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Displayed from: May 15, 2018 , until: Jul 15, 2018

Tickets are now available for Cupcakes & Cocktails, an event to support FWCS’ Study Connection after-school tutoring program.

The event will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at The Philmore on Broadway. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased online at

Those who attend will taste test cupcakes from local bakeries and vote on their favorites as part of the Cupcake Clash. Additional catering provided by Calhoun Street Soups, Salads and Spirits and live jazz music by the Phil Schurger Trio. A brief ceremony will feature highlights from Study Connection tutors detailing the significant impact that an investment of time, talent or treasure can have on the lives of children in Fort Wayne Community Schools.

Proceeds from the Cupcakes & Cocktails fundraiser will benefit FWCS Study Connection, an after-school tutoring program that matches students with employees and volunteers at area businesses and organizations through the community. Students and tutors meet for one hour once a week to provide consistent academic assistance and mentoring to students who may not otherwise receive it. For more information about Study Connection or the Cupcakes & Cocktails event, call 260-467-8810.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.