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City of Fort Wayne wants you to wave to your neighbors

Fort Wayne, Ind. (WPTA21) -- Leaders with the City of Fort Wayne want to join a growing trend of the COVID-19 era.

At 7 p.m., the city is asking residents to step outside and wave at your neighbors -- from a safe distance.

In a statement, City of Fort Wayne spokesperson John Perlich said " Now is the time to look after one another – even from a safe distance. Fort Wayne is joining a nationwide movement to encourage residents to step outside and wave to your neighbor every night at 7 p.m. #FortWayneTogether"

Other cities such as Grand Rapids, Michigan and Sandusky, Ohio recently joined in on the nightly waving movement.

Ian Hoover

Ian Hoover is the Content Manager of Fort Wayne’s NBC and ABC21. His focus is managerial oversight of content including working with reporters on elements for their stories and with producers for deeper content in newscasts; long-range planning and content development; editorial meeting oversight; and special projects management.

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