Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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BBBS Director Of Development Recieves Forty Under 40 Award

Shelley Schwab, Director of Development for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana (BBBSNEI), has been named a “Forty Under 40” award winner by Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly. Schwab was one of 40 young professionals chosen by a panel of distinguished judges for her determination to make a difference on the job and in […]

USF Closer Look Lecture Series: Stephen Takacs

The University of Saint Francis School of Creative Arts presents Photographer Stephen Takacs as part of the Closer Look Lecture Series on Monday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the USF North Campus Auditorium, 2702 Spring Street. Takacs will discuss his Brownie In Motion portable art installation project, which consists of a room-sized camera obscura […]

Ivy Tech Northeast, Indiana Tech To Host Men Of Color Conference Friday

WHAT: The Men of Color Identity and Leadership Conference, sponsored by Leepoxy Plastics, Inc. and hosted by Ivy Tech Community College Northeast and Indiana Tech, will bring about 100 students from local high schools to Ivy Tech Northeast. The conference mission is to help black male youth understand their potential as leaders and members of […]

Rain Garden Workshops

Residents can soak-up stormwater from their yards by planting a rain garden. For the eighth year in a row the City will offer free workshops to teach residents how to improve drainage on their property by planting a rain garden. Four free rain garden workshops are scheduled this spring, where residents will receive detailed guidance […]

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

WHERE: First Presbyterian Theater 300 W. Wayne Street Box Office: Thursday/Friday from 11am-2p; and in person, 1-hour prior to curtain. Call 260-426-7421 ext. 121 for tickets or information. Tickets available online at www.firstpresbyteriantheater.com WHEN: Thursday Preview Performance, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, April 22, 23, 29, 30, May 6, 7 at 7:30 […]

USF Hosting Spring Campus Visit Day

Prospective students and their parents are invited to explore the University of Saint Francis campus on Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Professors from USF’s 80+ academic programs will be available to meet and answer questions. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the beautiful wooded USF campus with a current student […]

Statement From The City Of Fort Wayne On The GE Property

The City of Fort Wayne is aware of GE’s decision to remove the GE sign at the Broadway campus due to safety reasons and to protect the sign to avoid deterioration. The City of Fort Wayne, Greater Fort Wayne Inc. and GE are involved in proactive discussions about the future of the GE property. “We […]

Visit Parkview Field, Meet Team Before 2016 Season

The TinCaps’ 2016 home opener on Saturday, April 9 is almost here, but fans can meet the team and visit Parkview Field even sooner. The TinCaps will host the annual Parkview Field Open House on Saturday, April 2 (11 a.m.—1 p.m.). Free behind-the-scenes tours will be available to showcase the venue that’s been tabbed as […]

This Week At The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Mad Ants vs. Erie (A) Friday, April 1 @ 7:30pm Reserved tickets: $22, $14, $12, and $6 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Komets vs Indianapolis (A) Saturday, April 2 @ 7:30pm Reserved tickets: Adults $13, $19, $ 24, $27 Seniors/Students: $11, $16, $20, $22 Children 12 & […]