Community service News

Matthew Reed - Operation Christmas Child

Matthew Reed, Great Lakes Regional Director of Operation Christmas Child, along with some OCC staff and volunteers made a trip to Ukraine this past April to deliver 1600 shoeboxes filled with…

Marybeth Torsell - Road to Recovery Program

The American Cancer Society offers a program called, 'Road to Recovery" that provides local cancer patients free transportation to and from their cancer treatments. Marybeth Torsell, Program…

Rob Dempsey - Hurricane Florence Relief

Broadcaster, Rob Dempsey shares with listeners about the devestation Hurricane Florence has played on North Carolina. The damage is severe and the communities affected are in dire need of…

Heidi Vance - Sammie’s Buddy Bench

A year ago, nine year old, Sammie Vance, had a vision for every school playground in Indiana having a "Buddy Bench" where children who are feeling alone or sad can sit. When a classmate sees…

Jen Robb - Cars and Caring Fair

Southwest Lutheran Church and Cross Connections Counseling are teaming up to put on a free family-friendly community event, "Cars and Caring Car Show and Mental Health Fair."  Jen Robb,…

Volunteer for Hurricane Florence Relief (with Convoy of Hope)

We are working hard to process all volunteer group requests. At this time, we are only accepting registrations for groups of 10 to 20 people. We will match your request with our needs and…

Volunteer for Hurricane Florence Relief (with Samaritan’s Purse)

Samaritan's Purse staff, along with two disaster relief units and other equipment, left our North Wilkesboro facilities on Saturday morning (9-15-18) headed for eastern North Carolina. We…

Melisa McCann - Renaissance Pointe YMCA Summer Celebration

Melisa McCann, Community Outreach Director of the Renaissance Pointe YMCA encourages the community to come to Renaissance Pointe YMCA on Saturday, Aug. 25 from anytime from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00…

Sam Hardy - Re-Grand Opening of the Treasure House

The Treasure House, part of The Rescue Mission Ministry, has been closed the past 2 weeks to do an operational reset on it's thrift store and donation center.  Sam Hardy, Vice President of…

Barb Cox - The Shepherd’s House

There is a platoon fighting for our country that is in dire need of high protein snacks. Barb Cox, Co-founder of The Shepherd's House is making a plea to the community to donate peanuts,…

Jack Kosakowski - Junior Achievement

CEO of Junior Achievement, Jack Kosakowski, talks about the mission of Junior Achievement (JA) and the importance of community involvement. The mission of Junior Achievement is to inspire and…

Jo Faulkner -A Hope Center Banquet

Executive Director of A Hope Center, Jo Faulkner informs listeners about the ministry's upcoming annual fundraiser banquet to be held on Tuesday, April 24 at the Allen County War Memorial…

Eldon Solomon - The Journey Home

Executive Director of The Journey Home, Winchester, IN., Eldon Solomon, shares about the mission of The Journey Home which is a transitional home for homeless vets. The goal of The Journey…

Mayor Shon Byrum

Randolph County and Winchester, IN. will be celebrating their bicentennial birthday throughout 2018. Mayor Shon Byrum informs us of the community wide celebrations taking place throughout the…

Laurie Brumbaugh - Rescue Mission

Laurie Brumbaugh, Vice President of Development at the Ft. Wayne Rescue Mission talks about their upcoming annual Stewardship Banquet to be held on November 17, at the Grand Wayne Center. The…

Kevin Duval - Greater Ft. Wayne Will Graham Prayer Walk

Prayer team leader for the Greater Ft. Wayne Will Graham Celebration, Pastor Kevin Duval, talks about the Greater Ft. Wayne Will Graham Celebration Prayer Walk to be held this Sunday, October…

Dave Walters - The Chapel Hurricane Relief Donations

The Chapel, located at 2505 W. Hamilton Road, is taking donations from 3 p.m. -6 p.m. today for Hurricane Relief for Texas and Florida residents. Dave Walters shares information on donating…

Jeff Peconge - Warrior Breed Motorcycle Club

Warrior Breed Motorcycle Club is a national non-profit organization dedicated to assisting veterans with combat related issues. Jeff Peconge, National Vice President of the club provides more…

Carter Price - Hurricane Harvey Updates

Carter Price, with KSBJ Christian Radio in Huston, Texas updates listener's on Hurricane Harvey and the flooding and disaster that has accompanied this devastating storm. Carter shares an…

Carter Price - Hurricane Harvey Updates

Carter Price, with KSBJ Christian Radio in Huston, Texas updates listener's on Hurricane Harvey and the flooding and disaster that has accompanied this devastating storm. Carter shares an…

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…

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…

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…