Nominations open for 2023 Champions of Change Awards

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. Women’s Network will present its fifth annual Champions of Change Awards this spring. Now through March 27, community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the awards, which celebrate those who mentor and empower women in Allen County. The awards will be presented at an… Read more »

GFW Inc. welcomes Leadership Fort Wayne Class of 2023

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Leadership Fort Wayne (LFW) program is officially underway for the Class of 2023. Greater Fort Wayne Inc. today introduced the 57-member class, the third-largest cohort in program history. LFW is a nine-month program that provides an in-depth view of the Fort Wayne / Allen County community while developing each participant’s leadership… Read more »

Fort Financial to cut ribbon at new corporate HQ

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Fort Financial Credit Union today announced plans to celebrate the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art corporate headquarters in north Fort Wayne. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled to kick off the festivities on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 9 a.m. at 8815 Lima Rd. Fort Financial offers checking and savings products, loans,… Read more »

Allen County continues strong growth in 2022

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Allen County attracted more than $589 million in new private investment in 2022 and, for the fifth consecutive year, posted positive numbers for attracting and retaining talent. Also, data from the U.S. Census Bureau showed the county’s population grew at more than five times the national rate, capping a strong year… Read more »

HardHell Industries to ‘top out’ new shell building near FWA

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A construction milestone is coming up for the newest industrial building in Fort Wayne’s Airport District. HardHell Industries will celebrate the “topping out” of a $5.4 million shell building at 4455 Airway Ave. in Fort Wayne. Crews will hoist into place the final beam of the building’s structure tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan.… Read more »

Leadership Fort Wayne celebrates 46 grads in Class of 2022

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Last night, 46 individuals celebrated their graduation from the Leadership Fort Wayne (LFW) program. The graduation ceremony, part of Greater Fort Wayne Inc.’s Holiday Night event, served as a milestone in the Class of 2022’s commitment to servant leadership and community trusteeship. The evening also marked a pair of historic achievements… Read more »

Covington Springs bringing new approach to senior care

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Covington Springs is celebrating a new beginning in the Summit City. Leaders of the innovative senior care home will commemorate a new partnership with Majestic Residences with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 7210 Covington Rd. Opened in January 2021, Covington Springs offers the cozy feel… Read more »

Premier Truck Rental breaks ground on HQ expansion

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Premier Truck Rental (PTR) this morning broke ground on a $4.9 million expansion of the company’s headquarters near Fort Wayne International Airport. As part of the expansion, company leaders expect to add up to 65 new jobs by the end of 2025 to accommodate a growing customer base. Founded in 2014,… Read more »

Fleet Feet expands Fort Wayne footprint

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Fleet Feet is expanding its Fort Wayne footprint. Already a hit in southwest Fort Wayne, the running store will celebrate the grand opening of its second Summit City location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 26 at 1549 W. Dupont Rd. in the Northbrook Shopping Center. Fleet… Read more »

GFW Inc. to host Economic Development Summit on Sept. 15

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. will host its first-ever Economic Development Summit on Sept. 15 at the Memorial Coliseum. The event is designed to equip local business leaders for a successful future, with expert presentations and panel discussions delivering insights about the big-picture issues that impact businesses. “I look at this… Read more »