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Grandson honors grandfather’s memory: From Lil Charlie Walker to Big Charlie Walker with love

Grandson honors grandfather’s memory: From Lil Charlie Walker to Big Charlie Walker with love

| March 23, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated As a viral image on the Internet of a sad grandfather who prepared a meal for six of his grandchildren only to have one show, it’s nice to know that some folks still have respect and reverence for their elders. Just ask Charles “Lil Charlie” Walker who long has taken his […]

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Obituaries: March 23-29, 2016

Obituaries: March 23-29, 2016

| March 23, 2016

Ollie Mae Jackson, 65, of Fort Wayne, died on Monday, Feb. 29, 2016.

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Dr. C.T. Vivian slated to mark Dr. King’s ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech in Fort Wayne

Dr. C.T. Vivian slated to mark Dr. King’s ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech in Fort Wayne

| March 22, 2016

FORT WAYNE—On April 3, 1968 the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. declared from the pulpit of Mason Temple Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tenn.: “Like anybody, I would like to live a long life; longevity has its place. But, I’m not concerned about that now. I just want to do God’s will. […]

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Second Black Church/HIV gathering highlights HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Second Black Church/HIV gathering highlights HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| March 22, 2016

Courtesy of Linda Brooks NAACP No. 3049 FORT WAYNE—NAACP Fort Wayne & Allen County Branch No. 3049 collaborated with Step Up To Fitness Inc., to bring continued awareness, prevention and education on National Women & Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, March 10 hosted The Black Church & HIV: The Social Justice Imperative, Women & Girls HIV/Exposition/Forum […]

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Fort Wayne Deltas accepting scholarship applications

Fort Wayne Deltas accepting scholarship applications

| March 22, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. currently is accepting scholarship applications for the annual Floretta A. Clancy Memorial Scholarship for College. The monetary awards are available to local students of African American heritage—male or female–who are pursuing or continuing their education beyond high school. An application form with the […]

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Obituaries: March 16-22, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: March 16-22, 2016 Edition

| March 16, 2016

Cletious Mae Ricketts, 77, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Washington DC, Cletious had been a resident of Fort Wayne for 59 years. She was a cook for Fort Wayne Schools. She was a community volunteer and enjoyed working with children. Surviving are her children, Veda Lynn […]

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‘Dr. Seuss on the Loose’ at Homestead High School, Waynedale Elementary School

‘Dr. Seuss on the Loose’ at Homestead High School, Waynedale Elementary School

| March 15, 2016

FORT WAYNE—In celebration of Theodore Geisel’s (Dr. Seuss) March birthday, the Fort Wayne Youththeater’s Storybook cast is scheduled to perform “Dr. Seuss on the Loose” at two Project READS sites. At 4 p.m., March 22, Homestead High School’s Media Center is scheduled to be the location for the production. At 3:15 p.m., March 23, the […]

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Pin Seekers put on Winter Academy

Pin Seekers put on Winter Academy

| March 14, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated The Pin Seekers G.O.L.F.  (PSGs) Club held a Winter academy in collaboration with the local Big Brothers Big Sisters organization. The Academy mentored and provided basic instructions on the sport of golf to a dozen youth during the program for an hour and a half, every Saturday from Feb. 6 through […]

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Obituaries March 9-15, 2016 Edition

Obituaries March 9-15, 2016 Edition

| March 9, 2016

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AARP monthly meeting to feature identity theft presentation

AARP monthly meeting to feature identity theft presentation

| March 7, 2016

FORT WAYNE—The Allen County Chapter 187 of AARP is scheduled to hold its monthly free educational presentation at 2 p.m., April 7 at the Community Foundation, 555 East Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, at the corner of Wayne and Monroe streets. Bruce Mueller from the Office of the State Attorney General’s Office is scheduled to offer […]

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