Tag: fort wayne

We’re still talking about the N-word…

We’re still talking about the N-word…

| February 25, 2015

Despite what some might think, the U.S. still has a long way to go when it comes to having an open, honest dialogue about race. Case in point, we received a number of calls over the weekend about a story that appeared on News Channel 15 outlining how local auto racing promoter Dave Muzzillo allegedly […]

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Makeover Conference huge success

Makeover Conference huge success

| February 24, 2015

Post by Frost Illustrated. By Denise Jordan There was a buzz in the air right from the beginning. Each woman that walked in the door was greeted and welcomed to the Empower Her Zone. Words of encouragement and affirmation were spoken as women met up with long-time friends, made new acquaintances, and enjoyed the healthy […]

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AARP monthly meeting scheduled for March

| February 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Allen County Chapter 187 of AARP is scheduled to hold its monthly free educational presentation at 2 p.m., March 5 at the Community Foundation, 555 East Wayne St., Fort Wayne (corner of Wayne and Monroe). Mary Haupert, president of Neighborhood Health Clinics Inc. in Fort Wayne, is scheduled to present on some of […]

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Marshall White receives 2015  Margaret Ann Keegan Award

Marshall White receives 2015  Margaret Ann Keegan Award

| February 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Margaret Ann Keegan Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to furthering arts education in northeast Indiana. Marshall White, is CEO and founder of Unity Performing Arts Foundation and director/life Coach for the Voices of Unity Youth Choir.  Mr. White has been shaping and molding young lives for more than […]

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Spotlight on Teacher of the Year Lisa Maydwell

Spotlight on Teacher of the Year Lisa Maydwell

| February 19, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Part two of last week’s spotlight will be brought to you at a later date because it’s not everyday that I receive an exciting email, from a mother, whose daughter just received the Teacher of the Year Award. This young woman received that honor last week in Indianapolis and […]

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Crime and Safety Report: February 18-24 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: February 18-24 Edition

| February 18, 2015

Identity of theft suspect sought FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is in need of assistance in identifying the suspect captured in the attached surveillance photograph who has been stealing from Lowe’s and possibly other retailers in Fort Wayne. According to a police reports, officers were called to the Lowe’s stores at Illinois Road and […]

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Obituaries: February 18-24 Edition

Obituaries: February 18-24 Edition

| February 18, 2015

Eddie Dowdell died peacefully at the age of 75 on Monday, Febr. 2, 2015 at home. He was born on Aug. 26, 1939 in Marion, Ala., and was the son of Henry and Sina Dowdell. He moved to Fort Wayne in 1944. Eddie was a 1958 graduate of Central High School, an Army Veteran serving 1960-62 […]

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Heartland’s Jazz Q and ArtWorks combine for a one of a kind evening

| February 17, 2015

It’s so hot it’s cool… Fort Wayne—Cool and colorful art blends with hot and spicy jazz on Friday, February 20 at 7:00 pm. “Jazz at the Galleria” promises to be an outstanding evening with Heartland’s Jazz Q and Combo in a cabaret-style concert surrounded by the luscious visuals of ArtWorks the Galleria of Fine Art, […]

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Crime and Safety Report: February 11-17

Crime and Safety Report: February 11-17

| February 11, 2015

Simultaneous drug raids net multiple arrests| FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 3 members of the emergency Services Team along with the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives served search warrants of 814 Lake Avenue #3 and 3025 Plaza Drive in reference to an ongoing investigation into […]

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Unity Barber Shop blesses Mayor Henry with service award

Unity Barber Shop blesses Mayor Henry with service award

| February 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 5, a group of devoted and service-minded citizens gathered at Unity Barber Shop, 921 E. Pontiac St., to honor another community servant. The staff of Unity, led by Brother Foundation One, present Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry with a plaque thanking him for his good service to  the community. In addition to […]

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