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Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana Receives Donation from Vanis Salon & Day Spa


Girls-on-the-Run-of-Northwest-Indiana-Receives-Donation-from-Vanis-Salon-and-Day-SpaThank you to Vanis Salon and the Vanis Salon & Day Spa staff at your Schererville and Crown Point locations for their generous financial gift of $3,000! Over the holiday season employees made monetary donations for a non-profit of their choosing.

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Bishop Noll Teacher Gets Best of Both Worlds Teaching Art, Science


Bishop-Noll-Teacher-Gets-Best-of-Both-Worlds-Teaching-Art-ScienceCombining art and science comes naturally to Bishop Noll Institute teacher Jennifer Gwiazda who has spent most of her life entrenched in both worlds.

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Two Special Births Mark the Transition to New Michigan City Hospital


Two-Special-Births-Mark-the-Transition-to-New-Michigan-City-Hospital_01 The recent opening of the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital also meant the transition from a location where mothers had given birth for more than a century. For many of these years, Brahms Lullaby would play hospital-wide to signal that a new life had entered the world.

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Home Builders Association Raffle a Ticket to Homeownership and Helping Others


Home-Builders-Association-LogoHosted by the Home Builders Association of Northwest Indiana, the SHAREity Raffle combines the opportunity to help five Northwest Indiana charity organizations while giving participants a chance to win 10 prizes valued at more than $270,000.

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Bishop Noll Junior Visits Washington, D.C., With Other Young Leaders


Bishop-Noll-Junior-Visits-Washington-DC-With-Other-Young-Leaders-2019Bishop Noll Institute junior Anthony Pizana found himself while at a seminar more than 600 miles away from home.

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Rain, Sleet, or Shine, Johnny On The Spot Caters to the Elements

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When nature calls, it’s pretty tough to ignore it. Plus, when a career in construction requires you to be out in the elements, that call can make for a lot of unnecessary complications, safety risks, and plain old frustration. Whether you're gearing up for a speedy home remodel or a major commercial construction project, providing workers with portable restroom facilities is vital for maintaining a safe and efficient job site.

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Crimson Wave Men's Basketball Makes a Splash With Historic Start to Season

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Colin Terrill, Sports Information Director at Calumet College of St. Joseph, had no idea what to expect out of the Crimson Wave Men’s Basketball Team at the start of the season. Most of last year’s roster had moved on, and their starting five are all new to the role. The talent was certainly there, but translating that to success is never easy.

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NWI Veterans' Action Council Collects Job, Health, and Housing Resources for Local Vets

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Northwest Indiana’s veteran community is huge, and it boasts a strong support network to help our country’s former servicemen and women get the help and resources they need. However, it is a challenge for many veterans to find their options. The Northwest Indiana Veterans’ Action Council, a group dedicated to spreading awareness about local initiatives for vets, is making things easier by collecting all the information and resources a veteran could need online at nwiveterans.com.

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Shedd Aquarium Announces Upcoming Illinois Resident Free Days/Evenings and Closure Dates


Shedd-Aquarium-logoChicago residents will have plenty of chances to swap the cold this January and February to explore the toasty Amazon Rising habitat where red-bellied piranhas live or spend time in the Caribbean Reef with Nickel the sea turtle. That’s because Shedd Aquarium is offering 25 Illinois Resident Free Days during the first two months of the year.

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Paladin Transportation Offers Independence to the Elderly and Disabled

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When we reflect on seniors and disabled living, we realize an essential aspect of their lives often gets overlooked: transportation.

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Teens Rescue Woman and Her Dog


Teens-Rescue-Hammond-Woman-and-Her-Dog-2018Two teens rescued a woman and her dog who fell through the icy waters of Wolf Lake. Aidan Plemons and Adam Voss were riding their bikes on the trail along Wolf Lake when they heard a woman’s cry for help.

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