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NAP Credits Available Through Opportunity Enterprises


oe logoOpportunity Enterprises is pleased to announce that the organization has 2016 Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits available for allocation. For every dollar donated to OE through this program, the donor will receive 50% of their total donation back in the form of tax credits through the state of Indiana.

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Volunteers, Sponsors Needed for Hoosier Burn Camp Golf Outing

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This week I am on the Hoosier Burn Camp hunt to find more volunteers, Golfers and sponsors for the August 8 Golf Outing at Lakes of the Four Seasons. Though, I am excited and anticipate positive things, I always think will everything be great for the golfers and will all of the volunteers want to be enticed to come back next year. Ultimately, I am grateful.

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Valpo Park Director Appointed to Advisory Human Relations Council


valpo-life-matters-john-seibert-1Valparaiso Parks Director, John Seibert, has been appointed by Jon Costas to serve on the city’s Advisory Human Relations Council, effective today. Mr. Seibert has served the city in various capacities for over 26 years. “I am honored to be appointed to the AHRC and look forward to working with other council members and our citizens to expanding the values of unity, respect and inclusion among our vibrant citizenry.”

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Valparaiso University Ranked as a Top College by Forbes


rot1Valparaiso University has achieved recognition by Forbes 2016 rankings as one of the top 75 colleges in the Midwest and regularly appears in Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Top Colleges” list.

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Region Rallies to Give Bob a Second Chance

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We live in a world where our own life often has the power to consume us. We walk through crowds fixated on where we need to go and what need to do, forgetting that we are just one piece in the puzzle of humanity.

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Wishing Wells Cancer Foundation Continues to Touch Lives of Young Adults

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The outpouring of love and support that Jessica Wells received during her battle with cancer, which has touched so many of us in one way or another, inspired her to start the Wishing Wells Cancer Foundation and positively impact as many young people battling cancer as she could.

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Local Students Helping Family-Owned Company Roll

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For Northwest Indiana residents, the Dunes offer an escape from daily life. After a long day at work, Valparaiso natives can be at the beach in 25 minutes and enjoy dinner and the sunset. For a weekend escape, La Porte dwellers only have to drive 40 minutes for great hiking trails, swimming, and wildlife. But where do the people of the region go when they want to bike the lakefront?

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Cooling Centers in Northwest Indiana

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With weather reports calling for temperatures in the 90s Thursday through Sunday, it is important to remember that grabbing your sunscreen and heading to the beach may not be the safest option. Before you head outdoors, make sure to check out our list of cooling centers in Northwest Indiana.

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North Central Campus Business Leadership Club Earns Society for Human Resource Management Merit Award


puw-shrmThe Purdue University Northwest student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at the North Central Campus has received the 2015-16 Student Chapter Merit Award designation from the Society for Human Resource Management for providing exceptional growth and development opportunities to its members.

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First Trust Credit Union Branches are Currently Collecting Back To School Supplies and They Need Your Help!


school-suppliesLa Porte Branch – 402 J Street
First Trust is assisting the La Porte Jaycees for their annual supply drive to support all elementary, middle and high school students in La Porte and New Prairie School Systems. For more information call (219) 342-4359.

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Mark Your Calendars for this Year's "Stuff a Bus" with First Trust Credit Union

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Come join the fun as the Michigan City Salvation Army, Al’s Supermarkets, First Trust Credit Union and the Michigan City School Corporation, celebrate 13 years of hosting the "Stuff a Bus" food drive for the Salvation Army Food Pantry.

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