Fort Wayne & NE Indiana News

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Cancer Services Hires Director of Marketing and Development

Stacey Stumpf has joined Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana as Director of Marketing and Development. Stumpf previously worked as an Editorial Writer for The Journal Gazette and as Director of Public Information for the City of Fort Wayne under former Mayor Graham Richard. In her new role at Cancer Services she will be leading the […]

The Fresh Food Initiative Celebrates World Food Day

Growers, chefs, musicians and beekeepers will come together to celebrate World Food Day at a free Fresh Food Fest this Thursday, September 26th, at the Fresh Food Initiative Garden, 2305 Slataper Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46803. There will be cooking demonstrations by local chefs, food samples, live music and Burmese cultural exhibits and activities. A […]

For Immediate Release: Fellowship Missionary Church to Host Art Exhibition & Silent Auction in Conjunction with Fort-4-Fitness

Proceeds to Benefit the Congo through FMC’s Partnership with World Relief Fellowship Missionary Church will host a Pieces-4-Peace art exhibition, entitled Blessed Are the Peacemakers, in conjunction with the Fort-4-Fitness marathon event. The exhibition will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 from 6-9 p.m. at FMC, 2536 E. Tillman Rd. in Fort Wayne. All […]

Zoeller helps launch anti-smurfing public awareness campaign

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller helped unveil a statewide public awareness campaign today to send a warning to those who buy certain medicines for the purpose of making meth. Zoeller joined representatives from the Indiana Retail Council, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA), the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office, Sen. Carlin Yoder (R-Middlebury) and other leaders […]


The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is leading a full-scale disaster exercise for emergency responders from various parts of the state starting today, Monday, September 23, and lasting until Thursday, September 26. The exercise, taking place at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in Jennings County, will simulate severe weather sweeping through a town in Indiana, […]

Fort Wayne Business Expands into Guided Segway Tours

Ultrazone is bringing a new way to see the city, guided Segway tours. This new attraction is Tour Fort Wayne. Pat O¹Connor , president states ³Segways are defined as Electronic personal assistive mobility device² by law, but we call it a fun new way to see our community. Segway guided tours are a growing attraction […]

Geriatric Care Managers Recently Surveyed Nationally, For Advice on Assisted Living for Senior Population

Northeast Indiana, September 20, 2013– Dorian Maples and Associates is a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM). Recently, NAPGCM released a press release that we feel is important for Northeast Indiana to learn about the choices, tips, and assistance that are out there for their healthcare choices. Many times we […]

122nd Fighter Wing Bold Quest 13.2

The 122nd Fighter Wing hosted representatives from thirteen countries, here, from Sept. 4 ­ 24, 2013 for Bold Quest 13.2, a multinational coalition capability demonstration. BQ 13.2 is an event to test and verify communications technologies across varying combat aircraft, sponsored by the Joint Staff with participation from US Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, SOCOM, […]

Robert Bibbo wins Ivy Tech Northeast’s 2013 New Venture Competition

After Thursday night’s awards dinner, Robert Bibbo has been named the 2013 New Venture Competition champion. As the New Venture champion, Bibbo won $20,000 to use as start-up funds for his company, American Combat Veteran Clothing. The company provides military-themed clothing and accessories, and Bibbo plans to hire only veterans. Bibbo is an Iraq veteran, […]

Local Resident Becomes Consultant with Tastefully Simple

Beth Hovis of Fort Wayne has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple Inc., a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods. As an independent business owner, Hovis offers delicious food samples at home taste-testing parties, along with easy ideas for everyday meals, recipes, serving suggestions and fun. All of Tastefully […]

Deer Park Irish Pub announces bands forFourth Annual Craft Beer Festival

Five performing groups will play at The Deer Park Irish Pub during its fourth annual Craft Beer Festival, Saturday, October 5th, 1 to 5 p.m. The festival has been organized to provide a forum for nationally-known craft brewers to celebrate their art and tradition with local beer enthusiasts, says Deer Park Pub owner Tony Henry. […]