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 »

Lutheran Life Villages announces completion of renovations

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Lutheran Life Villages, a leading, not-for-profit provider of senior living and care services in northeast Indiana, has announced completion of Phase Two of major renovations to The Village at Anthony Boulevard retirement community in southeast Fort Wayne. To celebrate the event, Lutheran Life Villages will host an Open House on Thursday, Nov.… Read more »

Queen Nails Bar & Spa grows into second location

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A local hotspot for beauty and relaxation is opening its second location. Queen Nails Bar & Spa will bring its stress-melting services to the northeast side of Fort Wayne, marking the grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony set for 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18 at 6051 Stellhorn Rd., Suite A.… Read more »

OPEX Fort Wayne set for grand opening

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A fitness center aiming to inspire the community is preparing to celebrate its grand opening. OPEX Fort Wayne will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 5825 Covington Rd. OPEX Fort Wayne provides personal training services, as well as individual programming and nourishment. In addition to… Read more »

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 »