Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Governor Pence Names Brandye Hendrickson Commissioner of Indiana Department of Transportation

Indianapolis—Governor Mike Pence today named Brandye Hendrickson as Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation, effective immediately. Governor Pence earlier today accepted Commissioner Karl Browning’s resignation. “With more than a decade of executive experience in state government, Brandye Hendrickson has demonstrated a commitment to public service and a nearly unmatched depth of understanding of the […]

FootGolf Grand Opening Event Scheduled for May 2

Fort Wayne Parks & RecreationDirector Al Moll was joined today by Golf Pro Rick Hemsoth and OpF4 (Fight for a Fitter Fort) to announce the grand opening of McMillen Park’s FootGolf Course on the Mad Anthony III’s. To celebrate the grand opening, the public is invited to try 9 holes of FootGolf on Saturday, May […]

Catholic Charities announces changes in board leadership

Mike Handlin is the new board president at Catholic Charities, replacing outgoing president Pat Houlihan, who has served on the board since 2009. Houlihan will remain on the board and continue to serve as treasurer. The Most Reverend Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will retain his position as board chair. In his new role, Handlin is […]

Settlers, Inc. Plant Sale

The Historic 1844 Swinney Homestead will be open free to the public for walk through tours. There will be complimentary punch and cookies in the dining room, a Bake Sale in the kitchen, and the upstairs Gift Shoppe will be open. Visit the Settlers’ Membership Table to see the “historic hand art” activities planned for […]

Ivy Tech Northeast to host high school robotics grand championship

YBOT, or Youth Building Our Tomorrow, is a high school robotics competition. Students form teams and design, build, and program robots to perform a series of tasks, which change annually. Awards are given out based on the robots’ design and programming and on students’ ability to problem-solve. The event has been hosted at Ivy Tech […]

Spring Getaways in Fort Wayne, Indiana!

Grand Opening of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo Celebrate the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s 50th birthday as they open for the season on April 25th! Be sure to check out the new animals, the Tasmanian Devil and, Asmara, the new baby Orangutan. Salomon Farm Fiber Arts Celebration Join Salomon Farm for a two-day celebration of […]

Deployment Return

Approximately 300 airmen from the 122nd Fighter Wing, equating to a third of its members, are returning from deployment from their recent mission as a part of Operations Inherent Resolve and Enduring Freedom. The unit, which flies the A-10C ³Warthog² airframe, deployed overseas since early October to the U.S. Central Command region. ³My goal from […]

FORT WAYNE SPORT CLUB TO HOST DAS FRüHLING Turnier

The 2015 Fort Wayne Sport Club Adult Recreational Soccer Season will ‘kick off’ this spring with Das Frühling Turnier (literally ‘the spring tournament’). The event will be held in Fort Wayne on Friday, May 1st at Fort Wayne Sport Club, located at 3102 Ardmore Ave. Play in the 6v6 tournament will begin at 6:30 p.m. […]

USF Students Want to Provide ³A Chance for Chase²

Students from University of Saint Francis School for Health Sciences organizing fundraiser at upcoming Tincaps game for young neurofibromatosis patient. The Pre-Professional Healthcare Club (PPHC) from the University of Saint Francis will be hosting a fundraiser for 7-year-old Payne, Ohio resident Chase Holt at the April 30 Fort Wayne Tincaps game at Parkview Field. Chase […]

Safety Rolls into Fort Wayne

On Thursday, April 23, Speedway Concrete Aggregates Supplies will unveil a concrete mixer truck with a new look. The truck will not only deliver concrete, it will also carry an important safety message. The revolving drum has been decorated with high-impact graphics displaying 811, the national call-before-you-dig hotline. The 811 concrete mixer is the first […]