Yesterday saw a record turnout at the Waynedale community picnic.
Numerous non-profits, churches and businesses were present at the free community picnic to sponsor the event. Wayne Township Trustee Rick Stevenson and 4th District City Councilman Mitch Harper were among those on hand.
This year's picnic was the first for new proprietors of the Waynedale News newspaper. Shown above are new owners Alex Cornwell and Michael Alberico (left and center). Also present was Eric Pennycoff (right), who is working in a public relations capacity for the veteran community publication serving Waynedale and southwest Fort Wayne.
Mr. Cornwell, an University of St. Francis graduate, has long been associated with the newspaper. He and Mr. Alberico are sure to carry on the tradition of community promotion and news.
Congratulations to the new owners, whose first publication is this week. Also, congratulations to Bob Stark, who has given such devotion and time to the newspaper and to the people, businesses and institutions of Waynedale during his ownership - and stewardship - of the Waynedale News.