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Fort Wayne SOUP To Host Last Community Event Of 2018, October 11

Fort Wayne SOUP is hosting its fourth and final event of 2018 on Thursday, October 11 at 6PM at The Summit (1025 W. Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46807). Fort Wayne SOUP provides a space for members of the community to pitch ideas to make our community a better place to live. The proposal submission deadline for the October event is Friday, September 21. Members of the community with innovative ideas are encouraged to submit.

The upcoming event has limited seating, with tickets available for purchase before the event from Tickets will also be available for purchase at the door the day of the event.

Media are encouraged to attend, and pre-event interviews may be arranged.

What: Fort Wayne SOUP

When: Thursday, October 11 at 6:00 PM

Where: The Summit – 1025 W Rudisill Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46807

Who’s Invited: Everyone who wants to make an impact in the community and enjoy a night of networking

How: Purchase tickets for $5

The public is encouraged to attend Fort Wayne SOUP events, as well as submit proposals that they wish to present at a Fort Wayne SOUP event. Proposals should have an underlying mission of improving the community of Fort Wayne. Proposals can still be submitted for the upcoming October event online at

The Fort Wayne SOUP team will choose four presenters from the proposals submitted, and those chosen will have four minutes at the event to pitch their idea on how to improve our community.

A minimum of $5 entry donation at the door is encouraged. Attendees will receive food, a chance to ask questions, time to discuss and deliberate with other guests, and a vote towards which idea they like the most. The winner will receive all the proceeds raised through ticket sales. Proceeds go towards making the winning pitch a reality.

Why SOUP Events Matter

Investing in our community is crucial for it to grow and thrive. Fort Wayne SOUP focuses on empowering those within our community who are looking to improve our city. Through crowdfunding, community support, and funds to make ideas come true, we can improve our community together.

We believe that by empowering residents to invest in their own community, we can create jobs, relationships and networks, promote action and change, foster critical dialogue, instill Fort Wayne pride, and encourage a deeper understanding of democracy.