News for Community

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: Community, Press Release
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: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
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
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: Press Release, Community