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Verbatim: Community Foundation Distributes $1,196,103 in Grants this Quarter

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $1,196,103 in both discretionary and advised grants to nonprofit agencies, the majority of which serve Allen County. 

September 27, 2016 7:41 am


Verbatim: AWS Foundation Announces $610,830 in Grants

he AWS Foundation recently awarded $610,830 in grants to 14 non-profit organizations that benefit individuals with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in northeast Indiana. 

September 27, 2016 6:35 am


Verbatim: Field trip grant benefits more than 1,200 kids*

The following was released on Monday, Sept. 26, 2015 by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources: Students at 15 Indiana schools this academic year will learn about the outdoor ...

September 26, 2016 11:22 am


Verbatim: Erin's House reaps funds

The Northeast Indiana Association of Health Underwriters issued the following news release today: Fort Wayne IN – The local Chapter of the Northeast Indiana Association of H ...

September 24, 2016 5:47 am


Verbatim: Governor Pence Issues Statement on Record Labor Force, Number of Employed Hoosiers

Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement regarding news that Indiana set all-time highs in total labor force.

September 20, 2016 9:13 am


Verbatim: Governor Pence Briefed by Indiana Public Safety and Homeland Security Teams in Wake of Terrorist Attacks, Urges Vigilance

Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement after getting briefed by his Indiana public safety and homeland security teams in the wake of the terrorist attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota. 

September 19, 2016 11:00 am


Verbatim: Statement by the President on the explosions in New York City and New Jersey

A statement from the President of the United States on the explosions in New York City and New Jersey:  

September 19, 2016 9:57 am


Verbatim: Teachers Credit Union Foundation Donates $2,500 to Huntington University

Huntington University announced that the Teachers Credit Union Foundation presented the university with a $2,500 check as a lead gift in support of the 2016-17 Forester Fund.

September 19, 2016 6:34 am


Verbatim: River overflows likely today

The City of Fort Wayne issued the following news release today: When it rains, the 100-year-old combined sewers in Fort Wayne can overflow resulting in the discharge of an untreat ...

September 17, 2016 3:27 am


Verbatim: Huntington reaps Regional Cities money

The IEDC says Huntington County will receive funding for multi-use trails.

September 15, 2016 8:13 am


Verbatim: September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month

Each Thursday evening in September from 6pm – 8pm during South Side Session (free live music concert performance out on the plaza of the Urban League) a representative will be present to share information on the disease – what are the symptoms and how you can help.

September 15, 2016 12:35 pm


Jail levy town hall meetings scheduled

Informational meetings have been scheduled and venues secured for the community regarding the 1.35 MIL property tax levy to be on the November 8, 2016 ballot for jail operations. 

September 15, 2016 12:26 pm


Verbatim: My United Way 2-1-1 Announces Launch of Texting Option

My United Way 2-1-1 now offers texting to residents.

September 14, 2016 10:48 am


Verbatim: Avangrid Renewables Donates $10,000 to Paulding Putnam Electricís Honor Flight Campaign

Avangrid Renewables Blue Creek Wind Farm in Paulding and Van Wert County, Ohio presented a $10,000 check to Paulding Putnam Electric and Northeast Indiana Honor Flight Chapter on Monday.

September 13, 2016 2:03 pm


Verbatim: Indiana Rail Safety Week

overnor Mike Pence has declared September 11-17, 2016 as Indiana Rail Safety Week.

September 11, 2016 8:42 am