Immediate Need For Wig And Head Covering Donations

Cancer Services has an immediate need for wigs and summer-weight head coverings in order to meet the increasing needs of clients. Specifically, there is a need for donations of new or gently used wigs for black and Latina women, as well as wigs with shoulder length or longer hairstyles. Cancer Services maintains a large wig […]

Hoagland Entrepreneur Launches Handcrafted Candy Business

After 10 years of making chocolates and candy as a hobby, Hoagland entrepreneur Nila Augustyniak has launched her own specialty candy business. Nubby’s Sweet Creations, LLC is named after Nubby, her childhood nickname, as a tribute to her family. Nubby’s Sweet Creations specializes in handcrafted chocolates and gummy bears in a variety of flavors. The […]

4 Area Companies Receive Entrepreneurship Awards

Four area companies whose owners are clients of the Northeast Indiana Small Business Development Center (NE-ISBDC) and/or the local office of the Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) were among 27 businesses from around the Hoosier state to be honored with Indiana Entrepreneurship Awards last week. The Entrepreneurship Week celebration took place on Friday, June […]

Freedom Ride 2016 Honors U.S. Troops

On Thursday, June 30, 2016, The Ehlerding Family of Dealerships will host their 9th Annual Freedom Ride. Hundreds of local bikers will honor America’s past and present troops and their efforts in preserving our freedom by participating in the ride. Freedom Ride 2016 registration begins at Ehlerding’s River City Harley-Davidson / Ehlerding’s Honda/Kawasaki MotorSports in […]

TinCaps Game Notes: June 29 vs. Dayton (Game 77)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (4-2, 40-36) vs. Dayton Dragons (1-5, 22-54) LHP Jerry Keel (4-6, 2.79) vs. RHP Austin Orewiler (1-6, 3.21) Wednesday, June 29 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 12:05 p.m. — Game 77 LAST NIGHT: The TinCaps overcame a late 3-2 deficit as they tied it in the 8th and walked off in […]

Brightpoint Announces Our HEALing Kitchen Program

Brightpoint announces Our HEALing Kitchen, a course of eight cooking and nutrition classes for the residents of the Waynedale area. The purpose of the program is to teach the importance of a healthy diet. Residents that attend will learn cooking skills, earn coupons for fresh vegetables and fruit, learn to freeze produce and how to […]

TinCaps Game Notes: June 28 vs. Dayton (Game 76)

Fort Wayne TinCaps (3-2, 39-36) vs. Dayton Dragons (1-4, 22-53) LHP Thomas Dorminy (1-1, 3.20) vs. LHP Ty Boyles (2-4, 5.33) Tuesday, June 28 — Parkview Field — First Pitch 7:05 p.m. — Game 76 LAST NIGHT: Fort Wayne dropped the opener of this 4-game series with Dayton, 5-0. ON THIS DAY: In 2008, a […]

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Announce Adjustments To Front Office Staff

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, welcome Vinessa Needham, Director of Communications and Community Relations, to their front office staff for the upcoming 2016-17 Mad Ants season. Needham will replace Kara Stevenson, who will be stepping down from the position to return to school in pursuit of her Master’s Degree. A […]

Statement From Mayor Tom Henry On Wheel Tax

Investing in neighborhood infrastructure projects continues to be a top priority of my administration. We’re committed to addressing the conditions of our streets and roads so we can sustain and enhance Fort Wayne in order to keep and attract residents, businesses, and jobs. One of the essential elements in accomplishing our infrastructure goals is to […]

Community Foundation Distributes Over $2 Million In Grants 2Q 2016

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $2,086,129 in both discretionary and advised grants to nonprofit agencies, the majority of which serve Allen County. Funds are awarded in five strategic priority areas: basic human needs, physical and mental health, youth and adult education, arts and culture, and community development. Some of […]