Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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

Christian music artist Steven Curtis Chapman returns to Fort Wayne Oct. 26

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Highly acclaimed singer-songwriter, Steven Curtis Chapman returns to Fort Wayne, this Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Auer Performance Hall on the campus of IPFW at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Garnering 47 No. 1 singles and approaching 11 million career albums sold, Steven Curtis Chapman just released his 18th […]

USF offering illustrators exhibit

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The University of Saint Francis will host a traveling exhibition by the New York Society of Illustrators in the Weatherhead Gallery, Rolland Center for Art and Visual Communication off Leesburg Road from Nov. 23 through Dec. 20. An opening reception will take place in the gallery on Nov. 23 from 6-9 p.m. The […]

Energizing Indiana Wants Hoosiers to Save Energy this October

Initiative recognizes U.S. Dept. of Energy’s October campaign to save energy Energizing Indiana encourages Hoosiers to take action in October to reduce energy consumption. Each year, the U.S. Department of Energy designates this month as Energy Action Month to highlight the importance of the energy used in day-to-day living, as well as ways to reduce […]

More than 4,000 walleyes released at Pine Lake, LaPorte

Fishing at LaPorte’s Pine Lake received a boost this month as the DNR stocked 4,018 walleye advanced fingerlings there. The walleyes were reared by inmates at Terre Haute’s Federal Correctional Complex as part of a partnership between the DNR and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. The same facility grows catfish for the Go FishIN in […]

Time to share, time to care: donate blood

American Red Cross seeks donors to help meet holiday need You can honor a uniquely American holiday by giving something that’s uniquely you. By donating blood this Thanksgiving, you’ll help ensure that blood is available for patients in need, and honor the spirit of giving that surrounds the start of the holiday season. “When you […]

Indiana Leads 10 States in Fourth Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

Participants from 10 states took part in central U.S. earthquake drill; 43 states and territories participated nationwide Indiana led the Great Central U.S. Shakeout with more than 540,000 registered participants. More than 2.4 million people across 10 central U.S. states took part simultaneously in the fourth Great Central U.S. ShakeOut today (Oct. 17, 2013) at […]

Little River Wetlands Project to Honor Founders on November 16th

Local nonprofit Little River Wetlands Project will hold a free event to honor its founders at its Arrowhead Marsh preserve (8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke) on Saturday, November 16, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. The public is invited to meet founders Paul McAfee, Dick Poor, Sam Schwartz, and Ron Zartman and to help dedicate a “Founders’ […]

Sunny Taylor signs with Rockhill Records

Rockhill Records, a record label located in Fort Wayne, Ind., is pleased to announce the signing of Sunny Taylor to its roster. Taylor will release her upcoming full-length album through Rockhill on January 4, 2014. The new album is being produced by Taylor and engineered by Tim Bushong of T. Bush Recording in Syracuse, Ind. […]

“Just a Bunch of Potters”: November 1-3

WHO: "Just a Bunch of Potters 14th Annual Show & Sale" WHAT: Thirteen local potters get together for this once a year event…..presenting their newest work in clay. Pieces range from mugs, bowls, plates vases to wall pieces, tiles even some mixed media pieces (with clay being the main element). Whether your taste runs traditional, […]

Grand Opening PR – Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters was delighted to host its Grand Opening and $1 million announcement celebration yesterday – and show the community how it will help us serve children in our ENTIRE 13-county service area better! Please see the attached press release for you to use with your audience and/or on your website and social […]