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.
There’s more to the Blueberry Madness Festival at Johnson’s Farm Produce in Hobart, which kicked off its two-weekend run on Saturday, than just blueberries. It’s a perfect way to give the whole family farm fresh fun and a chance to enjoy the beautiful weather.
It was a banner week for Opportunity Enterprises. On Wednesday, OE was privileged to host Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and employees of INARF for a tour. Lt. Gov. Crouch and the task force met clients working in OE’s Outsource Solutions division, participating in the curriculum-based day program TREND, and experiencing Art Enrichment and Assistive Technology.
Northwest Indiana is lucky to have so many downtowns that offer food, shopping, and entertainment for everyone! Based on your input, we have put together a list of some of the best things to do in your favorite downtowns as well as some up and coming cities and towns!
Holidays are all about traditions new and old. Few organizations know this better than the Hobart Chamber of Commerce, an active host of many community events throughout its 70-year history. On Saturday the Chamber hosted their first Hog Roast and Family Fun Day, an event that resurrects events from Hobart’s past to establish a new community tradition.
In this day and age, basic amenities at an apartment community just don’t cut it. While a tenant may realize that a roof over their head is most important, they also value the extra perks that communities are beginning to offer. Everyone wants in on the resort lifestyle that’s becoming so popular.
On Thursday night, friends and family gathered at the Butterfield Pavilion in Valparaiso to celebrate the life of one incredible man, Stuart Sweet. Organized by his longtime place of work, Chester Inc., the get-together allowed all those who knew Sweet to share memories, laughter, and a collective appreciation for the one they all loved.
Brian Shaw, four-time World’s Strongest Man, stands at 6 feet 8 inches tall and weighs more than 400 pounds, making him one of the largest and most successful athletes in the world. For an athlete of his caliber, it might be normal to be aloof – even arrogant. Yet Shaw was happy to stand for hours in the sun to meet fans, sign autographs, and take photos at Muller Acura for the fourth year in a row on Saturday.
President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana, Ryan Smiley, recently accepted Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s prestigious Merit Award for Program Excellence in Best Overall Club Participation and Regular Attendance. The award was presented during Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s 112th National Conference in San Diego. Merit Awards for Program Excellence, are sponsored by MetLife Foundation and presented annually for outstanding programs developed and implemented to lead youth to great futures at Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. Each honoree receives a $2,500 award.