The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has cancelled the March 18 Summer Job Fair which was scheduled to be held at the downtown Community Center, 233 W. Main Street. No reschedule date has been determined at this time.

Interested applicants are still encouraged to visit the City of Fort

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March 13, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry today led a news conference to highlight and reiterate the community’s preparation and readiness to respond to COVID-19. Mayor Henry was joined by Allen County Department of Health officials, Allen County Board of Commissioners, New Haven Mayor Steve McMichael, and

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March 13, 2020 - Due to recommendations to postpone all non-essential public meetings, the four All in Allen Comprehensive Plan community workshops will be rescheduled in May.

The workshops are part of the work to update the community’s comprehensive plan, which is a blueprint to guide land use,

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March 13, 2020 - E-scooters are returning to Fort Wayne, and this year they will be joined by pedal bikes that can also be rented for short trips.

Veo, a shared mobility company based in Chicago, today released 300 e-scooters that were in storage for the winter months, as well as 150 new pedal

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March 12, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry and his leadership team are monitoring the COVID-19 situation daily in consultation with the Allen County Department of Health to help ensure the safety of the community. Currently, residents are encouraged to be aware of their surroundings and interactions. ...

March 11, 2020 - Mayor Tom Henry proclaimed today as Iric Headley Day in the City of Fort Wayne. A special ceremony was held at Sweetwater as Iric was joined by family, friends, and community leaders.

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission recently selected Iric as the recipient of the Freedom Award. The

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March 10, 2020 - Foster, Shoaff and McMillen Park Golf Courses will open for the season during the week of March 16. Foster is set to open Monday, March 16, Shoaff will open Tuesday, March 17, and McMillen is set to open on March 18.

City golf courses open at sunrise and close 30 minutes prior to

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March 6, 2020- In an effort to keep the community up-to-date and informed on the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the Allen County Department of Health has developed a public hotline and webpage devoted to the evolving issue.

Community resources and links to reputable sources of updated information

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March 5, 2020 - Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and the Allen County Board of Commissioners today signed a proclamation making March “Disability Awareness Month” in the city and county.

The proclamation states, “Disability is a natural part of the human experience and does not diminish the right of

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Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is hiring! Whether you are looking for a full-time or part-time opportunity, check out the positions currently open at the shelter. All candidates MUST apply online. 

 

Part-time Adoption Assistant

Assists with duties related to the care of adoption animals housed at
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March 3, 2020 - Students from several Allen County high schools will participate in the upcoming Youth Symposium for Peace through Equity and Justice.

The event, sponsored by Mayor Tom Henry’s Youth Engagement Council and Canterbury School, will take place from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. on Thursday,

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March 2, 2020 - It’s time for local residents to share their ideas for the future of Allen County and Fort Wayne.

As part of the All In Allen Comprehensive Plan process, Allen County and the City of Fort Wayne are inviting residents to choose one of four upcoming workshops to discuss their

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February 28, 2020 - Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation has reopened the Parkview Tree Canopy Trail in Promenade Park after completing scheduled upgrades to the structure which includes new handrails and lighting.

In addition to the trail, all park areas north of the St. Marys River, including the

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February 28, 2020 - The Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department will hold a Job Fair on Wednesday, March 18 from 4-6 p.m. at the downtown Community Center, 233 W. Main Street.

300+ jobs are currently available in a variety of both outdoor and indoor facilities. This fair will allow interested

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February 27, 2020 - Fort Wayne native, 11-year-old Maddie Dean, today was honored with a surprise proclamation from Mayor Tom Henry and Riley Children’s Foundation.

Maddie has been treated for juvenile dermatomyositis at Riley Hospital for Children since the age of 3. She has been selected as the

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