The coronavirus pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges for small businesses, and the Black community has been hit especially hard.
Often local, state and federal laws & regulations directly impact how business can be conducted. This panel discussion will allow for citizens to ask questions directly to local lawmakers.
The grocery is the first phase from HANDS (Hope Arts Networking Diversity Service), a group of community investors (including Simmons), that will be bringing back a restaurant (but organic and healthy) and a salon in its subsequent phases.
The goal of the United Front Initiative is to bring the community of Fort Wayne together to attain racial healing, equity, education, and organizational transformation by developing shared knowledge and understanding around various topics related to diversity and inclusion.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce is producing a second directory of Black owned businesses and organizations in the area.
The Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission approved an agreement on Dec. 14 that will allow a developer to build on a vacant site at what is now called Southtown Crossing.
UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Fort Wayne Leadership Council will host the annual Fort Wayne Mayor’s Breakfast
Demographic representation improved locally with the election of three African Americans, including two women, to the Fort Wayne City Council. But, participants in panel discussion at a Founders Spark Power Circle celebration said the city remains far from approaching what it could achieve by improving inclusiveness.
A group of entrepreneur support organizations has launched a new platform to help businesses start and grow in northeast Indiana. The website, FuseNEI.com, was developed as a networking hub with the financial support of the Indiana Economic Development Corp., American Electric Power, Greater Fort Wayne Inc., the Knight Foundation and SEED Fort Wayne.
As for the real estate, Linda Golden (Legacy One) does residential and commercial brokering. Closing on a residential sale usually within 30 days.
The Penta Center is home to a range of businesses, from Jay’s Essential Touch massage therapy to Capture Sports Agency, LLC to Miss Thelma Lou Russell, a well-known seamstress and owner of T-Lou Alterations.
Wendy Moyle and John Dortch were named the inaugural winners of the Greater Fort Wayne Inc. Women’s Network Champions of Change Awards. The awards, which aim to celebrate those who mentor and empower women in Allen County, were announced at a luncheon Wednesday at The Charles Fort Wayne.
Members of Fort Wayne’s Housing and Neighborhood Services Board, as well as Community Development leaders checked in on a handful of housing projects Tuesday. News Channel 15 went along, getting an inside look at Superior Lofts.
Fort Wayne Ink Spot will tell stories and report news across the areas of education, employment, and entrepreneurship, specifying the positive exploits of young people.