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.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College recently recognized the 2012-2013 Bloom High School National Honor Society student members with the 2013 Michael R. Monteleone Community Service Award.
Cynthia Somer, left, secretary of the Prairie State College board of trustees, and Wendell Mosby, right, PSC board trustee and ICCTA representative, congratulate Bloom High School National Honor Society member, Crystal Rodriguez, center right, on the organization's community service award. J…
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Civitan Club recently celebrated 40 years of service helping people with mental and physical challenges.
CEDAR LAKE | Key Club is the largest youth service organization in the world, and the Hanover Central High School's chapter is beginning its 14th year of service with a flurry of activity.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | May 2013 Prairie State College graduate Katie Hughes, of Lynwood, recently was named the 2013 winner of the Dr. James H. Griffith Community Service Award at PSC. She received the award during the August meeting of the PSC board of trustees.
GARY | The service group Lady’s-N-Charge made a special delivery to Willow Glen Academy last month, bringing a donation of more than $500 in cash school supplies and every day necessities for the children.
MUNSTER | Members of the Lucky Clovers 4-H Club, of Munster, spent two hours recently weeding the grounds of the Humane Society of Calumet Area.
GARY | The Gary Youth Service Bureau hopes to mobilize 100 youth to take the first step Wednesday toward Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's goal of removing all of the city’s graffiti.
DYER | Pastor James Clark and members of Dyer United Methodist Church are embarking on a unique missions trip. They’ll be riding the South Shore Line and stopping in South Bend and Gary to serve, connect and collaborate with sister Methodist churches.
CROWN POINT | The Awestruck Christian Music Festival will feature seven bands this year as it returns to Camp LRCA on Saturday for the second straight year.
The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, is awarding 65 Indiana high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.
LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board recognized Memorial Junior High School at its May meeting for the school's artistic achievements and contributions to the community.
Kevin Steiner, left, president and CEO of West Bend Mutual Insurance Co., presents the Distinguished Agent of the Year Award to Norm Abbott of Walter W. Schultz Agency in Lansing.
WEST BEND, Wis. | Norm Abbott, of Walter W. Schultz Agency Inc. in Lansing, was recently honored by West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. as the recipient of the W.E. “Mike” Koehler Distinguished Agent of the Year Award, according to a news release from the company. The award recognizes his profess…
WINFIELD | Members of the Lone Rangers 4-H Club recently worked together to sew mittens and scarves for local children in need.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is seeking nominations for his Governor's Service Awards recognizing outstanding volunteerism in Indiana.
Several dozen needy youngsters will be wrapped in warmth is winter thanks to Lake County's Equestrian Express 4-H Club, which collected more than 50 coats to contribute to the Coats for Kids (and Families) agency based out of the Merrillville/Hobart area.
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