Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

The latest positive news written by residents and organizations in our community.

Honeywell Foundation Receives Grant Award

The Honeywell Foundation has been awarded a $5,000 grant award by the PNC Charitable Trust Grant Review Committee. The funding derives from the Dr. Louis and Anne B. Schneider Trust, managed by PNC. The grant award will benefit the Honeywell Foundation’s Educational Outreach Program, a curriculum-based, multifaceted arts education program that provides free arts education […]

New Certified Insurance Counselor Designee In Fort Wayne

The designation of Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) has been conferred on Jill Myers, co-owner of Myers & Hayden Insurance in Fort Wayne, Indiana following her successful completion of a rigorous insurance education program sponsored by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. This accomplishment is affirmed by the President of the Society of CIC, Dr. William […]

Leaf Update

Heavy leaves in central neighborhoods will keep some Street Department crews in central neighborhoods, but the majority of the crews will start the second pass through southern neighborhoods. Residents are encouraged to monitor the leaf collection process by visiting the website The site offers weekday updates each afternoon showing the neighborhoods where crews will […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters – 2018 Diane Humphrey Award Recipient

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana awarded the 2018 Diane Humphrey Award to Kathy Callen during the 11th Annual Women’s Champagne Brunch at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Established in 2012 and named in honor of its inaugural recipient, this special accolade recognizes women who demonstrate passionate volunteerism, strong community leadership, and a […]

Retirement Open House For Museum Curator Jon Bill

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum humbly announces the retirement of long-time museum employee and recent Curator, Jon Bill. He was hired at the museum in 2001 following his retirement from a 34-year teaching term at North Side High School. Since joining the museum staff as the Director of Education and Archives, and then promoted […]

Kelley Automotive Group Partners With Backpacks Of Hope

Kelley Automotive Group will again partner with Backpacks of Hope to help provide extra comfort to homeless people in the area during the winter season. Kelley employees and the public are encouraged to donate essential items to fill at 1,000 backpacks that will be distributed to the needy. Items needed are gloves, rain ponchos, backpacks, […]

Community Harvest Food Bank Receives $5,000 Grant From The Joy In Childhood Foundation In Celebration Of Giving Tuesday

Community Harvest Food Banktoday announced that it has received a $5,000 grant from the Joy in Childhood Foundation, which is powered by Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins, and brings the simple joys of childhood to kids battling hunger or illness. Funding from the grant will support Community Harvest Food Bank’sKids BackPack and TeenPak programs which provide weekend […]

Riverfront Fort Wayne Phases II And III Now Underway

Riverfront Fort Wayne Phases II and III are now underway with a focus on planning and design for downtown riverfront development beyond Phase I, which is the design and construction of Promenade Park. Professionals from DAVID RUBIN Land Collective, the landscape architecture and urban design firm contracted to lead Phases II and III of Riverfront […]

The 2018 Charles D Smith Award Recipient – K21 Health Foundation

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana awarded the Charles D. Smith Award to the K21 Health Foundation during the 5th Annual BIG Celebration on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at the Winona Heritage Room. Established in 2015 and named in honor of its inaugural recipient, this special accolade recognizes an individual or individuals who demonstrate […]

Allen County SPCA Has Record-Setting #GivingTuesday

The Allen County SPCA set a new #GivingTuesday record with a total of $55,927 donated in 24 hours! The shelter started the day with an anonymous matching gift promising to double donor dollars up to $15,000, but thanks to the generosity of Heritage Food Service, an additional $5,500 in matching funds were also provided to […]