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A Taste of Extension for Homemakers

PurdueLogoThe Porter County Extension Homemakers invite you to A Taste of Extension Homemakers for a night devoted to learning about cookies. It will be held on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:30 P.M. at the Porter County Expo Center. Demonstrations will show how to bake a better cookie, how to decorate cookies, and how to use cookies in crafts and gift giving. There will be free recipes, exhibits, drawing for door prizes, and refreshments. The first 100 people in attendance will receive a free gift.

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Purdue Extension Presents 2 Educational Programs: Making Sense of Memory Loss & Repurposing Junk

PurdueLogoChange is an inevitable part of the aging process. Sensory changes can affect individuals at different ages and degrees. Sensory processes include vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell. Alteration of the environment to compensate for age-related sensory loss is often necessary for us to maintain our sense of independent living. This program Making Sense of Memory Loss will take place Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Porter County Expo Center at 10:00 A.M. It will be presented by Linda Curley, Extension Educator from Lake County.

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"Through African Eyes" History Movie Series at CCSJ

Through-African-EyesThe Department of Liberal Arts will host the 2nd installment of the Fall History Film Series on Monday, Oct. 20th. “Through African Eyes” is two films devoted to African cultural highlights and African spirituality. From the ancient architectural splendors of the Great Zimbabwe to the vibrant ceremonial art of the modern Dogon, these films will give you great cultural riches to admire, enjoy, and remember.

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Portage High School Students Prep for Upcoming SAT

PHS-SAT-PrepPortage High School students participate in a test prep session for the upcoming SAT!

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IU Northwest, Three Police Agencies, U.S. Attorney’s Office to Collaborate on Reducing Gun Violence

rot1As part of its Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) initiative, the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $300,000 jointly to Indiana University Northwest and the police departments of Gary, East Chicago and South Bend.

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Quinceañera Celebration Featured in Photos at Purdue Calumet October 22

PUC-LogoA photographic exhibit of Latina families engaging in the traditional Quinceañera celebration will be presented by local photographer Tom Hocker at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22 in Room 110 of Purdue University Calumet’s Classroom Office Building.

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Purdue Calumet College of Business Providing Leadership Training to EC Middle Schoolers

PUC-LogoPurdue University Calumet’s College of Business has received $30,754 of a $54,000+ collaborative grant from Foundations of East Chicago to provide self-leadership training to help East Chicago middle school students realize their potential for successful futures.

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