Tag: joe jordan

Spotlight on Mr. Wil Smith for being a fantastic asset to the community

Spotlight on Mr. Wil Smith for being a fantastic asset to the community

| July 13, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because when Joe Jordan, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne shared with me that Mr. Smith has been an incredible role model and mentor to so many professionals for so many years and that he demonstrates […]

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Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Young men find their ‘Passport to Manhood’ at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Young men find their ‘Passport to Manhood’ at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| May 24, 2016

Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club and Frost Youth Page Editor Jeanie Summerville Being a man takes time, commented one of the young Passport to Manhood participants at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne.  If you’ve been around the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, you’ve probably heard about the positive […]

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Old National Bank awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Old National Bank awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| April 21, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Old National Bank has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne for Project Learn educational programs. Project Learn educational programs provide daily homework and skills assistance during “Power Hour,” hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) experiences, small group tutoring and college and career readiness initiatives. The programs provide […]

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Business Profile: Dawn Starks of Timothy L. Johnson Academy

Business Profile: Dawn Starks of Timothy L. Johnson Academy

| April 20, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville Dawn Starks is the school leader, principal and superintendent of Timothy L. Johnson Academy that’s located at 4625 Werling Drive here in Fort Wayne and was formerly Village Woods Elementary School. 1.)  How does the partnership with the Boys and Girls Club work here? Joe Jordan is the executive director of Boys […]

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Spotlight on the Boys and Girls Club—an enlightening place to be

Spotlight on the Boys and Girls Club—an enlightening place to be

| March 23, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Have I got a treat for those of you who have school aged children and wonder what your child or children can do after school that’s productive, fun and interesting at the same time.  Well look no further because this wonderful organization is there for your children.  They’re there […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne to celebrate young men at the annual Passport to Manhood breakfast

Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne to celebrate young men at the annual Passport to Manhood breakfast

| September 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne is scheduled to celebrate its young men and their journey to manhood at the annual Passport to Manhood breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m., Sept. 23, at the Fairfield Boys & Girls Club, 2609 Fairfield Ave. Keith Busse, founder of Steel Dynamics Inc. and current chairman of […]

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Spotlight on American Legion Post 148 (part two of two)

Spotlight on American Legion Post 148 (part two of two)

| July 8, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another better, we recap from part one of this story, which focused on Anthony Payne being elected the new commander of American Legion Post 148 and how he took office on Sunday June 7, 2015.  He […]

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Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Lincoln Financial Foundation awards grant to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| June 30, 2015

Educational programsto benefit from $45,000 grant award FORT WAYNE—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne has received a $45,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to support Project Learn. The project encompasses educational programming at the Clubs that include daily homework during “Power Hour,” small group tutoring for children needing assistance with basic skills, […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne leads joint community effort to provide 400 Thanksgiving dinners to Housing Authority communities

Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne leads joint community effort to provide 400 Thanksgiving dinners to Housing Authority communities

| November 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne took the lead again this year in coordinating what has become a traditional Thanksgiving dinner that will be served to approximately 400 residents of the Brookmill Court and McCormick Place communities. Approximately 50 Boys & Girls Clubs members live in these Fort Wayne Housing Authority areas. […]

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