Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Monday Leaf Pick-up Heads South

More leaves fell this week and residents of the City’s south neighborhoods should have leaves raked to the curb by Monday, November 5, 2018. Each of the City’s more than 400 neighborhoods will receive two pick-ups during leaf collection season. For curbside leaf collection residents should rake leaves to the curb or park strip in […]

MHANI Receives Three Year Grant From SAMHSA For Mental Health Trainings

Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana (MHANI) has been awarded a $375,000 federal grant from SAMHSA which spans three years. Grant funds will be used to provide mental health and suicide prevention trainings to community organizations at no charge. Northeast Indiana community members continue to struggle with mental health challenges and thoughts of suicide. According […]

Fort Wayne Trails Receives General Motors Vehicle And Road Safety Grant

Fort Wayne Trails announced that they have been awarded a $10,000 Impact Grant from General Motors for Vehicle and Road Safety. The grant will help fund a program called “Where the Trail Meets the Road” in partnership with Bicycle Friendly Fort Wayne; League Certified Instructor Training will be provided through the League of American Bicyclists, […]

Brightpoint Energy Assistance Program Resumes

Brightpoint’s winter Energy Assistance Program has resumed for eligible households in Allen, DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, and Whitley counties. The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay a portion of a household’s heating bills during the winter months. Last year, Brightpoint helped nearly 11,381 families with their utility bills. This year, help is available for renters […]

HolidayFest Returns!

If you’re searching for a magical family staycation make Downtown Fort Wayne your Holiday Destination! HolidayFest returns on Wednesday, November 21st with the “Night of Lights” where we join together to light up Downtown with the iconic Santa and His Reindeer, Merry Christmas Wreath, Northern Lights, and many more. The evening wouldn’t be complete without […]

Drive-Thru Light Display To Open In Shipshewana For The Holiday Season

Shipshewana will become home to more than two million LED Christmas lights displayed in a mile-long symphony of various light scenes this holiday season. Shipshewana’s Lights of Joy, a new drive-through light display experience, will begin its inaugural season November 16 and run through December 30. Shipshewana Trading Place and Blue Gate Hospitality have partnered […]

CBRE | Sturges To Become Sturges Property Group

CBRE | Sturges will soon be known as Sturges Property Group. CBRE and CBRE | Sturges have mutually agreed not to renew their affiliate agreement, and as of November 1, 2018, CBRE | Sturges will transition to a fully independent firm under the name Sturges Property Group. Sturges Property Group, a full-service commercial real estate […]

Toys For Tots Holiday Concert In Roanoke Stars Alicia Pyle Quartet

One of the Fort Wayne area’s most popular musical groups returns to Roanoke’s Cottage Event Center as The Alicia Pyle Quartet performs December 7th for the facility’s annual fundraiser benefitting TOYS FOR TOTS. Tickets are $12, with doors opening at 6:30 PM and the show beginning at 7:30 PM. Alicia Pyle studied music at IPFW, […]

Midwest Service & Supply To Hold Job Fair Nov. 13

The public is invited to a job fair sponsored by Midwest Service & Supply, 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the company’s facility at 3301 Wayne Trace. In business for more than 15 years, Midwest Service & Supply is a closeout wholesaler and a supplier of overstocks, closeouts, liquidations, shelf pulls and returns from major […]