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Do you Like to Volunteer? Here is an Opportunity for You!

Habitat-for-HumanityHabitat for Humanity will begin their next new build this Saturday, July 12. The build will take place at US 6 and Capitol Rd in South Haven, just west of the Salvation Army. The start time will be at 8:00 am with a breakfast. Because this is the start to a new build, Habitat would like to make it special and have a short ceremony and groundbreaking, followed by the wall raising itself. At lunch time they will be having a cook out and the workday will end around 3:30 pm. Of course volunteers can stay as long as they are able to.

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Opportunity Enterprises Celebrates its 47th Year of Success

oe logoOpportunity Enterprises just completed its 47th year of providing services for children and adults with developmental disabilities in Northwest Indiana. The past year has been filled with the following successes for the agency and its program participants:

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Local Carpenters Union Volunteers for Leon’s Triathlon

IKORCC-volunteers-at-Leons-Triathlon-01The Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) volunteered their time and talents at a week-long project for Leon’s Triathlon. Held in Hammond, Leon’s Triathlon focuses on honoring and supporting the military and military-related organizations through the sport of the triathlon. This is the fifth year the carpenters have participated in the event.

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Report and Track Power Outages in your Area with the NIPSCO App

severe-weather-appSevere weather is second nature around here. When storms strike, make your first instinct a visit to NIPSCO.com/OutageCenter to report and track power outages. You can view the site from your computer or mobile device and find all the outage info you need, including a map of affected areas, estimated restore times and tips to keep you safe.

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Christian Singer/Songwriter and Former Atheist to Perform at Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church in Portage on July 18th

Christian_Singer2Fsongwriter_and_former_A-1For 30 years, Chris Driesbach played music professionally along the west coast. The majority of those years he was a proud atheist, and for the other portion of those years he was a new age spiritualist.

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Retired Carpenter Looks to Local Carpenter Union for Assistance

Retired-Carpenter-Looks-to-Local-Carpenter-Union-for-AssistanceMembers of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) recently constructed a wheelchair ramp for the wife of a former IKORCC member.

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Vendors Being Sought for 3rd Annual Paws for Homeless Animals Day, Saturday August 23, 2014

Kibble-Kitchen-Pet-PantryBusinesses please join us on Saturday the 23rd. of August, when we bring awareness to the tragedy of the homeless pet problem surrounding not only our area, but the entire world. We will be hosting this year’s 3rd annual event at the picturesque, Festival Park on the Lake in Hobart, Indiana. This will be a day of not only awareness, but a time to bring animal organizations & local businesses together as one, working towards the same common goal of helping homeless animals.

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