The Journal Gazette
 
 
Saturday, September 12, 2020 1:00 am

PEOPLE AND PLACES

Giving back

Fort Wayne Soup announced that the winner of its Sept. 3 event is Jennifer Norris-Hale for Mission Motherhood. Norris-Hale, founder/CEO of The Greater Good of Northeast Indiana, has partnered with the Allen County Drug & Alcohol Consortium to build a maternal mental health task force to help mothers struggling with their mental health and substance abuse. As the winner of the event, she received $900 raised from event ticket sales and matching sponsorship money.

Library grants

The following libraries and schools received grants from the Indiana Humanities through a Lilly Endowment grant to purchase books, digital materials and films addressing racial injustice: Attica Public Library, Attica, $999; Berne Public Library, Berne, $1,000; Churubusco Public Library, Churubusco, $1,000; Eckhart Public Library, Auburn, $354; Ligonier Public Library, Ligonier, $1,000; North Manchester Public Library, North Manchester, $992; and Study Elementary School, Fort Wayne; $1,000.


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