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Adult Education Funds Awarded to Center of Workforce Innovations


Center-of-Workforce-InnovationsThe Department of Workforce Development awarded both state and federal Adult Education funds to the Center of Workforce Innovations (CWI) in the amount of $2,383,114 for the Northwest Indiana region.

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Sylvan Learning Regional Director Strives for Kids’ Success

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An education is not one size fits all. When it comes to Sylvan Learning Centers, the teachers and directors whole heartedly believe in the driving principal that “Learning Should be Personal”. Regional Director, Jennifer DiTola, is no different, striving to build confidence and a lifelong love for learning in all of her Northwest Indiana students.

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Foundation's Unique Creekside Classic Raises Money for Valpo Parks

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More than two dozen junior golfers age 12 and under participated in the Creekside Classic For Kids Skills competition on July 20 at Creekside Golf Course and Training Center in Valparaiso. Juniors competed in six skill areas and the winners were:

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Nellie Debildt Colors Symphony of Chesterton in Flowers

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Nellie Debildt has added a little color to the Symphony of Chesterton senior-living medical resort, and I am talking about more than her upbeat, motivating personality. She has literally added color in the form of flowers now flourishing throughout the yard and courtyard of the facility.

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Porter County Substance Abuse Council Grant Opportunities for Substance Use Disorder


Porter_County_Substance_Abuse_Council_Gr-1---2017-07-20_12_41_53The Porter County Substance Abuse Council recently hosted a combined coalition meeting and grant writing workshop for community funding. Grant applications focusing on substance use disorder in the area of prevention; treatment and recovery and law enforcement were distributed.

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Porter County Highway Plans Environmentally Responsible Pavement Project


In coming days, the Porter County Highway Department is making plans to seal area roads by applying BIORESTOR, a soybean bio-based asphalt pavement rejuvenator seal that is both friendly to the environment and cost-effective. This preventative maintenance process helps make the most efficient use of taxpayer dollars by preserving the life of the asphalt. With this rejuvenation application process, the pavement life of a road can be extended by as much as 3 to 5 years.

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School Supply Drives at First Trust Credit Union Branches in July 2017


backtoschoolFirst Trust Credit Union Branches are currently collecting Back To School Supplies and they need your help!

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Calvary Link: Our Team


Calvary-God-SongsRizzo, Bryant, Russell, Baez, Zobrist. What do these guys have in common? They are all part of the same team. You’ll see their names emblazoned on the back of their Cubs jerseys. As good as they are, the 5 of them alone would never win a game without the rest of the team. Five players is not enough to win a baseball game.

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Friends of Hospice “Summer Tea & Luncheon” Honors Adrianne May While Raising Funds for the Hospice of the Calumet Area

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Fundraising is one of the most important things for a nonprofit to do, and the Hospice of the Calumet Area’s (HCA) fundraising arm, Friends of Hospice, is one of the most talented and dedicated in the business. They came together on Wednesday for their annual Summer Luncheon where they caught up with each other, reiterated their commitment to “Cherishing Life,” and honored longtime supporter Adrianne May, Executive Director of the HCA.

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First Trust Credit Union Awards $5,000 in Scholarships in 2017


First-Trust-Credit-Union-Awards-5000-in-Scholarships-2017_01 First Trust Credit Union is proud to have awarded five $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at high schools in LaPorte, Porter and Jasper Counties. The First Trust Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship and Apprenticeship, Certification, or Associates Program Scholarship winners were chosen based on their enrollment in an accredited institution for post high school education or training, scholastic achievement, involvement in high school and community activities, essay and a letter of recommendation from a teacher.

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Hebron Resident Earns Master Recycler Certification


Hebron-Resident-Earns-Master-Recycler-Certification-2017Ken Taylor received his certificate and badge to become the newest Porter County Certified Master Recycler.

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