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Bead For Life Earth Necklace

Bead For Life Earth Necklace

BeadforLife, a non-profit organization, has beautiful new handmade jewelry to help make a difference and look good doing it. The group creates sustainable opportunities for women to lift themselves out of extreme poverty through their own hard work. Women in Uganda create beautiful jewelry o…

September 13, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Fifth Third Bank, Gwyneth Paltrow event raising money for cancer fight

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Fifth Third Bank, Gwyneth Paltrow event raising money for cancer fight

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am
Riley Mandel and Father Howie Mandel

Riley Mandel and Father Howie Mandel

Riley Mandel, 21, and her father, Howie Mandel, attend the 20th annual Race to Erase MS Event in May at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Amen to cops vs. church flag football fundraiser

WILLIAM NANGLE: Amen to cops vs. church flag football fundraiser

We are all familiar with the doctrine that separates church and state. Well, in Crown Point the line will be a bit blurry Sunday, Sept. 14. That’s when members of the First United Methodist Church will take on officers of the Crown Point Police Department in a game of flag football.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
FROM the FARM: Tiramisu dessert tribute takes top honor at Taste of Care

FROM the FARM: Tiramisu dessert tribute takes top honor at Taste of Care

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader Sarah Boyajian of Hammond asked me an interesting question.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Fans fascinated by both Doris Day and her age

OFFBEAT: Fans fascinated by both Doris Day and her age

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am Video
OFFBEAT: Kathie Lee's summer vacation includes Doris Day

OFFBEAT: Kathie Lee's summer vacation includes Doris Day

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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FROM the FARM: Time to taste and dine while helping worthy causes

FROM the FARM: Time to taste and dine while helping worthy causes

While serving as guest speaker at Saturday's 60th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration for St. Mary's Medical Center Auxiliary of Hobart, reader Sarah Boyajian of Hammond asked me an interesting question.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
AP Photos: Maya Angelou's life and art

AP Photos: Maya Angelou's life and art

Publisher Edward Lewis, left, television producer Suzanne de Passe, second from left, actress Ruby Dee and poet laureate Maya Angelou, right, pose for photographers before they were honored at the Eighth Annual Black History Makers Awards dinner in New York on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 1994. The ev…

May 28, 2014 5:23 pm
OFFBEAT: LongHorn Steakhouses launch new 'Prime Time' menu for perfect portions

OFFBEAT: LongHorn Steakhouses launch new 'Prime Time' menu for perfect portions

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 27, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Alligator hat nets top award at 2014 WANISS May Wine Brunch

OFFBEAT: Alligator hat nets top award at 2014 WANISS May Wine Brunch

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana Dunes Altrusa chapter kicks off 70th year

HOBART | Altrusa International of the Indiana Dunes will install the 2014-15 officers and kick off its 70-year celebration at its monthly meeting from 5:30  to 8:30 p.m. today at the Hobart Elks Lodge 1152, 3580 W. 61st Ave.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Hats favorite crowning moment of WANISS May Wine

OFFBEAT: Hats favorite crowning moment of WANISS May Wine

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Teens can give back through time, talent

YOUNG VOICES: Teens can give back through time, talent

As a high school student hoping to capture a decent part-time job this summer, I realize I will more than likely be making minimum wage. As long as I can take some of the burden off of my parents when it comes to things like gas money, my Barnes & Noble book buying addiction, or saving f…

April 28, 2014 12:00 am
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April 16, 2014 12:00 am
Daffodil Day's Vintage Logo

Daffodil Day's Vintage Logo

Daffodils, the floral symbol of "Spring Hope," served as the blooming reminder of a spring tradition for the American Cancer Society's annual Daffodil Days fundraising campaign.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: American Cancer Society annual Daffodil Days finished after 40 years

OFFBEAT: American Cancer Society annual Daffodil Days finished after 40 years

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Gaming for charity

Gaming for charity

VALPARAISO | Although Valparaiso University students are away for spring break, the Harre Union Ballroom was buzzing with activity Sunday.

March 09, 2014 9:01 pm Photos

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Annual Meals on Wheels dining event raises more than $80,000

Annual Meals on Wheels dining event raises more than $80,000

HOBART | More than 300 guests enjoyed a seven-course gastronomic adventure Sunday at the Dine with the Chefs Gala.

March 02, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Charity luncheon benefits Honor Flight Chicago

Charity luncheon benefits Honor Flight Chicago

Peter Stenberg, of Honor Flight Chicago, speaks to Munster resident and World War II re-enactor Sally Henson during Sunday's Bob Hope charity lunch event at Teibel's Restaurant in Schererville. Nearly 300 guests attended to raise funds benefiting Honor Flight Chicago.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am
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