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Movie premiere draws 300 to fundraiser

Movie premiere draws 300 to fundraiser

HOBART | The opportunity to attend a private premiere of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” as well as a chance to help empower young people to become tomorrow’s leaders, learners and innovators brought 300 adults to AMC Showplace Hobart 12 on Saturday.

August 17, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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Movie premiere draws 300 to fundraiser

Movie premiere draws 300 to fundraiser

Actor Forest Whitaker appears on screen during the premier of the film "Lee Daniels' The Butler," shown Saturday during a fundraiser for the ECIER Foundation at the AMC Showplace 12 Theater in Hobart.

August 17, 2013 5:49 pm
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Guests watch a premier of the film "Lee Daniels' The Butler" during a fundraiser Saturday for the ECIER Foundation at AMC Showplace in Hobart.

August 17, 2013 5:49 pm
Local students witness history with Obama's inauguration

Local students witness history with Obama's inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Tacarra Holden didn’t mind the fact that her legs were aching Monday as President Barack Obama appeared on the Capitol’s steps to take his oath and speak.

January 21, 2013 6:56 pm

Gary students headed to D.C. for inauguration

GARY | The Barden Gary Foundation announced students and their senior community service projects Tuesday evening at the common council meeting.

January 15, 2013 9:30 pm
Essay winners heading to DC

Essay winners heading to DC

The Barden Gary Foundation awarded seven high school students with trips to Washington, D.C., to see President Obama's inauguration.

December 11, 2012 6:57 pm
Goodwill at center stage of Gary's Good Deeds Campaign

Goodwill at center stage of Gary's Good Deeds Campaign

HOBART | The winners in Gary's Good Deeds Campaign provided food and clothing to the needy, cleaned up trash-filled vacant lots, restored parks and taught kids how to play basketball.

February 25, 2012 8:45 pm Photos

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Majestic Star remembers 'titan in the industry'

GARY | Don Barden, founder of Majestic Star Casinos, was honored Thursday in a tribute at West Side Leadership Academy.

June 16, 2011 9:45 pm

Barden remembered at scholarships event

HAMMOND | Brandon Griffin remembers looking to Don Barden as a role model when he was just 9 years old growing up in Gary.

May 23, 2011 7:30 pm
Brunch feeds souls on Mother's Day

Brunch feeds souls on Mother's Day

MERRILLVILLE | More than 225 people gathered Sunday afternoon inside the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza for a Mother's Day brunch to help raise money for the Barden Gary Foundation.

May 08, 2011 8:30 pm Photos

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Majestic, Express earn United Way honors

Majestic Star Casinos and Hotel in Gary and Express Employment Professionals of Valparaiso recently were honored by their county's United Way organization.

April 07, 2011 2:10 pm
Barden Gary Foundation donates $10K to Lake Area United Way

Barden Gary Foundation donates $10K to Lake Area United Way

The Barden Gary Foundation donated $10,000 to the Lake Area United Way to be used for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana. Pictured are Barden Gary Foundation scholars and members of the Foundation's board of directors, Renee Connelly; Gary School Corp. Superintendent Myrtle Campbell…

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
Foundation donates $10K to Lake Area United Way

Foundation donates $10K to Lake Area United Way

GARY | Barden Gary Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Lake Area United Way earmarked for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am
Barden Gary Foundation donates $10K to Lake Area United Way

Barden Gary Foundation donates $10K to Lake Area United Way

GARY | The Barden Gary Foundation recently donated $10,000 to Lake Area United Way earmarked for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.

March 30, 2011 12:00 am
Lake Area United Way gets $170K donation

Lake Area United Way gets $170K donation

Pictured from left are Lou Martinez, president of Lake Area United Way; Chareice White, corporate director of Majestic Star & Fitzgeralds Casino & Hotel and president of the Barden Gary Foundation; Sonja Dactelides, Majestic Star table games; and Larry Buck, senior vice president and…

February 03, 2011 12:00 am
Lake Area United Way gets $170K donation

Lake Area United Way gets $170K donation

GARY | The Lake Area United Way received a pledge of $163,850 from Majestic Star Casino and $10,000 from the Barden Gary Foundation toward United Way's annual campaign.

February 03, 2011 12:00 am
A network of support

A network of support

Anthony Coberg co-owner of the Arthur Murray Dance Studio franchise in Merrillville, welcomes breast cancer survivors as dinner is being served. They had arrived from a reception at the Radisson Hotel.

October 22, 2010 9:13 pm
A network of support

A network of support

Barden-Gary Foundation President Chareice White speaks at the introduction of the second annual Jubilation celebration honoring breast cancer survivors at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.

October 22, 2010 9:12 pm
A network of support

A network of support

Jason Boone, Cadillac sales manager at Schepel Cadillac Hummer, welcomes ladies. The Barden-Gary Foundation and Friends of the Barden-Gary Foundation presented Jubilation, an event honoring breast cancer survivors and Schepel was one of 19 sites where breast cancer survivors were feted.

October 22, 2010 9:11 pm

Second annual Jubilation Dinner honors breast cancer survivors

MERRILLVILLE | After Jacquelyn Drago-Hunter was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, her chemotherapy treatments caused her hair to fall out, but she refused to wear a wig.

October 14, 2010 12:00 am
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