Fort Wayne UNITED is once again providing opportunities for those looking for employment. Free job fairs will be held at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA from 2–5 pm on February 21, March 14, April 11 and May 9.

Easterseals Arc, Byron Heath Center, Goodwill Industries, D&W Fine Pack and Fort Wayne Metals will be in attendance with other employers expected to sign on. Those who attend are encouraged to bring their resume.

The Fort Wayne UNITED Late Night Basketball League will return for its spring session.

The program runs from 8 -11 p.m. each Saturday evening February 16 through March 23. The Fort Wayne UNITED Late Night Basketball League is held at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Sponsors are the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne, City of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Police Department, Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, Papa John’s, Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast, and Parkview Health. 

Mayor Tom Henry today was joined by Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, Reverend Dr. Charles Harrison, TenPoint Coalition financial partners and Fort Wayne UNITED representatives to announce the launch of Fort Wayne’s TenPoint Coalition.

Modeled after the successful Indianapolis TenPoint Coalition, Fort Wayne’s program will be the next step in positively influencing the lives of black males, families and neighborhoods by implementing proactive strategies to improve life outcomes, increase the quality of life and enhance community pride.

Mayor Tom Henry today was joined by Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, Reverend Dr. Charles Harrison, Fort Wayne UNITED representatives, and local community and business leaders to announce that the City of Fort Wayne plans to become a TenPoint Coalition city.

The coalition is the next step in Fort Wayne’s efforts to influence the lives of young people, families and neighborhoods by implementing proactive strategies to reduce violence and emphasize the importance of education, employment and community partnerships.

On August 9, from 5-7 p.m. at New Covenant Worship Center, Fort Wayne UNITED will partner with Pastor Luther Whitfield and his congregation to host a Construction Trades Job Fair that will be open to all. Anyone who would like to learn a new trade, or is skilled in construction and is looking for a job, is encouraged to come early to learn about all the opportunities available, then take advantage of visiting booths for one-on-one Q & A time.

Representatives from Northeast Indiana Building Trades and Northeast Indiana Construction Alliance will be on hand to tell you about the long list of high-paying jobs that need filled and how you can get one of those jobs.

New Covenant is located at 3420 E.Paulding Rd. in Fort Wayne.

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