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PC Communtiy Foundation provides grant for optometry equipment

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently presented a grant to HealthLinc, Inc. to assist with the purchase of optometry equipment for its new Valparaiso clinic on Sturdy Road.

August 24, 2013 7:00 pm

Center Township chips in for homelessness position

VALPARAISO | The Center Township Board voted to contribute $5,000 a year for two years to the county effort to end homelessness, but might not be able to give Valparaiso Schools $700 for a month of drug testing.

August 21, 2013 6:00 pm
Homelessness 'serious issue in Porter County'

Homelessness 'serious issue in Porter County'

VALPARAISO | More than 360 people are homeless in Porter County, and 148 of them are children.

October 29, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Community foundation awards grants to local nonprofits

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation recently awarded $98,800 in grants to 11 local nonprofit organizations.

October 20, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Thanks to you, quality of life improves

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Thanks to you, quality of life improves

The Porter County Community Foundation has a lot to celebrate this November. On Nov. 12, we commemorated the foundation's first 15 years with a Fab Fifteen FUNdraiser. The event raised money for scholarships to help area students continue their education and training beyond high school.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am
Women see power of their philanthropy

Women see power of their philanthropy

VALPARAISO | The co-founder of the Vera Bradley line of women's handbags and accessories had some words of wisdom Thursday for a group of local women philanthropists.

September 09, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Forum offers women guidance from professionals

Forum offers women guidance from professionals

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation is hosting a forum for women and by women Thursday at Valparaiso University's Harre Union.

June 20, 2011 4:15 pm
Community foundation presents 'Women's Wisdom'

Community foundation presents 'Women's Wisdom'

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation is hosting a forum for women and by women Thursday at Valparaiso University's Harre Union.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: June event offers women's wisdom for women

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: June event offers women's wisdom for women

The role of women in our society has been changing since World War II.

May 22, 2011 12:00 am

Valpo summit to focus on the benefits of diversity

VALPARAISO | The city and Valparaiso University are exploring how diversity and inclusion can foster a thriving community, and they want residents and community leaders in on the discussion.

March 26, 2011 8:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: In March, we honor amazing Valparaiso women

GUEST COMMENTARY: In March, we honor amazing Valparaiso women

We look forward to March for the hints of spring it brings. We're reminded that there's still green grass under that snow, and we're reminded of how far we have come during Women's History Month.

March 09, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Barb Young

Barb Young

Barb Young is president of the Porter County Community Foundation.

March 09, 2011 12:00 am

Portage board contributes to homeless study

PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission approved contributing to both a homeless study and youth programs Wednesday.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am

Portage ends sponsorship of adult education

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will no longer be a provider of adult education services.

February 01, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Spring Valley Shelter rebounds

It was a welcome relief when the Spring Valley Shelter in Valparaiso reopened last week. The homeless shelter's services have been missed.

December 20, 2010 12:00 am Related
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