Primetime, Huntington University to highlight Horizon Leadership Program during news conference

Fort Wayne, Ind.—Youth for Christ’s Primetime ministries in partnership with Huntington University will explain how the Horizon Leadership Program has benefited numerous students in the Fort Wayne community during a news conference at 1:30 p.m. April 28 at the Primetime Center, 3701 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne.

Representatives from Primetime and Huntington University will speak as well as Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry.

Launched in 2008, the Horizon Leadership Program is a collaborative effort between Youth for Christ/USA and Huntington University and is designed to attract and retain students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds by providing educational, leadership and creative outlets.

Fort Wayne Area Youth for Christ ministries have been serving the greater Fort Wayne area for more than 60 years. YFC programs include Campus Life high school and middle school programs, Juvenile Justice Ministries with students incarcerated or on probation by the courts, and Primetime/Urban ministries located at our Calhoun Street center. The Fort Wayne Area Youth for Christ staff work with more than 9,000 students each year at 23 different ministry sites. For more information, visit
 Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


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