On Friday morning, Habitat For Humanity of Northwest Indiana and Franciscan Health Crown Point partnered together for the first time to complete a home wall build for an upcoming project, continuing their dedication to bettering the lives of others in Northwest Indiana.
On a sunny Friday afternoon, a group of dogs run together at the Portage Dog Park, located in Woodland Park, and it was clear they are familiar with each other and having a great time. Their owners gathered around picnic tables in the park, chatting and watching the spectacle.
Mrs. Mathisen's 3rd gr. class had a program on rocks with Michelle Benson from the Porter County Soil and Water Conservation.
We’ve heard the excuses. They wrinkle my clothes. It doesn’t fit me right. If my car is on fire after a crash I don’t want to be trapped in a seatbelt. I wasn’t traveling that far. Troopers that have worked the road for even a short period of time can easily recount having heard these and similar excuses for not wearing a seatbelt. The truth is, there are no excuses.
Portage High School was proud to host its 22nd Annual ACES (Academic Champions Excelling in School) Banquet, recognizing the top 30 students of the graduating class and the educators who inspired them.
For the second year in a row, Horseshoe Casino Hammond partnered with St. Joseph’s Carmelite Home in East Chicago to give the children of Carmelite an incredible Easter experience.
Porter County Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce that on April 14, 2017, Porter County Park Board President Rich Hudson executed the closing documents to acquire 15 acres adjacent to Brincka Cross Gardens. The Parks are planning to add a much-needed parking lot on the property and maintain the rest for conservation and accessibility purposes.
The Duneland Chamber of Commerce presented Chesterton Parks Department head Bruce Mathias with a donation check from a portion of the proceeds of their second annual Corkscrew & Brew festival this March.
On Monday, April 17th, Strack & Van Til made a $2,500 donation to Hospice of the Calumet Area's Seeds of Hope benefit for new beds at the William J. Riley residence. The check was presented by Ashleigh Marlow (from left) to Friends of Hospice president Kim Modigell and development director Jenifer Vargo-Okamura.
Tomorrow will be a 24-hour long IU-loving, , celebrating, kind of day! And those of us who don those cream and crimson colors with pride: we can’t wait!