Fort Wayne attractions win award
The Fort Wayne TinCaps and Historic Fort Wayne received the 2012 Lt. Gov. Hoosier Hospitality Award.
NIPR raises funds
Northeast Indiana Public Radio (NIPR) raised more than $142,000 during the spring 2012 fund drive, which concluded April 29th. NIPR membership manager Dave Hunter said that the station had sought to generate $114,000
Make-A-Wish needs volunteers
Make-A-Wish is in urgent need of wish-granting volunteers in the Fort Wayne area. For more information, contact Tiffany Herron at 1-877-206-9474 or email email@example.com.
Leadership Fort Wayne accepts applications
Applications are being accepted for participation the 32nd community leadership development class through June 30, for the 2012-13 adult Class of Leadership Fort Wayne. Individuals submitting applications are selected on the basis of their application, support from their employer and one letter of recommendation. Details are available at www.leadershipfortwayne.org. For more information, contact Cheri Becker at 481-6112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancer Services accepting nominations
Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is accepting nominations for the William A. Kunkel III Champion of Hope award, which was created to recognize an individual, family or business that embodies the mission of Cancer Services through a lifelong commitment to enhancing the quality of life of those affected by cancer in Northeast Indiana, according to a news release.
Nomination forms are available at www.cancer-services.org. Be sure to include information regarding how the nominee demonstrates leadership, compassion and devotion to Cancer Services, including examples which address quality of life issues for people with cancer.
Deadline is June 15. Send to Dianne May, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, 6316 Mutual Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46825, or email to email@example.com.
Hip hop stroke video contest
The American Stroke Association will hold a contest in which children, ages 10-15, can submit a video at www.strokeassociation.org/hiphopcontest as an individual or group before Sept. 21. The grand-prize winner will earn a meet-and-greet with Terrence J., among other prizes.
Each video must include the American Stroke Association's official hip hop stroke song and a parent or grandparent, and demonstrate artistic ability and originality. The song, "Enlighten the World on Stroke," was written for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association by Atlanta-based Osiris South Records, LLC.
To enter the video competition and learn more about stroke, visit www.strokeassociation.org.