Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

2018 Lilly Scholars Announced!

Five Allen County students will receive full-tuition, four-year scholarships as the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. The following students have been selected to receive a scholarship to an Indiana college of their choice and a $900 yearly book stipend for required books and equipment: Dora Carlisle, South Side High […]

Fort Wayne Parks And Recreation Department’s Community Unity Program Wins Out-of-School Champions Showcase

Staff representing Jennings, Cooper and Weisser Park Youth Centers traveled to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis on April 10 to compete at the 2018 Summit on Out-of-School Learning for a $2,500 award, and won! “Winning this award brought much joy to the entire team,” said Chantell Davis, Manager of Neighborhood Programs. “Community Unity is […]

Fort Wayne Children’s Choir To Host Annual Spring Concert

The Fort Wayne Children’s Choir (FWCC) will host its annual SPRING CONCERT on Sunday, May 6, in the Auer Performance Hall in the Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW. All eight ensembles of the FWCC will have the opportunity to take the stage and celebrate the theme “Music in Motion.” Over 300 kids from diverse backgrounds […]

Join Us For Mother’s Day Downtown

Downtown Fort Wayne is pleased to announce the return of its spring event for families of all ages to celebrate Mother’s Day Downtown on Sunday, May 13 from 11:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. Free trolleys and event guides will connect you to great retail locations, restaurants, and Mother’s Day themed activities around Downtown. “We’re so happy to […]

Broadway At The Embassy Announces 2018-19 Season

Jam Theatricals and the Embassy Theatre are proud to announce the 2018-19 Season of MidWest America Federal Credit Union presents Broadway at the Embassy. The 2018-19 season includes THE WIZARD OF OZ, CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, KINKY BOOTS, FINDING NEVERLAND, SOMETHING ROTTEN!, and RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S THE KING AND I. “We’re incredibly excited to be […]

MMJ Comedy Festival returns April 12-14 With 35 Events

The second Annual Maumee Mary and Joseph Comedy Festival is back with more laughs April 12-14! The three days will have 35 events across seven downtown Fort Wayne locations, featuring many different comedy styles by local, regional and national headline acts. There will be a wide variety of show formats, including standup, sketch, improv, podcast […]

Animal Control Officer/Dispatcher Appreciation Week

Each day, Animal Control Dispatchers receive calls and send Fort Wayne Animal Control Officers to citizens and animals in need. Each call, every day, makes a difference and often saves the lives of animals in need. The second full week of April each year, the National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA) celebrates Animal Care […]

Cancer Services Fundraising Walk Raises Money For Local People With Cancer

Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana will hold the 2018 Lapper fundraising walk and Survivors Day Celebration on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The walk raises money to help people with cancer. A cancer diagnosis exponentially increases the emotional and financial stress on families. The money raised through this walk stays in Northeast Indiana to help our […]

North Pointe Dental Care To Host Free Dentistry Day April 14

Residents in the Fort Wayne community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at North Pointe Dental Care on Saturday, April 14. Dr. Angela Coleman, Dr. Andrew Orman and team at North Pointe Dental Care, along with the assistance of Dr. Chelsea Schafer of Dental Designs of Fort Wayne and […]