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Lakeside Wealth Management Financial Advisor Timothy Rice Earns National Recognition as a Finalist for the 2018 Invest in Others Awards

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Timothy Rice, Advisor at Lakeside Wealth Management in Chesterton, IN has been announced as one of three national finalists for the Community Service Award as part of the twelfth annual Invest in Others Awards. Rice is being honored for his work with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Northwest Indiana, which will receive a $5,000 donation from the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation. If Rice wins his category, the donation will increase to $25,000.

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Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Pampers and Educates Women at Healthy Night Out with the Girls

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The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus hosted a Healthy Night Out with Girls event to give women a chance to pamper themselves and get some much-needed information on cervical cancer. Once the check-in process was complete, ladies were free to head up to the Breast Care Center, where they could enjoy refreshments and receive free spa services. Some of the spa services included, chair and hand massages, free bra fittings by a certified bra fitter, as well as free bone density scans.

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Southlake Nissan Partners with USO of Illinois to Support Local Military Families at BBQ for the Troops

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Saturday afternoon, Southlake Nissan welcomed the USO of Illinois to a BBQ for the Troops, a beloved tradition with the goal of raising awareness and donations to further assist veterans and their families. The USO BBQ For The Troops program, with the partnership of over 70 dealerships across Chicagoland, including Southlake Nissan, has a goal of raising funds and donations to support local troops and their families.

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Dedicated Patrons Support Hannah’s Hope Rain or Shine at 9th Annual Charity Golf Outing

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On a rainy Saturday, Hannah’s Hope packed the Brassie Golf Club to capacity for their 9th Annual Charity Golf Outing. Golfers, volunteers, and other supporters prowled the greens at the Chesterton golf club as they showed their support for the ever-growing nonprofit.

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Hessville Park Improvements Groundbreaking


city-of-hammondMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 6th District Councilman Scott Rakos, 5th District Councilman Dave Woerpel and Hammond Board of Park Commissioners began the enhancement to Hessville Park today with a groundbreaking ceremony.

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Lean Six Sigma Certification for Local Professionals, Students


rot1Indiana University Northwest’s Lean Six Sigma (LSS) intermediate- and expert-level certifications, known as the green and black belt designations, respectively, are available to business professionals in Northwest Indiana. Enrollees need not be IU Northwest students to take advantage of this certification program.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Host 38th Annual Golf Outing at Forest Park

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On Thursday, community members gathered at Forest Park Golf Course in Valparaiso for a round of golf to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana. A total of 196 players of all ability levels climbed into carts and headed out for two separate shotgun starts, showing a huge level of support for the cause. Not only was it a beautiful, sunny day to play golf, it was also a great day to support the community.

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Duneland School Corporation 2018-2019 Registration Information


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Beginning on Monday, July 16, parents of all returning Duneland School students may register their children online using the Parent Access Portal. Online payments will be available for grade K-6 only on Monday, July 16. Due to potential student schedule changes, online payments for grades 7-12 will be available beginning on Saturday, Sept. 15.

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St. Jude House to Benefit from Northwest Indiana Raffle in 2018

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Helping others, especially those in less fortunate situations than ourselves, is of vital importance to our communities. In Northwest Indiana there are plenty of deserving charities and organizations, but not all work as selflessly as St. Jude House. Perhaps their unwavering dedication to those in need is why they are once again included in the NWI Raffle!

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St. Jude House Recertifies Crown Brewing for Raise the Bar Indiana

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St. Jude House is certified to train the staff of alcohol-serving establishments in the Raise the Bar Indiana program. Crown Brewing staff were re-certified on July 8th.

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Help Strike Out the Need for Blood and Become a "Most Valuable Donor"

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Donating blood is a valuable endeavor for anyone in a community to undertake. It turns out that most donations only take about 10 minutes and are in high demand in the Northwest Indiana Region. Luckily, a group of senior care providers is working to fill that demand.

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