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    Monday, June 17, 2019
    Art Barn School of Art Summer Art Camps 2019 June 17 - 21, 2019 Art Barn School of Art offers 4 different week-long day camps from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Our camps welcome children from age 5 to 18 years old, but most participants are 6 to 12 years old. The curriculum incorporates art, science, games, outdoor time and class discussion. Other fun activities include hiking, blowing giant bubbles, ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Monday, June 17, 2019
    The Leadership Institute graduates 30 students from high school leadership program, SLYCE, and 20 adults from Leadership Northwest Indiana program.   Our hallmark program, Leadership Northwest Indiana (LNI), with a 30-year regional history and 1,200 successful program graduates across the Region, recently awarded leadership certificates to 20 graduating participants. Participants spent 12 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, June 14, 2019
    PORTER, Ind.—Indiana Dunes Tourism’s monthly board meeting for June will be Thursday, June 20, 2019, at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304. A full agenda can be found using the link above.   This is a public meeting, and the general public is welcome to attend; however, public comment is at the discretion of the board. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, June 14, 2019
    Valparaiso, IN – Opportunity Enterprises will host their annual Celebration of Achievement awards breakfast on June 27, 2018 at 8 am at Aberdeen Manor. The awards are presented to individuals with disabilities in recognition of outstanding achievement. Awards are also presented to outstanding volunteers, staff, and businesses for supporting individuals with disabilities. An inspirational program ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, June 13, 2019
     Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Valparaiso, IN today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. This achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent, having earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, June 12, 2019
      Michigan City, IN, June 10th -  Shady Creek Winery of Michigan City, Indiana will host their next Live Music Series installment as an outdoor event.  Since the series’ debut earlier this year, guests have enjoyed top regional musicians of all styles, along with bundled packages, which include seating, food, and included beverages.  Your seat is reserved, so you can enjoy other activities ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, June 07, 2019
    PORTER, IND.—Tourism research shows that kids play an active role in planning family vacations. Taking this and other key factors into account, Indiana Dunes Tourism worked with local artist Aaron Melendez to create the Indiana Dunes Discovery Kids, four characters who narrate the new Indiana Dunes Kids Guide.   In the Kids Guide, readers will discover kid-friendly places in the area with help ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, June 07, 2019
    Partnership with Indiana Bankers Association will fill growing career demandHAMMOND AND WESTVILLE, Ind. — This fall, Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) College of Business launches a new banking concentration for undergraduate students majoring in Finance. Through a partnership with the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA), the concentration is the first of its kind in Indiana.  PNW and IBA leaders ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, June 05, 2019
    Who: Boys & Girla Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana  What: Official Ribbon Cutting of New Administration and Resource Center (ARC) for the Organization  When: Friday, May 31, 2019: 8:30 – 11 am Open House; 2:30 pm Official Ribbion Cutting; 3 – 5 pm continued Open House  Why:As part of a regional effort to serve more kids and provide the best possible after-school opportunities, Boys & Girls ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, June 05, 2019
    I am celebrating my 20 year anniversary with Shelter Insurance this year, and as a way to say thank you for your referrals, I am holding a monthly drawing for some great Shelter Insurance prizes. ?? All you have to do is refer a friend, and when they receive a quote from us, you will be entered into a monthly drawing. Each month, we will offer a new prize and the drawing entries will re-set. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, June 05, 2019
    Reins of Life, Inc., is offering new volunteer training on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at their Michigan City barn. Volunteers do not need to have any previous horse experience and must be at least 13 years old. At the training, you will learn about Reins of Life and their various therapeutic horseback riding programs, all of which serve children and adults with disabilities. Some of the programs ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, June 04, 2019
    Spring 2019 – Even though basketball season and March mania has come and gone, the excitement of three point baskets by Valparaiso University Men’s Basketball Crusaders remains strong, thanks to the Nothing But Net program. One Hundred and Eighty-Five (185) three-point season baskets made by Valparaiso University Men’s Basketball Team, with almost half made on home court, did more than add a ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    Westchester Public Library presents two matinee films during the month of June. Fighting with My Family will take place on Sunday, June 9, at 1:30 p.m., and Isn't It Romantic will be screened on Saturday, June 22 at 3 p.m. Both films will be shown in the Baugher Center, located at 100 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton. Attendance is free of charge. Enjoy complimentary popcorn while watching the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
     Westchester Public Library invites adults interested in coloring and relaxing to attend the Adult Coloring program held at the Hageman Branch on the first Tuesday of each month. This summer’s scheduled program dates are June 4, July 2, and August 6 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. In June the program will offer the opportunity to make your own colorful flower pot; in July, patriotic keychains; and in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
     Children ages eight and up who enjoy playing the educational game Minecraft are welcome to attend Minecraft Meetups at the Thomas Branch of Westchester Public Library. The next meetup will occur on Wednesdays, June 5 and 19 at 4 p.m. in the computer classroom on the second floor of the Thomas Branch. This program encourages children to engage in a group setting, socialize with other Minecraft ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    Folklore has always been a part of human culture that connects people with the land and shared experiences. Westchester Public Library will present Lakeshore Legends- Creative Writing Workshop that celebrates this tradition by tapping into the collective creative to generate a new generation of folktales about the Dunes. Explore the region and write your own folktales that celebrate Duneland, ...read more
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    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
      Join the Westchester Township History Museum at our annual summer camp! Campers will learn about the history and science behind space. We will make crafts, play games, and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. All campers attend free of charge and receive a t-shirt. Snacks and water will be provided each day. The first session of camp is for kids ages 9 -11 and takes place July 9 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    Northwest Indiana – United Way of Porter County invites the community to participate in Family and Youth Day of Caring on Saturday, June 8 at Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve.                 Volunteers will help preserve the natural beauty of the Coffee Creek habitat through a variety of activities honed to their skillset. “Youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow,” says Kim Olesker, president ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, May 23, 2019
    Brighton, Michigan – StoryPoint Chesterton is thrilled to announce the senior living community’s doors are officially open. To celebrate, StoryPoint Chesterton is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and those interested in senior living, their families and local business professionals are encouraged to attend.  The event will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11. The ribbon-cutting ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, May 23, 2019
    Franciscan Health Foundation, on behalf of Franciscan Alliance, has been awarded a three-year, $1.57 million federal grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder at Franciscan Health hospitals in Marion and Lake counties.   Franciscan Health Foundation has partnered with Prevention ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Thursday, May 23, 2019
    Brighton, MI – StoryPoint Chesterton is excited to share that the Chesterton Woman’s Club generously donated over 50 books and puzzles to our senior living community.  The Chesterton Woman’s Club is an association of women who serve the community by promoting art, education, conservation, home life and public affairs. It is a branch of the nation-wide General Federation of Women’s Clubs ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
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