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Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana and International Subaru of Merrillville Share the Love at Fill the Trunk Event

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With Christmas just around the corner and winter settling in, the International Subaru of Merrillville partnered with Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to collect donations of warm blankets, hats, gloves, and scarves that will be delivered to Meals on Wheels recipients.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Give 500 Area Children a Christmas to Remember

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To most kids, Christmas is truly the most wonderful time of the year. All of the smiling faces kids have while opening presents and spending time with their families are moments that are to be cherished and remembered throughout the years. Although Christmas is a magical season, not all families have the privilege of enjoying the holiday with presents and material joy. On Thursday evening, 500 children a part of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana experienced a Christmas they will always remember.

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Candace's Rotary Round-Up: Merrillville

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Candace’s Rotary Round-Up: Merrillville

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem solvers who join together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. Over the years, Rotarians have taken on global causes ranging from literacy and peace to water and health.

Many local initiatives are happening right around us! Scholarships for high school students, cleaning up of local parks and gifts of time, talent and treasure to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations are all the foundation of the Club’s motto: “Service Above Self”

I joined the efforts of the Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club as a way to give back to the community I grew up in. Today, I bring you the Region’s...

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Portage Township Schools Update, December 14, 2018


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Kyle choir visited the Bonner Senior Center and also Miller's Merry Manor to cheer up the elderly.

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Shedd, Northwestern Team Up to Protect Animals Through Expanded Partnership


Shedd-Northwestern-Team-Up-to-Protect-Animals-Through-Expanded-PartnershipFor more than a decade, Shedd Aquarium’s Animal Health team has turned to Northwestern Engineering to develop innovative solutions that further enhance Shedd’s animal welfare practices. But, for the first time this year, the aquarium’s conservation scientists have been proposing projects to the students that advance their ability to conduct research to protect populations of animals in the wild. This expansion to the partnership aides Shedd’s field research in the Great Lakes basin and in the Caribbean region while offering engineering students an opportunity to get their hands wet creating prototype technology for real-life challenges that come while studying animals in nature.

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Portage Township Schools Partners with PNW for TRIO Talent Search


Portage-Township-Schools-Partners-with-PNW-for-TRIO-Talent-SearchPortage Township Schools is excited to partner with Purdue University Northwest to offer the TRIO Talent Search program to students in grades 6 through 12.

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Portage High School BPA Students Qualify for State Competition


Portage-High-School-BPA-Students-Qualify-for-State-CompetitionThe Portage High School Business Professionals of America students brought back multiple honors last weekend after competing at the annual BPA Regional Competition.

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City of Gary Uses Smart Technology to Enhance Public Safety


rot6The City of Gary is programming a smarter city and enhancing its public safety efforts – made possible by a public safety grant from NIPSCO – with the installation of Databouy’s ShotPoint gunfire detection system in two of the city’s priority neighborhoods focused on reducing gun violence.

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CCSJ Dept. of Education and NWI Teachers Create Interactive Activities for Mascot Hall of Fame

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With the Mascot Hall of Fame opening its doors to Whiting soon, Northwest Indiana prepares to add another entertainment destination to its ever-growing list of attributes. With a mission to honor great mascot performers, performance, and programs that have inspired tradition and positively influenced the world of sports for years, the Mascot Hall of Fame makes for an innovative, one of a kind experience.

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Brunch with Santa Brings Families Together for Festive and Joyous Afternoon at Sand Creek Country Club

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On a bright and snowy Sunday morning, Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton hosted a beloved tradition: Brunch with Santa. Club members enjoyed this merry event with family and friends and grew excited for Christmas day.

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Santa Warms Hearts at Annual Holiday Event at Portage Township YMCA

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You’re never too old to for an evening with Santa Claus. Partaking in the reindeer games and other fun activities is enjoyable at any age.

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