Dogs are (arguably) one of the best things on planet Earth. When my fiancee and I decided it was time to welcome a new dog into our lives and inject some much-needed energy into our senior dog, Spanky’s life, we began looking at local rescues.
The Porter County Animal Shelter today released animal intake and outcome data for the first half of 2017 which indicates a zero growth in the number of animals at the shelter and confirms their continued status as a NO KILL Shelter.
Friday afternoon, the Symphony of Chesterton invited residents and the families to celebrate the arts with an underwater sea-bash at the facility. It was a day full of painting, cookies, cupcake making, and enjoying a family- and fish-friendly film!
The role of a dad in the average family has changed a lot since the days of my own father, and I would argue it has changed for the better. In a world where technological breakthroughs and their impacts can be sudden and far reaching and societal attitudes have changed greatly, it’s no surprise that the role has changed along with the times.
NorthShore Health Centers continued their National Health Centers Week celebrations on Thursday, throwing a huge bash called the “Patient Appreciation Health and Fun Fair” at their Portage Scottsdale location.
Kids have an insatiable sense of adventure and boundless energy to back it up. As a parent, the struggle comes when trying to find ways to keep that energy from destroying the home you live in! If you’ve got a little one, you understand the need to escape the house and explore the town a bit.
The staff at McAfee Animal Hospital understand the importance of giving back to the community, and never goes a month without helping someone out.
Mike and Danielle Kubiak, of St. John, embrace after renewing their marriage vows in early August in Mike’s hospital room at Franciscan Health Dyer, prior to him receiving successful open heart surgery the next week. The ceremony, attended by family and hospital staff members, was performed by the Rev. Tim McFarland, a hospital chaplain.
Retirement is always cause for celebration and a great reason for a party. Pair that retirement with a long-awaited homecoming from Afghanistan though, and there’s even more reason to celebrate. On Saturday, Culver’s of Valparaiso hosted a welcome home and retirement party for Master Sargent George Rebus of the Michigan Air National Guard, whom returned home on July 29th.
It was all wagging tails and happy trails on Saturday at the 3rd annual Lakeshore PAWS Dog Wash, where members of the Northwest Indiana community and their best furry friends could come and get a nice bath, puppy pedicures, and play with their other four-legged friends.