Each week, Roanoke Elementary School designates a life skill to pursue through its Our Strongest Link effort. The focus for a recent week was Resourcefulness. The following students were chosen by their teachers as exhibiting the life skill of Resourcefulness: (front row, from left) Spencer Proffitt, Lamyah Reed, Dawson Husband, (second row) Nathan Krieger, Brody Bolen, Chance Derossett, Brayden Mayer, Megan Partin, LaBreanna Culver, (back row) Dezmen Culver, Gavin Magnuson, Jocelyn Buzzard, Matea Stuth, Ayden Stuth and (not pictured) Aiden Jordan.
“How many people are suffering out there in the community who don’t even known that they can go talk to someone for free about their grief?”
Jazz artist, director and engineer Joe Jackson will teach and perform at the 26th annual Nicholas Invitational Jazz Festival on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Snider High School.
The Rotary Club of Fort Wayne continues to live by its motto “Service Above Self” with its recent sponsorship of the water jet fountains, part of the city’s riverfront development project.
A local movie company will hold a cast and crew call-out from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Allen County Public Library in downtown Fort Wayne.
Allen County home builders crept closer toward that magic 1,000-permit mark in 2016 and, although they fell a little short, ending with 942 permits issued, it was the best year the industry has had in the county in a long time.
For a small community, a grocery store has the power to bring people together, but sometimes “you have to lose your grocery store or your gas station before you appreciate it,” said Wilmer Delagrange, Grabill Town Council president.
Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is accepting nominations for the 2017 Athena Awards program, through Feb. 17.
Middle school representatives from the sixth, seventh and eighth grades show Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School’s support for clean water for the people of Haiti. The students filled a gallon-size plastic jug with coins to support a Cross Catholic Outreach fundraiser for that purpose. Students dropped coins into the jug in the classroom of religion teacher Anita Senesac (back, right).