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    Friday, August 19, 2016
    Last week, Minakshi Ghuman and Donna Pace of ReMax Pace Realty, presented Bill Higbie, President & CEO of the Porter County Community Foundation, with a contribution to the Foundation’s Sparking the Arts Fund. The gift was made in honor of artist Steve Johnson, whose work was voted Best-in-Show at the Better Block Art Show hosted by Ghuman at the ReMax Pace Realty office in Valparaiso. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Friday, August 19, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2016 CONTACT: 219-947-6949 Karin Woodside, Community Outreach Specialist, Marketing & Community Relations karin.woodside@comhs.org St. Mary Medical Center Welcomes New Oncology Navigator HOBART – St. Mary Medical Center’s Cancer Care Center recently welcomed Patty Higgins, RN, OCN as its new Oncology Nurse Navigator. Higgins will assist oncology ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, August 18, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sandi Weindling, Director of Marketing & Development (219) 395-9555 sweindling@duneslearningcenter.org A Night of Inspiration and Inclusion Chesterton, IN – I believe that all children and adults, regardless of ability, should have the opportunity to experience the beauty of nature and learn more about conserving our environment,” says writer ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, August 18, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 18, 2016 Contact: Ken Kosky, Promotions Director, Indiana Dunes Tourism Phone: (219) 926-2255, ext. 223 email: ken@indianadunes.com Livingston earns Destination Marketing Executive designation Indiana Dunes Tourism Assistant Director/Marketing Director Christine Livingston has earned the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation, the only ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 17, 2016 CONTACT: Donna Stuckert, 465-3819 Reuse Fair ‘trash to treasure’ benefits schools, organizations Porter County, Ind. – Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction is highlighting “reuse” by organizing its first ever Reuse Fair. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 6540 ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    For Immediate Release For more information please contact Liz Sawaya, esawaya@hflaporte.org , 219.326.2471 Tour de La Porte: Road Closures August 20th La Porte, IN - The public is encouraged to watch La Porte County roads for closures on Saturday, August 20th and to take caution and watch for cyclists on Sunday, Aug. 21st during the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte's (transitioning from the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Tuesday, August 16, 2016
    Aug. 16, 2016 Seniors invited to health and wellness fairs in September The Franciscan Alliance Accountable Care Organization will sponsor free Senior Health and Wellness fairs from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 and 28, in Schererville and Michigan City, respectively. The first session will take place at Briar Ridge Country Club, 123 Country Club Drive, where Kathryn Mulligan, MD, of Franciscan ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Monday, August 15, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/15/16 CONTACT: Brian Bugajski, 219-921-1687 Coffee and Canvas at Hawthorne Park Community Center this Sunday Hawthorne Park, Porter, Indiana – Grab a group of friends and join us for a fun guided class as we work together through a painting project targeted at all skill levels. Enjoy some gourmet coffee, drinks and treats as you work on your canvas (all supplies ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    CHICAGO STREET THEATRE PRESS RELEASE: SEASON 62 PREVIEW PARTY! [IMMEDIATE RELEASE] VALPARAISO, INDIANA- On Thursday, August 25 audiences can get a taste of the variety of works playing at Chicago Street Theatre in 2016/17 with the theatre's Free Season 62 Preview Party! The night will include: a cash bar and samples from some of CST's participating Dining Partners along with a ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    ** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ** Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Contact: Donnelly_Press@Donnelly.Senate.Gov Phone: 202-224-0972 Granger, Ind. — During his latest “Donnelly Day” event yesterday, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly worked alongside Hoosier employees at Urschel Laboratories in the food processing machine assembly department. Donnelly also visited the test lab, where he helped a ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    AUG. 5, 2016 CONTACT: Carol Connelly Director, Media Relations & Communications Campus: 219-785-5267 E-mail: cconnell@pnw.edu SOURCE: Liz Bernel Coordinator of Special Events Campus: 219-7785-5719 E-mail: ebernel@pnw.edu PNW STEAM Camp for youngsters STEAM Summer Camp @ PNW 2016 wraps up another successful year WESTVILLE, Ind. – Purdue University Northwest has completed its six-week ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 8, 2016 Contact: Ken Kosky, Promotions Director, Indiana Dunes Tourism Phone: (219) 926-2255, ext. 223 email: ken@indianadunes.com Watch murals painted live and enjoy art projects for kids PORTER, IN – The Indiana Dunes Visitor Center will host muralist Ryan “ARCY” Christenson as he creates seven masterpieces over a period of five days. Christenson ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    August 8, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burns Harbor’s inaugural Food Truck Square event draws in locals for food, family fun Aug. 6 BURNS HARBOR, Ind. – Attendees had plenty of options on the opening night of the Burns Harbor Food Truck Square this past Saturday, Aug. 6 with the first in a series of events featuring regional eateries for dinner and a movie. The evening drew more than ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2016 CONTACT: 219-947-6949 Karin Woodside, Community Outreach Specialist, Marketing & Community Relations karin.woodside@comhs.org Community Healthcare System to Host Bone Marrow Donor Drive HOBART – The hospitals of Community Healthcare System in conjunction with Delete Blood Cancer DKMS are raising awareness about the need for lifesaving bone marrow ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    CHICAGO STREET THEATRE PRESS RELEASE: HARRIET THE SPY [IMMEDIATE RELEASE] VALPARAISO, INDIANA- Chicago Street Theatre will bring a favorite children's novel to life when Harriet the Spy opens on Friday, August 19, 2016. Based on the novel by Louise Fitzhugh and written by Leslie Brody, the family presentation kicks off the company's 62nd season of bringing the art of live theatre to the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2016 CONTACT: 219-947-6949 Karin Woodside, Community Outreach Specialist, Marketing & Community Relations karin.woodside@comhs.org St. Mary Medical Center Welcomes New Practitioners HOBART – St. Mary Medical Center recently welcomed several new practitioners to the Community Care Network, Inc. – the physician group affiliated with St. Mary Medical ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 9, 2016 CONTACT: Donna Stuckert, 219-465-3819 Spots still available for fall Master Recycler program Porter County – Why are some materials recyclable at the curb and others aren’t? Get answers to your burning recycling questions and more from experts during the next Porter County Master Recycler class. The comprehensive, seven-week program is scheduled ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 09, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 9, 2016 CONTACT: Donna Stuckert, 219-465-3819 Public compost sites close for Labor Day holiday Porter County, Indiana – The Valparaiso compost site, 2150 W. Lincolnway, and the Boone Grove compost site, 546 South 400 West, will be closed to the public Saturday through Monday, Sept. 3 through 5, for the Labor Day weekend holiday. The Valparaiso site will reopen ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, August 04, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2016 CONTACT: Lauri Keagle, marketing manager (219) 742-2160 or lkeagle@taltree.org Register for Taltree’s Indiana Master Naturalist class VALPARAISO – Registration is now open Taltree Arboretum & Gardens’ Indiana Master Naturalist class. This 10-week, hands-on course provides an opportunity for anyone with a love of nature to expand their ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
    Thursday, August 04, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2016 Contact: Anicia Kosky, Director of Community Impact Phone: (219) 464-3583 Anicia@unitedwaypc.org Porter County to receive an estimated $20,000 in federal funds for emergency food and shelter programs Porter County, Indiana – Porter County has been notified that it will be awarded federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funds through the U.S. ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Thursday, August 04, 2016
    1st Source Ranked #10 Best Performing Bank in Country South Bend, IN – 1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has been ranked the #10 best performing bank in the country according to Bank Director Magazine. 1st Source ranked #10 out of 102 banks with $5-50 billion in assets. The rankings were released in Bank Director’s annual 2016 Bank Performance Scorecard, based ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Fun Facts, General News Article
    Wednesday, August 03, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 2, 2016 CONTACT: Donna Stuckert, 465-3819 Solid waste district seeks Halloween costume donations Porter County, Ind. – Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction is gearing up for a costume swap in October by collecting used Halloween costume donations. The solid waste district has two collection boxes in the Porter County Government Administration Center, ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/2/16 CONTACT: Brian Bugajski, 219-921-1687 Outdoor Concert and Movie at Hawthorne Park Friday August 5th Hawthorne Park, Porter, Indiana – The summer events just keep on rolling at Hawthorne Park with the last outdoor concert and film of year in the Westchester Public Library’s Bandstand Concert and Family Film Series. This Friday, August 5 th , Harpist ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016
    Crown Point – The Northwest ISBDC is seeking nominations for its 25 th Entrepreneurial Excellence (E-Day) Awards. Nominations are due Friday, Aug. 26, and include the following categories: small business person of the year, entrepreneurial success, small business exporter, young entrepreneur, minority-owned small business person, family-owned business, emerging small business and small ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Monday, August 01, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2016 CONTACT: 219-947-6949 Karin Woodside, Community Outreach Specialist, Marketing & Community Relations karin.woodside@comhs.org St. Mary Medical Center Welcomes Electrophysiologist to Medical Staff HOBART – St. Mary Medical Center recently welcomed a new physician to its medical staff. Electrophysiologist Samer Ajam , MD, is the newest member of the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
    Monday, August 01, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2016 Contact: Mackenna Schon, Director of Volunteer Engagement Phone: (219) 464-3583 Mackenna@unitedwaypc.org See the difference one day can make at United Way Day of Caring August 12 Northwest Indiana – United Way Regional Volunteer Center is inviting the public to join the United Way Day of Caring on Friday, August 12. As one of the largest single-day ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, August 01, 2016
    July 28, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Burns Harbor introduces Food Truck Square First in series of events kicks off Aug. 6 BURNS HARBOR, Ind . - The Town of Burns Harbor will open the inaugural season of its Food Truck Square Saturday, Aug. 6 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. at 1237 Westport Rd. The first in a series of events, the kick-off features regional eateries offering tasty treats at reasonable costs. ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, August 01, 2016
    Immediate Release Contact: Stacey Kellogg Public Relations Coordinator La Porte Hospital 1007 Lincolnway l La Porte, IN, 46350 Office: 219.326.2354 Mobile: 574.208.0071 s.kellogg@lph.org Region stars to perform at First Friday in the Chapel La Porte, Ind. – The regionally famous Shania Povlock and Geovanny Tapia will be the featured performers at the next First Friday in the Chapel, with ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2016 Contact: Anicia Kosky, Director of Community Impact Phone: (219) 464-3583 Anicia@unitedwaypc.org United Way of Porter County Kinder Camp contributes to early learning success for future kindergarteners ​ Porter County, IN – This month, United Way of Porter County partnered with two school districts and dozens of donors to offer a kindergarten ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 26th, 2016 CANCELLED: "Run to Rebuild" 5k Fundraiser will not be held in 2016 CHESTERTON, Indiana – Rebuilding Together - Duneland (RTD) is sad to announce the cancellation of its “Run to Rebuild” 5k Fundraiser this year. The event had been planned to be held at the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Pavilion (178 E. Sidewalk Road, Chesterton, ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 27, 2016
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 27, 2016 CONTACT: Lauri Keagle, marketing manager (219) 742-2160 or lkeagle@taltree.org Light up the night at Taltree’s GLOW Fest Enjoy glow games, a 5K fun run, night hikes, art, crafts & more VALPARAISO – Get ready to light up the night with Taltree’s GLOW Fest August 12 and 13! Taltree’s fourth-annual GLOW Fest kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016
    CHESTERTON, Indiana – Rebuilding Together - Duneland (RTD) is hosting its second annual 5k run/walk at the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve Pavilion (178 E. Sidewalk Road, Chesterton, IN 46304) on Saturday, August 20th. The “Run to Rebuild” 5k run/walk will start at 8 a.m. The course features a mix of paved and crushed gravel trails over a gently rolling 3.1 mile route through ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, General News Article, Community, Press Release
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