Community service News

Run Honors Fathers And Community

“Encouraging” was a word many race participants used in describing their dads, and, sometimes, their grandfathers. William Harris, 79, of Fort Wayne, spoke of his father's extraordinary…

Claudia Estupinan - Foster Care and Adoption

 Claudia Estupinan, a foster care mother, shares her insight on becoming a foster parent. After she and her husband had two biological children, they knew they wanted more children. After…

Lisa Hollister - Bike Safety

Warm weather brings bicyclist out on the road. Both bike riders and car drivers need to take preventitive measures to alleviate bike accidents. Lisa Hollister, Director of Trauma and Acute…

Dr. Trina Chapman-Smith- St. Martin’s Healthcare Clinic

Dr. Trina Chapman-Smith talks with us today about St. Martin's Healthcare Clinic located in Garrett, IN. St. Martin's Heathcare Clinic provides quality medical and dental care for acute and…

Setting An Example For Youths

Chip Clark's office has black and orange walls. A basketball is on the floor next to the coat rack. There are awards, newspaper clippings and pictures of his family. But Clark is quick to…

Church Offers Bike Repairs

This recent Friday morning is slow for Heart of the City's Operation Bicycle, a program Brown started that provides free bike repairs to economically struggling and homeless people. It even…

Rick Scott- Red Nose Day

Thursday, May 25 is Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day is a national awareness and fundraising day to help kids in need locally and around the world. Rick Scott, V.P of Philanthropy at Comic…

Officers, Citizens Recognized For Deeds

Several awards went to officers and citizens saving lives. There were tales of kindness, bravery and valor at the annual awards ceremony that honored about 50 police officers and 10 private…

Mark Deister - Heart Ball Survivor

Local business owner and stroke survivor,  Mark Deister, shares his story of his recent stroke and the importance of recognizing stroke symptoms. Mark woke up in late November 2016 and was…

Mark Deister - Heart Ball Survivor

Local business owner and stroke survivor,  Mark Deister, shares his story of his recent stroke and the importance of recognizing stroke symptoms. Mark woke up in late November 2016 and was…

Jessica Brodock - Power of the Purse, Steuben County

The United Way of Steuben County will be holding it's 3rd annual Power of the Purse on Thursday, May 18 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Steuben County Event Center, Angola, IN. Doors open…

New Program Works to Improve Kids’ Lives

Whether the needs to be met involve education, medical or mental treatment or help with nutrition and housing, “I think what we're seeing is that Allen County has the resources, but we are…

Richmond 10-Year-Old Helps Others with Diabetes

Avery is a 10-year-old in Richmond who was diagnosed a year ago with Type 1 Diabetes. She has learned a lot in the last year about overcoming the challenges of this disease and wants to help…

Choose Us for Kroger Community Rewards!

STAR 88.3 is now a part of Kroger Community Rewards!  You can partner with us simply by following the steps below and Kroger will give back to us as a non-profit organization in this…

Pathway Community Church Garage Sale

Pathway Community Church, located at 11910 Shearwater Run, Fort Wayne,  will be holding it's 5th annual garage sale to raise funds to assist with orphan care and adoption care for Pathway…

Dion Elmore - National Day of Prayer

The first Thursday of May is recognized by law as the National Day of Prayer. Dion Elmore, Chief Communications Officer for the National Day of Prayer Task Force talks with Melissa Montana…

Greenville Prom-Goers Can Win A Car

Greenville's After Prom party has a great incentive for students to attend - they can win a car! Thanks so much to SVG Chevrolet for once again helping our kids stay safe on prom night! 

4th Graders Celebrate Arbor Day

All the 4th grade students at Mississinawa Valley got an education on trees and a Blue Spruce seedling to take home and plant for Arbor Day last week. How cool! Thanks to Ansonia Lumber…

Golf Event Has Raised $400K to Fight Parkinson’s

A golfer in Richmond was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease eight years ago. He has made lemonade from that lemon! He created an annual golf charity event that has raised $400,000 to fight…

Clear Creek Park Gets Special Playground

Five Earlham College seniors took a class project and turned it into a labor of love. They are creating a park in Richmond for kids with special needs. Equipment will be friendly to physical…

Poultry Days Gives Back

The Versailles Poultry Days Festival is coming up in June! This festival has given over $700,000 back to the community over the last 10 years, owns and maintains a public park, holds an…

Jenny Bruns - Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Darke and Shelby Counties

Jenny Bruns, Executive Director of The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Darke and Shelby counties is excited to let our listeners know that Lou Holtz will be coming to the area as a keynote…

Officer Mitchell McKinney-The Blue Bucket Brigade

Sergeant Mitchell McKinney, President of Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) shares with listeners about the Blue Bucket Brigade. The Blue Bucket Brigade is a community awareness program…

Coalition Educates Community

The Coalition for a Healthy Darke County is a group of community leaders who are doing wonderful things for our community! They are working hard to educate our students and parents on the…

Pastor Jeff Bullard - 4/20 for Hope

Jeff Bullard, Pastor of Freedom Life Church in Winchester, IN. talks with Melissa Montana today about an exciting event, "4/20 for Hope for Randolph County." Reach All Randolph County will be…