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Cales Awarded VNA’s Lukach Memorial Scholarship

Cales-Awarded-VNAs-Lukach-Memorial-Scholarship-2017_01Danielle Cales was selected as the recipient of the 2017 Lukach Memorial Scholarship through the Visiting Nurse Association of NWI (VNA of NWI). Danielle is currently a student at Ivy Tech Community College, on her way to becoming a Physical Therapy Assistant.

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American Cancer Society Seeking Leaders for Porter County Relay for Life Events

american-cancer-societyThe American Cancer Society is looking for Leaders to assist in Porter County Relay for Life events. The Leader would be in charge of the committee and therefore meeting times would work around their schedule.

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Strack & Van Til Rounds Up $26K for Visiting Nurse Association's Meals on Wheels!


During the July Round-Up Challenge held throughout Northwest Indiana’s Strack & Van Til and Town and Country grocery stores, $26,518.75 was raised in Porter County alone as a donation to the Visiting Nurse Association's Meals on Wheels program. The donation will deliver nearly more than 6,000 meals to the community.

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The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce Participates in United Way of Porter County's 2017 Day of Caring

Portage-Chamber-of-Commerce-United-Way-of-Porter-County-2017-Day-of-CaringThe Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce participated in the United Way of Porter County's Day of Caring on August 4, 2017. The ladies of the Portage Chamber each participated in a different project in a effort to have a greater impact on the community.

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Pines Village Awards $25,000 in Scholarships


Pines Village Retirement Communities, Inc., awarded the 2017-2018 recipients of the Margaret M. Rivers and Anne Lauterbach scholarship awards.

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Legacy Foundation Partners to Promote On the Table

Legacy-Foundation-Partners-to-Promote-On-the-Table-2017 Legacy Foundation partners with the Lake County Public Library, Indiana University Northwest, and Ivy Tech Community College to promote its community initiative, On the Table.

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Sauers Auto and La Porte High School Test Drive a New Buick


As students registered for classes at La Porte High School, Sauers Buick GMC and La Porte County Junior Achievement introduced the community to new vehicles and raised money to teach students practical, financial skills through a “Test Drive a New Buick” fundraiser.

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Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Porter County Support Save-a-Cop Program

Portage-Chamber-Save-a-Cop-Program-2017The Save-A-Cop Program is supported by the Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Porter County. This program is seeking to provide kits to police officers in order to assist them if wounded. Each kit is $110 and many departments cannot afford that with their limited budgets.

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Mark McDaniel, Helping Those in Need Since 2002

Mark-McDaniel-Helping-Those-in-Need-Since-2002_01 The McDaniel family motto, “Helping those in need since 2002” is something they follow to every year in ways that are fun, inspiring, and kind.

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Crown Point Community Foundation Awards 2017 Grants

Crown-Point-Community-Foundation-2017The Crown Point Community Foundation awarded $67,416.98 in 22 community grants during its recent grant cycle. Grantees ranged from youth baseball to an Art Therapy program, all enriching the lives of South Lake County.

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Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana Seeking Volunteer for Miller and Hobart

Meals-On-Wheels-NWI-New-LogoMeals on Wheels delivers meals throughout Northwest Indiana five days per week. If you are looking to make a difference in your community, and in your waistline, why not help us deliver meals in your neighborhood? We have several volunteers who are exercising two or three times per week. Often while at their facilities they speak with others who are looking for things to do after exercise, why not do something that can benefit others? We are having orientation/training on August 8th, at 10:00 am, here in our offices at 8446 Virginia Street, Merrillville. Training lasts one hour and ends with a tour of our building. If you are not available on Tuesday, a second session is planned for Thursday, August 17th, at 1:00 pm.

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