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Monday, March 27, 2017
La Porte Hospital and the La Porte County Family YMCA have worked together this year to ensure every child in our community has access to programs that promote health and well-being. Through a generous donation of $2,500, La Porte Hospital has made funding available for scholarships for youth swimming and sports programs at the Y’s La Porte branch during the spring and summer of 2017. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Health, Press Release
Monday, March 27, 2017
The La Porte County Historical Society Museum is unveiling a new permanent display on the lower level of the museum. The new display deals with schools within La Porte County; some still in existence, some gone but not forgotten. On Saturday, April 1 st , starting at 1 PM a ribbon-cutting and reception will be held at the museum for the new exhibit. Refreshments will be served in the meeting room ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, March 27, 2017
Pitch in to clean up your neighborhood, county road, or any public space of your choice with the La Porte County Solid Waste District – and get everything you need to do it! The District is expanding its annual Clean It Up Day litter cleanup event this year into a Clean It Up program. Instead of just one day, groups will now be able to choose any date in April or May that is most convenient ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 20, 2017
Amerilodge Group, a hotel ownership and management company based in Bloomfield Hills, today announced the opening of a new Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel at 101 East Shore Court, La Porte, IN 46350, Phone Number: (219) 325-3700, Website: www.hielaporte.com Across the street from gorgeous Pine Lake, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites is both a convenient workplace and a comfortable home ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 20, 2017
Join the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra as they close their 2016-207 season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's greatest musical of all time: South Pacific: In Concert. M ade possible by generous underwriting from the R obert J. Hiler Family Foundation, and supporting sponsorship of Dr. & Mrs. Charles Hagenow, this year's season finale will lead the audience on an adventure into the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
Enrollment is now open for the La Porte County Family YMCA’s 2017-2018 early childhood education programs! On Tuesday, March 14th, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., area families are invited to attend open houses at two different preschool locations: La Porte Branch Preschool 901 Michigan Avenue La Porte, IN 463590 Prairie View Elementary School 6434 East 700 North Rolling Prairie, IN 46371 The ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
Unity Foundation of La Porte County and Horizon Bank are proud to partner with the Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City (EDCMC) to bring Eleven Fifty Academy to Michigan City Area Schools (MCAS) for a “Cool Coding Week” initiative in May 6-12. Each organization donated $6,000 to sponsor the program. Computer coding is what makes it possible to create computer software, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
The Mobile Health Unit of La Porte Hospital will be out in the community throughout March to educate on colorectal cancer prevention during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Take-home test kits will be available. Colorectal cancer affects men and women of all racial and ethnic groups, and is most often found in people ages 50 or older. In the U.S., it is the third most common cancer for ...read more
Categories: Community, Health, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
Leadership La Porte County is hosting a “Volunteer Expo” on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the La Porte County Fairgrounds Small Projects Building, from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm. The event is open to non-profit organizations who are seeking volunteers. The fee for booth space is $25. The general public is invited to attend. The goal of the Volunteer Expo is to raise awareness of volunteer ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 06, 2017
Kathie DeRuiter, Executive Vice President, Senior Operations Officer of Horizon Bank, N.A., is pleased to announce the promotion of Krysta Loucks to Operations Risk Specialist, in our Michigan City, Indiana office. Loucks joined the Horizon team in 2015 as an Administrative Assistant for the Operations and IT management team. In addition to this role, she now will also be responsible for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 06, 2017
This year marks the 100 th anniversary of the US entry into “The Great War”, or as it came to be known, World War I. The La Porte County Historical Society Museum is marking the anniversary by having a special display of La Porte County artifacts commemorating the “War to End All Wars,” as President Wilson called it. The display will be up for all of 2017, and items will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
Monday, February 27, 2017
Women who would like to experience a water labor or birth, and explore options for delivering without medications, are welcome to attend the Natural Childbirth Class from 6-8 p.m., Mar. 21, at La Porte Hospital. The program is open to mothers and a support person at approximately 32 weeks of pregnancy. All those who attend are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. The cost for the class is $30 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, February 27, 2017
Mark Kehoskie and Bryan Konieczny, owners of Matey's Bar and Restaurant, are pleased to announce a new and exciting collaboration with United Way of LaPorte County. Matey’s will be hosting an epic event featuring a grand buffet with carving stations, open bar, samples from area liquor venders, cigars from around the world featuring the famous “Cigar Guys” from Chicago, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce has started off its 2017 with a flurry of events, changes to staff, and a number of committee meetings. To begin the year, Rita Mrozinski, a five-year employee of the Chamber, became President and CEO of the organization. Mrozinski stated, “It’s been an exciting new year, and I am truly enthusiastic to continue working with the La Porte ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 06, 2017
Unity Foundation President, Maggi Spartz, announced that the Unity Foundation has been awarded $25,000 for lighting at Unity Park. Spartz said, “This LED lighting will make the Park accessible into evening hours. It is one more step toward completion of our 2-acre treasure on La Porte’s Pine Lake. We are so grateful for NIPSCO’s help.” The lighting project will provide ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, January 23, 2017
Ancilla College News Bishop Rhoades to Kick off Lampen Lecture Series DONALDSON – Informational and inspiring lectures are not limited to the classroom at Ancilla College. For the last 12 years, the college has presented their Lampen Lecture series to the public. Named for Sr. Joel Lampen, Ancilla’s first president, the Lampen Lecture series was initiated by Sr. Carleen Wrasman in ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2017
Applications are now available online for the Unity Foundation of La Porte County 2017 cycle for scholarships and awards. Deadline for submission is March 31. Scholarships and awards ranging from $250 - $2,500 each are awarded through more than 50 funds at Unity, which is the community foundation serving La Porte County. Scholarship opportunities are available for both graduating seniors and ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release