HAMMOND and WESTVILLE, Ind. — In light of an extended state filing deadline, financial aid professionals at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will host a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion Workshop on Tuesday, May 17 at its Hammond campus.The workshop will run from 12:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Room 200 of the Student Union & Library Building, 2233 173rd Street, Hammond.The Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s FAFSA priority deadline has been extended through May 20. Students need to
Valparaiso, IN, – Two Northwest Health hospitals received high marks for quality of care today. Northwest Health – Porter received an “A”Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022 and Northwest Health – La Porte received a “B”. This national distinction recognizes their achievements in protecting patients from harm and error while in the hospital. “Recognition from nationally recognized review organizations, like the Leapfrog Group, provide affirmation that our hospitals are providing excellent care
It’s that time of year again. International Compost Awareness Week is back. The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County is set to celebrate the week by providing free loading for compost and mulch at the Valparaiso Compost Site located at 2150 W. Lincolnway, and the Portage Compost Site located at 6451 U.S. Hwy 12. Porter County residents are encouraged to participate and join in on the celebration. Compost loading is free at the Valparaiso Compost Site during May 2nd through May 7th
MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana | When Franciscan Health Michigan City’s Family Birth Center encountered a rare, life-threatening childbirth condition, expertise and teamwork combined to save the life of a Michigan City mother and her baby. Teresa Gomez came to Franciscan Health Michigan City on Jan. 31, 2022, to give birth to her seventh child. However, this labor was different from any she had before. She developed an amniotic fluid embolism, a serious condition that occurs when amniotic fluid enters the
Valparaiso, IN – The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County will host the 1st household hazardous waste collection event for the season on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Porter County Expo located at 215 E. Division Road Valparaiso, IN. The event will take place from 9am to 2pm CST. Participants are asked to enter the event from Gate 3. The event will feature a free gas can exchange. Porter County residents can exchange old gas cans for eco-friendly 2.5 gallon gas cans. Supplies are limited.
Those caring for an aging parent or spouse will have the opportunity to tour centers devoted to Franciscan Senior Health and Wellness programs and collect information from senior service providers at open houses in Dyer on May 10 and Michigan City on May 24. The open houses will highlight Franciscan’s Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), a community-based healthcare program created for people 55 or older who have chronic care needs and prefer to continue living independently in their
Mother Nature is set to take center stage as the Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County hosts upcoming Earth Day celebration on Saturday April 30th at the Porter County Expo Center located at 215 E. Division Road Valparaiso, IN. Area residents are asked to enter the event through Gate 2. This year’s event will feature new theme of “The Climate is Changing. So Should We,” and will be open to all local residents across Lake, Porter & La Porte counties. Admission and parking are free. First
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Jamie Cruz was named Indiana’s State Youth of the Year on Friday during an annual ceremony with participants from Clubs across the state. Cruz, who’s attended Lake Station Boys & Girls Club since she was six, accepted the award during an in-person event in Indianapolis. As staff congratulated Cruz after the ceremony, Boys & Girls Clubs president and CEO Ryan Smiley applauded her for her dedication to serving as a role model to younger Club members.
South Bend, IN – Teachers Credit Union (TCU), is proud to announce its new partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), which has designated the credit union as an SBA Lender. With its partnership with the SBA, TCU will be able to offer a broader selection of commercial loans to entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to start, grow, or expand their businesses. “We are excited to welcome TCU as an SBA Lender,” said Indiana District Director Stacey Poynter. “With an SBA guaranty
PORTER, Ind.—Indiana Dunes Tourism’s monthly board meeting for April will be Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center at 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304. This is a public meeting, and the general public is welcome to attend; however, public comment is at the discretion of the board. For more information regarding the meeting, please call Dustin Ritchea at 219-916-4475 or email email@example.com. Indiana Dunes Tourism is the official