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Catwalk for the Paws

Charity-Fashion-Show-2013Join the Business Law Society and the Sports and Entertainment Law Association of Valparaiso University for a night of fun and fashion to support Lakeshore PAWS.

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Portage Kiwanis Club Hosts Easter Breakfast with Free Pictures with the Easter Bunny

Kiwanis logoThe Portage Kiwanis Club will offer an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 23rd in the Oakwood Hall of Woodland Park. Cost of the breakfast will be $5 for adults and $3 for kids. The breakfast will be held from 8 am – 11 am. All proceeds will benefit the Myron Fessler Scholarship fund, as well as, the many projects the club does throughout the year. Last year four Portage High School seniors received scholarships from the club.

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PNC American Sign Language Club Silent Dinner

PNCPurdue University North Central American Sign Language Club will host a Silent Dinner on Thursday, March 28 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Culver's Restaurant, 3966 Frontage Road, Michigan City. The event is open to ASL students as well as all community members.

Silent Dinner participants are asked to use ASL only for conversation and to place orders - a student may translate orders into English for the server or participants may point to the menu or write out an order. This is an opportunity to use ASL for conversation. Participants can be ASL beginners or fluent, or simply interested in knowing more.

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Blue Chip Casino Pulls Out All the Stops Once Again for the La Porte County United Way

Super-Smoke-Social-2013-3It was an event of good taste, dapper refinement and a splash of lighthearted raucousness; that was the Super Smoke Social event held at the Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa Thursday evening. It was a fundraiser for the United Way of La Porte County. Blue Chip Casino is a big supporter of the United Way, and they are always in cahoots with each other, looking for unique and special ways to give back to the community.

“We love coming out to support the United Way,” Len Nelson, President of United Beverage of South Bend said. “I’m having a great time. We know that there are a lot of disadvantaged people in this community as well as other communities around the state and we want to do anything to help support them. It’s what this is all about.”

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Duneland Weaver's Guild Exhibit and Fashion Show

2012-fashion-show-dunelandThe Duneland Weaver's Guild will present their annual Fiber Art Exhibit at the Chesterton Art Center from April 3rd to the end of the month. The Opening Reception will take place Sunday, April 7 from 1-4, with the Fashion Show beginning at 2:00. The Fashion Show will include a variety of garments created by the Weaver's Guild members that showcase weaving, knitting, crocheting and felting techniques. The wearable art will encompass everything from hats and handbags, to jackets and scarves.

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Purdue Cal Celebrates World Water Day

national-water-dayOn March 22, 2013 Purdue University Calumet will be celebrating World Water Day. At 9:30am in the Student Union Library at the university in Hammond, IN is where the event will take place.

World Water Day began being observed on 22 March since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly declared that day as as World Water Day.

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Opportunity Enterprises Celebrates Their Amazing People at the Annual Celebration of Achievement Awards

OE-Celebration-of-Achievement-2013-3Strongbow Inn had both the Charles Room and the Caroline Room filled on Thursday morning with clients, staff, volunteers and supporters of Opportunity Enterprises. It was the annual Celebration of Achievement Awards that OE holds every year. The ceremony honors those that have stood out among others for their hard work, dedication, positive attitude, growth and all around impact on OE and those who are part of the organization.

“This is my favorite day of the year,” Allison Thomas, Marketing & Communications Manager, said with a warm smile. “This is the one event throughout the year that truly puts our clients at center stage. It’s all about them. We have many events throughout the year but this one really celebrates our mission and is really the essence of why we do what we do.”

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