On Wednesday, Porter County Healthcare System donated a decommissioned ambulance to Porter County Search & Rescue, who was in dire need of a large vehicle to use during their operations.
The John Dillinger Museum, located inside the historic Lake County Courthouse in Crown Point, Ind., will offer admission for $.25 to all individuals for the month of February. Residents and visitors are encouraged to take an interactive and historic tour through the life and times of John Dillinger as well as learn about the advancements made in crime fighting technology and the rise of the FBI – at the cost of a movie ticket in the 1930s.
What comes to mind when you think about your childhood gym class? Run some laps? Do some push ups and sit-ups? Maybe play a game of Kickball or Steal the Bacon? Depending on who you ask, it was either the best part of the day or a complete nightmare.
Applying for college financial aid is not complex and can be extremely beneficial. That’s the message of College Goal Sunday, a free, financial aid application assistance program, scheduled at 2 p.m., Feb. 12 at Purdue University Northwest’s Hammond and Westville Campuses and dozens of other Indiana locations. A complete list of sites can be accessed at www.collegegoalsunday.org/.
Girl Scout troops in Valparaiso and Washington Twp. still have spots for girls who missed fall registration and would still like to join. Troops are available at most elementary schools for Daisy Girl Scouts (Kindergarten and 1st grade), Brownie Girl Scouts (2nd and 3rd grade) and Junior Girl Scouts (6-8 grade). Middle school girls can join Cadette troops. 9th and 10th Senior troops or 11th and 12th grade Ambassador troops have room for more interested girls.
This year’s co-chairs for the Valparaiso Family YMCA’s Annual Campaign are a mother-daughter force of nature. Donna Flanagin and Monica Decker of Flanagin’s Bulk Mail Service are brimming with ideas that guarantee a successful fundraiser.
The NIPSCO Energy Efficiency Program presented AM Stabilizers with a check worth more than $15,000 in rebates and incentives. The funds were applied towards the company’s conversion of 134 fluorescent high bay fixture warehouse lights to a high efficiency LED motion-controlled lighting system.
There is an endless need for animal support when it comes to rescue and adoptions. Fortunately, there is also an endless amount of love, care, and giving for the animals taken in by the Northwest Indiana rescue centers and animal hospitals.
On Wednesday, Oak Partners, Inc continued to build their presence in Valparaiso by inviting clients and their families to the new Central Park Plaza Ice Rink in downtown Valparaiso for an evening of skating. Oak Partners expected around 160 clients and family members to attend the event for which they rented out the facility and ice rink for the entire evening.