Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

HU Ranked 10 In US For Online Programs

Christian Universities Online has recognized Huntington University as one of the top undergraduate online Christian colleges and universities for 2016. HU is ranked No. 10 on the list of 50 schools. HU offers online bachelor degree programs in organizational management, accounting, business administration, criminal justice, human resource management, marketing, not-for-profit leadership, nursing (RN to BSN), […]

Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House To Build Local Community Garden With Support From Scotts Miracle-Grow Grassroots Grant And Bishop Luers HS

Mad Anthonys Children’s Hope House announced the addition of a garden at their West Jefferson site which is located on the campus of Lutheran Hospital. The garden is part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s Gros1000 initiative, designed to create 1,000 gardens and greenspaces throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe by 2018, the Company’s 150th anniversary. […]

Fort Wayne Base Community Council Event

The Fort Wayne Base Community Council (FWBCC), in partnership with Manpower, will be hosting a luncheon featuring a highly sought after speaker Kris “Tanto” Paronto, survivor and hero of the 9/11/2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi, Libya. He will share his first-hand account of the brutal attack on Benghazi and lessons from […]

National Volunteer Week Salutes The Volunteers In Huntington County

Each year, thousands of volunteers in Indiana donate their time and energy to make their communities a better place to live. These volunteers will be among the millions across the country who will be spotlighted during the 42nd anniversary of National Volunteer Week, April 10 – 16, 2016. Research conducted by the Corporation for National […]

Special Car-Side Presentation Sunday

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is continuing the monthly program, “If These Cars Could Talk.” Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about John Dillinger’s 1933 Essex Terraplane in-depth with a live car-side presentation. “The 1933 Essex Terraplane was a small but very powerful automobile,” said Sam Grate, Collections Manager of the Auburn Cord […]

Mother’s Day Downtown 2016

Downtown Fort Wayne is happy to announce a new spring event for families of all ages and from all across the region to celebrate Mother’s Day Downtown on Sunday, May 8 from 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m. Free trolleys and event guides will connect you to great retail locations, restaurants, and Mother’s Day themed activities around Downtown. […]

Emmy Award Winner To Give Ivy Tech Northeast Commencement Address

Kevin Wall, an Emmy Award-winning producer, activist, and new media entrepreneur, will provide the commencement address at Ivy Tech Community College Northeast’s graduation May 6 at the Memorial Coliseum. Wall, a Fort Wayne native, is a North Side High School graduate who began producing music event at the Embassy Theatre. He currently lives in Los […]

3rd Annual Apprenticeship Fair – NEIBT

Northeast Indiana Building Trades is holding their 3rd Annual Apprenticeship Fair at McMillen Park Community Center (3901 Abbott St. Fort Wayne, IN 46806) on Friday, April 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is a free, open house style event for anyone who is […]

Fort Wayne Base Community Council Luncheon, April 19

The Fort Wayne Base Community Council (FWBCC), in partnership with Manpower, will be hosting a luncheon featuring a highly sought after speaker Kris “Tanto” Paronto, survivor and hero of the 9/11/2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi, Libya. He will share his first-hand account of the brutal attack on Benghazi and lessons from […]

Early Voting Is Underway For The Indiana Primary

Early voting is now open to Hoosiers for the primary election. Early in-person voting continues through May 2nd at noon. Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson says casting your ballot to avoid the rush is easy. “Registered voters can go to their county clerk’s office with a valid, government-issued photo ID to vote early,” Secretary […]

HU Students Faculty Present At Indiana Academy Of Science

Three Huntington University biology students and two faculty members took part in poster presentations during the 131st Annual Meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science. The event took place on March 26 in Indianapolis. Meghan Wright, a freshman biology pre-med major from Fowlerville, Mich., presented on, “Biodiversity of the Huntington University arboretum compared to a […]

River Water Quality Event Set For April 12

Riverfront Fort Wayne is kicking off a new Riverfront Education Series with a panel discussion about river water quality on April 12 at 6:30 p.m. The discussion takes place at Calhoun Soups Salads & Spirits (CS3), 1915 South Calhoun St., and the event is free and open to the public. The guest panelists include Frank […]