On Saturday, March 23, 2019, Babylon/ After Dark will commemorate its 30th Annual AIDS Benefit. The staff and friends of Babylon/ After Dark have generously hosted this event for the past 30 years, raising over $970,000 historically for the Positive Resource Connection. The event includes a live auction
Think back to your childhood. Did you have someone who cared about your well-being and progress? Whether a parent, friend of the family, or teacher, you likely had someone in your corner who had a vested interest in your success. What if you hadn’t had that person?
You can be that person for a kid
As gambling games go, Milo’s ball fetch had to be the cutest of the night.
The therapy dog and his owner, Turnstone Occupational Therapist Zoe Martin, made a contest out of seeing which ball the adorable 1 ½-year-old Golden Retriever would bring back after throwing him three different colored tennis
We can thank pollinators for many of our favorite foods. According to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, “Scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of pollinators like bees, butterflies and moths, birds and bats, beetles, and other insects.”
Officials with the Town of Monroeville and the Monroeville Park Board are excited to announce a groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Monday, March 25th, to celebrate the official start of the Monroeville Community Park Improvements Project and the first of many quality of life improvements to
Tom and Dorothy Andrews celebrated their 70th anniversary on March 12, 2019. They have 3 children, Diane (Dave) Scheer, Tom (Jody) Andrews, and David (deceased), They are proud grandparents of Alyssa, Tyler and Korey.
Recently, the city’s Fort Wayne Historic Preservation Commission unanimously approved a Local Historic Designation of the Prairie Grove Chapel and Cemetery. This comes as a huge first step for the longstanding property that predates the original unincorporated town of Waynedale.
Located at 6000-6200
Franklin Electric Co., Inc. is proud to announce 2019 as the company’s 75-year anniversary. A lot has changed at Franklin Electric since E.J. (Ed) Schaefer and T.W. (Wayne) Kehoe founded the company in 1944 in Bluffton, Indiana. Since then, we have grown from a small motor manufacturing company
Honor Flight Northeast Indiana is encouraging all veterans from the Korean conflict to send in their application to participate on a future Honor Flight to Washington D.C.
“The time is now” states Dennis Covert, President of HFNEI. “There are countless veterans from this era who are refraining
Registration is now open for the 2019 Fair Housing Summit, which features Kevin Boyle, the author of Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age.
The Summit is hosted by the City of Fort Wayne’s Metropolitan Human Relations Commission and Office of Housing & Neighborhood
To our Indian Village Neighborhood and Friends,
During dismissal time at Indian Village, we are experiencing an increase in the number of cars that are coming by the school right at our dismissal time at the end of our school day. We are asking our patrons and neighborhood friends to avoid the
Justine Walter born on Feb. 21st 1924 and her husband Charlie moved to Dunkelberg Road, which was a small country road surrounded by cornfields in 1962. They raised 8 children and lived there until 2004. Both were active members of the American Legion Post 241 where Charlie was a past commander
Most of us love our community and want the best for it. It’s our home. It’s where we live, work, learn, play, and raise our families. And yet, it’s easy to go about our daily lives without ever stopping to think, what can I do to make my community better?
I get it. We are all busy. And it’s
Usually quieter during the winter months, the Fort Wayne Sport Club was brimming with activity on a recent February evening.
The group hosted their annual Corn Hole and Euchre Tournament, attracting nearly 100 members of the public looking for fun times, good food, and warm companionship.For a cost
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana received a grant from the Kohl’s National Giving Program. On Thursday, January 31, 2019, the area Kohl’s District and Store Managers gathered to present a $10,000 donation to the Agency.
“Giving back to the communities our Kohl’s associates
Do you remember the locally produced video/ commercial with people having fish flying at them for using single-use straws and cups? If you haven’t seen the video, it might sound strange, but it was viewed over 20,000 times alone from The Allen County Department of Environmental Management’s (ACDEM)
Anyone interested in presenting or facilitating a workshop for the upcoming Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC) is now invited to submit their workshop proposal to the organizing committee.
This year’s RNNC is set for September 19-21, 2019 and is hosted by Fort Wayne. The theme is
More than 150 men have been seeking shelter consistently each night at The Rescue Mission (301 W. Superior Street). Rescue Mission Director of Emergency Services and Community Outreach, Sharon Gerig, said these are some of the highest numbers she’s ever seen.
“We always expect to be crowded this
Save Maumee Grassroots Organization has completed planting 2,936 trees along 1.5 miles of streambank and submitting work reports from 2016 through 2018. The group “physically planted 2,936 trees, but trees are fragile life forms that don’t always like how or where they were planted,” says Abigail
Some people are perfectly content being single. But for those who are actively looking for a significant other, Valentine’s Day can be a frustrating and even depressing day because it reminds them they have not been successful in their quest.
To them, the entire world can seem to be full of happy
Lara and Tony Gaerte, owners of Century Aviation in Auburn, are donating avionics equipment and manuals to the Ivy Tech Foundation for the College’s Aviation Maintenance Technology program. The donated items will arrive at the College in January and will be utilized in the program beginning in the
Over the past week, this year’s polar vortex has set record lows in the area. Legacy Heating & Air Conditioning has been racing to assist residents with furnace issues as well as frozen and broken pipes. Located on Bluffton Road, you likely have seen Legacy’s marquee messages that are typically
Amanda Vance has an inkling about why so many of her library patrons are racking up more reading hours this winter.
It’s the bookmarks.
“People have found the (SPARK) program through our bookmarks more than anything else,” said Vance, the Waynedale Allen County Public Library branch General Manager.
Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Parks of Allen County are coming together to restore Foster Park Pavilion #3.
The historic stone pavilion in the Foster Park Oak Grove will be fully and accurately restored along with landscape improvements, including a new paved trail connecting the
As we enter 2019, it’s incredible to look around and see what our community has become! In just the past year, Waynedale has continued to grow and improve in ways that many did not think was possible, just a few years ago. For our recently added features, we can thank a hand-full of residents and