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St. Mary Medical Center Auxiliary Awards 2017 Scholarships


St-Mary-Medical-Center-Auxiliary-Awards-2017-ScholarshipsSt. Mary Medical Center held their annual Scholarship Award Ceremony on Thursday, June 8. A total of $37,000 in scholarships were presented to 18 students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in healthcare.

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RDA Accelerates South Shore Double Tracking with New Funding Commitment

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The Board of Directors of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority last Thursday approved an ongoing commitment of up to $3 million annually for the next 30 years to help fund the South Shore double tracking project. This commitment stands as Lake and Porter counties' portion of the project cost, which are being shared by local governments in the four northern Indiana counties that the South Shore serves: Lake, Porter, LaPorte and St. Joseph.

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Porter County 4-H Seeking Youth & Volunteers for 2017 STEM Summer Activities


porter-county-4h-coverCalling all youth and volunteers with an interest in STEM!

Have you ever wondered what makes Nesquik “quick”? Curious as to what keeps cold things cold? Do you want to build a catapult with basic, household objects?

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Community Gathers to Celebrate the Power of Potential at 2017 Celebration of Achievement

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The Power of Potential held yesterday attracted over 250 people to Aberdeen Manor in Valparaiso to hear incredible and empowering stories of how individuals with disabilities have overcome challenges, exceeded goals, and maximized their potential. Opportunity Enterprises' annual Celebration of Achievement was hosted by Jerry Davich and sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Indiana Beverage, The Times Media Company, Urschel Laboratories, and the generous customers of Strack & Van Til.

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Northshore Health Centers and SouthShore Gary RailCats Partner Together For Annual Health Fair

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While it may not seem like it, baseball and taking care of the community have one very important thing in common: neither can happen without teamwork.

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Maple City Grand Prix Finale Wraps Up Weekend of Fun in La Porte

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Bright sun, gentle winds and blue skies greeted hundreds of people lining the sandy beaches in La Porte this weekend as the annual Maple City Grand Prix came to a close.

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Porter County's Chalk the Walk Brings Families Together for Day of Art and Fun


ChalkWalk2017 1Artists of all skill levels joined together to express themselves and promote some great Porter County businesses and organizations at Chalk the Walk on June 10. For the fifth sunshine-filled year in a row, the Family & Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) sponsored the event to raise money for its many different programs that serve over 4,000 people in the area.

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The City of La Porte Welcome Racers and Race-Enthusiasts to the Annual Maple City Grand Prix

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On June 9th, the City of La Porte had an eventful night kicking off their annual Maple City Grand Prix with an impressive boat parade and block party.

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Horizon Bank Awards Scholarships to Students in La Porte, Lake and Porter Counties in Indiana

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Horizon Bank Minority Scholarship Program awards eleven students with $1000 scholarships. Yolanda Davis, Community Reinvestment Act Officer, presented the scholarships during the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, Inc. Annual Scholastic Achievement Awards Luncheon on April 25, 2017.

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NWI Great News Show: Rep. Scott Pelath On Michigan City and Leaders Working Together to Grow the Future for NWI


Minority Leader of the Indiana House of Representatives, 9th District, Scott Pelath recently met with Ideas in Motion Media (IIMM) Founder, Chris Mahlmann, in the Great News Studio for a discussion on the positive changes happening throughout Michigan City as well as Pelath’s deep-rooted love for his hometown.

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Methodist Hospital's Breast Care Center Welcomes Women to Healthy Night Out With The Girls

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Thursday night, women from all around the Region came together for Methodist Hospital’s Healthy Night out with the Girls at the hospital’s Breast Care Center in Merrillville.

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