As the beautiful days of summer were extended into September, St. Mary Catholic Community School enjoyed the outdoors while learning about The Creation. Mrs. Romie Kabella’s class discussed the seven days in which God created all things, and ways to take care of all these gifts. At the end of the session, students completed a Creation collage and a “Keep God’s World Clean” coloring project.
A thorough and well-rounded education is an asset in any workplace, but something that rarely gets covered in traditional classroom settings is the value of a good work ethic. Employers have indicated that work ethic skills are one of the top characteristics they search for in potential employees. The Center of Workforce Innovations makes it a goal to produce an emerging workforce that has skills fit for the 21st century and finetuned to face the challenges of the real global marketplace. One resource they’ve created to accomplish this is the ability for high school students to receive a Work Ethic Certificate.
The Legacy Foundation has been focused on building the community of Lake County Indiana for 26 years and is a leader when it comes to helping the community become a better place.
On Friday, September 14th, the Crown Point Fire Department came to visit both Kindergarten classes at St. Mary Catholic Community School. Along with Crown Point Fireman Anthony Flynn, there were three 911 dispatchers that came to speak to the children about safety. The children were allowed to make practice calls to 911 and provide location information.
The Munster High School Chorale, under the direction of Mr. Andrew Robinson, has been honored by the Distinguished Concerts International New York organization with an opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, April 28th, 2019.
One in 10 people aged 65 and older suffers from Alzheimer’s dementia, and approximately 200,000 individuals under the age of 65 have early-onset Alzheimer’s. In Indiana, there are more than 110,000 people living with Alzheimer’s. This disease wreaks havoc on those inflicted as well as their family members, who are powerless to stop its progression. A disease with no known cure, Alzheimer’s is a frightening and disheartening diagnosis to face, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to combat its hardships.
A healthy, filling breakfast is the perfect way to start each day, but some days that's a bit more difficult than others. Early on Tuesday morning, the residents of The Lakes of Valparaiso had it easy and got to enjoy their breakfast on the go thanks to The Lakes staff.
Michigan City presented The Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan to the public in an open house setting at the Michigan City Hall on September 17th, at 7pm. The meeting revealed the Existing and Future City Reports for the public to see in table and map format.
The Bishop Noll band is off to a great start with a summer band camp, Fourth of July parades and performances at the Homecoming pep rally and football game. On Saturday, they marched in the 63rd annual Mexican Independence Parade in East Chicago.
Two local boys earned their Boys Scouts of America Eagle rank and were presented with the designation at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at Augsburg Lutheran Church in Porter on August 26th.
VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana Welcomes Volunteers and Supporters to Wear their Favorite Summer Fashion Last Chance for White Pants Gala
The 2nd annual Last Chance for White Pants Gala celebrated the care and compassion of VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana on Saturday at the Blue Chip Hotel and Casino. Staff, volunteers, donors and those affected by the work of VNA broke out their still-summer fashion to raise funds to update the Horton Hospice Center in Valparaiso.