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A Night at the Circus: The Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition Host Volunteer Appreciation Awards

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If you were cruising by Zao Island Wednesday night, you might have noticed a few people who appeared to belong to a circus.

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Landmark Decision for Local Boys & Girls Clubs: Clubs in Lake and Porter Counties to Merge


bgc-nwiAfter several months of re-exploration and discussions the Board of Directors of both Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County and Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana voted to merge the two entities into one organization. The guiding principle in the due diligence process was the best interest of all kids served by each organization.

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Make a Change and Head to CCSJ’s Transfer Day

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The June Summer Solstice marks the middle of the summer. As we begin to countdown toward the end, back to school and back to the fall season, these are the days to make a change.

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Campagna Academy is the recipient of Horseshoe Casino Hero Grant!

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Horseshoe Casino Hammond recently selected Campagna Academy to be the recipient of their 2017 Hero Grant. Caesars Foundation donated $10,000 to fund the volunteer project at Campagna Academy.

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Indiana Wing Civil Air Patrol Ends Search and Rescue Exercise


Indiana-Wing-Civil-Air-Patrol-Ends-Search-and-Rescue-ExerciseThe Indiana Wing Civil Air Patrol conducted a statewide search and rescue exercise over the weekend of June 16th through June 18th. The exercise tested the Civil Air Patrol’s ability to conduct a range of capabilities from emergency locator transmitter searches, overdue aircraft searches, and aerial photography.

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Purdue Northwest College of Business Introducing Sports Management Major


Purdue-Northwest-colorIn response to growing and diverse career opportunities in the business of professional and intercollegiate sports and athletics, Purdue University Northwest is introducing this fall a Sports Management major within its Bachelor of Science in Business degree program.

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Lifers at Graduation: “Thank You”

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We at Ideas in Motion Media covered 44 high school and college graduations throughout Northwest Indiana.

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Resident of Chesterton of Symphony Receives French Legion of Honor

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Anthony Condeni, 96, was recently awarded the French Legion of Honor for his time in the U.S. Army, serving in World War II. The Legion of Honor is the highest award given by the French nation and was awarded for his extraordinary and brave achievements while in service.

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City of Hammond Announces Signing of Ordinance 9377, Amending Section 34.231 of the Hammond Municipal Code


rot5Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. announces his signing of Ordinance 9377 amending section 34.231 of the Hammond Municipal Code pertaining to the addition of sexual orientation and gender identity to the powers and duties of the Hammond Human Relations Commission. This amendment was sponsored by Councilwoman at Large, Janet Venecz.

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Hundreds Turn Out for 2017 National Get Outdoors Day


“That’s a big one!”

dlc-go-day-2017It was hard to tell who was more excited as father and son admired the contents of their dip net—a 2 inch crayfish. The small group of parents and kids gathered on the bank of the Little Calumet River glanced over appreciatively.

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Blue Chip Casino Hosts: 'Breaking Down the Barriers Event' to Help Veterans Suffering with PTSD

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Perhaps one of the surest measures of the value of a society is in how it treats those in need, and surely there can be none more deserving of our help than those who have fought and sacrificed their personal safety on our behalf. To that end, and for the second year in a row, Blue Chip Hotel and Casino sponsored their 'Breaking Down the Barriers - Salute to Our Veterans' event to raise money to help veterans in need and those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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