Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: April 21, 2017 - Newsletter Issue 374


SIRVA Inc., an industry-leading global relocation and moving services provider, announced it is relocating its Fort Wayne office and approximately 400 employees to the Indiana Michigan Power Center in Downtown Fort Wayne.

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Riverfront Phase 1 
RDA Approves Funding

The first phase of riverfront development will be focused on the public spaces in a park setting. Development would occur on the south and north sides of the St. Marys River between Harrison Street and the historic Wells Street Bridge. 

Mother's Day Downtown
Free Trolleys

Free trolleys and event guides will connect you to great retail locations, restaurants, and Mother's Day themed activities around Downtown. 

Fort Wayne Music Festival
Headwaters Park

The purpose of the Fort Wayne Music Festival  is to highlight the cities' rich musical tradition and the talent of the regional artist.
Now Hiring
Waiter on the Way

They have office staff positions open in their Waiter on the Way office in Downtown Fort Wayne. Positions are available in part-time and full-time capacity with availability on weekdays and weekends mainly in the evenings!

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Mary Poppins Movie
Embassy Theatre

Mothers and families alike are invited to a viewing like never before of the classic Mary Poppins movie at 2:30 p.m. in the historic Embassy Theatre. Movie tickets are $10 for everyone for a big screen experience unlike any other!
Cherry Blossom Festival
Allen County Public Library - Main

Join Ohio Kimono for the 11th annual Cherry Blossom Festival Fort Wayne, Indiana! This epic yearly Festival is rich in Japanese culture! Best of all, it's FREE to attend!

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He Named Me Malala
Cinema Center

Cinema Center in collaboration with YWCA Northeast Indiana will be screening the highly acclaimed "He Named me Malala" documentary as a part of this year's Stand Against Racism campaign.
Corridor of Creativity
Artists unite

The project of displaying artwork in downtown alleys is called "Art This Way." It is a collaboration in memory of Christy Landrigan, who worked for the Downtown Improvement District and later Lincoln Financial Group before she died in an automobile accident last year.
Mother's Day Brunch
Courtyard Marriott

Join the Courtyard Marriott for our annual Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.! Brunch will be served in the Legacy Ballroom and parking is complimentary. All mothers will receive a flower, a fresh mimosa and shrimp cocktail.

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Downtown Gateway Feature

Mother's Day Plant Sale
McMillen Community Center

Hundreds of kinds of plants will be available for purchase from the Botanical Conservatory at our three-day public plant sale. You'll find herbs, vegetable starts, and flowering perennials along with the usual great quality annuals, houseplants, mixed containers, hanging baskets, and bonsai.

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