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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Rising to the Challenge


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana joins the Art Van Charity Challenge on Crowdrise. Help our Clubs win the grand prize of $100,000 by giving online to our Crowdrise campaign! This is the 10th year Art Van Furniture Store has made the challenge available to midwest non-profit organizations. The Charity Challenge is a three-week initiative where individuals and corporations are encouraged to give back to their communities by giving online. Joining the Art Van Charity Challenge 2018 fundraising competition on Crowdrise, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana is utilizing this largest crowdfunding platform for good by benefitting our Northwest Indiana youth. Focusing on organizations committed to women, children, and human services in Michigan, Ohio,...

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Valparaiso Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day Engages Young Minds and Bodies at Annual Healthy Kids Day


Summer is closer than it seems, and parents are looking to find fun activities that get their kids moving and hold their attention spans. So, on Saturday, the Valparaiso Family YMCA hosted Healthy Kids Day, an event full of activities that offered alternatives to smartphone-scrolling and couch-vegging. With 30 booths representing vendors and an anticipated 300 visitors, the day provided families an opportunity to play and learn.

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The South Haven Boys and Girls Club of Greater Northwest Indiana Welcomes Dads and Daughters to a Royal Night at the Annual Daddy Daughter Dance


A “Royal Night” it was at the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Northwest Indiana. The first annual Daddy Daughter Dance began with delicious food and pictures that Saturday night as all the little girls dressed up in their prettiest dresses for the big event as they were escorted by their dads. The dance was an exciting way for families to make new memories in a fun and safe environment.

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Porter EMS and INHealth Prep For Big Easter Egg Hunt


The men and women of Porter EMS and INHealth Integrated Care came together bright and early on March 19th to prepare for their 5th Annual Breakfast With The Easter Bunny event that will be happening this Saturday, March 24th.

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NorthShore Easter Egg Hunt Connects the Community with Healthcare


NorthShore Health Centers hosted their 5th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Sunday, turning Portage’s Boys & Girls Club into a fairground with bounce houses, photo opportunities, face painting, egg hunts, and vendors dedicated to improving community health.

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Hammond’s 15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Connects Vets and Families to the City


On a chilly afternoon in Hammond, children and community members gathered at Hessville Park for the 15th annual Easter Egg Hunt. Bundled in winter coats and donning pink bunny ears, the participants and volunteers brought a little bit of spring cheer to a brisk Palm Sunday.

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2018 Spring Break Hours for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana


Have plans for your kids over spring break?

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Rittenhouse Village at Portage Supports Senior Community Centers


There’s no better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than by eating corned beef and cabbage and Rittenhouse Village at Portage cooked plenty to share on Friday! To raise money for the Bonner Senior Center in Portage and the Maria Reiner Senior Center in Hobart, Rittenhouse at Portage hosted its Annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser last week where residents and team members ate tasty food, played a special raffle, and raised money for a great cause.

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Sauers Buick GMC Employee Spotlight: Tim Crozier

Employee Spotlight - Tim CrozierBorn and raised in Michigan City, Tim Crozier spent much of his life building- his family, furniture, and even cars. When he joined Sauers Auto a short while ago, he knew the auto industry, but had to don a new hat as a part of Sauers’ ace sales team.

“Back when I worked at AM General, I fell in love with building cars,” said Crozier. “It was a fascinating experience to watch and participate in, so from that point 15 years ago I fell in love with building cars, but selling them is a whole new ballgame. There’s so much to learn.”

Going from putting cars together behind the scenes to putting keys in customers’ hands at a dealership proved to be challenging, but incredibly rewarding. Meeting customers and working with them to get the right car for the right price is a new experience that the outgoing Crozier...

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Crown Point St. Patty's Day Parade Brings Community Together to Welcome Spring


If the bagpipe-blowing men in kilts didn’t give it away at the start of the night, the rest of the evening’s bombastic green-themed festivities surely were enough to let the Region know that the Crown Point St. Patricks’ Day Festival and Parade was underway. As dusk drew closer, hundreds of Northwest Indiana residents dressed in St. Patty’s garb and flocking to Crown Point’s downtown square,

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McAfee Animal Hospital Offers Discount to Keep Your Pet Free of Flea and Tick Diseases


It’s almost springtime again, which likely means your pup will be happily rolling in the fresh grass, or your cat may be out blissfully basking in the sunshine. As wonderful of a time of year as it is for your furry friends, it’s also a time when fleas and ticks begin popping up like daisies, looking for a home, a.k.a., your pet.

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