Eric Kuhne, designer of Headwaters Park, was one of the concept architects for Titanic Belfast in Northern Ireland. The tourist attraction offers interactive exhibition space, recreation of the Titanics decks and cabins and a ride.
American Red Cross named Don Wolf as Humanitarian of the Year and Marissa Williams, a Northrop High School senior, as Youth Humanitarian of the Year.
Valerie McBride of Grabill and Joni Walker of Columbia City were honored by Indiana Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman as winners of the Hoosier Women Artists Competition.
The Rotary Club of Fort Wayne presented its Exceptional Community Service Award to Kathleen Anderson, partner in Barnes and Thornburg; Jane Avery, executive director of Community Harvest Food Bank; Lillian Embick, founder and executive director of Audiences Unlimited; and Sharon Simmons, Francines Friends Inc.
Northeast Indiana Lowes stores raised $24,000 in Shamrocks Against Dystrophy donations to help Muscular Dystrophy Associations research and services programs.