Tag: youth

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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Local Barbers give back through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Local Barbers give back through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| October 2, 2013

FORT WAYNE—Club members get excited when Tristan, CJ, Sasha, and Josh come to the Club because the four barbers give them free haircuts! The talented group gives classic cuts or embellishes the do with cool designs and patterns. These barbers from Loyal Kutz in Fort Wayne recently came out to the Clubs’ Fairfield location and […]

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One-on-one with youth for survival

| September 19, 2013

HOUSE CALLS by Dr. Deas—Young African Americans are at risk. They are not only dying physically but also mentally. They apparently feel that there is no hope for their future. We have to address this dismal state immediately if we are going to survive as a people.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne offers 21st Century Community Learning Center

| September 13, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Boys & Girls of Fort Wayne now provides a 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) within its largest club facility located at 2609 Fairfield Ave. This learning center is currently the only 21st Century Community Learning Center in Fort Wayne. The 21st Century Community Learning Centers program is a federally-funded program that provides […]

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City youth centers participate in Safe Haven Basketball Classic

| September 10, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department’s Annual Safe Haven Tourney will be held between several area youth centers including Lakeside Middle School, Weisser Park Elementary and Greater Progressive Family Life Center, beginning at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 11 and all day Saturday, Oct. 12. The registration deadline for the Safe Haven Basketball Tournament […]

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High School Football: South Side at Snider

High School Football: South Side at Snider

| August 30, 2013

The story of the Aug. 30 football game at Snyder High School, as told via social media.

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Boys & Girls Clubs opens new site in Southeast Fort Wayne

Boys & Girls Clubs opens new site in Southeast Fort Wayne

| August 29, 2013

The new site, located within Fellowship Missionary Church at 2536 East Tillman Road, officially opened for members, on Aug. 19.

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Jr. Frost wraps up first conference

Jr. Frost wraps up first conference

| August 26, 2013

Frost Illustrated, along with Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and the Jennings Center, conducted the first Jr. Frost Conference, Aug 5-16.

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High School Football: East Noble vs. Northrop

High School Football: East Noble vs. Northrop

| August 26, 2013

The story of the Aug. 23 football game between the East Noble Knights and the Northrop Bruins, as told by social media.

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