At the crossroads

College offers info session for prospective students

2013-02-28T00:00:00Z College offers info session for prospective studentsBy Sue Reed Times Columnist
February 28, 2013 12:00 am  • 

The Admissions Department at the University of St. Francis Crown Point, 12800 Mississippi Parkway, will host a question-and-answer session from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 20 for candidates seeking information about the admission process and program requirements.

An admissions counselor will explain entry requirements for the University of St. Francis, the USF School of Health Sciences and the recently introduced Associate of Science – Medical Lab Technician Program. Candidates for admission may bring high school and college transcripts for a free evaluation.

An RSVP to the session is strongly suggested, but not required. For more information, call (219) 488-8888.

The Art of Gardening

Join the friends of the Crown Point Library on a bus trip to the 2013 Chicago Flower and Garden Show on March 13.

Tickets are $35  and include transportation and admission to the show. Seating is limited.

The bus will depart and return from the Crown Point Sportsplex, 1313 E. North St., Crown Point. Boarding will begin at 8:45 a.m. and the bus will depart promptly at 9 and depart the show promptly at 3 p.m. for the return trip.

Participants will receive their show admission ticket at boarding. For more information, call Laura Clemons at (219) 306-4599.

Tri Kappa Easter Eggs

Crown Point Gamma Theta chapter of Tri Kappa has once again made its chocolate-filled Easter eggs. The sale of these treats is the chapter's largest fundraiser, raising more than $9,000 annually for the chapter's Crown Point area high school scholarship program.

The decorated eggs are available for purchase in many retail locations in Crown Point.

For a complete list or more information, please call Tammy Lambert, publicity chair, at (219) 730-1867.

Softball league registration

The Hidden Lake Park Adult Softball League is taking registrations for the upcoming season. The Men’s League will play on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights. The Co-ed League will play Wednesday nights. Upper and lower divisions are included.

Cost is $600 per team. For more details call the Ross Township Trustee’s office at (219) 769-2111 or visit

Continuing ed for Realtors

Dru Bocek of Security One Lending, along with GNIAR, will sponsor "HECM for Purchase, the Sleeping Giant of the Senior Real Estate Market," from 8:30 a.m. to noon March 13 at the GNIAR office, 800 E. 86th Ave., Merrillville.

REALTORS® are able to earn three hours of continuing education credits. Cost is $15. Seating is limited with registration required at

Sue Reed is president and CEO of Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce. Reach her at (219) 769-8180 or Opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.

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