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people and places


Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic awarded Dr. Jim and Judy Frey the 2014 Fabric of the Community Award for their longtime service and commitment to community wellness.

Giving back

Mad Anthony Children’s Hope House raised $62,500 during its annual Kids Helping Kids charity basketball tournament.

LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications and Training produced marketing collateral, branding and strategies to benefit Kate’s Kart, a local nonprofit organization that delivers books to children in 16 northeast Indiana hospitals.

•Bluffton-based Forgotten Children Worldwide raised $71,000 with a benefit concert and dinner last month. The money will help raise awareness of, and help prevent, poverty and human trafficking of children.

•The Delta Dental Foundation awarded $275,000 to community-based oral health programs, including Fort Wayne Urban League, Matthew 25 and McMillen Center for Health Education.

Bosch Community Fund in Albion awarded nearly $35,000 to four school projects in East and Central Noble school districts.

Board named

Community Harvest Food Bank announced officers and members of its board of directors: Matt Bell, president; Danette Fitzgerald, vice president; Deb Treesh, secretary; Casey Scheurich, treasurer; Beth Bechdol, at-large; Ben Williams, at-large; Tammy Andrews, Jeff Beights, Jeremy Carnahan, Jason Fabini, Dave Fee, Chris Gomez, Jim Hauguel, Paul Jacobs, Kristin Jaynes, Gonzalee Martin, Larry Rottmeyer, John Wolf, Andy Yergler, Rob Young and Stan Ziherl.