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Duneland Chamber of Commerce Shares Vision for the Northwest Indiana Community at State of the Chamber and Awards Luncheon

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The Duneland Chamber of Commerce consistently works toward improving the communities it represents and enjoys recognizing those who help along the way. On Wednesday, the Chamber hosted a State of the Chamber and awards luncheon at the newly renovated Allure on the Lake to celebrate their upcoming plans and recent achievements within the community.

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Teens Explore Dental Careers at IU Northwest

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Indiana University Northwest recently welcomed 26 students from area high schools for a Dental Education Summer Camp, designed to introduce students to careers in the dental field.

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The Salvation Army Partners With Strack & Van Til to "Round Up" Support for Children and Families in Northwest Indiana


The_Salvation_Army_partners_with_Strack_-1---2018-07-18_16_41_08 Now through July 29 at all Northwest Indiana Strack & Van Til food markets, the stores’ “Checkout Challenge” will provide needed support for Salvation Army programs that benefit needy children, adults and families living in Lake, Porter and Jasper Counties.

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United Way of Porter County and ArcelorMittal Partner with Valparaiso Community Schools to Bring Science, Art, and Robots to Young Children at Porter County School Readiness Program

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Learning does not stop when the school year ends, especially for kids enrolled in the United Way of Porter County's school readiness program. Designed to prepare 4-to-5-year-olds for kindergarten and to kick-start a love for learning, the kids tackle a variety of learning activities like Wednesday’s Ozobot experience provided by the Porter County Extension Office, 4-H Teen Teachers program.

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Temporary Busing to Occur Between Carroll Ave. and South Bend Airport Stations July 23-27, 2018

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The South Shore Line plans to periodically bus weekday (Monday-Friday) passengers between Carroll Ave. and the South Bend Airport while we upgrade our track and segments of overhead wire between Michigan City and South Bend.

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Lakeside Wealth Management Financial Advisor Timothy Rice Earns National Recognition as a Finalist for the 2018 Invest in Others Awards

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Timothy Rice, Advisor at Lakeside Wealth Management in Chesterton, IN has been announced as one of three national finalists for the Community Service Award as part of the twelfth annual Invest in Others Awards. Rice is being honored for his work with the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Northwest Indiana, which will receive a $5,000 donation from the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation. If Rice wins his category, the donation will increase to $25,000.

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Strack & Van Til Celebrates Annual Checkout Challenge with Check Presentation to VNA of NWI and Meals on Wheels

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Tuesday afternoon, Strack and Van Til presented checks to the Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana (VNA of NWI) and Meals On Wheels of NWI to help the organizations provide Meals on Wheels in Lake and Porter counties.

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Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Pampers and Educates Women at Healthy Night Out with the Girls

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The Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus hosted a Healthy Night Out with Girls event to give women a chance to pamper themselves and get some much-needed information on cervical cancer. Once the check-in process was complete, ladies were free to head up to the Breast Care Center, where they could enjoy refreshments and receive free spa services. Some of the spa services included, chair and hand massages, free bra fittings by a certified bra fitter, as well as free bone density scans.

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Southlake Nissan Partners with USO of Illinois to Support Local Military Families at BBQ for the Troops

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Saturday afternoon, Southlake Nissan welcomed the USO of Illinois to a BBQ for the Troops, a beloved tradition with the goal of raising awareness and donations to further assist veterans and their families. The USO BBQ For The Troops program, with the partnership of over 70 dealerships across Chicagoland, including Southlake Nissan, has a goal of raising funds and donations to support local troops and their families.

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Dedicated Patrons Support Hannah’s Hope Rain or Shine at 9th Annual Charity Golf Outing

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On a rainy Saturday, Hannah’s Hope packed the Brassie Golf Club to capacity for their 9th Annual Charity Golf Outing. Golfers, volunteers, and other supporters prowled the greens at the Chesterton golf club as they showed their support for the ever-growing nonprofit.

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Hessville Park Improvements Groundbreaking


city-of-hammondMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 6th District Councilman Scott Rakos, 5th District Councilman Dave Woerpel and Hammond Board of Park Commissioners began the enhancement to Hessville Park today with a groundbreaking ceremony.

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