Fort Wayne/ Allen County
Opportunities talk at Indiana Tech
Ken Futch, president of Ken Futch and Associates, will be the next speaker in Indiana Techs University Forum series.
Futch, author of the book Take Your Best Shot, will speak about turning challenging situations into opportunities at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Magee-OConnor Theater (Andorfer Commons) at the Fort Wayne campus, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. The event is free and open to the public.
Ken Futch and Associates is an Atlanta-based training company that teaches organizations and people how to recognize and capitalize on opportunities, according to an Indiana Tech media release.
Before founding his company in 1986, Futch was in sales and management with AT&T. His success led to his selection as a top trainer at AT&Ts National Sales School and to being featured in Newsweek magazine. For more information on Futch, go to www.kenfutch.com.
Gun symposium set for Indiana Tech
Indiana Tech Law School and its Student Bar Association will present the schools inaugural symposium, On the Question of Regulating Guns, on Friday in the law schools courtroom, 1600 E. Washington Blvd.
The symposium will feature three afternoon panel discussions among leading legal scholars and experts from across the country on the subject of the Second Amendment and gun regulation, and it will culminate with a community-wide evening debate and dialogue.
Participants in the debate will be former Fort Wayne Mayor Paul Helmke, who is also the former president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, and Cato Institute scholar Clayton Cramer, who is also an adjunct professor at the College of Western Idaho.
The symposium begins at 1 p.m. with the debate at 5:30 p.m. The symposium and debate are free and open to the public.
Public invited to see park plan
The New Haven community is invited to weigh in on a proposed plan for Werling Park.
A public meeting will be at 7 p.m. Monday at New Haven City Hall, 815 Lincoln Highway East, during the park boards regular monthly meeting.
The New Haven-Adams Township Parks Department has drafted a plan for adding features to the nearly 8-acre site on the west side of Werling Road in New Haven.
The park boards preliminary plan will be unveiled for the public at the meeting, said Mike Clendenen, superintendent of New Haven Parks and Recreation.
The proposed three-phase project includes an asphalt walking trail, playground equipment and a pavilion, he said.
The park is a green area with a walking trail and bench, Clendenen said. For more information, call 749-2212.