Randolph scholarship applications due March 14

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The A. Philip Randolph Institute Fort Wayne Chapter will celebrate its annual scholarship banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Link’s Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave., Fort Wayne. Tickets are $35. Reservations are due by Monday, April 2. Contact LaDonna Sims at (260) 403-1362 or ladonnasims@frontier.com for tickets. Tables of eight are available for $280.

Joe Jordan, president and CEO of the Fort Wayne Boys & Girls Club, will be the keynote speaker at this fundraiser for high school scholarships. Scholarship recipients receive their award at this banquet.

Scholarship applications are due by midnight Wednesday, March 14. Visit A. Philip Randolph Institute – APRI Fort Wayne Chapter on Facebook for details and a scholarship application.

The scholarship was created in honor of A. Philip Randolph and Charles Redd, activists who struggled for social and economic justice. “Redd and Randolph shared a common vision for equality, and political and community activism and serve as true inspirations for young people today,” the organization said in a statement.