Fort Wayne woman wins Legend of Leadership Award

2014 Legend of Leadership recipient
2014 Legend of Leadership recipient

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A Fort Wayne woman was honored at a breakfast Thursday with a local leadership award. Irene Walters received the 2014 Legend of Leadership Award from Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly.

The award is given annually for long-term leadership in northeast Indiana. Walters has been an active member of the community for four decades.

Walters is the Executive Director of University Relations and Communications at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.

Some of Walter’s  projects include Mastodons on Parade, Kids Crossing playground, Francine’s Friends, Women United and RiverFest.

For more information on the award, click here. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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