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Date Set for Historical Society of Ogden Dunes Open House

Images-of-AmericaAfter the open house on Sunday, October 19, a program will be presented at 4 p.m. by Dennis Norman "The Legacy of the Indian Trails on NW Indiana and Porter County" related to book he co-authored on Portage Township in the IMAGES OF AMERICA series. All are welcome. Refreshments will be available.

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2014 Season of the Purdue North Central Sinai Forum Offers Something for Everyone

2014-sinai-forumTickets are on sale now for the 2014 season of the Purdue North Central Sinai Forum. Now, in its 61st season, the Forum has an outstanding reputation for bringing nationally recognized personalities to appear in a live, town hall format that allows audiences to explore important topics and interact with experts in a variety of fields.

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Porter County Parks Briefs: October 13, 2014

2014-Fund-SunsetFund Your Park!
Now through October 23rd, we encourage community members to join us in raising funds for our “Fund Your Park” campaign! All money donated throughout this 45 day campaign will go towards building the Native American Play Area of the Natural Playground at Sunset Hill Farm! This will be an accessible play area focusing on natural materials and concepts to provide a safe, educational and most importantly FUN facility for kids to enjoy! To contribute or learn more about the project, please visit and select our project on the home page. All contributions make a difference in getting us to our $25,000 goal!

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Jones Elementary Holds Pumpkin Contest

Jones_Elementary_Pumpkin_Contest-1The school did a contest where the kids and their families got to design a pumpkin and it was judge by our principle, the designs were really good. hope you like it. to view the pictures just copy and paste the following urls:

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Portage Fire Department Visits Crisman Elementary

2014-Crisman-Portage-FirefightersOn September 25, members of the Portage Fire Department came to Crisman Elementary School for a visit. They explained fire safety to the students. The students were able to socialize with the firefighters during their lunchtime.

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PNC Chancellor Earns Purdue Special Boilermaker Award

PNC-Chancellor-Earns-Purdue-Special-Boilermaker-AwardPurdue University North Central Chancellor Dr. James B. Dworkin was presented with the Purdue Alumni Association Special Boilermaker Award during a recent ceremony in West Lafayette. The award honors a member of the Purdue faculty or staff who has contributed significantly to the improvement of the quality of life and/or the betterment of the educational experience for a substantial number of Purdue students.

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Support Your Local Food Pantry with VisionPoint


Support your local food pantries this fall with VisionPoint. We are hosting a food drive, and when you bring in canned goods to donate, you can save up to $60 on a complete pair of glasses!*

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