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Monday, May 20, 2019
Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs are now accepting applications from rural communities who want to celebrate the second annual Downtown Development Week. “Visiting downtowns last year during the first-ever Downtown Development Week really highlighted the work that these communities are putting into their main streets,” Crouch said. “I encourage ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 20, 2019
Leadership La Porte County honored its Adult Class at a recent luncheon held at Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, attended by 75 community members.   For the 35th 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 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
On Tuesday, May 21, Trattoria Enzo will be hosting a “GIVE BACK NIGHT” for the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra. 25% of all sales from this evening will be contributed to the LCSO.  “My sincere thanks to Chip and Kelley Steffey for offering to host this event for the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra”, stated Tim King, LCSO Interim Executive Director. “Many of the LCSO patrons are already ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Tony Gillisse, CPA and partner at CLH, CPAs & Consultants, will accept this year’s Lester Radke Community Service Award.  This award is presented by Dunebrook, the child abuse prevention and child advocacy center, to an individual for their service to the organization.  Gillisse will be honored at Dunebrook’s premier 30th anniversary gala and fundraiser, Pinwheels & Pearls, on Thursday, May 16.  ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 13, 2019
Six Purdue University Northwest (PNW) civil engineering students made PNW history by placing second overall at the recent American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Student Steel Bridge Great Lakes Regional Competition. The placement qualifies the team to advance to the national finals competition at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale at the end of May (5/31 - 6/1).  “This is the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Monday, May 13, 2019
On May 9th, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs kicked off a series of six regional conferences in Madison, Ind. “By encouraging communities to join their neighboring regions, we are furthering the message that working collaboratively is the best practice to enhance the entire state,” Crouch said. “By visiting Madison, Huntingburg, Fair Oaks, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 13, 2019
The La Porte County Historical Society Museum will host speaker Barry J. Veden on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum. Veden, author of My Heros: The Men of Northern Indiana Chapter XXX Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, will be speaking on the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Veden’s personal connection to the Battle is his father, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Monday, May 06, 2019
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and National Security Agency (NSA) granted for a second time the National Center for Academic Excellence for Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE 4Y) designation to Purdue University Northwest (PNW) through its College of Technology.  Purdue Northwest is one of only two Indiana institutions to receive the CAE-CDE 4Y designation, which runs through 2024, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
Leadership La Porte County recently completed its annual high school leadership program with more than 50 high school students participating from La Porte County high schools.  Each high school in La Porte County was asked to nominate 5 students for participation in the program.  Participating high schools included: La Crosse, La Lumiere, La Porte, Marquette Catholic, Michigan City, New Prairie, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, May 06, 2019
Applications now are online for Unity Foundation of La Porte County’s 2019 Community Fund Grants also known as “Power for Good” grants. In 2018, more than $140,000 was awarded to over 80 local nonprofit projects. These grants are supported by earnings from unrestricted “Community Funds.” The application for the annual grants is now available online https://uflc.net/grants/community-grants/ to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
The 23rd Annual Age of Excellence Awards Event was held today at The Century Center, South Bend, Indiana, where more than 400 nominees of individuals and organizations were celebrated for their commitment, dedication, and help to those in our community who need it the most, the elderly and low-income individuals.  This year's keynote speaker was the legendary Lou Holtz, Hall of Fame coach, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) received an impressive $756,244 in contributions during Wednesday’s (April 24) sixth annual Purdue Northwest Day of Giving.  This year’s total for donor participation was the tenth highest from among 60 various participating groups across the entire Purdue system, resulting in additional “bonus money” awarded to Purdue Northwest.   Highlighting the PNW impact ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs awarded more than $52,000 to 11 communities and organizations for quality of place initiatives through the Quick Impact Placebased Grant. “Making small, but meaningful changes to the quality of place in our state not only brings communities together, but lets visitors know that Indiana is a welcoming place,” ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
REAL Services will launch their fundraiser, The REAL BIG Raffle, on Monday, May 6, 2019, from 10 am to 2 pm at their South Bend office, located at 1151 S. Michigan Street, South Bend, Indiana. As part of the launch, The REAL Grille food truck will be selling lunches from 10 am to 2 pm.  In its ninth year, The REAL BIG Raffle will have one drawing on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at noon at the REAL ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, April 29, 2019
Center for Hospice Care (CHC) expects a full house on Wednesday, May 1st at 6pm for their 35th Annual Helping Hands Award Dinner. The organization is thrilled to honor Catherine Hiler, long-time community member and philanthropist. The theme of “An Irish Blessing” encapsulates the evening, highlighting Hiler’s Irish roots as well as the many ways she has blessed the local community. The dinner ...read more
Categories: Press Release