April 20, 2014

Subscriber Login

Don't have a username and password? Phone 419-399-4015 or email subscription@progressnewspaper.org to get yours today.
Click the E-Editions image below to see E-editions of the Progress, Weekly Reminder and special sections


Should the county emergency management agency office duties be a separate office?
Gonzales honored at Fort Wayne fund-raiser
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 2:57 PM


Progress Staff Writer

FORT WAYNE – Paulding resident Krista Gonzales was one of eight women featured at Francine’s Friends annual “Lunch with Friends” fund-raiser last month.

A one-year breast cancer survivor, Krista said she was honored to have been asked to participate in the annual event, held Oct. 12 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. A record crowd of 600 people attended and about $120,000 was raised to provide mammograms to women who may not otherwise be able to afford them.

“I was really nervous all day,” said Gonzales, who is not comfortable being the center of attention. She had to arrive a few hours early to prepare.


Add comment

Free speech is the principle under which newspapers operate. The Progress welcomes your comments, suggestions and opinions that further discussion from all sides of an issue. We consider this an important element of the user experience on progressnewspaper.com. The Progress will not permit hate speech, personal attacks, profanities, irrelevant sexual references, threats, libel or spam. In general, comments that violate the Progress’ guidelines will be deleted. For more information or to report abuse, email progress@progressnewspaper.org.

Security code