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Monday, June 26, 2017
Some 2,911 Purdue University Northwest undergraduate students earned 2017 spring semester academic honors. Dean’s List students hold a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 and a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). The Semester Honors List recognizes undergraduate students who attain at least a 3.5 semester grade point average while achieving at least a 2.0 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 26, 2017
Quilts are making a come-back for the summer at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum. The quilt display entitled “A Cozy Cover-up: A Look at La Porte County Quilts” will be up for all of June July and August, 2017. They can be found on all levels at the museum. Thanks to Larry Wade for making the quilt racks used in the exhibit. Featured in the display are Friendship quilts, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 26, 2017
Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Horizon Bank, N.A., has converted from a national bank to an Indiana state-chartered non-member bank. The charter conversion became effective following the close of business on June 23, 2017. The converted bank will operate under the name Horizon Bank. We expect the primary benefits from converting to a state-chartered ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 26, 2017
A hot day didn’t slow down play at the 22nd annual Ancilla College Golf Classic. The event was held at Swan Lake Resort on Monday, June 12. Although the temperature reached into the 90’s, forty teams took to the courses to help raise money for the growing college. The tournament, which followed a four-person Florida scramble format, raised over $30,000 for the Annual Fund which ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 19, 2017
– Ivy Tech Community College has announced a new organizational structure focused on better serving its students and the state, by aligning with community needs at the campus level, and empowering the campuses to be responsive and agile to local needs. Where multiple campuses reported to regional leadership will now see those positions aligned at a campus level. Campuses will be ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, June 19, 2017
This June, Northwest Indiana area pet parents will be lining up to celebrate the grand opening of Pet Supplies Plus , the nation’s most trusted network of specialty pet retailers for food, equipment, toys and more. Located at 1406 E. Lincolnway Highway in La Porte, the new Pet Supplies Plus store will host a grand opening weekend on June 24-25. The events will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, June 19, 2017
Dave Rose, Market President of Porter County Indiana for Horizon Bank, has announced his retirement as of July 7, 2017. In 1980 after receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance from Indiana University, Rose started his banking career with Horizon and has served in the capacity of Senior Auditor, Senior Operations Officer, Senior Retail Officer and most recently as Market President. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, June 12, 2017
Horizon Bank Minority Scholarship Program awards eleven students with $1000 scholarships. Yolanda Davis, Community Reinvestment Act Officer, presented the scholarships during the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, Inc. Annual Scholastic Achievement Awards Luncheon on April 25, 2017. The following students were awarded scholarships: Nuri Crosby, Alan Martinez, Katlyn Bonnell, Curtis Nugin, Alexis ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Monday, June 12, 2017
La Porte Hospital Emergency Department doctors April Bisaga, D.O., and Anna Lim, M.D., recently were recognized by Schumacher Clinical Partners as Top Performers in 2017. Schumacher Clinical Partners staffs physicians in emergency departments throughout the nation, including La Porte Hospital. Bisaga, who serves as Medical Director of the La Porte Hospital Emergency Department, and Lim accepted ...read more
Monday, June 12, 2017
British Soccer Camp 13 May 2016 Register for Challenger Sports British Soccer Camp and join over 200,000 players worldwide who will learn the Challenger way this year. Each camp will feature the 1,000 Touches Curriculum, packed with drills and practices designed to improve ball control, foot skills, fakes, moves, juggling and core techniques! Camp includes FREE ball and T-shirt. Register today ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, June 05, 2017
With summer right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about the Youth Service Bureau’s Summer Program. The YSB Summer Program is for students who are going into fourth, fifth or sixth grade. The youth will be learning life skills and character building while enjoying recreational activities, going on field trips around La Porte, going to Deep River Waterpark, plus much much ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Figment Group, Inc., a noted industry specialist in Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Drug-Free Workplace Programming (DFWP), will conduct mandated DOT training for supervisors covered under federal regulations 49 CFR Parts 40 and 382; and state and federal Drug-Free Workplace laws including the DFWP Act of 1988. The seminar Supervisor Drug & Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Qubit Networks, a local La Porte IT and technology integrator, spoke at the La Porte Chamber of Commerce on the threats and prevention of cyber-attacks. CEO Ryan Seaburg informed local La Porte businesses of the severity of cybercrime and necessary steps a business can take to protect their digital assets. During Seaburg's presentation, local businesses were advised to do following: Having ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 29, 2017
Leadership La Porte County honored its Adult Class at a luncheon held on Thursday, May 18 th at Pottawattomie Country Club in Michigan City. For the 33 rd year a group of La Porte County citizens have spent the past 9 months engaging in leadership skill-building, gaining information about La Porte County, and networking with local leaders. “The annual graduation celebrates and recognizes the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, May 22, 2017
La Porte Hospital will offer Safe Sitter® courses for young teens, grades 6-8. Class dates for this summer are June 7, June 23 or July 26. More than 600,000 young teens have graduated from the medically-accurate program that teaches how, why, and where injuries happen so they can be prevented. The cost of the course is $45. Call 219-326-2322 for more information or to register your son, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Health
Monday, May 22, 2017
Summer 2017 is shaping up to be one of the biggest and best ever in Northwest Indiana as ValpoLife and Zao Island are teaming up for Zao Island's Summer Concert Series, which includes live music every Friday and Saturday night on the ValpoLife Live Stage. The Zao Island Summer Concert Series showcases Zao Island's expanded and upgraded indoor and outdoor venues and will feature a huge ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra proudly presents their 4 th annual "A LA CARTE" Fundraiser Series. "A La Carte" is a series of eight dates presented from June through November of 2017 that includes a Scotch Whiskey Tasting, Presentation of a Vintage Car Collection, an Afternoon Tea, Dinner and a Concert, a Greek Cooking Class and Dinner, a Lazy Afternoon August Wine ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 17, 2017
Ancilla College has announced two new scholarships for students interested in earning degrees in the school’s two agriculture programs. Ancilla is opening the scholarships for students who are members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA). The FFA is an high school and college-level student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. “We are creating these ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release