Where in the country can you find a better late spring/early summer than along the South Shore of Lake Michigan? This May we have a challenge for you: try something you've never done before! Go see a concert in Chicago, an art show in Michigan City, visit Downtown South Bend, and let the South Shore Line take you there!
When Stan Peters recalls the difficult loss of his “beautiful” wife Cindy, he can’t help but to remember the special relationship they developed with Hospice of the Calumet Area’s Caring Canine dog Zach. The golden retriever used to visit his wife during her last days and Stan says Zach was “an absolute angel” for them both. During the funeral service, Zach made a comforting appearance an sat alongside Stan and provided an unexpected emotional support. Stan and Zach will be reunited, after close to year, and share their inspiring story.
On Friday morning, Habitat For Humanity of Northwest Indiana and Franciscan Health Crown Point partnered together for the first time to complete a home wall build for an upcoming project, continuing their dedication to bettering the lives of others in Northwest Indiana.
We’ve heard the excuses. They wrinkle my clothes. It doesn’t fit me right. If my car is on fire after a crash I don’t want to be trapped in a seatbelt. I wasn’t traveling that far. Troopers that have worked the road for even a short period of time can easily recount having heard these and similar excuses for not wearing a seatbelt. The truth is, there are no excuses.
Many times we hear that technology is harmful to children. However, it can be great for them! It is up to us as parents to help our kids not only survive growing up in a tech-filled world, but also thrive and stay one step ahead of today’s ever-changing technology. Children today can create amazing things when they’re equipped with coding and robotics know-how such as online games, apps and real robots! Not only can they build and create cool projects, but learning these skills will also provide your children with:
I want to thank you for being a church that is passionate about changing lives forever with the gospel of Jesus Christ. Because of you, we had our biggest weekend ever at Calvary Church. Seven services, more than 1200 worshippers on Good Friday, and more than 2500 on Easter Sunday. And we turned no one away.
The two clubs went together and purchased new Kiwanis International road signs for the entrances to our city. Kiwanis is a global organization serving children around the world and in our local communities. Valparaiso is very fortunate to have two vibrant, active Kiwanis Clubs that put all their time, effort and funds into serving the children of Porter County.
For the second year in a row, Horseshoe Casino Hammond partnered with St. Joseph’s Carmelite Home in East Chicago to give the children of Carmelite an incredible Easter experience.
Rittenhouse Village of Valparaiso Hosts Annual Volunteer Appreciation Day to Honor Volunteers Around the Community
Volunteers give more than just their time and energy for the community. They show compassion, love, and hope to people all around who need it most. So every year, Rittenhouse Village of Valparaiso does the same for them and gives back to volunteers who are going above and beyond for their community.
The surprise was unveiled at the Valpo Velocity Opening Ceremony on Wednesday: Urschel Laboratories Inc. is the secret title sponsor for the new bike share program. Yet, to offer their support for the innovative, fun program, Rick Urschel said that it was no surprise at all the company wanted to be part of another great initiative in Northwest Indiana.