Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

New Fort Wayne Dining Guide Makes Eating Healthier Easy

The Economist has declared 2019 “the year of the Vegan” and Forbes predicts that this will be the year that more people will “embrace a plant-based lifestyle.” This riding on rise of last years vegan food boom – U.S. sales of vegan foods rose 10 times faster from January to June 2018 than food sales […]

Exploring Pollinators Through Fun Educational Experiences

We can thank pollinators for many of our favorite foods. According to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, “Scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of pollinators like bees, butterflies and moths, birds and bats, beetles, and other insects.” However, over the past couple decades, pollinators have […]

FWMoA Honors James Kahn With Award

At its annual fundraiser March 1, the ArtRageous Gala and Auction, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art honored James Bashir A. Khan, Fort Wayne restaurateur, with its prestigious Theodore Thieme Award. The Thieme Award, named for the first major patron of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, was established to honor individuals whose good work […]

Jim Johnston To Receive The Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award

Jim Johnston representing Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, has been named one of six Junior Achievement National Centennial Leadership Award honorees by the Junior Achievement USA Board of Directors. Coinciding with JA’s Centennial celebration in 2019, these special national awards recognize the outstanding board members, volunteers and supporting companies and organizations who have exemplified exceptional […]

Redevelopment Commission Issues RFQ For Riverfront Property

The City of Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commision is issuing a request for qualifications (RFQ) for teams interested in developing the premier riverfront property located at the northeast corner of Harrison and Superior streets, east of Promenade Park. The RFQ is available here and asks interested development teams to submit qualifications, portfolios and concepts for the […]

Asher Welcomes New CFO Megan Bennett

Asher Agency is proud to announce the addition of a new Chief Financial Officer to its leadership team. Megan Bennett is a Carmel, Ind., native who has lived in Boston; Bloomington, Ind.; and Sydney, Australia. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Boston College and an MBA at Indiana University. Her previous positions were Corporate Development, […]

Charis House Gala On May 3

More than 700 people are expected to attend The Rescue Mission’s Charis House Gala Live & Silent Auction on May 3 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center (120 W Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN). This is the tenth year for the annual event which benefits Charis House, The Rescue Mission’s ministry for homeless women and […]

Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink Concludes Season

The Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink will close for the season, after the completion of our 16th season, at 8 PM on Sunday March 3. Geoff Paddock, Executive Director of the Headwaters Park Alliance, will present a gift to a lucky skater tomorrow at 2:30 PM at the rink, which is located under the Lincoln […]