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Jacob’s Ladder: Making Life Better for Elias & Creating Awareness for His Family

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For Susanna Schroeder, bringing her son, Elias, to Jacob’s Ladder Pediatric Rehabilitation was a revelation. The doors that they’ve been able to open and the insights their work has provided her and her family has had a tremendous impact on their lives.

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Brain Balance Achievement Centers: Vacation Destination for Kids Who Struggle


Brain-Balance-Achievement-Centers-Vacation-Destination-for-Kids-Who-StruggleVacation planning tips for families with children who struggle with sensory, social and behavioral issues.

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South Shore Line’s Kids Ride Free Program Makes Spring Break Travel Affordable

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With spring break right around the corner, the South Shore Line (SSL) is reminding riders about its Kids Ride Free program. Kids Ride Free is part of the SSL’s ongoing efforts to provide affordable and convenient transportation to and from communities throughout northcentral and northwest Indiana and Chicago.

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Polish Heritage Association 2017 Scholarship Essay Contest


Pol-Am-Cultural-Soc-NWIThe competition is open to high-school seniors and to full-time undergraduate students (no age limit) who reside in the Northwest Indiana of Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper, Newton, and St. Joseph counties.

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Kids Ride the South Shore Line Free All Spring Break Long


South-Shore-Kids-Ride-Free-2016With spring break right around the corner, the South Shore Line (SSL) is reminding riders about its Kids Ride Free program. Kids Ride Free is part of the SSL’s ongoing efforts to provide affordable and convenient transportation to and from South Bend, cities in Northwest Indiana and Chicago.

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Residences at Deer Creek Holding 2017 Mother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet Fundraiser


Residences-at-Deer-Creek-Holding-2017-Mothers-Day-Cupcake-Bouquet-FundraiserMother’s Day Cupcake Bouquet Fundraiser benefitting Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services. Spoil mom, grandma, or a special woman in your life with a beautifully packaged cupcake bouquet!

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Recovered Dog Determined to Find Forever Home


Recovered-Dog-Determined-to-Find-Forever-Home-01a Letting nothing hold him back, day after day, Lowrider continues to love life and spread his joy through others. Now, he’s on the search for his forever home.

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Hartsfield Village Resident Mary Kerekes Knits Hats for Babies Born in Community Healthcare Hospitals


 

CHS-hats-1Toting a bag filled with ruby-red hats, Hartsfield Village resident Mary Kerekes made a special delivery to the Family Birthing Centers at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System on Valentine’s Day. Since she started knitting, she has made more than 850 tiny hats – each stitched with love – and delivered them to the moms and babies at Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.

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Pets Get Second Chance at Better Lives in 2017


Pets-Get-Second-Chance-at-Better-Lives-2017_01Woofs, meows, laughter and smiles filled the room as many people searched for the animal that filled their hearts. Second Chance 4 Pets Network participated in the Getting Strong and Giving Back Pet Event at the Campagna Academy in Schererville on Saturday, Feb. 18.

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An Albert’s Wedding Couple One Year Later: Making Memories in the Community

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Bill and Joan Harnden met each for the first time at a donut shop in Chicago called Stan’s Donuts. A year later, Bill dropped to one knee and proposed, creating a beautiful, fun memory among the glazed donuts and brewed coffee.

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Hannah’s Hope Holds 6th Annual Pop Tab Collection

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As the 6th annual Hannah’s Hope Pop Tab Collection took place on Saturday, a friendly competition between Porter County schools concluded at the South Haven McDonald’s here in Valparaiso. Participating students, along with their families and principals, celebrated their hard work with a meet-and-greet from Ronald McDonald and some ice cream.

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