Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

The Dekko Foundation Has Granted Big Brothers Big Sisters Of NE Indiana

The Dekko Foundation has granted Big Brothers Big Sisters of NE Indiana (BBBS) $16,000 for a Community Capacity assessment to gain a concrete understanding of additional revenue sources and sustainability efforts for rural programming of BBBS so that the annual operating gap can be decreased. BBBS will use an outside consultant to assist in developing […]

‘Speak Up’ Is New Firm Specializing In Alternative Communication

A Bluffton special education teacher and a Decatur speech-language pathologist have joined to form Speak Up, LLC, a company specializing in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) consulting. Angela Sheets, a special education teacher at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School, and Nicole Wingate, a speech-language pathologist for Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District, provide onsite training and webinars on AAC […]

Fort Wayne International Airport To Celebrate Customer Appreciation Week October 15-19

The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (FWACAA) will say “Thank you!” to passengers during the week of October 15-19, 2018 with Customer Appreciation Week. The theme of this year’s Customer Appreciation Week is “Support Local! Fly Local. Buy Local.” Activities taking place in the terminal throughout the week include free coffee each morning, chocolate samples […]

FWCS Expands College & Career Exploration Program

For the third year, Fort Wayne Community Schools is offering a free, four-week program for middle and high school students to prepare for life after high school. For the first time, the program will also be offered to elementary students in third, fourth and fifth grades. Students are invited to sign up to learn more […]

Fort Wayne, Indiana, Resident Gets Full Tuition Scholarship From Ball State

Ball State University senior Rachel Haywood of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been named a Centennial Scholar and awarded full, in-state tuition for her final year of study. Haywood is one of 18 Centennial Scholars, selected for strong scholarship, service to their profession, and a commitment to community engagement and Ball State. As a creative writing […]

Garbage Solutions – New Day

Earlier today, Fort Wayne residents, City Council Members, City staff and owners of Red River Waste Solutions Inc. joined Mayor Tom Henry, to announce improvement plans for residential garbage and recycling collection. In August, Mayor Henry formed the Mayor’s Working Group on Garbage and Recycling to look at issues and develop positive solutions to improve […]

Home Builders Association Of Fort Wayne, Inc. Welcomes New Services Director

The HBA of Fort Wayne is proud to announce and welcome Lyndsi Isajczuk as our new Services Director. Mrs. Isajczuk will be responsible for coordinating the association’s financial management system, providing administrative support for the association, assisting to execute programs and events, and preparing and distributing membership publications. Mrs. Isajczuk grew up in the small […]

Arts United Now Accepting Applications For The 2019 Arts United Awards

Arts United is now accepting applications for the 2019 Arts United Awards. The Arts United Awards celebrate the outstanding people and organizations making significant contributions through arts and culture. The Arts United Awards will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2019. Nominations are accepted from local arts and cultural nonprofits, individuals, businesses and other entities. […]

City Utilities Partners With American Water Resources To Launch Service Line Protection Program

City Utilities announces a new partnership that can help residential customers handle unexpected and potentially high cost repairs to the water and sewer service lines that run through their property. Optional water and sewer service line protection will be provided through a partnership between City Utilities and American Water Resources, a subsidiary of American Water, […]