Community Foundation Of Greater Fort Wayne Distributes $1,181,213 In Grants 4th Quarter 2015

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $1,181,213 in new grant awards to nonprofit agencies serving Allen County. Recipients included: Artlink ($5,000) – Exhibits and educational programs; Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne ($45,000) – Youth development programs; Cornerstone Youth Center ($15,000) – Youth development programs for all youth in […]

AARP Chapter 187 Educational Presentation January 7, 2016

The Allen County Chapter 187 of AARP will hold its monthly free educational presentation on Thursday, January 7, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the Community Foundation, 555 East Wayne Street, Fort Wayne (corner of Wayne and Monroe). Sonia Coe, Advocate and Volunteer Coordinator for Ombudsman: Long-Term Care Program of Northeast Indiana will speak on Resident […]

Rescue Mission Announces Winter Warming Center And Contingency Plans

The Rescue Mission in Fort Wayne, IN has formally outlined its 2015-2016 plan for Winter Weather Contingency and Warming Centers. Anyone in need of warmth or shelter is welcome to take advantage of the warming center and contingency options. Please see detailed information below. LEVEL ONE WARMING CENTER: Once outside temperatures reach 40 degrees (REAL […]

Red Cross Opens Emergency Shelter In Kendallville

The Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter at the CrossPointe Family Church of the Nazarene in Kendallville for area residents in need of a warm, safe place to stay. The church is located at 210 Highpointe Crossing, Kendallville, IN 46755. The Red Cross depends on the generous support of the American public to assist […]

Sylvan Cellars Barn Opens Craft Beer & Cocktail Tasting Room

SYLVAN CELLARS EVENT BARN OPENS TASTING ROOM; GRAND OPENING IS JANUARY 9 There’s something new brewing at the Sylvan Cellars Event Center in Noble County with the recent opening of the Sylvan Cellars Tasting Room. The new Tasting Room, which offers samples of numerous fine wines, craft beers and bourbons, is now open to the […]

What’s Happening At The Botanical Conservatory In January

Creative Movement Wednesdays, January 6 – February 24, 3:30 – 4 pm This class is a fun way for children to express themselves through movement, structure, and music. Each week instructor Becca Wegner from Fort Wayne Dance Collective focuses on a different dance concept, such as space, level, and speed. Students will look forward to […]

Community Foundation Of Greater Fort Wayne Surprises Three Local Non-profits With $100,000 Capital Grants

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne has a special surprise for three local charitable organizations this holiday season; $100,000 capital grants. The three organizations receiving these special capital grants are: Community Transportation Network, Embassy Theatre Foundation, and Turnstone Center for Children and Adults with Disabilities. These special proactive grants are being made in addition […]

USF Receives National Recognition For Exam Pass Rate

The University of Saint Francis has received the annual merit award from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) for achieving a 100 percent pass rate on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) examination for the cycle of August 1, 2014 through July 31, 2015. This is the fourth year in a row […]

USF School Of Creative Arts Receives Accreditation Extension

The National Association of Schools of Art and Design voted to extend its accreditation of the University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts for 10 years, which is the maximum allowance. All 13 program requests were approved and the USF School of Creative Arts was commended for its outstanding programs and facilities, highly-qualified professional […]

USF Student Honored In Independent Colleges Of Indiana Event

Realizing a dream takes commitment, hard work, and, most often, a helping hand from family and others. That’s exactly what 31 students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities were recently celebrated for at the 26th annual “Realizing the Dream” banquet in Indianapolis. Made possible by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to the Independent Colleges […]