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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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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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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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Zao Island’s 8th Annual WVLP Livin’ It Up Music Festival Brings Fun and Rockin’ Music to Benefit Porter County Special Olympics

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The 8th Annual Livin’ It Up Music Festival cranked Zao Island to eleven on Saturday with a full lineup of talented local bands to raise funds in support of Porter County Special Olympics.

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Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana Rides for Philanthropy at Annual Spinning Spokes, Feeding Folks Cycling Event

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Sunday morning, dozens of bike riders flooded the streets and trails of Northwest Indiana for Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana’s annual Spinning Spokes, Feeding Folks cycling event. Cyclists of all skill levels challenged themselves across five different courses of varying lengths while raising funds for an incredibly important cause.

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Meals on Wheels Volunteer Ambassadors of June 2018


Meals-On-Wheels-NWI-New-LogoOur volunteer ambassador for the month of June is a volunteer duo who have delivered for us for the past 8 years. Mary Lou Daniels and Frank (Bob) Paulson deliver meals to our clients in Hammond on Route 4. While Mary Lou and Frank deliver together, on occasion one or the other picks up individually. Mary Lou always calls the office as soon as the month changes in order to select the dates she would like to deliver the following month.

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"Keep it Simple." Words of Advice from an On the Table Host

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For Ken Barry, Executive Director of City Life Center, his 2017 On the Table conversation provided him the opportunity to engage the parents of youth served by the organization.

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Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana Receives Anonymous $65,000 Donation to Build a Home in Hammond


Habitat-for-HumanityAn anonymous donor gifted Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana with a $65,000 donation toward building a home in Hammond.

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Opportunity Enterprises Recognizes Outstanding Clients and Thanks Superstar Sponsors at Annual Celebration of Achievement

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Thursday morning, the staff of Opportunity Enterprises hosted their version of the “Oscars.” The Celebration of Achievement was a heartwarming tribute to the clients who have made amazing progress this year, and the adoring public was there for a commemorative breakfast and award show to celebrate with them.

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Franciscan Health Helps Community Garden Plan Take Root


Franciscan Health Michigan City is a key sponsor in an effort to help limited-income families eat healthier.

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Methodist Hospitals’ Employees Gives Back to the Community During National Hospital Week

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According to the American Hospitals Association’s website, during the month of May, National Hospital Week is celebrated in hospitals throughout the United States and gives an opportunity to honor staff for their efforts in saving and improving the lives of citizens in communities they service. While hospitals across the country were thanking all of their dedicated employees for their contributions, Methodist Hospitals’ employees selected a non-profit organization to donate and give back to.

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