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Red Wine and Brew Local Heroes Benefit 2019, buy tickets now!

Celebrate Fourth of July weekend with La Porte at the Red Wine and Brew 2019 Local Heroes Benefit and concert on Stone Lake Beach on July 3rd, coordinated by Bethany Lutheran Church and numerous community sponsors. This year, rising country stars will be featured such as Lainey Wilson, Tenille Arts and Dillon Carmichael, alongside famous country music artist, Rodney Atkins.

The tasting includes a plethora of the area’s best wine and beer. Tasting ends at 6pm, and the cast bar will remain open until 9pm. See the array of options below.

redwineandbrew2As for food, there is so much in store. Sims Meat Packaging, Garwood Orchards, and Spire Catering will be offering BBQ sandwiches, grilled sweet corn, BBQ brats and so much more delicious summer...

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NorthShore Health Center Treats Families to Bonus Mother’s Day Fun


At 15 minutes to opening, the Bellaboo’s Play & Discovery Center waiting area overflowed with excitement. Moms and their families crowded the entrance, eagerly awaiting the pampering, education, and play on the other side of the gate.

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Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa Player Scores $330,000 Jackpot Playing Scientific Games’ Party Spin Slot Machine

Blue-Chip-Gaming-October-2017 A Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa guest recently turned a $5 slot machine bet into a $330,551 jackpot.

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The GreenHouse at Zao Island Offers Upscale, Elegant, and Entertaining Weddings and Events


Every wedding is special thanks to the people in it, but an excellent venue can elevate a memorable wedding to an unforgettable one for the couple and everyone involved. Zao Island, one of the Region’s most iconic locations, expanded their services this year by opening the GreenHouse Wedding and Event Center, a beautiful building that offers an upscale wedding experience without sacrificing any of the unique fun Zao Island is known for.

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Record crowds fill Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza for 18th annual VNA of NWI Stroll for Hospice


Hundreds of people, families, and friends flooded downtown Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza this Sunday afternoon, all with a common purpose: to remember loved ones they’ve lost, share their stories, and show love and support for the Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) of Northwest Indiana and their hospice program.

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Catherine Hiler receives Center for Hospice Care and Hospice Foundation Helping Hands Award


Dedicated community leader and generous philanthropist Catherine Hiler is a true community servant and supporter of Center for Hospice Care (CHC) and the Hospice Foundation, so it was only fitting that she was celebrated on the evening of May 1 among more than 500 attendees at the organization’s biggest event of the year, the Helping Hands Award Dinner.

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Calumet College of St. Joseph honors hardworking students at the 54th annual Trustees’ Scholarship Gala


Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) held their 54th Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Gala Saturday evening. Named “Light the Way for Students,” the gala raised the funds to help make students’ dreams come true. 300 people, all wearing elegant attire, attended the gala, despite the surprising late April snow. Attendees ranged from students, alumni, trustees, professors, benefactors, and friends of CCSJ. They enjoyed cocktails, hor d’oeuvres, live music by Phase4 Band, a raffle, a phenomenal meal, and dancing.

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The 39th Annual Hub Run


Men, women and children of Northwest Indiana braved the cold weather Saturday morning to run in the 5K timed and 2K fun Hub Run at Bulldog Park in Crown Point. More than one thousand participants took over the streets of Crown Point in the 39th Annual Hub Run that benefits income-based scholarships and programs at the local Dean & Barbara White Southlake Family YMCA.

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May at Blue Chip: Mother’s Day and Memorial Day Dining, Mother’s Day Spa Specials, Live Music and More


It’s an excitement-packed May at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, with the Summer Wheels Giveaway, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day dining, Arch Allies rock tribute band, gaming fun and much more.

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Region Riot Criterium Bike Race


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., in partnership with Region Racing Powered by Strack & Van Til, is proud to bring back the Region Riot Criterium bike race to the city of Hammond on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm.

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United Way of Porter County's Bunco Bash supports women in recovery


Photo: Nicky Jackson, Bunco Bash Committee Chair

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