Peg Donohue, left, a member of the Prairie State College board of trustees, congratulates PSC graduate Natasha Wallace on receiving the 2014 Dr. James H. Griffith Community Service Award.
ST. JOHN | Crown Point Christian School is a vibrant school with 662 children and 65 staff members who know how to make a difference in the world.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township hosted its first awards ceremony for its Youth Summer Job Readiness Program on Oct. 5. Township Supervisor Frank M. Zuccarelli addressed the huge audience of youths, parents, and seniors.
Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli, center left, and Stanley Brown, director of the Youth Summer Job Readiness Program, with some of the students who received certificates for community service.
First impressions reign essential in every aspect of life. Whether it exists in the context of a job interview, a first date or the first day of school, the immediate effect of that first perception creates a set of beliefs that can change opinions and last long periods of time.
Any older residents who are having trouble finding work can now turn to a nonprofit group for help.
CROWN POINT | Hundreds of young people from across Indiana are providing community service to Northwest Indiana agencies and residents through the Awestruck Experience.
SCHERERVILLE | Two local teens who set out to earn community service hours for school are helping bring comfort to cancer patients.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence appears to be laying the groundwork to require out-of-work Hoosiers to volunteer as a condition of receiving unemployment benefits, though he denies having plans to do so.
Hospice Artisans and Crown Point High School art students pool their talents to benefit Hospice of the Calumet Area
CROWN POINT | Hospice of the Calumet Area’s Hospice Artisans recently formed a new and unique partnership with Crown Point High School’s National Art Honor Society.
CROWN POINT | Anyone looking for ways to use their talents to help others couldn’t find a better place to do so Saturday than the fifth annual Spring Into Action Community Volunteer Fair at Crown Point High School.
Calling all not-for-profit organizations and community service providers in Porter County. The courts and P.A.C.T. (Prisoners and Community Service Together) need job sites to send nonviolent offenders who have been ordered to perform community service, in lieu of incarceration.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Garden Club offers educational and social opportunities for gardeners and aspiring gardeners who hope to be successful growing flowers and vegetables.
Indiana Governor Michael Pence has proclaimed Feb. 16-22 as Tri Kappa Week.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Seniors Cameron Marshbanks, president of Seton Academy Student Council, and Melanie McCoy accepted a Service Award on behalf of Seton Academy from Village President Don DeGraff at the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on Jan. 18 at Covenant United Church of Christ, 1130 E.…
Seniors Cameron Marshbanks, president of Seton Academy Student Council, and Melanie McCoy accept a Service Award on behalf of Seton Academy from South Holland Village President Don De Graff at the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration on Jan. 18 at Covenant United Church of Christ in South Holland.
SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge Academy has a special tradition of service learning and community service projects. The last day of school before the holiday break in December is set aside for service initiatives that range from visiting the elderly to making blankets for St. Joseph Carmelite Ho…
Royal Farr was waiting for days like Monday since it was announced what the Lighthouse girls basketball team would be doing over winter break.
MUNSTER | Third-, fourth- and fifth-graders from Eads Elementary School took to the streets and ran their first 5K (3.1 miles) in LaPorte this month among 700 runners who completed the Girls on the Run program.
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