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South Haven Fire Department to Bolster Fire Prevention Efforts with FM Global Grant


The South Haven Fire Department was presented with a $2500.00 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.

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Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department Purchases Four Computers with Grant from Porter County Community Foundation

Liberty-Township-Volunteer-Fire-Department-Purchases-Four-Computers-with-Grant-from-Porter-County-Community-FoundationThe Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department was awarded a Community Fund Grant from the Porter County Community Foundation. The grant funding allowed them to purchase four Panasonic Toughbook Computers.

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Porter Regional Hospital Honors 237,000 Hours of Volunteer Service With Annual Appreciation Luncheon


For 80 years, the volunteers of Porter Regional Hospital have had a reputation for going above and beyond for the patients and staff of the hospital. To show how appreciated and valued their dedication and hard work has been, Porter Regional Hospital held their annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon Wednesday afternoon.

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La Porte McDonald’s Owners Donate Gift of $273,000 to College of Engineering and Sciences on 2017 PNW Day of Giving


La Porte McDonald’s restaurant owner/operators Glenn and Sam Lubeznik have donated $273,000 worth of cogeneration energy equipment to the Purdue University Northwest College of Engineering and Sciences. The donation was made as part of the Purdue Northwest Day of Giving Wednesday (4/26).

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Supporters Join ‘All Together’ for PNW Day of Giving

pnw-day-of-giving-2016-2Donors stepping up to support Purdue University Northwest

Donors are showing their support for Purdue University Northwest as contributions continue to come in to Wednesday’s (4/26) Purdue Northwest Day of Giving.

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Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction Offers Free Compost Loading in Valparaiso May 8-13

Compost-piles-compressedThe City of Valparaiso and Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction invite residents to take advantage of getting their trucks loaded with compost for free during International Compost Awareness Week.

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Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Operators Celebrate “Day of Giving” with $20,000 in Scholarships

day-of-giving-todayhe Northwest Indiana McDonald’s Owners/Operators (NIMO) today announced that, in celebration of Purdue University Northwest’s annual “Day of Giving,” they are presenting a gift of $20,000 to the university. The gift will fund 18 scholarships for students ranging from incoming freshmen to participants in graduate school. This is the third straight year that NIMO has provided funds for this “Future Leaders” scholarship program.

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Generous Donors Send Record Number of Kids to Camp in the Dunes

Summer-Camp-National-ParkIndiana Dunes National Lakeshore education partner, Dunes Learning Center is set to award a record number of summer camp scholarships this year, according to executive director Geof Benson.

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Dunes Learning Center Receives $2,500 Environmental Grant from Patagonia

Military-Kids-to-CampIndiana Dunes National Lakeshore education partner, Dunes Learning Center, is proud to be the recipient of a $2,500 Patagonia Environmental Grant to engage youth through field-based stewardship and learning in their communities.

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NorthShore Health Centers Celebrates Happy, Healthy Families with 2nd Annual First Birthday Party


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.

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Earth Day Bike, Contest Winners Announced

Earth-Day-Bike-Contest-Winners-Announced-2017_01 The 12th Annual Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration took place last Saturday at the Porter County Expo Center, and many contest winners were recognized and earned prizes for their efforts in the event.

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