Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Danny East named head of DNR Law Enforcement

Veteran law enforcement professional Danny East has been selected as the new director of DNR’s Division of Law Enforcement. “Danny East brings a wealth of public service experience to our agency,” DNR director Cameron Clark said in announcing East’s appointment. “Along with that experience, his time spent in leadership positions with both the U.S. military […]

The Good Ones Clothing Welcomes New Team Member

Fort Wayne, Indiana — The Good Ones Clothing (TGO) announces that Olivia Fabian has joined the kids’ clothing company in a newly created position as sales and product development assistant. Fabian is a native of Fort Wayne and graduated from Indiana Tech with a BS in Marketing. In 2011, she founded OFabz Swimwear, an innovative […]

City Commercial Facade Grant Program Captures Award

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The City of Fort Wayne’s Commercial Façade Grant Program has earned the Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council. The honor was presented at an awards ceremony last week in Philadelphia. Grant Administrator Aliza Tourkow and Redevelopment Assistant Director John Wallace accepted the award. “Our Façade […]

Bishop Luers announces 2013 Distinguished Knights

FORT WAYNE – The Outstanding Alumna(s) and the Honorary Alumna(s) Distinguished Knights are recognized each year at Bishop Luers Homecoming. These awards, presented through the Alumni Office at Luers, honor an alumna(s) and an honorary alumna(s) who have contributed outstanding and distinguished service to his or her chosen profession and community. These individuals live out […]

Special High School Choral Festival slated for Oct. 26 and 27

Fort Wayne, Ind.­ Long a driving force for choral music education in northeastern Indiana, the Heartland Chamber Chorale is expanding its educational outreach efforts with a first-ever Young Singer Choral Festival for high school students October 26 and 27. Choir members from several High schools in the region are being invited through choir directors, to […]

Inaugural Fall Home Design Expo set for Oct. 18-20

Homeowners looking to remodel will find more than 100 home improvement exhibitors at the one-stop-shop, which is a perfect time to browse products, compare prices and plan for projects, especially when prepping for company during the holidays. A wide array of booths will feature remodeling essentials related to kitchens, baths, carpet, doors, windows, insulation, room […]

USF hosting free poetry reading

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The University of Saint Francis Department of English and Foreign Languages in the School of Arts and Sciences will host visiting author Matt Hart for a free public poetry reading on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center. Hart is poet-in-residence at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, editor of the […]

NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY AWARDS CELEBRATION BREAKFAST

FORT WAYNE, IN—The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Northeast Indiana Chapter takes great pride in announcing their 2013 National Philanthropy Day Awards Celebration Breakfast. DATE: Thursday, November 14, 2013 TIME: 7:30 a.m. (Reservations Required) LOCATION: Ceruti’s Summit Park 6601 Innovation Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana COST: $10 for AFP members, $15 for non-AFP members SPECIAL: Giving […]

USF offering CEO Forum as high school resource

Oct. 15, 2013 FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership at the University of Saint Francis is offering keynote presentations from its annual CEO Forum as classroom resources for high school business teachers. Business teachers can use the CEO Forum materials to enrich course content, and the presentations correlate with Indiana […]

November at the History Center

A lecture on the Battle of Tippecanoe, Traders Days and the Festival of Gingerbread fill the events calendar for November at the History Center. Sunday, November 3, Harry Tunnell will deliver the George R. Mather Lecture. “Fighting it out along the Wabash: Harrison, Tecumseh and the Shawnee Prophet” will place the battle into context of […]

New Business Consultancy

Fort Wayne, Ind.—A local consultant with more than 20 years of experience in business management, analysis and strategy development recently launched a management consultancy to focus on serving companies in the tri-state region of Northern Indiana, Southern Michigan and Northwest Ohio. Fort Wayne businessman Jorge Zazueta,Ph.D., opened Zazueta & Company based on his wealth of […]

Yoder POTW back-to-back off bench QB for USF

Back-to-back: USF backup QB MSFA Player of the Week University of Saint Francis backup quarterback David Yoder now has a ‘back-to-back’ to add to his resume after being named Mid-States Football Association Mideast League Offense Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. Yoder (Goshen, IN / Concord H.S.) piled up impressive numbers playing […]