Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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Byron Health Center to Host LeadingAge Indiana Legislator Day

Fort Wayne, IN – Byron Health Center will host a Long Term Care Legislator Forum on Friday, October 18th from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. in the Byron Health Center Activity Room, 12101 Lima Rd in Fort Wayne. The Long Term Care Legislator Forum, conducted in cooperation with LeadingAge Indiana, will be an educational and networking […]

Museum Announces Trunk or Treat Event

Children Invited to “Trunk or Treat” From Car to Car During This Popular FREE Event at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Free event designed to give children and their parents a fun, safe place to go “Trick or Treating” in the National Historic Landmark (AUBURN) – The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is once […]

Top American Senior Communities Employees Honored

FORT WAYNE, Ind. —American Senior Communities recently honored key employees, including five Fort Wayne staff, with the coveted “Quest for Excellence Award.” Val Yoder, a licensed practical nurse at Heritage Park; Val Walker, a nursing scheduler/receptionist at Bethlehem Woods; Nikki Kerby, certified nursing assistant at Coventry Meadows; Tina Whitlow, certified nursing assistant at Glenbrook Nursing […]

Bearcreek Farms: Final Concerts Mark The End Of An Era.

Bearcreek Farms in Bryant, Indiana is closing forever October 26. For 38 years Bearcreek Farms in Bryant, Indiana has been a destination for great food, entertainment and a quiet country getaway. This will come to an end October 26th when Bearcreek Farms closes it’s doors forever. The Jay County attraction has become known over the […]

Indiana deer hunters feeding hungry Hoosiers

This fall, some Hoosiers who need some help will be able to put more food on the table, thanks to deer hunters and the DNR Division of Law Enforcement’s Sportsman’s Benevolence Fund. The fund makes it possible for hunters to donate venison through a participating butcher by paying the processing fee. To participate, a licensed […]

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. […]