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Gold and Black Proud: Purdue Day of Giving Takes Over Wednesday

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Purdue University was and still is the home to many Northwest Indiana residents. For those who have graduated from the university and still hold that love for the PNW Pride, your day to shout it out is coming. April 26 is the Purdue Day of Giving, an annual University-wide effort to build a better, stronger, more affordable Purdue!

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St. Catherine Hospital Behavioral Health Services’ Messing receives Program Director of the Year Award from Horizon Health


St-Catherine-Hospital-Behavioral-Health-Services-Messing-receives-Program-Director-of-the-Year-Award-from-Horizon-HealthJake Messing, director of Community Healthcare System’s Behavioral Health Services, has been presented with Horizon Health’s “Program Director of the Year” award. The award recognizes a behavioral health program director who focuses on quality performance and outcomes, according to Jack DeVaney, president of the Dallas-based management organization.

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Valparaiso Officers Receive Life Saving Awards in 2017


Valparaiso-Officers-Receive-Life-Saving-Awards-in-2017Last night during a city council meeting, Officers Michelle Kodicek and Jason Hamilton received the department’s Life Saving Award for saving an individual’s life on March 2nd.

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Valpo Professors Honored for Excellence in Teaching in 2017


rot1Valpo’s Committee to Enhance Learning and Teaching has selected Jennifer Bjornstad, Danielle Lavin-Loucks and Kevin Ostoyich as the 2017–2018 Valparaiso University Excellence in Teaching Award recipients.

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Methodist Hospitals Celebrates April as Donate Life Month

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When was the last time you looked at your driver’s license? That little red heart in the corner of the piece of plastic is more than just a simple ‘Yes.’ That decision you made may save a life one day.

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Bartholomew Funeral Home Shares: What To Ask Yourself When Pre-Arranging Your Funeral


Bartholomew PrePlanning 2When a loved one passes, there is often so much going on around the family. There are individual emotions that each family member has to deal with and somehow - at the same time - aid each other with their grieving. If the deceased chose to be an organ donor, a representative may be calling the next of kin immediately. There can be a swirling chaos of procedure and grief that is often overwhelming.

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Flanagin’s Spreads Community Awareness for the 2017 Valpo YMCA Annual Campaign

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There is more to the Valparaiso YMCA Annual Campaign than collecting money from the YMCA's year-long list of fundraising events. It gives an opportunity to influence and teach the community on the importance of all the Y does for the Valparaiso community.

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What Should You Do When You Encounter a Young, Baby Animal in the Wild? Ask the Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center!

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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.

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Franciscan Health: A Safe Day for Kids in Crown Point


Franciscan-Health-A-Safe-Day-for-Kids-in-Crown-PointAudience 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.

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Indiana State Police Partners with the DEA and the Indiana Prescription Drug Abuse Task Force for the 13th Drug Take Back Day


Indiana-State-Police-logoOn Saturday, April 29, 2017 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is sponsoring the 13th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative. The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through proper disposal of prescription drugs.

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Purdue Northwest Instructional Facility Approved


BioScience Bldg1It took nearly 15 years of planning, persistence and garnering vital legislative support, but a much needed, new instructional facility at Purdue University Northwest’s Hammond Campus has finally gained construction approval by the Indiana General Assembly.

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