The Journal Gazette
Saturday, August 03, 2019 1:00 am


Workshops set

Lorenzo Lewis will host workshops on the stigma of mental health and men of color today and Sunday. The events will be facilitated by Lewis' organization, The Confess Project, and sponsored by Purdue Fort Wayne's Behavioral Health and Family Studies Institute, Parkview Behavioral Health, the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Stop Suicide of Northeast Indiana and Fort Wayne Girlz Rock. Lewis will host “Barbershop Talks: Minority Men and Mental Health” Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Precision Cuts Barber Shop, 7504 S. Anthony Blvd.; noon to 2 p.m. at 2K Tight Barber Shop, 3230 S. Clinton St.; and from 3 to 8 p.m. at McMillen Park Summer Community Celebration. On Sunday, he will talk about mental fitness in ministry from 10 a.m. to noon at Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S. Anthony Blvd.

Giving back

• The Salvation Army has partnered with Walmart for its Stuff the Bus campaign, which collects new school supplies for children and classrooms. Residents can donated supplies from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the following area Walmarts: 505 Touring Drive, Auburn; 2100 N. Main St., Bluffton; 402 W. Plaza Drive, Columbia City; 1700 S. 13th St., Decatur; 5311 Coldwater Road and 10420 Maysville Road in Fort Wayne; 2800 Wal Mart Drive, Huntington; 1601 N. Cass St., Wabash; and 2501 Walton Blvd., Warsaw.

• Vera Bradley will donate 50,000 backpacks to children in need through the Blessings in a Backpack program, which provides food to elementary school children for the weekend.

• McMillen Health received a $10,000 grant from CVS Health.

• Wells Fargo presented Junior Achievement with $10,000 for its student programming.

• Bob Rohrman Subaru of Fort Wayne donated blankets and arts and craft kits to Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology.

• Employees of Cummins Sales and Service in Fort Wayne donated and packed more than 5,000 meals for Community Harvest Food Bank and in Tijuana, Mexico.


McMillen Health presented its 2019 Pat Parker award to Capt. Kevin Hunter of the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Board chosen

Anthony Wayne Rotary announced the following officers and board: Chris Moring, president; Carrie Perry, president-elect; Greg Bowton, vice president; Kyle Farmer, past president; Sarah Horacek, secretary; Troy Heisler, treasurer; and Justin Brugger, Deb Conklin, Lynette Johnson, Don Maurice, Kevin Rothgeb, Bryan Sharp and John Waszak.

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