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GFW Inc. announces Leadership Fort Wayne Class of 2020

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Greater Fort Wayne Inc. has named 47 individuals to be part of the Leadership Fort Wayne (LFW) Class of 2020. LFW is a nine-month program that provides an in-depth view of the many facets of the community while developing each participant’s leadership skills. By developing these skills, participants are better prepared… Read more »

Upcoming survey will canvass business leaders

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Starting next week, business leaders in Allen County will be asked to weigh in on the most pressing issues they face, the state of the local economy, and other important topics. The web-based Allen County Business Survey, commissioned by Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc. and managed by the Indianapolis-based Loyalty Research… Read more »

Barry Schrock wins statewide leadership award

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Barry Schrock, director of leadership programs at Greater Fort Wayne (GFW) Inc., has been selected as a 2019 Community Builders Award winner. The Community Builders Award recognizes and connects leaders across the state of Indiana who are actively working to improve their leadership skills and take active roles in their communities… Read more »

Storming Crab brings southern flavor to Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A restaurant that brings the heat of a Cajun seafood boil is making its way to Fort Wayne. Storming Crab will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 at 520 E. Coliseum Blvd. Storming Crab is family-owned and family-friendly, offering shrimp, crawfish, king crab legs, Cajun fried… Read more »

Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana opens new HQ

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana (JANI) is ready to take a major step forward in a new facility. The organization’s new headquarters will officially open this week at 550 E. Wallen Rd. in Fort Wayne, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony slated for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25. In the new space,… Read more »

Near North Title Group plans ribbon-cutting ceremony

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – As Fort Wayne’s real estate market sizzles, a regional title company is putting down roots in the city for the first time. Near North Title Group will celebrate the grand opening of its first Fort Wayne office, located at 10020 Auburn Park Dr., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. on… Read more »

Wingstop to cut ribbon at first Fort Wayne location

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A national name is cleared to land in Fort Wayne. The city’s first Wingstop location is set to open at 407 W. Coliseum Blvd., Suite 111, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony slated for 11 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 16. Owner Mark McLaurine says the restaurant is the product of entrepreneurship meeting great… Read more »

Kiddie Academy to open in southwest Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Fort Wayne is primed for its second Kiddie Academy location. After finding success at their first local location on Coldwater Road, co-owners Hajira and Dr. Zubair Khan will open a second childcare site, on the city’s southwest side at 9336 Illinois Rd. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Kiddie Academy Southwest Fort Wayne… Read more »

Fifteen entrepreneurs selected for Bridge Program

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Fifteen local entrepreneurs have been selected to participate in the first cohort of Greater Fort Wayne Inc.’s Bridge Program. The program, which connects established companies with startups, is designed to give entrepreneurs an extra boost, helping them bridge the gap between startup and success. “It’s inspiring to watch these businesses form… Read more »

New program helps propel leadership skills to new heights

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A new program will serve as a springboard for aspiring and current leaders in Allen County. Launched today by Greater Fort Wayne Inc., the Leadership 2.0 program will help participants take their leadership abilities to a higher level. The Leadership 2.0 curriculum builds on the existing Leadership Fort Wayne program, featuring… Read more »