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.
The sound of Taps played on a bugle echoes the selflessness and courage of our men and women in uniform. The handing over of the folded American flag is the ultimate reminder of what they served for. There is no better way a family can honor the memory of a family member who has served in our Armed Forces than with a Military Funeral Honor’s Ceremony.
The City of Hammond Celebrates the Country and Community at Annual Naturalization Ceremony and Fourth of July Celebration
An incredibly talented band, beautiful scenery, and great company could be found all across Northwest Indiana, but nowhere more so than at one of Hammond’s jewels - the Wolf Lake Pavilion. The city celebrated the Fourth of July in style at the Pavilion this year, with fireworks and some of the jazziest tunes around setting the tone for a night of fun, family, and pride.
Marvel superheroes and real American heroes alike marched down the historic 119th St. for Whiting’s 98th annual Fourth of July parade. Thousands of people flocked to the sidewalks to mark their spots for the parade well before dozens of floats representing key organizations in Whiting’s community took to the streets to celebrate Independence Day.
On June 29th, Culver’s of Valparaiso presented their first Community Hero award to a remarkable young boy with a courageous story.
The Life Care Center of the Willows has a resident that is a bit unlike the others. He is furry and has four-legs. He is Wrigley, the friendly yellow lab that keeps the residents at the Valpo-based center always happy and smiling.
Relay for Life is a worldwide fundraiser that brings people together in a fight against cancer. The money raised through various events allows the American Cancer Society to continue invaluable research, provide preventative information to the public, and fund programs that serve patients from detection to remission.
When Mark McDaniel found out he had cancer, he was "in total shock." And when he later found out he was cancer free, he knew he had to do something to shore his blessing with others. Find out how McDaniel and his family decided to impact their community by assisting area non-profits and reaching out to others baffling cancer in the region. McDaniel has agreed to share his compelling story on our monthly radio show.
On June 25th, the Heartland Church held their 17th annual Heartland Christian Center Valparaiso Car & Bike Show on a beautiful breezy day full of community, cars, and Christ.
The hot rods were parked, the hoods were popped, and the burgers sizzled on the grill for Avalon Spring's 4th Annual Car Show.
Jacob’s Ladder has been invited to participate in a very special community event that has the potential to raise a lot of money towards our mission of Giving Hope to Families of Special Children! This event can only be a success with the support of our community.