Fort Wayne/ Allen County
Fallen firefighters to be honored
The Fort Wayne Fire Department will host its 13th annual ceremony for fallen firefighters at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Allen County Law Enforcement/Firefighters Memorial, 1001 Wells St.
This years event will recognize Mark Haudenschild II, a Washington Township fireman who died in a tanker crash while driving to a fire in November 2012.
2 from Saint Francis win Hope Award
YWCA Northeast Indiana on Tuesday announced the 2013 Hope Award for Racial Justice was given to Katrina Boedeker and Monique Gregg of the University of Saint Francis for engaging students, staff and faculty to raise awareness of the realities of racism.
Boedeker is director of the Center for Service Engagement, and Gregg is an assistant professor of sociology.
A Hope Award winner has been selected in each of the five categories – racial justice, domestic violence prevention and intervention, womens economic empowerment, child advocacy and the junior Hope Award. The remaining winners will be announced next week.