Tag: wil smith

The 2016 Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza was a gallant affair

The 2016 Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza was a gallant affair

| November 17, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin In this fast paced, busy world, so few of us stop to smell the roses, and even the coffee for that matter. However, Saturday, November 12th, the Fort Wayne Urban League held its annual fundraising Gala at the Fort Wayne Convention and Conference Center, and what an affair it was! Approximately […]

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Spotlight on Dee McKinley for being Honored as one of Fort Wayne’s Urban League Lions

Spotlight on Dee McKinley for being Honored as one of Fort Wayne’s Urban League Lions

| November 14, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? For those of you, who weren’t able to attend this year’s Fort Wayne Urban League Gala Extravaganza to honor their Lions Chuck Surack, Wil Smith, Judge Wendy Davis and Dee McKinley, it was fantastic as usual and everyone enjoyed themselves.  I especially enjoyed it because I had the opportunity […]

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Spotlight on Fort Wayne Urban League Gala 2016

Spotlight on Fort Wayne Urban League Gala 2016

| November 3, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to say, it’s that time of year again for us to get together and celebrate life, love, fun and excitement at the Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12.  This gala will honor four well deserving people for their contribution to mankind in our […]

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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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Wil, Lil Smiths celebrate golden anniversary

Wil, Lil Smiths celebrate golden anniversary

| June 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Wil and Lil Smith celebrated 50 years of marriage of great love and blessings with a family dinner including close friends. They were married June 18, 1966 at the South Parkway East Church of Christ, Memphis, Tennessee. The couple are blessed with four children: Michael Smith, Cynthia (Rodney) Porter, Cassandra (Ron) Hardy and Christina […]

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