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Monday, December 04, 2017
Whether you want to tone, de-stress, or get your heart pumping, a variety of classes are available with a membership or $5 one-week trial at The Crossing of La Porte Hospital or the Wellness & Rehab Center in New Carlisle.  ZumbaA great cardio workout that combines Latin music with dance and fitness moves. Zumba classes are offered from 6-7 p.m. Mondays, 5:30-6:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Health, Press Release
Monday, December 04, 2017
Join the Y during our Pay The Day promotion from December 1st through 31st and your Joiner Fee will be adjusted based on the day you join. On December 1st, you pay a $1 Joiner Fee . . . On December 2nd, you pay a $2 Joiner Fee . . . on December 3rd, you pay a $3 Joiner Fee and so on. The sooner you join, the bigger the savings! Plus, when you join one of our branches you have access to all three ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Health, Press Release
Monday, December 04, 2017
The Home Team, a collaboration of nonprofits, government, churches, and passionate individuals concerned with housing and homelessness, facilitated through Unity Foundation of La Porte County, has received a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL). Part of the grant, which totals $17,500, will provide the group with funding to contract a technical assistant from a national ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, December 04, 2017
During the days of November 14th-18th, 2017 The La Porte County Solid Waste District was able to collect over 263 pounds of plastic bags that equal out to roughly 21,303 bags at our recent America Recycles Bag Exchange Events. The District was able to exchange participant’s plastic bags for reusable bags to use for future shopping. “This year we expanded to include two South county communities by ...read more
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Monday, December 04, 2017
     Every year the La Porte County Historical Society Museum presents a Holiday Theme. This year is no different. Come and have a stroll around the museum and take our Holiday Scavenger Hunt with you. Try to find all the Peanuts characters you can in our theme, “Good Grief! It’s Christmas!” On Saturday December 16th starting at 11 AM, the cast from “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” being performed ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, November 27, 2017
Moms and moms-to-be  who would like to learn about all that La Porte Hospital has to offer when it comes to having a baby are invited to explore a new site: ob.laportehealth.com. The site is mobile-friendly and easy to navigate via desktop computer as well. There, women can review the profiles of OB/GYN physicians and nurse midwives, request an appointment, register for classes, and sign up for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Health
Monday, November 27, 2017
Shirley Heinze Land Trust has recognized three organizations and six individuals for incorporating native plants in their landscaping projects and gardens.  The annual Bringing Nature Home program was established in 2011 to bring attention to the important role played by native vegetation in providing a critical source of food, shelter and migration ‘waystations’ for insects, birds and other ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, November 27, 2017
A team of six Purdue Northwest (PNW) graduate students won the grand prize at the internationally-recognized 2017 Smith Travel Research (STR) Market Study Competition earlier this month in New York City, NY.  The STR competition gives leading hospitality and tourism schools from around the world an opportunity to analyze actual market research and data and interpret the story of a specific ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, November 27, 2017
The sixth annual Bears in the Air program lands at South Bend International Airport with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, St. Joseph County Commissioner Dr. Deb Fleming, St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board of Directors President David Sage, and South Bend Chocolate Company Owner Mark Tarner, donating the first four bears to the program on Tuesday, November 28 at 9:00 a.m. A “Bear Den” inside ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
More than $360,000 was raised October 6-7 to benefit local nonprofits and special projects through Unity Foundation’s La Porte County GIVES!   In celebration of Unity’s 25th anniversary, the Foundation held a Gala and a GIVE day event.  A group of generous donors came together to provide $125,000 to be used as matching incentive for the participating funds and Unity’s board of directors approved ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
Please be advised there will be a one day delay in the recycling pickup schedule for Thursday, November 23rd and Friday, November 24th.   Thursday’s pickup will be Friday and Friday’s pickup will be Saturday.  Please remember to have you toter curbside the night before or by 6:00 a.m. to insure you are picked-up.  The office will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday and ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
You are invited to join us at Road to Life Church this Sunday as we conclude our November series, "FAITH WORKS", and celebrate Thanksgiving with a Baby Dedication at our Chesterton Campus at 9AM and Baptism at our Michigan City Campus at 12:30PM. Have kids? Bring them along to experience KidTown, where they will be learning that "FAITH WORKS" through high energy worship, teaching, games and more! ...read more
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Monday, November 13, 2017
The fall display at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum is again a photo contest, with trophies going to the winning submissions. This year is a “Then & Now” theme. The Historical Society has a vast collection of photos, some going back to the 1800’s. It’s always interesting to see how the landscape has changed over the years, and a “Then & Now” display is always very popular.    The ...read more
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Monday, November 13, 2017
The medical professionals in an emergency room don’t always get to see what becomes of the patients they take care of in the ER. The cases involving children can weigh heavily on their memories and hearts.   That’s why there were a few tears when 12-year-old Wesley Smith walked back into the ER at La Porte Hospital to say thanks for saving his life.   It all started in September, when Wesley ...read more
Monday, November 13, 2017
Unity Foundation of La Porte County congratulates nine local high school seniors as La Porte County finalists for the prestigious Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Two students from La Porte County will be selected as 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars, to receive a full-tuition scholarship to be used to pursue a baccalaureate degree at any accredited public or private Indiana college ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, November 06, 2017
In the next major development toward building a new La Porte Hospital, officials at the hospital have selected a primary architect for the project. Gresham, Smith and Partners – a nationally-recognized firm of architects, engineers, interior designers, and planners with more than 50 years in business – will serve as the lead architectural firm. Hospital design is one of their specialties. The ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, November 06, 2017
Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces that it has acquired a 43.5-acre property along the Little Calumet River in Chesterton. The land consists of 13 acres of natural area along the river and 30.5 acres that is currently in agriculture. Located west of Brummitt Road and south of Brummitt Elementary School, the property increases to 420 acres the total amount of land held by Shirley Heinze along the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, October 23, 2017
Keep an eye on the online schedule at  http://www.goaerialfitness.com/ for up to date information on class schedules. Twice monthly, through February, our Saturday 9:30am Aerial Yoga will be replaced by mat yoga with Kelly Stiglich from Traverse City! Kelly is our teacher, and leading our 200 hour YTT program, which is in full swing. These Saturday classes are part of our teacher's training, so ...read more
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Monday, October 09, 2017
The La Porte County Family YMCA and The Intrepid Phoenix are excited to announce a collaboration to provide physical fitness services to La Porte County residents who are in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse. The Intrepid Phoenix program launched in mid-2017. This non-profit organization provides a holistic mind and body fitness approach to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. The program ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, September 11, 2017
Adult English as a New Language  ClassesMondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.September 18, 2017 until May, 2018at La Porte High School602 F Street in La PorteEnter front doors--Room B11Lab   Learn and improve your English among friends!We use individualized computer program. We have activities and fun conversations about health, careers, money, and other topics of interest to you.Classes ...read more
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