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History Center March Events

The History Center is offering two historical learning opportunities to the public in the month of March. Come to the History Center to hear a George R. Mather Lecture presented by Cynthia Thies. This lecture, titled “Lesser-Known First Ladies – 1865 to 1892: From the Farms to the Factories- The Age of Invention and Industry,” […]

Fort Wayne Dance For All Event (March 1-4) Open To The Public

If you’re looking for a chance to dance, laugh, shop, and meet new people, look no further than the Fort Wayne Dance for All. This annual event at the Grand Wayne Center takes place March 1 – 4, and there’s still time to register! Walk-in guests are welcome, with weekend, daily and nightly dance passes […]

Midwest Conference Championship Hosted By Turnstone

For the third consecutive year, Turnstone will host the Midwest Conference Wheelchair Basketball Championship for prep & varsity wheelchair basketball teams February 23-24, 2018. 23 teams from Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin will compete for the championship title. The public is invited to attend the tournament games with a ticket cost of […]

U-Haul Trucks, Trailers Find A Home At Cruiser Classic Auto

U-Haul Company of Indiana, Inc. is pleased to announce that Cruiser Classic Auto has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Fort Wayne community. Cruiser Classic Auto at 3416 Lower Huntington Road will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pick-up for boxes. The arrival of U-Haul Truck Share […]

Community Foundation Of Greater Fort Wayne Awards $20,000 To MHANI

Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana (MHANI) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 by the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne. The funds from this grant will be used to for operating support. This grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne will help support the programs we offer to […]

Three Rivers Festival Raft Race Cancelled

The Three Rivers Festival Board of Directors regrets to announce the Three Rivers Festival Raft Race will not be held this year. The cancellation is due to the current Riverfront construction along the St. Mary’s River. "Due to Riverfront construction restrictions, we have elected to postpone the Raft Race this year,” explained Jack Hammer, Executive […]

This Week At The Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Construction World Expo (EC) Wednesday, February 21 @ 11:00am – 8:00pm Thursday, February 22 @ 8:00am – 3:00pm Tickets: $9.00 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Komets vs. Greenville Swamp Rabbits (A) Friday, February 23 @ 8:00pm Adults: $28, $25, $19, $13 Seniors 60+ & Students 12-18: $24, […]

Partnership Brings Fundraising School To Fort Wayne

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and Indiana United Ways are excited to announce a partnership to bring the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s highly regarded Fund Raising School to Fort Wayne. This summer, participants will be able to receive their Certificate in Fund Raising Management (CFRM) through a four-course curriculum being […]

People Pleaser Of The Year – Penguin Point Allen County

David Meier, Chief Operating Officer at Penguin Point Franchise Systems, has announced the winners of the 29th Annual People Pleaser of the Year. This award is given to the one person in each restaurant in appreciation for consistent dedication to People Pleasing, for both Customers and Associates. Each Associate votes for the person in their […]

Mad Ants Acquire Duje Dukan And Returning Player Rights Of Henry Sims

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, announced today they have acquired forward Duje Dukan and the returning player rights of forward Henry Sims from the Windy City Bulls in exchange for forward CJ Fair. Dukan has appeared in 15 games this season […]

New Designer Handbag Business

A Roanoke entrepreneur who served 25 years as a Senior Designer for a renowned quilted handbag company has launched her own designer handbag business. Anacleta Hoover, also known as Elit, started Anacleta Designs to design and produce her own line of fashionable handbags and accessories. The designer handbags will be produced locally and sold through […]

Area Business Banker Receives Promotion

1st Source Bank announces the recent promotion of Jon Painter to Vice President. Jon is a Business Banker, and has been with 1st Source for seven years. Prior to his time with 1st Source, he was a successful banker in the Fort Wayne community for over 15 years. Jon is very involved in the community […]

New Firm Offers Senior Downsizing Services

Retired Fort Wayne educator Pete Downey has launched One-Stop Senior Transitions, LLC, to help elderly individuals downsize, relocate and/or de-clutter. Serving Fort Wayne and Allen County, One-Stop Senior Transitions provides what Downey calls “wrap-around services” that help seniors with the difficult and often scary transition from their family residence to a new home that better […]

This Week At The Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Komets vs. Indy Fuel (A) Wednesday, February 14 @ 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! Fort Wayne Boat Show (EC) Thursday, February 15 @ 3:00pm – […]

Fort Wayne Three-Time Winner Of Coveted New Markets Tax Credits

Mayor Tom Henry today announced the City of Fort Wayne New Markets Revitalization Fund, LLC (FWNMRF) will receive $55 million in New Markets Tax Credits allocation authority. Of the 230 Community Development Entities (CDEs) that applied for New Markets funding from the U.S. Treasury Department, only 73, or 32 percent, won an allocation. This is […]

FWMoA Announces Regional Scholastic Art And Writing Winners

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art announced the regional recipients for the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The winners include 753 students from middle and high schools in northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio. Their original works of art and writing will be featured in a special exhibit at the museum now through April 8, […]

45th Ft Wayne Home & Garden Show Features Waterskiing Squirrel!

In company with over 650 exhibitors, the Fort Wayne Home & Garden Show is preparing to celebrate 45 years with new features, beautiful gardens, knowledgeable experts, and fun for the whole family. The event will be held at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Thursday through Sunday, March 1-4. World Famous Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel […]

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 […]