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Area Musician Uses His Song to Support Young Pediatrics Patients

Area-Musician-Uses-His-Song-to-Support-Young-Pediatrics-PatientsA chance meeting with a Franciscan Alliance employee helped musician Eliezer Hernandez, of Hammond, realize a goal of giving back to the community.

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What Sets FirstLight Homecare of Valparaiso Apart?

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Porter Health Care System Donates AED Defibrillator Unit to the Duneland Family YMCA

Steve-Lunn-Laurie-Wehner-Evans-Dave-KasardaPorter Health Care System CEO Steve Lunn and Laurie Wehner- Evans, the system’s director of Community and Corporate Wellness, recently presented an AED (automated external defibrillator) unit to the Duneland Family YMCA. The YMCA’s Executive Director Dave Kasarda accepted the unit at a presentation held earlier this month.

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A Will for Welfare Presents First Scholarship

2015-will-for-welfare-scholarshipOn June 25th 2015, A Will for Welfare presented our first scholarship to assist a student to attend a technical school! The recipient is Natalie Huerta, who is a senior in high school. She is attending Don Roberts Beauty School for a cosmetology degree and later in life she wants to attend college.

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Supporters Hit the Links to Raise Funds for Boy Scouts of America LaSalle Council

bsa-lasalle-golf-outing-2015-1Supporters of the Boy Scouts of America LaSalle Council gathered at Sand Creek Country Club on June 29, 2015 for the first annual Scramble for Scouts golf outing. The fundraiser, organized in large part by James Pysh, promised a fun time on the green.

Today’s golfers represented a lot of contributors to the Boy Scouts organization. Foursomes from Jimmy John’s, Chase Bank, NITCO and Franciscan Alliance - St Anthony’s Health all enjoyed themselves despite the cool drizzle watering the course.

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United for Children Grants Maze Equipment to 15 Regional Schools and Centers

United-for-Children-grants-maze-equipment-to-15-regional-schools-and-centers-01On June 15, United for Children, a United Way early childhood education initiative of United Way of Lake, LaPorte and Porter Counties, hosted an A-Mazing Grant Giveaway at BellaBoo’s, where 15 grants were awarded to local schools and educational centers. The grants will be used to get schools to ready to enact the Minds in Motion maze in Fall 2015.

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Porter County Community Foundation Receives Grant from DuPont Pioneer to Benefit Neighbors Place

Neighbors-Place-ext-homeThe Porter County Community Foundation recently received a grant through the DuPont Pioneer Giving Program that will be used to help fund the Neighbors Place project.

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