MAYOR HENRY APPOINTS TIM PAPE TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BOARD
September 15, 2014 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry today announced that he has appointed Tim Pape to serve on the Allen County-Fort Wayne Capital Improvement Board (CIB). Pape replaces Gil Haynie who passed away last month.
Pape serves as managing partner for Carson Boxberger in Fort Wayne and specializes in corporate and governmental affairs. He is a community leader and advocate with a passion for making Fort Wayne a leader in economic development and downtown revitalization.
“Tim will be a tremendous asset as a member of the CIB,” said Mayor Henry. “I appreciate his commitment and willingness to serve and make a positive difference. By working together, we’re experiencing unprecedented momentum in our community. Tim’s leadership skills make him an ideal selection for this important position.”
MAYOR HENRY UNVEILS INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE A HEALTHIER FORT WAYNE
September 4, 2014 - A commitment to developing healthier lifestyles was unveiled today as part of an innovative program created by Fort Wayne resident Chris Blake and endorsed by Mayor Tom Henry.
Operation F4 - Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) is a community wellness initiative to encourage individuals to implement lifestyle changes that include fitness, nutrition, wellness, and activities. OPF4’s mission is for residents to lose a collective 500,000 pounds by the end of 2016.
ENVISION FORT WAYNE CENTER NOW OPEN FOUR DAYS A WEEK
September 2, 2014 - The Envision Fort Wayne Center, 916 S. Calhoun St., is now open four days a week instead of three. Residents are invited to stop in the Envision Center Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The new hours provide more access over the lunch hour, when the center has been the busiest. Residents may also make an appointment to visit the center at another time by calling 311; they may also schedule time to hold a club or neighborhood meeting in the center. In addition to the regular hours, the center will also be open during Visit Fort Wayne’s “Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown,” Sunday, September 7, 2014, from noon-5 p.m.