Tag: youth

Michelle and Jada Baymon: Not afraid to take on a challenge

Michelle and Jada Baymon: Not afraid to take on a challenge

| November 12, 2013

Eric Hackley interviews Michelle Baymon and daughter Jada Baymon, who plays football for Shawnee Middle School.

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African book club presents awards for ‘kid lit’

African book club presents awards for ‘kid lit’

| November 9, 2013

(GIN)—The National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C., was the venue for the Children’s Africana Awards and Book Festival Nov. 9. The annual event was sponsored by Africa Access, a nonprofit organization founded in 1989. Africa Access, according to their website, “was founded to help schools, public libraries, and parents improve the quality of […]

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He had the better seat

He had the better seat

| November 6, 2013

As I turned to go to first class, I said to myself, “I bet he wanted to sit next to his father.” As I got myself situated, in my first class seat, I begin to struggle emotionally and I didn’t know why. I should have been happy, but I wasn’t.

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Parkview President Sue Ehinger to speak at Boys & Girls Clubs Smart Girls Brilliant Women Luncheon

Parkview President Sue Ehinger to speak at Boys & Girls Clubs Smart Girls Brilliant Women Luncheon

| November 4, 2013

The annual Smart Girls Brilliant Women luncheon is set for November 7 at the Boys & Girls Club, 2609 Fairfield Ave., from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sue Ehinger PhD, President of Parkview Hospital and affiliates, will be honored as the 2013 Brilliant Woman Keynote speaker.

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African-American Healthcare Alliance lifts others as they climb

African-American Healthcare Alliance lifts others as they climb

| November 2, 2013

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Special to Frost Illustrated Dr. Michelle Collins-Austin, M.D., President of the African-American Healthcare Alliance took to the stage at the Grand Wayne Saturday, the October 19th to introduce the evening’s MC’s: Dr. Alisha Harris, M.D. and Dr. Bryan Meriwether, Pharm D, who welcomed everyone to the African-American Healthcare Alliance’s 17th Annual Scholarship Ball.  […]

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You’re invited to the Fort Wayne Parent Academy

| November 1, 2013

Parents of students in K-12 are invited to a no cost, three-session series of workshops designed to equip them with the information needed to be a strong partner in their child’s education and to establish a successful academic career.

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Photo: How low can she go?

Photo: How low can she go?

| October 31, 2013

By Linaya Pollard, Jr. Frost Reporter—Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy held their first skating party for this school year. Roller Dome South held Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy’s first Fundraiser Skate Party. Approximately 32 parents, staff and students came to the skate party.

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Book review: Serafina’s Promise

Book review: Serafina’s Promise

| October 25, 2013

By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez  You’ve got a dream. Every kid does, but yours is special.  You want to be a football player someday, or a star onstage. Maybe your dream is to visit Europe, drive a hot car, be an astronaut, buy your own house, ride a horse, write a book, or help […]

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Euell Wilson Center celebrates 20 years of providing services to youth, families

Euell Wilson Center celebrates 20 years of providing services to youth, families

| October 22, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Euell Wilson Center was born 20 years ago out of tragic circumstances. Euell Wilson was an outstanding student/athlete, first at Bishop Dwenger High School, then at a Chicago junior college. He passed away from natural causes at the age of 19. From 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 25, the Euell Wilson Center […]

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Business, spiritual, public sector leaders band together to offer jobs to young men

Business, spiritual, public sector leaders band together to offer jobs to young men

| October 16, 2013

FORT WAYNE—Last week, a group of area business, spiritual and public sector leaders announced a new initiative aimed at helping at-risk male adults secure and maintain long-term employment.

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