Working in an inspiring and encouraging environment is something many people wish for. For some, when they find that place, it encourages them to become even more involved. For Dena Lopez, a radiologic technologist, the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center was that environment.
Porter Regional Hospital Rallies Community to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer with "Blow Away Breast Cancer"
A little rain couldn’t offset the mood as dozens of staff, administration, and breast cancer survivors gathered in the main lobby of Porter Regional Hospital on Wednesday to celebrate the raising of the flag for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Actress, TV host, producer, director and author Alison Sweeney, known as a woman who can balance career, family, health and wellness, brought an inspirational message to nearly 300 Northwest Indiana residents Oct. 8 as keynote speaker at the Inspiring Women Move It. Shake It. Live It! event at the Franciscan Health Fitness Centers in Schererville. The free event was sponsored by Franciscan Health and focused on women’s health, also by offering free health screenings for women of all ages.
Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Celebrates Five Years of Survivors with Pink Party
Pink balloons swayed in the autumn sun as dozens of women, men and children formed an enthusiastic parade of pink, spreading Breast Cancer awareness for this very special occasion.
It’s an annual tradition here in Valparaiso, and now, registration is open for the 15th annual Turkey Trot!
Franciscan Health Crown Point EMS Academy Accepting Paramedic Training Applications through November 1st
CROWN POINT | The Franciscan Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy is accepting applications until Nov. 1 for its next paramedic training program, which will take place starting in January.
Lose those calories before you even eat them at the Portage Township YMCA’s 17th Annual Turkey Trot. This 4-mile, professionally-timed, competitive run is paired with a non-competitive 5K walk/run and a free 1K Kids Fun Run. The walking and running courses will start and finish at the Portage Township YMCA Thanksgiving morning, November 23, 2017. NOT A RUNNER? Don’t worry, we’re here for you! The tested and proven Turkey Trot Training Group kicks off this Saturday, October 7th, 8am, at the Portage Township Y for non-runners or those who have not ran in a while. This program is just $15 for 7-weeks of couch-to-course training and participants may register online or in-person. Questions about the training program? Contact Nicolette Huber at 219-406-6705 or at
The Valparaiso Health Center of St. Mary Medical Center welcomed two new family physicians to the community recently: Christopher Osan, MD, and Alyssa Pagliere Osan, MD. The husband-and-wife team is looking forward to serving patients and families in Valparaiso and throughout Porter County.
A block party brought out the best in Rittenhouse Village at Portage Friday morning. CJ Richard, director of facility operations, said there are about 36 residents who call the village their home. Events like the annual block party, complete with cookout cuisine and desserts, add a lot to the Rittenhouse Village experience.
Community partnerships are important for many businesses to partake in. Whether the reasons are to help others, meet new people or provide a needed service, coming together to assist others is a valuable part of life. On Thursday, the Indiana locations of the Symphony Post Acute Network brought in lunch for the Maria Reiner Center in Hobart.
Mark Wilkins, a survivor of heart failure, is ready to celebrate life. After spending several days in a coma and completing a month of cardiac rehabilitation, Wilkins is now able to enjoy time with his family and get back to doing the things he loves like working on his Jeep. On Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 9 a.m., Wilkins will join family, friends, St. Mary Medical Center physicians and hospital staff at a reunion to honor his positive outcome, recovery and future.