LSSI to open newly renovated space for workforce, family programs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Lutheran Social Services of Indiana (LSSI) is growing to serve even more families in Allen County and beyond. The longstanding local organization will add a newly renovated location, LSSI Fort Wayne North, to expand existing services to meet increasing community need. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new space is scheduled for… Read more »

GFW Inc. selected as finalist for national award

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. has been named a finalist for a 2021 national Chamber of the Year award, presented by the Alexandria, Va.-based Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The awards are the most prestigious and competitive recognition presented annually by ACCE. ACCE is an association of more than… Read more »

Strataflo plans expansion of Fort Wayne production facility

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A longstanding local manufacturer is planning to grow. Strataflo Products, a manufacturer of industrial valves, today announced plans to invest up to $2.3 million to expand its existing production facility in Fort Wayne, adding up to 10 new jobs by the end of 2024. Strataflo makes industrial check valves and foot… Read more »

MidWest America FCU set to open Illinois Road branch

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – MidWest America Federal Credit Union is expanding its hometown footprint. The credit union will host a grand opening for its newest branch, at 9705 Illinois Rd. in Fort Wayne. The celebration is scheduled begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 14. Set to become the credit union’s… Read more »

Dreyer’s plans major expansion in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream is growing again. Company leaders for the ice cream maker today announced plans to invest over $145 million in an expansion of its Fort Wayne production facility, anticipating up to 145 jobs by the end of 2024. The plans include two new production lines for the company’s… Read more »

GFW Inc. honors local leaders with annual awards

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. Thursday presented its annual awards to leaders from across Allen County. The awards, presented as part of GFW Inc.’s Annual Meeting event, honored six community leaders and an up-and-coming small business. The winners are: GFW Inc. Women’s Network Champions of Change Awards – Leslee Hill and… Read more »

Dell Cove expanding in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Ind. — Allen County is the new home of a startup run by a husband-and-wife team. Dell Cove Spices & More Co.®, a gourmet popcorn and popcorn seasoning business, today announced plans are well underway to relocate the company from Chicago to New Haven. The company’s co-owners expect to scale up quickly, adding… Read more »

Sutton-Garten celebrates return to Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Sutton-Garten is ready to celebrate its return to Fort Wayne. The Indianapolis-based company will host a grand opening for its local branch, located at 5001 Industrial Rd. The celebration will begin with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon on Thursday, June 17. Sutton-Garten distributes welding supplies and gases for use in a… Read more »

Lunar Distribution, sister companies plan to grow in New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Ind. — A fast-growing comic book distribution company has selected New Haven as its new home. Lunar Distribution LLC today announced plans to move into a brand-new facility in east Allen County, co-locating with Discount Comic Book Service (DCBS) and its sister company, InStockTrades. Combined, company leaders anticipate adding up to 130 new… Read more »

Sixteen nominated for 2021 Champions of Change Awards

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Sixteen local leaders have been nominated for the 2021 Champions of Change Awards. The awards, which will be distributed June 10 at Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc.’s Annual Meeting, celebrate those who mentor and empower women in Allen County. “This year’s nominees are dedicated to empowering women to reach their full… Read more »