September 19, 2018

Contact:    Rob Hines (260-427-6028)

                 Public Information Officer

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Fort Wayne, Ind. — Due to a power outage, Cooper and Weisser Youth Centers are both closed today. Families are welcome to instead go to Jennings Youth Center, 1330 McCulloch Street, which will be operating as usual today.

For questions, contact Mitch Sheppard at 260-427-6441 or 260-450-6560.

September 17, 2018

Contact:    Rob Hines (260-427- 6028)

                 Public Information Officer

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Fort Wayne, Ind. — The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department invites citizens to three upcoming FREE Community Unity Family Fun Nights! Be part of a community safety forum then enjoy a community dinner along with games and prizes for the kids. Plus, the first 50 adults to sign in at each Community Unity Night will receive a FREE book bag with school supplies. These events are great opportunities for neighbors to meet, greet and eat as they learn about how our police department is engaging to keep our neighborhoods safe.

September 5, 2018

Contact:    Rob Hines (260-427- 6028)

                 Public Information Officer

For Immediate Release

Fort Wayne, Ind. – Here is a list of events and activities happening on the Riverfront this month:

Riverfront Boat Tours

Thursdays and Sundays through September

3:00, 5:00, 6:15 p.m.

 

Riverfront Fort Wayne Boat Tours are your chance to learn more about our city through its riverfront. Relax and enjoy the scenery on one of our themed boat tours; themes include Riverfront development, ecology, and history. Several departures are scheduled most Sundays and Thursdays through September. Tours depart from the public dock in Headwaters Park West. No food or beverages are permitted on the tours. Make your reservations online at www.fortwayneparks.org or by calling (260) 427-6000 at least one week in advance. Ages 10+. Limit 10 people per tour. Fee: $12 per person. In the event of inclement weather, please check the Riverfront Fort Wayne Facebook page for cancellations.

September 11, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact:         Rob Hines (260-427-6028)

                        Public Information Officer

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NIPSCO is going to begin a voluntary remediation project on the St. Marys River soon which will result in some periods of closure of the river near The Old Fort, just south of Headwaters Park, along with some rerouting of nearby trails. You can find more information about the project on the NIPSCO website. For additional questions, please contact Dana Berkes from NIPSCO at 260-439-1330 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Link to release

August 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Contact:        Kathy Pargmann (260-427-6004)

                        Manager Lead of Marketing

 

Mayor Henry Leads Celebration:

 Completion of Wolf Family Learning Center Expansion

Fort Wayne, IN:  Today Mayor Tom Henry and Parks & Recreation Director Steve McDaniel celebrated the grand opening of the Wolf Family Learning Center at Salomon Farm Park off Dupont Road. The Learning Center added more than 4,000 square feet to a smaller facility and will offer many recreational opportunities to this popular park.

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