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Hammond event helps girls prepare for prom

Hammond event helps girls prepare for prom

Virginia Bermea, of Chicago, helps Rachel Washington, 18, pick out jewelry to go with her dress during a prom event Sunday hosted by Paying It Forward Wishes and Heros and the Hammond Boys & Girls Club. Girls were treated to hair styling and nail treatments and were able to pick out prom…

March 30, 2014 5:44 pm
CHRIS WHITE: Work together to benefit future generations

CHRIS WHITE: Work together to benefit future generations

It is indeed an exciting time to be a part of Northwest Indiana, a thriving region with great prospects for growth and a promise of a brighter future. People are coming together, working together like never before, and placing the good of the region ahead of more provincial interests, knowin…

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Boys & Girls Clubs of NWI hosts regional conference for tomorrow's leaders

Boys & Girls Clubs of NWI hosts regional conference for tomorrow's leaders

Valparaiso physician Mann Spitler III on Saturday tells the grim story of his daughter Manda's drug addiction and eventual death at the Keystone Conference hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.

March 08, 2014 12:00 am
3rd Annual Battle of the Badges Dodgeball Tournament set for September 19

3rd Annual Battle of the Badges Dodgeball Tournament set for September 19

VALPARAISO | Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-South Haven Unit is hosting the 3rd Annual “Battle of the Badges” Dodgeball tournament on Thursday, September 19, 2013. The community is invited to cheer on and support their favorite teams from local fire and police departments, who suppo…

September 12, 2013 4:00 pm
Day for Kids celebration Sept. 21

Day for Kids celebration Sept. 21

VALPARAISO | Do something special for the young people in your life and join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s annual “Day for Kids” celebration on Saturday, September 21, 2013. “Day for Kids” will be held at Zao Island, (1050 Horse Prairie Avenue, Valparaiso) from 10:00 am to 2:…

September 05, 2013 3:38 pm Photos

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Lake Shore Ford and Duneland Club to host 2nd Annual Soccer Skills Challenge

Lake Shore Ford and Duneland Club to host 2nd Annual Soccer Skills Challenge

CHESTERTON | Lake Shore Ford is excited to announce it has paired with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Duneland Unit to again bring the Ford Soccer Skills Challenge community program to Chesterton youth and families. The event will be held at Dogwood Park on Saturday, September 7…

September 04, 2013 2:55 pm

Mayor's charity ball has Italian theme

VALPARAISO | Tickets still are available for the annual Mayor's Charity Ball, which will begin at 6:30 p.m. July 26 at Central Park Plaza.

June 23, 2013 5:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Fighting crime begins with speaking out

Communities United Against Violence held an anti-violence summit Saturday in Gary. This anti-violence message needs to spread throughout the city — and beyond — so residents become more eager to share information with police and take other actions to break crime's grip on their lives.

June 18, 2013 12:00 am
Hammond Boys & Girls Club celebrates new technology lab

Hammond Boys & Girls Club celebrates new technology lab

HAMMOND | The Hammond Boys & Girls Club unveiled a new technology lab Thursday made possible by a $20,000 donation from Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr.

June 13, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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Valpo church finally finds a home

VALPARAISO | After a bit of a transient existence for its first six months, Acacia Church of Valparaiso is looking forward to having a permanent home soon.

May 29, 2013 7:19 pm
BILL MASTERSON JR.: Goodbye, NWI

BILL MASTERSON JR.: Goodbye, NWI

The longer I stayed here, the more likely I thought I would never be saying goodbye, but I guess it goes to show that one never knows what the Lord has planned for us.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am
Construction begins on new Gary Boys and Girls Club

Construction begins on new Gary Boys and Girls Club

GARY | Construction has begun on the new Boys and Girls Club in Gary with the building slated to open this fall.

April 23, 2013 12:15 pm Photos

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Horseshoe Casino to sponsor Big Brothers/Sisters mentor program

Horseshoe Casino to sponsor Big Brothers/Sisters mentor program

HAMMOND | Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana is sponsoring a mentoring program offered by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chicago to our local Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana’s Hammond Club. On Monday, March 4, Horseshoe Casino along with Big Brothers and Big Sisters will be presenti…

March 01, 2013 2:13 pm
Peoples Bank’s Holiday Gift to Boys & Girls Clubs

Peoples Bank’s Holiday Gift to Boys & Girls Clubs

GARY | For 19 years, Peoples Bank has provided a holiday season to remember for hundreds of Boys & Girls Clubs’ members. Each year, employees of Peoples Bank raise money through fun events to benefit boys and girls who might not, otherwise, receive presents for Christmas.

December 26, 2012 3:26 pm

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana and Community HealthNet Free Wellness Exams and Immunizations for Club Members

HAMMOND | Community HealthNet is offering FREE wellness exams and immunizations along with Medicaid screening to Club members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana through 2014. This is just one of the many great benefits that Club members receive. Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwes…

November 01, 2012 2:35 pm
Jim 'Basketball' Jones tells kids not to let weaknesses hold them back

Jim 'Basketball' Jones tells kids not to let weaknesses hold them back

Jim "Basketball" Jones, professional basketball handler and motivational speaker, was the special guest Monday at the Boys & Girls Clubs' Steak and Burger Dinner at Valparaiso University. "I tell kids never to let their weaknesses hold them back," Jones said. "They have the ability to ma…

October 15, 2012 8:31 pm
Jim 'Basketball' Jones tells kids not to let weaknesses hold them back

Jim 'Basketball' Jones tells kids not to let weaknesses hold them back

Jim "Basketball" Jones does a trick for fifth-grader Damaris Hisick on Monday during the Steak and Burger Dinner.

October 15, 2012 8:31 pm

JIM HUNSLEY: Valpo soccer team scores with volunteer activity

Valparaiso boys soccer coach Danny Jeftich is understandably busy during his prep season, but he and his team have still found time for a local volunteer project.

August 22, 2012 5:00 pm
After-Hours Networking to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

After-Hours Networking to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

MERRILLVILLE | Schepel Cadillac is proud to announce they will host an after-hours business networking event to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana on Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. This will be the middle event in a series of three called Training for Great Futures. These events cel…

August 01, 2012 1:12 pm
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