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A Portage Life That Matters: Karen Walton

karen-waltonMost parents have to worry about feeding one or two mouths, depending on how many kids they have. However, this week's Portage Life That Matters, Karen Walton, helps feed more than just her own children.

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South Shore Clean Cities Celebrates Members, Partners at 2014 Annual Meeting

sscc-iSouth Shore Clean Cities Inc. (SSCC) held its 2014 annual meeting Feb. 18 at the Avalon Manor Banquet Center, hosting representatives from three U.S. legislators to recognize top alternative fuel users, distributors and supporters in northern Indiana.

Long-time SSCC supporter Ric Federighi, general manager/partner of AM 1420 WIMS, served as emcee.

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10th Annual American Teens in Crisis Conference

2014-Teens-in-CrisisJoin Us Tuesday, April 15, 2014!

American Teens in Crisis is a conference designed to equip, empower and encourage parents, educators, counselors, youth workers, clergy and anyone who is a part of a youth support system.

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Shirley Heinze Land Trust Hosts Volunteer Workday April 12

Shirley-Heinze-Volunteer-DayOn Saturday, April 12, 2014, the Shirley Heinze Land Trust will host a volunteer workday at Meadowbrook Nature Preserve in Valparaiso from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In honor of Arbor Day (later this month) we will be planting a variety of tree species to begin reforestation efforts on this 74-acre property.

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Help Support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

BGC-logo-newJoin us Saturday, March 1st-Sunday March 9th to help raise fund for a great cause doing great work in our communities. With every flyer presented, Texas Corral will donate 15% of the check!

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Fegely Teachers Honored

Marcia-GuthA big thanks to Verizon Cellular on Central Ave. for recognizing teachers. Both Derek Hart & Marcia Guth were awarded a large bucket of school supplies as Verizon honors local teachers. And special thanks goes out to Portage parent Sue Ard for submitting the names of our local teachers! 

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Help Raise Money for Medical Assistance at The Carnahan Foundation Fundraising Event

carnahan-foundationOur very first fundraiser is going to be held at Figure Eight Brewing on Tuesday April 1st! No joke, Figure 8 will be open just for us on a Tuesday! The party starts at 5PM sharp and will wrap up about 9PM. Details will be updated as they are confirmed.

We will have a silent auction with items donated by several local businesses and a few local bands will play for the night.

If you would like to donate an item for the silent auction please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

All proceeds to go to The Carnahan Foundation

Click here to let us know you'll be there!

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