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Portage Club Member Shines in Indiana State Youth of the Year Competition


Portage-Club-Member-Shines-in-Indiana-State-Youth-of-the-Year-CompetitionBoys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana attended Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Indiana Alliance annual conference and State Youth of the Year Competition – capturing many awards.

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Senator Mike Braun Visits Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana’s Duneland Club


Senator-Mike-Braun-Visits-Boys-and-Girls-Clubs-of-Greater-Northwest-Indianas-Duneland-Club-2019_01 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana, along with Clubs throughout the United States, believes that who a child is, where a child is from, and the circumstances that surround a child should not determine access to experiences and possibilities that ensure a child’s success in life. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana leverages its history, scale and scope to close the opportunity gap for kids who need us most, preparing them to be problem-solvers, innovators and leaders who shape our world. Nationwide, Clubs partner with our federal government as the ultimate public-private partnership, focusing together on solutions and policies that have the greatest impact on our Greater...

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Mothers honored at Sand Creek Country Club's annual Mother's Day Brunch

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Dressed in their Sunday best, many families gathered at Sand Creek Country Club today for the annual Mother’s Day Brunch. This event was a time for mothers to enjoy a delicious meal in a beautiful setting with their families and guests, and the best part was that there was no cooking or cleaning up!

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Hannah’s Hope to host 10th annual golf outing


Hannahs-Hope-to-host-10th-annual-golf-outingWay back in 2010 when Hannah’s Hope co-founder, Mike Martinez, suggested to his wife Mary that he was interested in hosting a golf outing to help children in Northwest Indiana with special needs, she kindly told him that he was crazy. Their daughter Hannah had just been diagnosed with suffering a possible prenatal stroke and would be severely developmentally delayed. There was going to be enough on their plate as it was; yet Mike decided to move forward anyway. Eventually Mary came around to the idea as it grew momentum and back on a very rainy day in July of 2010 the inaugural Hannah’s Hope golf outing took place and Hannah’s Hope was born. They raised $17,500 on that day and haven’t looked back since.

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Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter invites Hoosiers to join "The Longest Day" fundraiser

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As the weather warms up, Hoosiers are looking forward to summer cookouts, vacations and pool parties. The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter invites local residents to add one more summer activity to their list: a fundraiser for “The Longest Day.” On or around Friday, June 21 – the summer solstice – participants can turn an activity they are passionate about into a fundraiser to fight Alzheimer’s disease.

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Emma’s Footprints launches care packages for rainbow babies

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Emma’s Footprints has created a new care package to send to families who are expecting a rainbow baby.

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During Donate Life Month, hear the stories of those impacted by organ donation at donor celebration in Michigan City

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Currently, more than 113,000 people nationwide and 1,300 people in Indiana are awaiting life-changing organ and tissue transplants. April’s Donate Life Month is a special time to honor those donors and their families that said yes to donation.

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South Shore Line celebrates Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day by offering FREE rides

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National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is Thursday, April 25, 2019. South Shore Line (SSL) invites up to three youth 18 years of age and under to ride for FREE with a fare-paying adult. A fare-paying adult applies to any paying parent or guardian. No tickets are necessary for youth riding for free. Please note the Quiet Car remains in effect on the last train car of rush hour trains.

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Kick-off the Summer with Explore the South Shore


Kick-off-the-Summer-with-Explore-the-South-Shore-2019The annual Explore the South Shore returns to the Indiana Welcome Center on Saturday, April 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Families will enjoy an afternoon of fun and entertainment at this free event.

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NorthShore Health Center of Portage Teams Up With Kona Ice To Celebrate National Chill Out Day

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Adding to the chilly weather on Monday morning, NorthShore Health Centers teamed up with Kona Ice of the Dunes to celebrate this year’s National Chill Out Day, which marks the official end of the previous tax season.

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Porter Regional Hospital celebrates Easter with its own Porter family

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Porter Regional Hospital was excited to celebrate the Easter holiday with its own Porter family and their families. Porter held an “EGGStravaganza,” inviting Porter associates to bring their families to its facility to meet the Easter Bunny, collect candy filled eggs, work on some crafts, and snack on hot dogs.

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