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Franciscan Health Hammond: Bowlers Strike Out for Charity Effort


Franciscan-Health-Hammond-Bowlers-Strike-Out-for-Charity-EffortSome 180 participants made the recent, third-annual “Rolling for a Reason” Catherine McAuley Clinic fund-raiser a success. Lane sponsors, employees and friends packed the Stardust III bowling lanes in Dyer to help raise more than $27,000 for the clinic, which, for more than 20 years, has been offering free and reduced-cost health care services to underinsured and uninsured residents of northern Lake County.

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Valparaiso Police Hire Three New Officers in 2017


valpopoliceThis morning Chief Brickner and Mayor Jon Costas sworn to duty three new police officers at a ceremony in City Hall. Numerous officers, friends, family members and city employees attended the ceremony. The three officers sworn to duty were Stefan Kljajic, Joseph Cowser, Reuben Ingram.

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A Recap of “IKORCC: Giving Back”

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The Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters (IKORCC) represents more than 32,000 professional tradespeople from 33 different locals across the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and portions of West Virginia and Tennessee. The council works with over 30,000 different contractors to help them find the best talent for their specific projects.

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Vale Park Animal Hospital Extends Hours for Their Clients, Both Four and Two-Legged

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Vale Park Animal Hospital strives to make each and every visit a great experience, and I am talking about their furry friends and their two-legged clients.

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City of Hammond Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day with 33rd Annual Candlelight March and Celebration

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“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends” - Martin Luther King Jr.

The people of Hammond demonstrated this morning that they will not stay silent in the current tumultuous political landscape, but will raise their voices to praise Martin Luther King Jr. and his teachings.

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Public Invited to Attend Hammond TOD Alternatives Workshop


rot5The City of Hammond invites residents and interested persons to the second community workshop taking place on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Kenwood School, 6416

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Have Some Fun this Weekend at JAK’s Warehouse


rot2Do you have an extra day this weekend to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day? Then, why not head to JAK’s Warehouse? We will be open on Monday during the holiday, at 10 a.m. instead of the normal week-day hours.

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Valparaiso's Central Park Ice Rink Adds Two New Ice Sleds Thanks To Hannah's Hope

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Valparaiso's Central Park Ice Rink just became even more inclusive yesterday with the addition of two new, state-of-the-art ice sleds. The ice sleds, which were donated by the local non-profit group Hannah's Hope, are designed to make the ice skating experience accessible for children and adults who rely on wheel chairs for mobility.

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The St. Paul Link, January 12, 2017


st-paulWe recently had our school budget meetings in December. Father Joe, Mrs. Scupham, Mrs. Kepa, Shawnna Seymour and I met to discuss the previous budget and formulate a plan for the 2017-18 school year.

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Calvary Link: Let's Do Life Together


Calvary-Link-Set-FreeI was “suffering” for the Lord in Southern California last weekend, but when I listened to the sermon online, I got excited. Pastor Lionel spoke from Galatians 6 about Calvary being a place that restores people. It’s not about getting people to stop sinning and be better, it’s about helping them become more like Christ, which allows them to live life just like God created it to be lived! Helping one another is part of Christians “doing life” together. In fact, Life Groups will be meeting this week to talk about exactly what it looks like for them to do life the way it’s described in Galatians 5 and 6. It’s an amazing idea: we aren’t just here to worship together; we’re here to help encourage one another to...

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Valparaiso University Appoints Dean to College of Nursing and Health Professions


rot1Valparaiso University announces Karen Allen, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, will join its faculty as dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions, effective July 3, 2017. Most recently, Allen has served as professor of nursing at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich.

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