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Tickets Going Fast For Allen County SPCA’s Pawject Runway

Tickets are going fast for the Allen County SPCA’s 4th Annual Pawject Runway, an exciting red carpet event to be held at the Ramada Plaza Fort Wayne Hotel and Conference Center on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 6 PM. This event will sell out! Pawject Runway features the creative talents of groomers from all over […]

Community Foundation Commits $2 Million To Local Nonprofits In 2018

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is kicking off the new year with a new President and CEO and a $2 million commitment to the nonprofit community in Allen County in 2018. The announcement comes on the heels of President and CEO Brad Little’s first month on the job. “The Community Foundation’s commitment to […]

Park Board President Named

Attorney Richard Samek was re-elected President of the Board of Park Commissioners on Thursday. “We value Rick’s dedicated and effective service on the board,” said Al Moll, Director of Parks & Recreation. “He’s a true partner in our mission to make Fort Wayne’s park system the best it can be.” Along with his association with […]

Al Moll To Retire As Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Director

Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Director Al Moll announced today that he will retire from his position effective March 30. Director Moll has served as Executive Director since 2005. Under his leadership, the Parks & Recreation Department expanded neighborhood outreach programs, increased venues, added new parks and has consistently operated with a near 90% customer […]

This Week At The Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Komets vs. Wichita Thunder (A) Wednesday, February 7 @ 7:30pm Adults: $28, $25, $19, $13 Seniors 60+ & Students 12-18: $24, $22, $17, $12 Children under 12: $19, $16, $12, $8 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Winter Jam Spectacular 2018 (A) Thursday, February 8 @ 7:00pm Featuring […]

Fort Wayne Child In Need Of Life-Saving Transplant

With the cost of a transplant often exceeding $500,000, many transplant families are unable to shoulder the financial burden of such a procedure. The Children’s Organ Transplant Association (COTA) is a national charity dedicated to organizing and guiding communities in raising funds for transplant-related expenses. In Fort Wayne, volunteers are raising funds for COTA in […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters – 2018 Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party

Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to invite you to start something BIG by participating in its largest annual fundraiser: Bowl for Kids’ Sake. Each year, thousands of volunteers across Northeast Indiana come together to support Big Brothers Big Sisters in its mission to help at-risk children through professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships. Not a […]

Start Fort Wayne Hires Community Manager

Start Fort Wayne is announcing the hiring of their new Community Manager. Sheri Replane began her post at the beginning of January and is fast becoming the new face of the Atrium, Start Fort Wayne’s downtown coworking space and the home of the organization. Replane moved to Northeast Indiana in the fall of 2017, relocating […]

FWCC Unveils Annual Award And Announces First Recipient

The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) hosted its 5th Annual Do Re Mi: A Dinner and Music Review on Saturday, February 3, 2018, in the International Ballroom on the IPFW campus. Over 260 people attended this event, which introduces attendees to the organization’s greatest asset: the professionally trained singers of the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir. […]

Global Photography & Artifacts At ACPL

Global Photography & Artifacts 10-Case Exhibit, at the Allen County Public Library Downtown, 900 Library Plaza Fort Wayne, In 46802. VOYAGE features travel photography by Meghan Menchhofer. The exhibit, located on the 2nd Floor of the public library, is free to the public and will run through March 31, 2018. VOYAGE features international photography from […]

Community Foundation Of Noble County Has Awarded $2,500 To MHANI For VASIA Guardianship Services

Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana (MHANI) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $2,500 by the Community Foundation of Noble County. This grant from the Community Foundation of Noble County will support the Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults (VASIA) guardianship program in Noble County. MHANI offers adult guardianship services for […]

FFA Grant Application Open Now!

The Tractor Supply Co. stores in IN are now accepting applications for Grants for Growing, a competitive grant program designed to support IN FFA chapters that want to make a difference in their communities through sustainable agriculture projects. IN FFA chapters in search of funding for their next animal science lab, community garden or other […]

Fort Wayne RV & Camping Show Opens February 1st

Celebrating its 58th year, the annual Fort Wayne RV & Camping Show returns to Allen County War Memorial Coliseum February 1 – 4. This year’s show features more RVs and more variety than ever before. Featured this year are ten of the region’s top dealers. Whether attendees are interested in exploring the RV lifestyle or […]

This Week At The Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Fort Wayne RV & Camping Show (EC) Thursday, February 1 @ 11:00am – 9:00pm Friday, February 2 @ 11:00am – 9:00pm Saturday, February 3 @ 11:00am – 9:00pm Sunday, February 4 @ 11:00am – 5:00pm Tickets: Adults: $10.00, Seniors (60+): $6.00, Children 5 – 12: $3.00 […]

Mayor Henry And FWFD Highlight Successes In 2017 And Goals For 2018

Mayor Tom Henry and Fire Chief Eric Lahey today highlighted Fort Wayne Fire Department successes in 2017 and discussed goals for 2018 that are designed to keep residents and businesses as safe as possible. Data and highlights from 2017: *More than 20,000 calls for service (9,000 associated with EMS) *Over 90,000 hours of training *More […]

Turnstone Hosts 2-Day Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

Turnstone is proud to host the Summit City Shootout for Division I, II, III & adult wheelchair basketball teams on February 3rd & 4th. Admission to the games is $1.00. Children under seven will be admitted for free. There will be 15 teams from around the United States and Canada competing for 1st, 2nd & […]