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Crown Point Will Soon Have a Museum for an Infamous Face

Dillinger-Museum-Demolition 2On Wednesday morning, John Dillinger took up residence at the Crown Point a matter of speaking. That day marked the official groundbreaking for the John Dillinger Museum that is to be built there.

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Pair of Purdue Calumet Professors Write Books

PUC-LogoTwo Purdue University Calumet faculty members have authored recently published books.

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Purdue Calumet is Nationally Recognized for Improving Student Success/Retention

PUC-LogoPurdue University Calumet is among three universities nationally to receive the 2014 Student Success Collaborative award from the Education Advisory Board (EAB) for outstanding achievement improving student outcomes and proactively intervening with students at risk.

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Holiday Trees on Display at Indiana Welcome Center

Leg-Lamp-A-Christmas-StoryLocal businesses, nonprofits and civic organizations will display holiday trees adorned with twinkling lights, handmade ornaments and sparkling trimmings at the Indiana Welcome Center as part of the annual “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit.

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PNC to Open Leonard J. Brown Veterans Center

PNCPurdue University North Central will host a grand opening of the Leonard J. Brown Veterans Center on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. in the Library Student Faculty Building, Room 67.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County, Valparaiso November 2014 Newsletter

valpoMaking A Difference!
Many things happen at our Boys & Girls Club! Our members are growing and developing into responsible and caring individuals by participating in a host of key activities that fall into five core areas:

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EZCORP Foundation Provides Support to Transform Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County – Portage Unit’s Teen Room into a Newly Renovated Teen Center

EZCORP-Foundation-Provides-Support-to-Transform-Boys-and-Girls-Clubs-of-Porter-CountyOut-of-school time for children, especially teens, is ripe with positive opportunities. It also is a time of great need. In fact, the most dangerous time for children is between the hours of 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. According to a study by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, youth under the age of 18 are most at risk to either commit or be a victim of violent crime because they lack adult supervision after school. This is why Boys & Girls Clubs are needed!

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