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Explore the South Shore this May with the South Shore Line!

Explore-the-South-Shore-this-May-with-the-South-Shore-Line-2017Where 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!

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Hospice of the Calumet Area Presents Stan Peters on WJOB


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.

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Franciscan Health Volunteers Team Up with Habitat for Humanity for 2017 Home Build


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.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: Volunteers Pitch in to Help a Hospital Family Member

Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-Volunteers-Pitch-in-to-Help-a-Hospital-Family-MemberFranciscan Health Crown Point employee volunteers construct wall frames April 21 for a Habitat for Humanity Home that will be built in May in Lowell for a needy hospital employee and family.

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Indiana State Police Community Message: Why Use Seat belts? Because They Save Lives!

Indiana-State-Police-Belt-Up-for-LifeWe’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.

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Sylvan Learning Center: Robotics and Coding are Changing the Future for our Children

Sylvan-Learning-Center-Robotics-and-Coding-are-Changing-the-Future-for-our-ChildrenMany 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:

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Calvary Link: Thank You

Calvary-Link-You-Can-ChangeI 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.

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Valparaiso Noon Kiwanis and Sunrise Kiwanis Clubs Purchase New International Road Signs

Valparaiso-Noon-Kiwanis-and-Sunrise-Kiwanis-Clubs-Purchase-New-Kiwanis-International-Road-Signs-2017 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.

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Horseshoe Casino Hammond Made Easter Extra Special for Children at the Carmelite Home


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.

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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.

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Urschel Named Valpo Velocity’s Title Sponsor at Opening Ceremony


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.

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