Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Nearly A Dozen Northeast Indiana Counties Participating In Large Scale Ebola Drill

Hundreds of hospital representatives, emergency management personnel, health department employees, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and paramedics from all across northeast Indiana will be participating in a large scale Ebola/Infectious Disease tabletop exercise on Friday, March 11, 2016 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. The District 3 Healthcare Coalition is sponsoring this drill for all […]

Byron Health Center’s Talent Show Confirms Celebrity Judges

Byron Health Center will highlight the talents of residents and staff during the 3rd annual Byron’s Got Talent event ‘Welcome to Our House’ on Sunday, March 6th starting at 2:00 p.m. in the Eakin Family Room at Byron Health Center, 12101 Lima Rd on the north side of Fort Wayne. Residents and staff who want […]

USF Welcomes Author Ada Limón

The University of Saint Francis Sullivan Reading Series welcomes author Ada Limón to the USF campus Cougar Den, 2701 Spring Street, on Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Ada Limón is the author of four books of poetry, including “Bright Dead Things,” which was named a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award in Poetry […]

Arts United And Community Foundation Of Greater Fort Wayne Partner With Riverfront Fort Wayne Through Amplify Art! Crowdsourcing Campaign

Arts United is partnering with Riverfront Fort Wayne, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, and the City of Fort Wayne through Amplify Art!, a crowdfunding platform to “amplify” Riverfront programming by supporting three exciting Riverfront projects: Water Trail Maps, Faces of the Fort, and Surprise Cinema. Amplify Art! is a social media based crowdfunding […]

City Looks To Purchase 88 Vacant And Blighted Homes

As the next step in the City’s Blight Elimination Program, the Housing and Neighborhood Development Services (HANDS) Board is inviting owners of blighted and vacant homes to consider selling their properties so they can be demolished. “We are in the home stretch of the Blight Elimination Program and are looking to purchase up to 88 […]

Indiana Chosen As Host Of 2016 National Alpaca Show & Auction

Alpacas have coexisted with humankind for thousands of years. The Incan civilization of the Andes Mountains in Peru elevated the alpaca to a central place in their society. The imperial Incas clothed themselves in garments made from alpaca and many religious ceremonies involved the animal. Alpacas are, however, relatively new to the United States when […]

Northeast Indiana Foreign-Trade Zone Expands Again

Another Indiana county is now part of the area’s Foreign-Trade Zone, which will allow more area businesses to take advantage of reduced U.S. Customs expenses on imported or exported materials. The U.S. Department of Commerce approved the City of Fort Wayne’s application to include Randolph County in Foreign-Trade Zone 182’s service area that currently includes […]

Ivy Tech Northeast To Offer Student Assistance Program

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is now offering a student assistance program through a partnership with the Bowen Center, a Warsaw-based non-profit mental health care services provider. Though this program, the Center will provide counselors on-campus two days a week. Students wanting to meet will have a free information session on campus, and the counselors […]

Upcoming In USF Athletics

Upcoming in USF Athletics – Feb. 29-March 13, 2016 BDS – Bishop D’Arcy Stadium, USF Ft. Wayne Campus Tues., March 1 M Basketball: CL Tournament C’ship, #5 Indiana Wesleyan @ #2 USF, Hutzell A.C., 7 p.m. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>Game will be on ESPN3 Wed., March 2 M Basketball: NAIA CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRINGS SHOW AND Final NAIA DII Coaches’ […]

Memorial Coliseum Partners With Non Profit Organizations To Give Back In 2015

The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and Aramark partnered with four different local non-profit organizations in 2015, giving back nearly $45,000 to support the groups’ efforts. The non-profit groups worked concession stands and merchandise booths for events to earn contributions to their organizations. The Coliseum’s partner organizations for 2015 included: Central Noble High School Athletic […]

Fort Wayne Sport Club To Have Garage Sale

The 5th annual Fort Wayne Sport Club Garage Sale Fundraiser will take place at Fort Wayne Sport Club’s own Club House, 3102 Ardmore Avenue, Fort Wayne. The proceeds from the sale will benefit capital improvement projects at the Fort Wayne Sport Club. Please plan to come out shopping at the Garage Sale Fundraiser on March […]

This Week At The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! (A) Thursday, March 3 @ 7:00pm Friday, March 4 @ 7:00pm Saturday, March 5 @ 11:00am, 3:00pm & 7:00pm Sunday, March 6 @ 1:00pm & 5:00pm Reserved tickets: start at $15.50 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Gun & Knife Show (EC) […]