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The Women In NAACP (WIN) 5th Annual Back to School Picnic set for Aug. 1

The Women In NAACP (WIN) 5th Annual Back to School Picnic set for Aug. 1

| July 27, 2015

By Sheila Curry-Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—It is “that” time of year again. Students are heading back to school and it’s hard to determine who is more excited, the students or the Women In NAACP (WIN)! “A student that’s prepared for school, when they enter that first day with the resources they need, […]

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Spotlight on Attorney Richard W. Swanson—for being there when we needed him

Spotlight on Attorney Richard W. Swanson—for being there when we needed him

| February 4, 2015

  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Still continuing the beauty, into Black History Month, we bring to you this week’s spotlight and as he shared some of personal life experiences, as well as, some experiences with the late George Smith. Just sit back, relax and feel the love. This is what was said: “Hello, […]

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MLK Jr. Club thanks community for successful 30th Unity Day Celebration

MLK Jr. Club thanks community for successful 30th Unity Day Celebration

| January 30, 2015

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. The Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club Inc. would like to thank the community for their attendance and participation in our 30th Anniversary celebration. Each year, we build on successes that first, honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and second that promote, support and foster collaboration with the Fort Wayne community. This […]

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2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

| January 14, 2015

By  Clifford Buttram Jr. The MLK Club Annual Unity Day celebrations promote community awareness, camaraderie, and an opportunity to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each year, we host a Breakfast with the Clergy to start the celebration and to acknowledge and award our local clergy. Immediately following the breakfast, […]

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Message from the president of the MLK Jr. Club

Message from the president of the MLK Jr. Club

| January 13, 2015

By Bennie J. Edwards Happy New Year and welcome to the 30th Annual MLK Unity Day Celebration.  “Thirty years of service to the community” is our theme this year.  To honor this milestone, we are offering free admission to the Unity Day Celebration. We will start the day with the Breakfast with the Clergy.  This event […]

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Celebrating Unity Day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—his work, mission, continuing legacy

Celebrating Unity Day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—his work, mission, continuing legacy

| January 10, 2015

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated From September 2013 to March 2014, I had the opportunity to work in Montgomery, Ala. During that time period, I was able to attend Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church and I subconsciously wondered from time to time what it was like in 1954 when Dr. King […]

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MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

| January 6, 2015

By Clifford Buttram Jr. FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club Inc. conducted its 18th Annual Santa on Tour event at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on Dec. 13. The event is an annual cornerstone for the MLK Club as it strives to strengthen its commitment to community service and support and help to project the Dr. Martin Luther […]

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A prologue to 2015 MLK Unity Day Celebration

A prologue to 2015 MLK Unity Day Celebration

| December 27, 2014

‘30 Years of Service to the Community’ By Clifford Buttram Jr. Courtesy of the MLK Club Inc. FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne MLK Club Inc. is steadily preparing for its 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration. As we celebrate 30 years of supporting the Fort Wayne community, we’d like to share our organizational history, mission, and achievements during […]

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MLK Club to present Santa On Tour Dec. 13

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. is scheduled to host its 18th Annual Santa On Tour and Trolley Ride from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 13. The event is scheduled to commence at the Renaissance Points YMCA on 2323 Bowser […]

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MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club of Fort Wayne  is scheduled to celebrate its 30th Anniversary of community service by offering free admission to the 2015 Unity Day celebration. Our commitment to the community through these years has built a high level of appreciation for our guests, […]

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