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Hyb City foundation has three scholarships to award

2013-07-21T00:00:00Z Hyb City foundation has three scholarships to awardBy Kathy Lessner Times Columnist
July 21, 2013 12:00 am  • 

The Crown Point Community Foundation currently has three scholarships available. If you are a female resident of Crown Point 21and older who is returning to school, apply for the Women’s Giving Circle Scholarship. Women may use this award toward vocational or academic studies.

If you are a Lake County resident, 21 and older and continuing your education at a college, university or technical school, then you are eligible to apply for the Ron and Suzanne Borto Scholarship.

The third scholarship is the Liss CARSTAR Scholarship for residents of Crown Point, Lowell, Cedar Lake or St. John who are returning to school to earn an auto body repair certificate.

Applications for all three scholarships must be returned to the foundation office, 115 S. Court St. Crown Point on or before July 31. Applications can be downloaded at or stop by the office. For more information, call (219) 662-7252.

Beginning Friday, Ross Summer Music Theater is celebrating 50 years of theater with the opening of “Les Miserables.” The cast includes more than 90 Lake and Porter county thespians, including Crown Point residents Hannah DeLaughter, Joshua Ganz, Erin Imer, Paul Kendall, Leaane Szczepanski, Andjela Taralilo, Jennifer Mance and Debbie Trembicki.

“Les Miserables” will be presented in Reinhart Auditorium at Merrillville High School, 276 E. 68th Place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Aug. 2 and 3. and 3 p.m. July 28 and Aug. 4.

For tickets, call (219) 742-6478 or visit Alumni Night will be held after the Aug. 2 show.

Breakfast and Blessings

St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1288 S. Indiana Ave., Crown Point, will host its Breakfast and Blessings meal Saturday. This free breakfast is served from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and is for those in need and anyone lonely or in need of company. A free will donation will be accepted.

Join club for golf

The Crown Point High School Quarterback Club will host its annual golf outing Aug. 10 at Summer Tree Golf Course, 2323 E. 101st Ave.

Cost is $400 per foursome, includes golf, use of two carts, food, beverages and prizes. RSVP to Tom Gulbrandsen at (219) 663-3996 or on or before Wednesday.

Donate to the scouts

Boy Scout Troop 45 is collecting donations for its Annual Garage Sale in September. Scouts will accept drop-off items from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday evenings or 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the First Presbyterian Church parking lot, 218 S. Main St.

They are accepting all household items, books, CD’s, DVD’s, baby items, clothing and small appliances. They cannot accept large appliances, building supplies computer monitors or television made before 2009.

Call Carl at (219) 741-0573 to arrange for a home pick-up. Mark the calendar for the sale from 8 a.m. to noon September 14 south of the Farmers Market on Main Street in downtown Crown Point.


If you have news to share about happenings in Crown Point, contact Kathy at (219) 663-5389 or Opinions expressed are solely those of the writer.

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