President/CEO and Co-Founder of the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), Harry C. Alford Jr., transitioned Monday, December 6, in Washington, DC. He was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Kay DeBow Alford, Vice President and Co-Founder of the National Black Chamber five months earlier.
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.
UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Fort Wayne Leadership Council will host the annual Fort Wayne Mayor’s Breakfast
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.