The City of Fort Wayne'€™s Net Literacy iTeam will hold a Computer Drive December 27-29. Individuals in the community may be receiving new computers for the holidays and looking for a home for an older computer.

Individuals and companies are asked to donate computers that they no longer use.

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Mayor Graham Richard today announced the Holiday Cab program will begin Thursday, December 21.

In its 19th year, the Holiday Cab program offers free cab rides to people who may be impaired. Cab rides are provided within a 10-mile radius of downtown Fort Wayne. The program runs December

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Later today, the City of Fort Wayne'€™s Net Literacy iTeam and Bishop Luers'€™ Key Club students will lead training sessions to teach senior citizens basic Internet and computer skills.

The sessions will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. at Concord Village (Lutheran Homes), 6723 S. Anthony Blvd. and the

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The City of Fort Wayne today announced a partnership with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children as a way to keep the community'€™s children safe.

The program will include community gatherings to educate parents and children. The sessions will focus on child safety and the prevention

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Potential homeowners have an opportunity to learn about down payment assistance at an upcoming homebuyer workshop, “Homeownership is Possible,” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 13 at the Allen County Public Library Little Turtle Branch, 2201 Sherman Blvd.

The City of Fort Wayne and

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The City of Fort Wayne has received a $180,000 flood mitigation assistance grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to purchase three homes.

The homes have been damaged by flooding in recent years. Two of the homes are located in the Junk Ditch area. The other home is in the

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Due to scheduling conflicts, the Community Services Council (CSC) will not hold its Legislative Preview event that was planned for 6 p.m. Thursday, December 7 at the City-County Building.

The “Money in Your Pocket” Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program is preparing for 2007.

The City of Fort Wayne and community partners work to assist lower income working families apply for tax refunds.

In 2006, $1.1 million was brought back to working families in the community. In 2005, $1.6

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Third District City Councilman Tom Didier, Science Central officials and City leaders today led a ceremony to mark the beginning of demolition work on the retaining wall in front of Science Central along Clinton Street.

The wall is being demolished in an effort to enhance the visual aesthetics...

New sidewalks, crosswalks and curb ramps will be constructed in several neighborhoods courtesy of a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Transportation'€™s (INDOT) Safe Routes to School program.

The improvements will link 11 neighborhoods along East State Boulevard and Maysville and

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The Community Services Council (CSC) is hosting a Legislative Preview as a way for residents to interact with elected officials on the top issues facing the 2007 Indiana General Assembly.

The event is set for 6 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2006, in City Council Chambers Room 126 of the City-County

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference November 30 in San Francisco, Calif.

Mayor Richard'€™s speech, “Wired and Inspired to Compete in the Flat World,” will look at what Fort Wayne is doing to use technology and innovation to promote

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Fort Wayne'€™s Twenty First Century Scholars in collaboration with the City of Fort Wayne will be holding several community events.

All Twenty First Century Scholar high school seniors are required to attend one of the following affirmation meetings.
* 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 2, Little

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Winter hours are set for the City'€™s Yard Waste Recycling Facility, 6202 Lake Ave. Hours will be 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday beginning Monday, December 4.

The facility will be closed Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3.

Visitors to the facility can dispose of yard waste, grass clippings,

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The Mayor'€™s Leadership Learning Institute continues its Community Builders workshops with a session on “Celebrating Community Leaders of Today and Tomorrow.” The event will be held from 5-6:45 p.m. Monday, December 4 in the Omni Room of the City-County Building.

Potential and new community

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Mayor Graham Richard today discussed results of a report that examined ways to enhance communication systems in a major, communitywide emergency.

Lou Dollive, President and General Manager at ITT Industries and Wayne Iurillo, Site Executive at Raytheon, co-chaired the Disaster Communication

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Phase one of the Ardmore Avenue extension project has been completed. The newly completed phase will be opened to traffic at 9 a.m. Tuesday, November 21.

Ardmore Avenue has been extended from Lower Huntington Road to Airport Expressway. In addition, new traffic signals have been installed at Ardmore

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Mayor Graham Richard will be a featured speaker at the 3rd Annual Quality Conference November 17 in Cleveland, Ohio. The conference is hosted by the Institute for Organizational Excellence at Corporate College.

Mayor Richard'€™s keynote speech, “Performance is the Best Politics,” will focus on

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Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard will join over 30 mayors at the Sundance Summit: A Mayors'€™ Gathering on Climate Protection, November 12-14 in Sundance, Utah.

Fort Wayne is a leader in working to reduce energy consumption and improve air quality,” said Mayor Richard. “With

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