The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and its Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce several important green initiatives have been implemented at all four casinos, their restaurants, hotel, and Pokagon Band government offices.
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) hopes to inspire superheroes among its alumni, faculty, staff, parents, friends and students to make a pledge of support during the Purdue Northwest Day of Giving on Wednesday, April 24. The once-a-year event is a non-stop, 24-hour opportunity to support PNW’s student scholarships, academic programs, athletics and more.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce a donation of approximately 1,000 meals this week for those in need in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan. Many of the meals will be delivered through Feeding America. Each meal includes a whole ham, green beans, corn, au gratin potatoes and lemon bread.
Legacy Foundation awards nonprofit organizations $100,000 in matching funds to help advance their missions
If you have a cause that you deeply care about locally, be on the lookout to help your favorite non-profit organizations in the area reach their fundraising goal during Legacy Foundation’s year-long Matching Gift Challenge. When an eligible donor contributes to a non-profit’s challenge grant campaign, Legacy Foundation of Lake County will match each non-profit’s amount at 50 cents on the dollar.
If you’ve ever seen the Indiana license plates, bordered in pink and garnished with the famous pink ribbon to signify breast cancer awareness, you should probably know that the plate means more than a simple badge of support. Especially when it comes to the Breast Cancer Project started by the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL).
From trash to treasure: Subaru and TerraCycle’s “Subaru Loves the Earth” encourages the community to recycle
“From trash to treasure” is a statement that has stuck with me from my childhood. I remember watching Oscar the Grouch dig through forgotten garbage only to find something in which he saw value where no one else did, recycling it in his own way.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana and Buffalo Wild Wings are teaming up to make an impact in the lives of our Club youth. Local Buffalo Wild Wings throughout Lake and Porter Counties will host a Community Day on April 17 to raise funds via sale donating 10 percent of total sales that day, plus any additional guest donations, to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana as part of the Buffalo Wild Wings Team Up for Kids initiative. This initiative helps bring sports into the lives of kids and teens who need it most, helping them be part of a team and build life skills such as self-esteem, resilience, and collaboration.
Delta Theta Tau and Opportunity Enterprises return to Stardust Ballroom for 27th annual Gala, illuminating opportunities
Once more, the Stardust Ballroom at Blue Chip Casino played host to an outpouring of support and appreciation for Opportunity Enterprises, as Delta Theta Tau and other organizations gathered to support the local institution.
The LaPorte County branches of Horizon Bank pulled together $39,800 for the United Way in 2018, earning them the Campaign Engagement Award at the United Way of LaPorte County 2018 Campaign Celebration.
The second annual First Responders Charity Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday night hosted by the Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department Inc., proved that March Madness is not the only current sports tournament. It was all smiles from the Heroes of the Region as they hurled rubber balls for a great cause.
The event brought together more than 200 first responders from the Region to support the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundations. The NICK Foundation provides financial and emotional support to families of children diagnosed with cancer. This year, the tournament included 32 adult teams (up from 26 last year) with 3 youth teams and the NICK Foundation has high hopes of topping their $10,000 total from last year.
Are you a compassionate, energetic, and reliable person? Do you love working with children? Are you planning to graduate with a degree in Human Service, Sociology, Psychology, or Education? Do you need community service hours for scholarships or college applications? Volunteer positions available! Paid positions available! Currently staffing for our summer camp!