Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Green BEAN Delivery steps up to the plate for IHT

Green BEAN Delivery is boosting land conservation efforts in Indiana by replating its delivery vans and other fleet vehicles with the DNR’s Indiana Heritage Trust Environmental License Plate, the company and DNR announced this week. The partnership is the result of a chance meeting last year between representatives of the homegrown Indiana company and Nick […]

CANI Welcomes New AmeriCorps Members

CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) is pleased to announce the addition of 10 new CANI Corps members to the agency. The new members include Shayne Abrahams, Kelsey Barta, Andrea Cassel, Tracee Cooley, Angionette Rickets, Denaris Green, Dan Nae Lewis, Maria Marquez-Llamas, Alexzandria McCowan, and Kayla Smith-Gonzalez. CANI Corps is an AmeriCorps program organized and […]

Aurora, CO Theater Shooting Survivor to Speak at

Fort Wayne, IN- The Rescue Mission and the Fort Wayne Urban League are partnering together to host a Community Forgiveness and Reconciliation Symposium on October 16, 2013 at 6:00pm. The event will take place at the Urban League (2135 S Hanna St., Fort Wayne, IN 46803). “We find ourselves grieving the loss of 33 members […]

Bust a Move raises $20,000

(Fort Wayne, Indiana) Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana raised $20,000 during the 6th annual Bust a Move auction. More than 300 people attended the event, which was held at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art on Friday, October 4. All of the money raised will stay in northeast Indiana to help people diagnosed with breast […]

New show debuting at USF Fall Planetarium Weekend

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The product of a year’s work by the Schouweiler Planetarium staff at the University of Saint Francis will debut during the university’s Fall Planetarium Weekend Nov. 1-3. “Larry Cat in Space” is a playful, imaginative cartoon about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the moon. Children of all ages will enjoy […]

Strategic Data Fellow Hired Through TIF Grant

The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, Oct. 14, approved the hiring of a new administrator to analyze data as part of the District¹s work with the Teacher Incentive Fund grant. Yueming Jia, Strategic Data Fellow Dr. Yueming Jia joins FWCS on Oct. 22 as the District¹s Strategic Data Fellow, a […]

USF CEO Forum keynote changing

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—Due to the federal government shutdown, Todd Schwartz, Deputy Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, will not be keynote speaker for the CEO Forum presented by the University of Saint Francis at the USF Performing Arts Center Thursday. […]

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 […]