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Shine a Light Lung Cancer Vigil tonight in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point will host a lighted vigil from 6 to 7 p.m. today at the Marian Education Center on campus at 1201 S. Main St. as part of a national campaign to raise awareness for lung cancer.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana to host 1st Blue Sky Girls Event on Saturday

Indiana to host 1st Blue Sky Girls Event on Saturday

CROWN POINT | Crown Point will host Indiana’s first year of participation in the International Blue Sky Girls event at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 on the historic Lake County Courthouse in downtown. Using the steps of the Courthouse, local families affected by Rett Syndrome will hold their …

October 10, 2012 5:16 pm
MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

Salk Elementary School fourth-grader Madalyn Massey shoots a ball while playing with Chicago Fire wheelchair basketball players during a disability awareness month event Friday. Head Coach Keith Wallace and three of his players showed the Merrillville students how they play without use of th…

March 30, 2012 5:35 pm
MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

Salk Elementary School fourth-grader Michael Hubbard plays with Chicago Fire wheelchair basketball team member Mack Hill, of Chicago, on Friday at the Merrillville school.

March 30, 2012 5:35 pm
MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

Chicago Fire wheelchair basketball player Mack Hill passes the ball while demonstrating the game for students Friday at Salk Elementary School in Merrillville for disability awareness month.

March 30, 2012 5:35 pm
MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

Chicago Fire wheelchair basketball team member William Smith, of Hammond, shows students how to dribble Friday at Salk Elementary School in Merrillville.

March 30, 2012 5:35 pm
MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

MVSCHOOL - Wheelchair Basketball

Chicago Fire wheelchair basketball team member William Smith, of Hammond, shoots the ball during a demonstration of the sport to students Friday at Salk Elementary School in Merrillville.

March 30, 2012 5:35 pm
Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Students from Oak Hill Elementary School in Lowell watch baby chicks Tuesday during the Agricultural Awareness Days at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

March 13, 2012 4:05 pm
Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Elementary school students from Lake County feel colored corn plastic Tuesday at a display by the Lake County master gardeners.

March 13, 2012 4:05 pm
Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Brooke Otis, of Oak Hill Elementary School in Lowell, pets "Angel" the mini horse Tuesday during the Agricultural Awareness Days at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

March 13, 2012 4:05 pm
Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

4-H member Charlie Bayne, of Cedar Lake, explains differences in roosters to elementary school students Tuesday during Agricultural Awareness Days at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

March 13, 2012 4:05 pm
Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Matt Bates, from left, Jillian Zaleski, Ethan Trump and Avery Kelliher, all third-graders at Solon Robinson Elementary School in Crown Point, feel differences in soil type. The Lake County Soil and Water Conservation District set up the display Tuesday during Agricultural Awareness Days at t…

March 13, 2012 4:05 pm
Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Paul Gerst, of the South Lake County Agricultural Historical Society, demonstrates a 1929 egg grader to students from Oak Hill Elementary School during Agricultural Awareness Days on Tuesday at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

March 13, 2012 4:00 pm
Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

Lake County groups sow awareness of agriculture

China Echeumuna, left, and Tyler Blackman watch as Lake County master gardener Barbara Zandstra makes corn plastic Tuesday during Agricultural Awareness Days at the Lake County Fairgrounds. Corn plastic is made only from corn starch, corn oil and water and is entirely biodegradable.

March 13, 2012 4:00 pm
Kids learn about people with disabilities

Kids learn about people with disabilities

Opportunity Enterprises employee Janice Taylor, right, passes out fudge to Brandon Adkins, center, and his mother, Niki, during a tour of the Simply Amazing Market. Participants in the Alternative Spring Break event at Opportunity Enterprises also were able to learn about the company and hel…

March 29, 2011 4:20 pm
Kids learn about people with disabilities

Kids learn about people with disabilities

Opportunity Enterprises employee Allison Thomas, left, talks Tuesday about the company and its Simply Amazing Market to participants in the Alternative Spring Break program coinciding with Disabilities Awareness Month.

March 29, 2011 4:20 pm
Kids learn about people with disabilities

Kids learn about people with disabilities

Valparaiso resident Ryan MacDonald, left, helps pack bags Tuesday for Opportunity Enterprises during a Disability Awareness Month Alternative Spring Break activity at the Valparaiso facility.

March 29, 2011 4:20 pm
Kids learn about people with disabilities

Kids learn about people with disabilities

Ilah Martine, 11, of Valparaiso, takes literature Tuesday while packing bags to be distributed at the Shamrock Shuffle 8K run in Chicago during an Opportunity Enterprises Disability Awareness Month program. Youths between the ages of 8 and 16 participated in the volunteer program at the Val…

March 29, 2011 4:20 pm
Kids learn about people with disabilities

Kids learn about people with disabilities

Valparaiso residents Ryan MacDonald and his mother, Jill, at left, pack bags Tuesday during an Opportunity Enterprises Disability Awareness Month Alternative Spring Break activity. Volunteers learned about Opportunity Enterprises and helped pack the bags for the Shamrock Shuffle in Chicago n…

March 29, 2011 4:20 pm
Cultivating inclusion for those with disability

Cultivating inclusion for those with disability

Bill Masteron Jr., The Times Media Co. publisher, is the keynote speaker for the fifth annual Disability Awareness Breakfast in Gary.

March 23, 2011 7:42 pm
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