Indiana Adoption Program And Heart Gallery At Fort Wayne Sky Zone October 5

Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) partners, representatives from the Indiana Adoption Program and the Indiana Heart Gallery, will hold an evening of fun at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Fort Wayne October 5. This will be a great opportunity for families and individuals to learn more about adoption through foster care in a […]

Fort4Fitness Race Week Is Here And Registration Ends 9/28

It’s the year for the Inaugural Fort4Fitness Marathon! We are also hosting the 2016 RRCA National Championship 10K race, and offering new name brand shirts and medals. These are just a few of the new and exciting things at Fort4Fitness this weekend! On Friday, September 30th at noon, the Fort4Fitness Festival Expo at Parkview Field […]

HU Ranked At #3 Online BSW Program In The U.S.

Huntington University was ranked #3 in the United States by CollegeChoice.net as one of the Best Online Bachelor’s degrees in Social Work. “This is obviously an honor! While our online bachelors in social work (BSW) program is still in its beginning stages, I am privileged to work with our adult education department who, like me, […]

Statement From Mayor Tom Henry On Business Personal Property Tax

Now more than ever, it’s important for all of us to work together to continue to make Fort Wayne a great place to live, work, and play. We must remain committed to ensuring essential services continue to be provided to residents and children and protect homeowners from having to pay higher property taxes. Now is […]

Midwest League Nominates TinCaps For MiLB’s Top Award

Following a record-setting season at Parkview Field, the Fort Wayne TinCaps are a finalist for the top annual award in Minor League Baseball (MiLB). The Midwest League announced Tuesday evening that the TinCaps are the league’s nominee for the John H. Johnson President’s Award. This award is presented annually to honor the “complete” baseball franchise—based […]

MHANI Annual Gala 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016 Who: Mental Health America of Northeast Indiana (MHANI), with the generous support of our premier sponsors, Chuck & Lisa Surack, Sweetwater, and Ferraro Behavior Services What: Annual Gala 2016 to support members of our community who live with a mental health challenge. Table tickets (premium seating for 8): $750 Couple tickets: […]

Ivy Tech Northeast’s Automotive Technology Program Receives Accreditation For Collision Repair, Refinishing Services

The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation recently issued master accreditation for collision repair and refinishing services to Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s Automotive Technology program. The program already maintains master accreditation for automobile services. NATEF is a nonprofit organization that aims to improve the quality of automotive technician training programs at secondary, post-secondary, public and […]

USF Group Helping Homeless Through Pottery

The University of Saint Francis Empty Bowls group is partnering with a local homeless shelter to raise money to assist homeless families in the Fort Wayne area. Empty Bowls is a grassroots effort by USF students, faculty, staff and friends to raise both money and awareness in the fight to end homelessness in our community. […]

USF Honors St. Francis With Prayer, Service

The University of Saint Francis will celebrate its patron, St. Francis of Assisi, with prayer and service during the month of October. The Blessing of Pets will take place on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in front of Brookside (formerly known as the Bass mansion) near the St. Francis statue. Pets of all shapes, […]

City Of Fort Wayne’s 2017 Budget To Be Presented At Tonight’s City Council Meeting

The City of Fort Wayne’s proposed budget for 2017 will be presented at tonight’s City Council meeting. The balanced budget continues Mayor Tom Henry’s commitment to providing needed services to residents, neighborhoods, and businesses. The budget also reflects Fort Wayne’s position as a leader in economic development opportunities, job growth, strong neighborhoods and quality of […]

Community Foundation Distributes Almost $1.2 Million To Area Nonprofits 3Q 2016

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $1,196,103 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 […]

FWCS Budget, Tax Rate Increase Slightly In 2017

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees was presented a budget for 2017 on Monday that is 1.5 percent higher than the 2016 budget. The increase is due in part to the referendums approved by voters in May and in 2012 to address facility needs at 42 buildings and an increase in the […]