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Fegely Middle School Holds 2015 Science Fair

Fegely-Science-Fair-2015Fegely Middle School held its annual Science Fair on February 12th, 2015. Two Fegely students, Kailee Tuesburg and Madison Carver, went on to take their projects to the next level and participated in the Northwest Indiana Science and Engineering Fair held at Valparaiso University on Feb 21st. They did an amazing job there.

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PNC Offers Great Smoky Mountains Travel Study Program in August 2015

PNCThe Purdue University North Central Office of Graduate and Extended Learning and the College of Science will offer a travel study program to the Great Smoky Mountains Aug. 9 – 15. Students have the option to earn credit for this course. Community members may also take this as a non-credit experience. Participants will spend a week at the Tremont Institute learning about the natural history and ecology of the Great Smoky Mountains.

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Lakeshore PAWS Newsletter, March 2015

Lakeshore-PAWS-WillowAs we approach our 4th anniversary, I am amazed at how far we have come in such a short time. When we first started in April of 2011, our goal was to save 100 lives a year. Last year alone, we saved 560 lives, which brought our total to more than 1,400 lives saved in less than four years!

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Purdue University North Central Alumna Diane Rich Faces Dig Decision

Diane Rich1She is planning to continue her studies in graduate school to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She applied to four schools in different parts of the country and has been accepted by all four. Today she in the enviable position of having to choose between attending Emory University in Atlanta, IUPUI, the University of Indianapolis and Washington University in St. Louis.

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House Bill 1019 and Common Construction Wage: Everything You Need to Know

With the recent decision by the Indiana House who voted 55-41 to repeal Indiana’s law for setting wages on public construction projects, the general public may not quite be aware of what this means, who this effects and what this means for the Northwest Indiana, as well as the entire state of Indiana. No matter your working background, House Bill 1019 and the Common Construction Wage Law are issues that affect all Indiana residents and should be known by everyone who invests in Indiana’s future.

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Woodland Park Preschool Summer Camp Question and Answer Session on March 4, 2015

woodland-parkPlease join us on March 4, 2015 at 5:30pm to learn about insects, view live insects, and make an insect craft. James Louderman, from the Field Museum of Chicago will be here to talk to children between the ages of 3-12 years at Woodland Park Preschool, located at 2100 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN 456368, about insects. Children will have the opportunity to view insects and make an insect craft. The cost for the program is $5.00 per child. Monies are due at time of program. Please RSVP for this event by contacting Miss Vicki at Woodland Park Preschool at 219-762-4661 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Duneland Y Celebrates Member Appreciation March 2-6

The first week of March, the Y would like to show appreciation for its 3,233 members.

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