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.
MAYOR HENRY NAMES APPOINTMENTS TO LEGACY REVIEW COMMITTEE
August 28, 2014 - Mayor Tom Henry today announced his appointments to the Legacy review committee.
Under the Legacy review process approved by City Council earlier this week, a nine-member committee will be responsible for reviewing requests for Legacy funding. The committee is comprised of three members of Mayor Henry’s administration, three members of City Council, and three citizen members (one selected by the Mayor, one selected by City Council, and one selected by the committee). The committee is designed to enhance the City’s Legacy initiative.
Mayor Henry’s appointees: *Al Moll, Director, Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department *Heather Presley-Cowen, Deputy Director, City of Fort Wayne Community Development Division *Stephanie Crandall, Legislative & Business Liaison, City of Fort Wayne *Ron Turpin, Head of Financial Operations - Distribution, Lincoln Financial Group