Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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AWS Foundation Hires Joni Schmalzried, Ed.D. As Chief Program Officer

AWS Foundation announced today that they have hired Joni Schmalzried, Ed.D. to fill the recently vacated position of Chief Program Officer. Schmalzried will oversee all grant making activities and programs that advance the Foundation’s mission. Most recently working with the Center on Community Living and Careers at the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC), […]

Fort Wayne International Airport Completes Construction On New Terminal Road

Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) has completed construction on its new terminal entrance road. The new road introduces a new entrance leading up to the main terminal building, as well as new entrances for all parking lots. Construction began on April 11, 2018, with six consecutive phases following. The terminal entrance road project saw major […]

Lutheran Life Villages Renovation Project Adds Feeling Of Home

Mosaic Building Solutions recently completed a renovation project for Lutheran Life Villages which created a new Memory Care Neighborhood in their facility on Anthony Boulevard in Fort Wayne. Three resident rooms were removed as part of the project to open up a large common space for dining, activities, and a new kitchenette. The project also […]

Hundred Acre Wood Exhibit – January 12-April 21

This winter, come in from the cold at the Botanical Conservatory and discover the enchanting world of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends. Visitors will find Eeyore, Rabbit, Piglet and Pooh Bear have made their homes quite comfortably in the Botanical Conservatory’s Showcase Garden. Relive or be introduced to the imaginative stories of A.A. Milne from his […]

What’s Happening On The Riverfront: January 2019

Riverfront Public Input Meeting January 10, 6 p.m. Grand Wayne Center, 120 W. Jefferson Blvd. The community is invited to provide input about the next phases of Riverfront Fort Wayne and get updates on the progress of Promenade Park. Light snacks will be provided, and attendees can enter to win tickets to Winter Cozy! Birdwatching […]

Lehman & Lehman Of Summit Financial Group Earn RICP Designation

Randall T. Lehman and Jonathan M. Lehman, Wealth Management Advisors/Partners at Summit Financial Group, a firm of Northwestern Mutual, in Fort Wayne, Ind., both recently earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP)® designation. Randy is a founding partner of Summit Financial Group along with Rob Hayworth and Kevin Bontrager. As the senior member of Summit […]

$1.5M Investment Boosts Rescue Mission Campaign

The Lutheran Foundation presented a $1.5M check to The Rescue Mission on Monday, January 7, 2019, completing the leadership phase of the Mission’s City on a Hill: Building Relocation & Expansion Capital Campaign. The Rescue Mission will move into the public phase of the campaign this spring. “It’s inspiring to have such a significant investment […]

This Week At The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum: Week of January 7, 2019

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Mad Ants vs. Stockton Kings (A) Monday, January 7 @ 7:00pm Tickets: Lower Level Sidelines $25, Upper Level Sidelines $15, Endzones $10, SROs/Scotty’s Deck $20, Wheelchair Access $15 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Mastodons vs. Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (A) Thursday, January 10 @ 7:00pm Tickets: Courtside […]

Registration Open For Spring Break STEM Camps!

Registration is officially open for Science Central’s next year of Spring Break STEM Camps! Join Science Central for another Spring Break filled with fun and learning! Check out what we are covering this year: • Monday, April 1: Festival of Fools • Tuesday, April 2: Jr. Veterinarian • Wednesday, April 3: Weather Wizards • Thursday, […]

Leaf Collection Update

The second pass for leaves raked to the curb finished last week, but the Street Department is extending leaf pick up for residents with bagged leaves, through Friday, January 11, 2018. Residents who have the paper biodegradable leaf bags should call 311 to schedule a pick-up. Bags will be picked up within two business days […]