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PSC graduate wins community service award

PSC graduate wins community service award

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.

18 hours ago
Students and staff donate food to needy

Students and staff donate food to needy

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.

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Thornton Township honors its youth for community service

Thornton Township honors its youth for community service

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.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am
Thornton Township honors its youth for community service

Thornton Township honors its youth for community service

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.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Boston University creates good impression

YOUNG VOICES: Boston University creates good impression

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.

September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Group helps older workers transition back into workforce

Any older residents who are having trouble finding work can now turn to a nonprofit group for help.

September 05, 2014 8:30 am

Festival offers picnicking, swimming and music

CROWN POINT | Hundreds of young people from across Indiana are providing community service to Northwest Indiana agencies and residents through the Awestruck Experience. 

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
Teens equip cancer patients with goody bags

Teens equip cancer patients with goody bags

SCHERERVILLE | Two local teens who set out to earn community service hours for school are helping bring comfort to cancer patients.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Pence denies plans to tie unemployment benefits to forced volunteering

Pence denies plans to tie unemployment benefits to forced volunteering

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.

April 20, 2014 10:30 pm Related
Hospice Artisans and Crown Point High School art students pool their talents to benefit Hospice of the Calumet Area

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.

April 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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C.P. fair offers a one-stop shop for would-be volunteers

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.

March 08, 2014 10:30 pm

Offenders need more service opportunities

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.

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Garden club offers opportunities to grow

SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Garden Club offers educational and social opportunities for gardeners and aspiring gardeners who hope to be successful growing flowers and vegetables.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

Local chapters celebrate Tri Kappa Week unique to Indiana

Indiana Governor Michael Pence has proclaimed Feb. 16-22 as Tri Kappa Week.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
Bricks earn Bronze Award for Girl Scouts

Bricks earn Bronze Award for Girl Scouts

February 09, 2014 12:00 am
South Holland honors Seton Academy for its community service

South Holland honors Seton Academy for its community service

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.…

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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South Holland honors Seton Academy for its community service

South Holland honors Seton Academy for its community service

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.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy students host Projects Day

Forest Ridge Academy students host Projects Day

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…

January 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lighthouse girls basketball team opens winter break with community service

Lighthouse girls basketball team opens winter break with community service

Royal Farr was waiting for days like Monday since it was announced what the Lighthouse girls basketball team would be doing over winter break.

December 23, 2013 7:45 pm Photos

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Munster students join Girls On The Run movement

Munster students join Girls On The Run movement

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.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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