Rocio Alvarez of Fort Wayne won the title of Miss Teen Indiana Latina during the state pageant in Indianapolis in May and then competed in the Miss US Latina pageant Aug. 4 in Atlanta.
• Colligan & Co. gave a $10,000 check to the Rescue Mission. The money came from a grant provided by the Westfield Legacy of Caring Grant.
• Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the following organizations grants: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana, $2,000; Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, $3,000; and Euell A. Wilson Center, $3,000.
• Kroger Co. Foundation awarded Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry a $10,000 grant to serve DeKalb and Allen county residents to pay for processing fees for large game and livestock donations.