It wouldn’t be summertime without a family picnic with the sun in the sky, good food, and fun activities for the whole family. Hannah’s Hope kicked off summer with their annual Hannah’s Family Picnic.
'Families stormed the U.S. Steel Yard as the Gary SouthShore RailCats hosted a Family Sunday event for their fans. Kids played catch on the outfield with their parents, grandparents, or brothers and sisters as the RailCats readied up in the bullpen before facing the Texas Airhogs.
Carol Swisher, a longtime cafeteria employee at Franciscan Heath Crown Point, reacts recently to news her entry was chosen for a Habitat for Humanity home being built in Lowell.
Stay wet, stay active, stay happy with the new floating water park off the Lake Michigan shore of Whihala Beach in Whiting!
On Mother’s Day, giving mom a day to relax is a perfect gift; celebrating with great food and plenty of company only adds to the enjoyment. On Sunday, Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton hosted their annual Mother’s Day Brunch. The event included a full buffet for those in attendance, as well as plenty of good conversation and a relaxing atmosphere for every mother on her special day.
Northshore Health Centers celebrated mothers on Monday with an event called “We are Wild about Moms” at Bellaboo’s Play & Discovery Center in Lake Station. The event held activities mommy and child could both participate in: pampering and relaxation, shopping, education and resources as well as health screenings for both mom and child.
Chalk the Walk continues to be a fundraising and awareness building event for the Family & Youth Services Bureau. Chalk the Walk also offers local businesses and organizations the opportunity to promote their message, and gives area artists of all ages the chance to have their artwork featured in a public space. And the artwork lasts for weeks!
Sunday afternoon the Visiting Nurses Association hosted their 16th Annual VNA Stroll for Hospice at Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso. Over 300 people ready to take a stroll and almost 80 volunteers gathered together in memory of loved ones and in support of the the VNA as they continue to provide compassionate care for patients and their families all around Northwest Indiana.
A child's first birthday is a cause for celebration for NorthShore Health Centers. Over a dozen families joined the NorthShore team for their second annual First Birthday Party for patients at Chuck E. Cheese, marking another successful year of healthcare.