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On Tuesday, May 12th, Junior Achievement’s annual BEL (Business and Education Leadership) Awards ceremony will be held at the Mirro Center (10622 Parkview Plaza), with awards and recognitions beginning at 7:30 p.m.

M. James Johnston, President of Corporate & Endowment Strategy, LLC; Ardelle Glaze (posthumously), Founder of Fort Wayne Metals; and William Milt Cole, Owner of The Cole Family Enterprise, will be saluted as 2015 Greater Fort Wayne Business Hall of Fame Laureates. They will join 80 others who have been inducted since the Hall of Fame was established in 1984.

In addition, Golden Achievement Awards will be presented to celebrate the outstanding innovations and achievements of volunteers and educators.

“The education and business leaders we honor with these BEL awards make it possible for JA to empower young people to own their future economic success. With their support, we are enhancing the relevancy of education for more than 123,000 pre-kindergarten through high school youth,” says Lena Yarian, President, Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana.