going beyond what is required

| May 26, 2014

Editor’s note: On May 21, 14-year-old Lauryn E’Leesia Jones was award the 2014 Youth Humanitarian Award by the American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana. Prior to her selection, Ms. Jones was asked to submit an essay on leadership to the Red Cross. Frost Illustrated recently was granted the privilege of publishing that insightful essay on […]

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14-year-old Lauryn Jones earns Red Cross humanitarian award along with Chuck Surack of Sweetwater

14-year-old Lauryn Jones earns Red Cross humanitarian award along with Chuck Surack of Sweetwater

| May 26, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Scores of caring people gathered to  honor two of the city’s most giving people. On May 21, the American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana named Sweetwater Sound founder and President Chuck Surack as Humanitarian of the Year during a ceremony at the University of St. Francis Performing Arts Center in downtown Fort Wayne. During […]

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