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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Brandon Clair

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Technology advances fast, but people are quick to adapt. Not even 10 years ago, radio-controlled helicopters and other drones were largely novelty toys packed under Christmas trees, now it is a multi-million dollar industry led by professional such as Portage’s Brandon Clair and his business Timeless Aerial Photography.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI October 19 - October 21, 2018

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Time to start getting in the mood for Halloween this weekend! Look for an array of events to enjoy this weekend like the classic Flashback Cinema: Beetlejuice at the Portage 16 IMAX + GDX, spooky Boo at the Zoo, yummy Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Trunk or Treat, musical City of Hammond hosts Monster Mash, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 19th - 21st!

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Laura Gaffney

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Laura Gaffney has found a way to channel her love for giving back to the community at Portage High School.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI October 12 - October 14, 2018

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Enjoy the changing of the leaves and coolness of autumn this weekend with some fun events. There are great events to make the weekend memorable like the naturalistic Festival of the Owls, colorful Portage Township YMCA Trick-or-Treat Trail Walk, delicious Westville United Methodist Church Fish Fry, energetic Hammond Sportsplex Host Men's Soccer Tournament, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 12th - 14th!

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Richard Horn

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“I’m a Region boy through and through,” said life-long Northwest Indiana resident Richard Horn.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI October 5 - October 7, 2018

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It is October so time for fall festivals and getting into the Halloween mindset! So many ways to enjoy this weekend like the gory Evil Dead: The Musical, delightful Crisman 5th Grade Carnival, scrumptious Oktoberfest, heroic CASA Superhero Race, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 5th - 7th!

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Debra Thorn

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For Portage native Debra Thorn, community starts at school.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI September 28 - September 30, 2018

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As Autumn sets in, so begins the great events to enjoy this time of year! The array of events we have this weekend are the delicious St. Peter Germanfest, colorful 5th Annual UMW Fall Arts & Crafts Show, thrilling Sweeney Todd, professional Purdue University Northwest Fall Career Expo, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for September 28th - 30th!

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Rebecca Belt

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Rebecca Belt, a Media Clerk at Portage High School, believes her role in the community has been able to brighten the world and make it a better place. She grew up on the east side of Gary in the Aetna neighborhood, and graduated from Emerson Visual and Performing Arts School. She then received a Bachelors in RHI Management from Purdue University Calumet.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI September 21 - September 23, 2018

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What a very lively weekend; we have with something for everyone to enjoy! Looking across Northwest Indiana, we have the classic Steve Miller Band at the PAV, delicious Portage BrewFest & Taco Test, colorful Dunes Arts Foundation Hosts Plein Air Art Event and Public Art Sale, patriotic Valparaiso Varsity Football Celebrates Patriot Night and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for September 21st - 23rd!

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A Portage Life in the Spotlight: Brenda Charron

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One of the best ways to positively impact the community is by leading the future generations and acting as a constant role model to people of all ages. Brenda Charron does all of this and more; as a Scout Leader, Little League Coach, and Track Coach, Charron works directly with young citizens of Northwest Indiana, and she does most of it on a volunteer basis.

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