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All About The Girls Part 5 to celebrate courage over comfort

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It’s happening again! The rousing All About the Girls (AATG) event presented by Ideas in Motion Media promises an evening of fun and inspiration from the minds of some of Northwest Indiana’s strongest women. Courage Over Comfort is the year’s theme, a perfect match for the event’s 5th anniversary.

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Wear green on St. Patrick's Day, or beware of leprechauns...

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It hardly needs saying, but St. Patrick’s Day and green go together like rainbows and pots of gold. The holiday has become practically synonymous with the color, and every year, the world blindly dons their finest green attire, consumes green beverages, and watches in wonder as the Chicago River transforms into a winding emerald ribbon. The tradition is so ingrained, that we don’t even question its origins.

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Children Celebrate at Annual Michigan City St. Patrick's Day Parade

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When children hear the word parade, their eyes get wide and their smiles brighten. With decorated floats, elaborate costumes, and candy raining from the skies, parades offer one of the most exciting parts of a holiday for any child. On Saturday, children from all over the Region carried bags to Franklin Street in Michigan City, eager to get a glimpse of the fun and catch their favorite piece of candy. The annual Michigan City St. Patrick’s Day Parade brought the community together to enjoy an afternoon of celebration.

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NIPSCO brings home Junior of Achievement of Chicago's Legacy Award

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For students, having the right mentor or mentors can be the building block for success. The Junior Achievement (JA) strives to foster those relationships by connecting community leaders and outstanding individuals to students early on in their educational journey. At the third annual Junior Achievement of Chicago gala, students and leaders gathered to celebrate the triumphs.

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Gaming Excitement this March at Blue Chip Casino


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Sign up for a new B Connected Membership in March and unlock the prize grid within 21 days of sign up to receive up to $175 in prizes! Check at B Connected for details and restrictions or visit www.BConnectedOnline.com.

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March at Blue Chip: St. Patrick’s Day, Thunder From Down Under, Live Music and More


Blue-Chip-Gaming-September-2017 See what’s new in March at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination: St. Patrick’s Day dining, Thunder From Down Under, live music, gaming excitement and more.

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February Mayor’s Night Out Rescheduled


rot5Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has rescheduled the February 27, 2019 Mayor’s Night Out in the 5th District due to a scheduling conflict. The new date will be Wednesday, August 7th at Purdue University Northwest from 6:30pm until 8:30pm.

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Region Rats Gather to Celebrate Northwest Indiana at 4th Annual 219 Day in Hammond

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The Hammond Civic Center came alive on Saturday night to celebrate the best party in the Region. Hundreds of “Region Rats” from Northwest Indiana gathered to celebrate the Region’s official holiday, 219 Day.

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Rittenhouse Portage hosts 2019 Senior Prom


Dancing is a timelessly joyous activity, certain to bring people together no matter the age. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the residents of Rittenhouse Village in Portage celebrated with a Senior Prom Thursday, complete with appetizers, old-time classics and dancing.

Heart shaped balloons filled the room as residents boogied to ageless hits by artists such as Elvis and Van Morrison, along with a few modern favorites to lift up the crowd.

IMG 4009“The events here are not just about our residents,” said Danielle Balek, Senior Lifestyle Counselor. “We invited community members, seniors, friends and family of our residents.”

Along with the senior community of Portage, the event included Bonner Senior Dancers, who...

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Get Ready, Region! Fourth Annual Free 219 Day Party Coming February 16

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Get ready, Region! The 219 area code is gearing up to once again celebrate our official holiday, 219 Day. “Region Rats” from across Northwest Indiana are invited to join this free, 21-and-over party from 6-11 p.m., Feb. 16 at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave., Hammond.

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The Bridal Experience at Sand Creek Country Club

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Planning a wedding can be one of happiest times of a person’s life, but it can also be one of the most hectic. Before walking down the aisle, brides and grooms are faced with dozens of decisions.

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