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Hannah's Hope Hits a Home Run for the Community at 4th Annual Softball Slugfest

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Saturday afternoon, Hannah’s Hope hosted their 4th Annual Softball Slugfest, where some of the region’s finest players filled Valparaiso’s Old Fairgrounds Park with the sound of bats hitting leather as they duked it out to win the charity event’s tournament.

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Housing Opportunities, Memorial Opera House Among Winners of 1st Source Bank '5 for 5 Charity Challenge'

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Five local nonprofits - Hilltop Neighborhood House, Housing Opportunities, St. Agnes Adult Day Service Center, Memorial Opera House Foundation and St. Teresa of Avila Student Center - were celebrated on Friday, August 18th as the winners of $1,000 each from the Five-for-Five Charity Challenge hosted by 1st Source Bank.

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Five Local Non-Profits Win $1,000 Each in Five-for-Five Charity Challenge


rot3Five local non-profits: Hilltop Neighborhood House, Housing Opportunities, St. Agnes Adult Day Service Center, Memorial Opera House Foundation and St. Teresa of Avila Student Center, have been selected as the winners of $1,000 each from the Five-for-Five Charity Challenge hosted by 1st Source Bank. All non-profits selected will receive their donations during a check presentation at 12pm CDT on Friday, August 18th at the new Banking Center located at 2700 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso.

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Cales Awarded VNA’s Lukach Memorial Scholarship


Cales-Awarded-VNAs-Lukach-Memorial-Scholarship-2017_01Danielle Cales was selected as the recipient of the 2017 Lukach Memorial Scholarship through the Visiting Nurse Association of NWI (VNA of NWI). Danielle is currently a student at Ivy Tech Community College, on her way to becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant.

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American Cancer Society Seeking Leaders for Porter County Relay for Life Events


american-cancer-societyThe American Cancer Society is looking for Leaders to assist in Porter County Relay for Life events. The Leader would be in charge of the committee and therefore meeting times would work around their schedule.

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Strack & Van Til Rounds Up $26K for Visiting Nurse Association's Meals on Wheels!

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During the July Round-Up Challenge held throughout Northwest Indiana’s Strack & Van Til and Town and Country grocery stores, $26,518.75 was raised in Porter County alone as a donation to the Visiting Nurse Association's Meals on Wheels program. The donation will deliver nearly more than 6,000 meals to the community.

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The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce Participates in United Way of Porter County's 2017 Day of Caring


Portage-Chamber-of-Commerce-United-Way-of-Porter-County-2017-Day-of-CaringThe Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce participated in the United Way of Porter County's Day of Caring on August 4, 2017. The ladies of the Portage Chamber each participated in a different project in a effort to have a greater impact on the community.

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Sauers Auto and La Porte High School Test Drive a New Buick

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As students registered for classes at La Porte High School, Sauers Buick GMC and La Porte County Junior Achievement introduced the community to new vehicles and raised money to teach students practical, financial skills through a “Test Drive a New Buick” fundraiser.

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Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Porter County Support Save-a-Cop Program


Portage-Chamber-Save-a-Cop-Program-2017The Save-A-Cop Program is supported by the Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Porter County. This program is seeking to provide kits to police officers in order to assist them if wounded. Each kit is $110 and many departments cannot afford that with their limited budgets.

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Kiwanis Club of Portage Hosting Stuffed Animal Collection


uwpc-reading-buddies-2017The Kiwanis Club of Portage will be participating in the United Way Day of Caring by hosting a Stuffed Animal Drive. The stuffed animals collected will be used as part of the United Way Reading Buddies program and distributed to local 1st and 2nd grade classrooms.

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Portage High School Football Needs You


phs-football-poles-2017For the first time Portage High School Football will be hanging on light poles throughout the town and are looking for sponsors.

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