LFW Weekend Fun File
Mar17

LFW Weekend Fun File

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Our calendar is full of fantastic events taking place around our city, so be sure to check it out for a more exhaustive list. In the meantime, here’s a quick peek at some of the things we are looking forward to this weekend! If you’d like to see your event featured in the Weekend Fun File, or added to our events calendar, let us know! Email us at info@livingfortwayne.com   1. Next Women of Country Tour Thursday, March 17 at 6 pm         Sponsored by K105, Jennifer Nettles will be at the Embassy, and she’s bringing some wonderful, talented ladies with her. It should be a great show, and yes, I know it’s country, but we do live in Indiana. Drive your truck downtown and check it out! 2. Gala Gone Wild Saturday, March 19 at 7 pm             Not your typical gala. This should be so fun! There will be pop-up entertainment, dueling pianos, and fun performances. Snack on some hors d’oeuvres and enjoy the cash bar while you watch the out-of-the-box entertainment. 3. “La Fille Mal Gardee“ March 18 & 19 at 7:30 pm March 18 & 19 at 2:30 pm               Fort Wayne Ballet’s latest show. It’s about a young girl, her mother’s ideas of who she should love, and her finding her one true love. I’m excited about it, I heard it’s great! 4. Grassroots Baby Grand Opening                 ATTENTION moms. There’s a natural parenting store in Fort Wayne. Did you know that? It was running out of Java Mama, but now it has its own storefront! Support these local shop owners who want what’s best for our babies and check out their grand opening! 5. Impractical Jokers Saturday, March 19 at 7 pm and 10 pm               “Where’s Larry?” Tour is at the Embassy. We love the show, we should love the live performance. 6. WIT Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm Friday late performance at 10 pm                 I heard this show was amazing from several different people. They said they laughed, they cried, they had all the feels. It’s closing weekend, so I put it at the top of my to-do list! 7. Women Make Movies Sunday, March 20 at 4pm and 8 pm     In celebration of Women’s History Month the IPFW Women’s Studies Program sponsors a showing of films created by women. It’s free at the Cinema Center. 8. FAME Festival March 19 and 20 — Time varies       It’s a...

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LaBella Flora Puts The ‘Girl’ In Girly
Feb11

LaBella Flora Puts The ‘Girl’ In Girly

Little girls, little girls…anybody who either has one or was one knows how special they are. Some are soft and sweet, some are smart and naughty. Some are playful and carefree, yet others are thoughtful and shy. For more than 10 years, there has been a place to adorn these unique little princesses with clothing as precious and special as they are. This place is LaBella Flora Children’s Boutique. You may not have heard of LaBella Flora, they’ve been quietly running their mostly online business out of a quaint but chic little building on a country road in Auburn. But, there is something big going on behind the doors of that building. I had the pleasure of meeting Tisha Kruse, LaBella Flora’s Director of Marketing. She explained their beginning, “LaBella Flora started for the purpose of giving back.” Owner, LaDonna Felke is a strong advocate of adoption, and it was her love for children and the hope of saving those in need that turned LaBella Flora into what it is today. They donate 3% of their gross sales directly to orphanages around the world. By giving to these organizations, children are able to experience a family. In some cases, even children who would not otherwise be adopted find loving homes and people to care for them. Their giving doesn’t stop at donations either. LaDonna frequently travels to these locations and has adopted children of her own. In fact, LaBella Flora (meaning ‘beautiful flower’) is named after their youngest daughter, Savannah Flora. The details of their generosity and passion for the cause run deep. You can learn much more about how LaBella Flora gives back regularly by visiting this page on their website. Although locally LaBella Flora is a hidden gem, online they are continuously growing and becoming known for their long list of designers as well as customer service that is absolutely second-to-none. Just read a few of their testimonials and it will be hard to argue with the countless rave reviews from loyal customers nationally and internationally. Their list of designers is lengthy. But, you’ll find the trendiest styles from brands like Persnickety, Giggle Moon, Mustard Pie, Ooh La La and Mae Li Rose. Customers flock to LaBella Flora’s website for occasions like weddings, holidays, graduations, baptisms, even father/daughter dances. Even their swimsuits are in season with some at low sale prices. As LaBella Flora continued to grow, it became clear that their local market was missing out. So, within the past year they have opened their showroom to the public. Everything in the showroom is for sale. And, customers can pre-shop online and come into the store to pick...

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