Tag: joe jordan

Boys & Girls Club Launches Blue Bucket Brigade

Boys & Girls Club Launches Blue Bucket Brigade

| April 18, 2017

Submitted by Jeanie Summerville Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club A new initiative, which Sgt. Mitch McKinney of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) calls a “movement,” was launched on Monday, March 20 with a morning press conference in the office of the Mayor Tom Henry. The movement, called the Blue Bucket Brigade, is […]

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Kid’s and Teen Highlight Corner Boys & Girls Clubs providing pathways to careers in STEAM

Kid’s and Teen Highlight Corner Boys & Girls Clubs providing pathways to careers in STEAM

| February 22, 2017

Addition of ‘Arts’ extends traditional STEM focus Submitted by Jeanie Summerville Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club of Fort Wayne Currently in the United States, there is a movement by institutions, corporations and individuals to add Art and creativity to the current Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) focus. The Boys & Girls Clubs […]

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Spotlight on Fort Wayne United

Spotlight on Fort Wayne United

| February 15, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind. On that note, it pleases me to bring to you this weeks […]

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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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