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March 07, 2014

Inaugural Downtown Festival Details to be Announced

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  • News Conference
  • Inaugural downtown festival led by seven community organizations
  • Friday, March 14, 10 a.m. in Kettler Hall, Room 154

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—On May 17, Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will join forces with Arts United, the Downtown Improvement District, Fort4Fitness, Fort Wayne Trails, Visit Fort Wayne, and the YLNI Barr Street Market to kick-start the summer with a one-day community celebration of bikes, art, and music in downtown Fort Wayne.

This inaugural festival will highlight the presentation of the IPFW Sculpture with PurposeTM bike racks sponsored by Lincoln Financial Group to commemorate IPFW's 50th celebration.

The festival presenting sponsor Parkview Health and members of the partner organizations will be on hand to announce the inaugural community celebration which will have something for everyone in the Fort Wayne community to enjoy.

Join us for a news conference as festival details are announced Friday, March 14, at 10 a.m. in Kettler Hall, Room 154, on the IPFW campus.

For more information, please contact Irene Walters, executive director of university relations and communications, 260-341-4586 or