A Michigan City favorite has returned! Hundreds of people filled the street waiting to see Old Saint Nick to make his way down Franklin in the Snowflake Parade. Attendees were in for a fun-filled night to celebrate ‘the most wonderful time of the year!'
“It’s an old tradition here in Michigan City for the Santa Claus and Santa’s house which is a replica of the old one from the 60’s and 70’s,” said Fire Chief Randy Novak, of Michigan City Fire Department. “We brought it back and we’re trying to make it as authentic as we can.”
Hobart is one of the most festive cities around the Region, and the city is well known for the countless events and activities that take place at Festival Park each summer. On Friday, the park was filled for a rare winter event, but one that strongly represents everything great about the Hobart Community: Light Up the Park.
Spend the holidays at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, and enjoy a lavish Christmas buffet, live music, spa blu specials and New Year’s eve festivities.
Business professionals from all over Northwest Indiana joined together on Friday to attend the 10thannual Mix Mingle and Jingle Party at Blue Chip Casino’s Stardust Event Center.
Angela Gaghan, Blue Chip Casino’s Director of Sales, described the event as a great way for companies to kick off the holiday season.
“So many different companies are represented here tonight; trade companies, small offices, medical offices….they all work so hard, and this event gives them an opportunity to be part of a lively group and have a good time together without the huge expense of planning a private...
Lights sparkled in the snow at Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana on Thursday when they hosted their Light the Night for Senior Hunger Winter Lights Kickoff. This holiday season, Meals on Wheels is collecting donations for their Light the Night campaign, their most successful fundraiser. This year they added a new partner to ensure they can provide meals and support to more seniors than ever, NIPSCO.
For many children of the Region, the most exciting part of the holiday season is the moment when Santa finally appears at the end of the parade of the Duneland Chamber of Commerce’s Hometown Holiday Celebration. On Saturday, the holiday spirit filled the streets of downtown Chesterton as thousands joined together to celebrate the start of the holiday season and as children flooded the streets, eager to get a look at their holiday hero.
More than 140 honorees who have made a positive impact to the City of Portage joined together at the city’s Annual Recognition Ceremony in celebration of one another’s passion for giving back to the community.
Ideas in Motion Media Invites The Region to the 7th Annual Good Life Awards and #Vote4Good Contest on December 13th
On Saturday morning, Christmas shopping began early at Portage High School as members of the community enjoyed shopping from 120 local vendors all while supporting a great cause: Hannah’s Hope. There was something for everyone with diverse booths for shoppers and enjoyable activities, like a gingerbread house building contest for kids. It was beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, with a strong sense of community and a ton of fun.
The City of Hammond came together on Saturday morning to honor the Region’s veterans during the 5th annual Veteran’s Appreciation Day Parade.
The kitchen of Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana was filled with some of the Region’s most generous, compassionate, and giving members as the local nonprofit broke bread with some of its most charitable donors.