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2019 Lubeznik Arts Festival Registration is Now Open

Lubeznik-Arts-Festival-Registration-is-Now-Open-2019Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) invites artists to apply for its annual art festival. Currently in its 38th year, the Lubeznik Arts Festival (LAF) will take place on August 17th and 18th. This event features fine art and fine craft exhibitors alongside contemporary art galleries, food and interactive family activities.

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Dining Specials Offered at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this March

Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a delicious buffet at Options on Sunday, March 17 from 3pm to 8pm for $26.99 plus tax. Enjoy traditional Irish favorites, including corned beef and cabbage, prime rib, shepherd's pie, beer-battered fish, Guinness beef stew, bangers and mash, bubble and squeak and more, plus the Sunday Southern Comfort Menu.

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March at Blue Chip: St. Patrick’s Day, Thunder From Down Under, Live Music and More

Blue-Chip-Gaming-September-2017 See what’s new in March at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination: St. Patrick’s Day dining, Thunder From Down Under, live music, gaming excitement and more.

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Veterans rock and roll at NWIVAC fundraiser


America has long prided itself on its values of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We must never forget that these rights are sacred, earned at the hands of thousands of veterans. We have them to thank for our daily freedoms, big and small, and they deserve our support.

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Valparaiso University TV launches new show “Watchya Reading?”


It has been said that some of the best ideas seem to come out of the blue, when you least expect it. This was just the case when close friends Mark Chamberlain and Steve Zelechoski sat down for their monthly breakfast outing and pondered Valparaiso University TV’s newest monthly broadcasted show “Watchya Reading?” The idea took flight after Zelechoski introduced to Ron Blatz, VUTV advisor and studio manager, and Katie Nickolaou, a senior co-producer and director.

“We invite interesting people who bring something new to every episode. As we continue to film, we are hoping to bring a combination of leaders, thought, academia, nonprofit organizations, VU professors and more,” Zelechoski said. “We have so many unbelievable people in this region and yet most of the time, others see them as unapproachable because they don’t personally know them. This show...

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February Mayor’s Night Out Rescheduled

rot5Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has rescheduled the February 27, 2019 Mayor’s Night Out in the 5th District due to a scheduling conflict. The new date will be Wednesday, August 7th at Purdue University Northwest from 6:30pm until 8:30pm.

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Region Rats Gather to Celebrate Northwest Indiana at 4th Annual 219 Day in Hammond


The Hammond Civic Center came alive on Saturday night to celebrate the best party in the Region. Hundreds of “Region Rats” from Northwest Indiana gathered to celebrate the Region’s official holiday, 219 Day.

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"I Do" tradition at Albert's celebrates life, love, and happiness


Out of the crowd of newly-weds at Albert’s Diamonds Jewelers on Thursday, Pam and Dale Wagner sat admiring the couples who walked up and down the familiar aisle they once shared themselves.

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Illuminating Opportunities Gala Tickets Now on Sale

Illuminating-Opportunities-Gala-Tickets-Now-on-Sale-2019Delta Theta Tau proudly presents Illuminating Opportunities, the 27th Annual Gala to support Opportunity Enterprises, April 6, 2019 in the Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel, and Spa in Michigan City, Indiana. This premier event is the largest fundraising event of the year for Opportunity Enterprises and features a gourmet dinner, open bar, live and silent auctions, cash only raffle, entertainment by The Connexion Band, and an inspirational program hosted by Rick Urschel.

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Get Ready, Region! Fourth Annual Free 219 Day Party Coming February 16


Get ready, Region! The 219 area code is gearing up to once again celebrate our official holiday, 219 Day. “Region Rats” from across Northwest Indiana are invited to join this free, 21-and-over party from 6-11 p.m., Feb. 16 at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave., Hammond.

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RCS Home Healthcare Services invites referral sources to meet “The Heart of RCS”


In a unique event bringing RCS staff and referral sources together for an evening of food, drinks and mingling, referral sources were able to meet the full gamut of team members who work tirelessly behind the scenes to create the exceptional RCS Home Healthcare experience.

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