Community service News

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…

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…

First Clover Confidence Event a Success

Current and former Darke County Junior Fair queens spent the evening with 31 young ladies, teaching them about etiquette, confidence, body image, and how to empower each other. The message of…

Group Raises $133K to Fight Cancer in Darke County

Seven years ago, a group of friends raised $5,000 for a friend battling cancer and the Cancer Association of Darke County. Every year, the event has grown. The group has raised about $133,000…

Brooke Farrington - Eating Disorder/NEDA WALK

Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Director of Farrington Specialty Counseling, Brooke Farrington, provides information on how to recognize an eating disorder or body image issues in an…

Curtis Smith

Curtis Smith, Director of Community Outreach with Parkview Health, will be the on-air guest with Melissa Montana today. 

Neighborlink Fort Wayne helps connect volunteers and people in need

See how Fort Wayne is coming together to help those in need through a non-profit organization. Bob Wennemar, from Wenway Construction, is one of the many people who has who offered his…

Jo Faulkner -A Hope Center Banquet

Jo Faulkner, Executive Director of A Hope Center, Fort Wayne shares information about A Hope Center's upcoming Banquet to be held at the Memorial Coliseum on April 25. Bay Forrest of Focus…

Prayer at the Darke County Courthouse

Every Tuesday morning, people entering and leaving the Darke County Courthouse will have the opportunity to have someone pray with them. Courtside Ministries is an idea taking off around the…

Children’s Hospital Patients Get New Sheets to Feel ‘more like home’

Even the most basic items can make a tough situation, better. Young patients at Lutheran Children’s Hospital learned that Wednesday when Sheets from Home presented them with new sheets for…

3 in Union City Receive National Honors for Community Efforts

Congrats to Kevin Lawrence, Lisa Lyons, and Sharon Price on receiving national honors for their work against drug addictions in Union City! They started a support group and go above and…

Huntington Fire Department partners with American Red Cross to give out free smoke alarms

This is a great opportunity to enhance the safety of homes for our Huntington, IN families!  HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WPTA 21) - Huntington residents can protect their residences better thanks to…

Judy Tillapaugh - 2017 IPFW Health Fair

Registered Dietitian, Judy Tillapaugh, provides information about the upcoming 'Be Empowered" Health Fair held at IPFW's Walb Student Union. The Health Fair will run from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00…

Six local middle schools get “Breakfast in the Classroom”

Thanks to a grant received by Fort Wayne Community Schools, students from six local middle schools will have a free breakfast to start their day. "Breakfast in the Classroom" assures 2,200…

Though retired from hockey, Kaleigh Schrock always ready to dance - Komets

Though he earned almost 1,000 penalty minutes during six years with the Komets, about the only thing that scares him as much as clowns is dancing, particularly in public. So when the…

Lisa Cowen - Steuben County Happenings

Lisa Cowen, STAR's Steuben County Representative shares some exciting happenings in Steuben County! The Economic Development Meetings are now open to the public. This will allow more…

Naomi Cantrell, STAR Community Rep for Darke County, OH

Melissa Montana talks with Naomi Cantrell, our STAR 88.3 Community Representative in Darke County, OH.  Naomi shares that the community is making plans for spring and everyone is really…

United Way Steuben County

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good. The mission of Steuben County United Way is to gather, in an accountable…

YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne

The YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.  To…

The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has served the greater Fort Wayne area since 1886 and its presence has been felt over the decades. The Salvation Army opened its doors in Fort Wayne in 1886 with the first…

The Franciscan Center

The Franciscan Center, Inc., was founded in 1989 by Sally Ley and the late Jean Kelly as a homeless shelter and sack lunch program. The worldwide Secular Franciscan Order however, was…

Associated Churches of Fort Wayne & Allen County

"Program Overview: A Baby's Closet A Baby's Closet helps low-income families by providing essential baby items to safely and adequately care for their children. The program provides a unique…