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Educator, youth advocate, spiritual leader Juanita Tolbert passes on

Educator, youth advocate, spiritual leader Juanita Tolbert passes on

| October 20, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The city lost an iconic community champion recently with the passing of Juanita Tolbert on Oct. 14. Tolbert, the the matriarch of the famed Tolbert musical, was a renowned education leader in the Summit City and tireless advocate for youth in the community, engaged in a wide variety of community projects, including Friends of […]

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Friends of Bethany Inc. to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

Friends of Bethany Inc. to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

| May 4, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany Inc.’s  Executive Director Juanita Tolbert extends an invitation to the Annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., May 13 at the Grace United Missionary Baptist Church, 2101 Phenie St., Fort Wayne, where Guy Willis is pastor. The Luncheon and Fashion Show titled, “Being God’s Women from Head to Toe,” […]

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Friends of Bethany offers students grand send-off, scholarships, prayer

Friends of Bethany offers students grand send-off, scholarships, prayer

| August 24, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of Friends of Bethany FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany recently gave a special send-off to two participants and junior volunteers. Angel Johnson, daughter of Phillip and Flora Johnson, will enter her second year at Howard University in Washington, D.C.  Angel is in an accelerated program as she pursues a Biology Bachelor […]

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Spotlight on the wonderful volunteers at Friends of Bethany

Spotlight on the wonderful volunteers at Friends of Bethany

| November 18, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? On our journey of love, as we get to know one another better, a lot of businesses depend upon volunteers to help them thrive because without those volunteers, a lot of wonderful things that happen wouldn’t happen.  However, in this thing called life, sometimes they are far and few […]

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Friends of Bethany to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

Friends of Bethany to host Mother-Daughter Luncheon

| April 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany Inc. is scheduled to host its Annual Mother-Daughter Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.,  May 9 at Trier Ridge Church, 7501 Hessen Cassel Road. The theme this year is “Inspiring Moms.”  Women of the city will be recognized and honored as the “Unsung Heroes” that touch so many lives each […]

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Tolbert to head Friends of Bethany

Tolbert to head Friends of Bethany

| March 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany recently announced that Juanita Tolbert has been chosen as the organization’s new executive director. Tolbert has been a volunteer at the organization for the past five years and has served in several capacities including mentor, home-school coordinator and youth director. Tolbert is a retired teacher/administrator and holds an Early Childhood Education […]

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