New and longstanding local residents came out to the Annual Explore the South Shore event at the Indiana Welcome Center. Families were invited to come and get a great tour of Indiana right in Hammond. Many organizations attended and lots of fun attractions filled the Welcome Center, like games and informational booths about what' going on in Indiana this year!
Under the direction of volunteer leader Penny Pysh, Daisy Girl Scout Troop 5128 at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School in Valparaiso made Easter baskets and donated them to the pediatric unit at Porter Regional Hospital.
A child's first birthday is a cause for celebration for NorthShore Health Centers. Over a dozen families joined the NorthShore team for their second annual First Birthday Party for patients at Chuck E. Cheese, marking another successful year of healthcare.
What Should You Do When You Encounter a Young, Baby Animal in the Wild? Ask the Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center!
Happy Spring! With the flowers and rain comes baby animals, and the Valparaiso-based Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center wants you to know what you can do if you come across orphaned animals, and how to keep them out of your home.
Audience members enjoyed a Pro-Kids Show program of music, magic and comedy, presented by Tim Hannig; at a third Safe Kids Day celebration offered by Franciscan Health and the Southlake YMCA in Crown Point April 22.
When Stan Peters recalls the difficult loss of his “beautiful” wife Cindy, he can’t help but to remember the special relationship they developed with Hospice of the Calumet Area’s Caring Canine dog Zach. The golden retriever used to visit his wife during her last days and Stan says Zach was “an absolute angel” for them both. During the funeral service, Zach made a comforting appearance an sat alongside Stan and provided an unexpected emotional support. Stan and Zach will be reunited, after close to year, and share their inspiring story.
On a sunny, warm morning, Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton hosted their annual Easter Egg Festival. The event included a wonderful Easter Egg Hunt in the club’s Clock Tower Garden, a delicious lunch, and wonderful memories made for the families of Sand Creek Country Club.
Volunteers began early Saturday morning setting up for the annual Breakfast With the Easter Bunny event. There were people cooking the breakfast food, setting up chairs, and scattering the Easter Eggs throughout the Expo Center’s grassy fields.