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Fort Wayne native comes full circle in opening of Nothing Bundt Cakes

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Jennifer (Mougin) Henricks grew up on the far north side of Fort Wayne where four homes shared some land on a two-lane highway. Fast forward a few decades, and the same land is now home to a retail shopping center, including Henricks’ very own Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery. “I think it’s… Read more »

SDI La Farga to break ground on $16M expansion

NEW HAVEN, Ind. — SDI La Farga has announced it will break ground on its $16M facility expansion located at 1640 Ryan Road in New Haven, Indiana, on February 10 at 4 pm (EST). In attendance will be representatives from SDI La Farga, its joint venture company, La Farga Group, and Steel Dynamics, as well… Read more »

Survey says: 94% of business leaders believe Allen County is on the right track

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Business is good in Allen County, according to a recent survey of local business leaders. An overwhelming number of respondents to the Allen County Business Survey—91%—said they view the local business climate as “very positive” or “positive,” and 94% believe Allen County is on the right track. Nearly two-thirds indicated plans… Read more »

Nominations open for 2020 Champions of Change Awards

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – To honor Allen County’s extraordinary leaders and mentors, the Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. Women’s Network will present the second annual Champions of Change Awards on April 23. Now through Feb. 28, community members are encouraged to submit nominations for the awards, which specifically celebrate those who mentor and empower women… Read more »

Centier Bank opening new branch in downtown Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Centier Bank is expanding into the heart of downtown Fort Wayne. The Merrillville-based bank will open its second Fort Wayne branch at 803 S. Calhoun St., Suite 100, steps away from the iconic Allen County Courthouse. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new location is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Monday, Jan.… Read more »

Allen County attracts talent, jobs as calendar flips to new decade

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – In 2019, Allen County continued its progress as one of America’s up-and-coming mid-sized communities. In addition to setting new records for building construction and attracting and retaining talent, the community welcomed several new quality-of-place projects including Promenade Park, setting the stage for future success. These economic wins, paired with a trio… Read more »

GFW Inc. honors local leaders with annual awards

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – On a night to celebrate the community’s accomplishments from 2019, more than 500 people gathered Thursday at Turnstone as Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. announced the winners of five annual awards. The awards, presented during GFW Inc.’s Holiday Night event, honored four community leaders and an up-and-coming small business. In addition,… Read more »

Nine selected for new Leadership 2.0 program

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Greater Fort Wayne Inc. has selected nine individuals to participate in the first-ever cohort of the Leadership 2.0 program. Born from the Leadership Fort Wayne program, Leadership 2.0 helps participants take their leadership skills to the next level. The Leadership 2.0 curriculum features tools and techniques that help participants more confidently… Read more »

Local companies set to celebrate Small Business Saturday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Greater Fort Wayne Inc. is trumpeting a diverse group of local businesses for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. In all, 21 companies are part of the GFW Inc. “Neighborhood Champion” team, an effort to encourage residents to shop at and support local businesses. “Small Business Saturday is all about celebrating… Read more »

SDI La Farga plans company expansion in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Ind. — SDI La Farga, LLC today announced plans for an upcoming expansion. The copper reclamation and production company intends to add up to 30 new jobs and invest nearly $16 million at its New Haven facility by the end of 2021. Founded in 2010, SDI La Farga is a joint venture between… Read more »