DYER | Children’s hospital stays at Franciscan St. Margaret Health Dyer are likely to be more comforting and less apprehensive thanks to a recently delivery of Buddy Bears by Gustavo Galante, MD, a member of B’nai B’rith America Unit 901 in Northwest Indiana, sponsor of the program. Dr. Gala…
GRIFFITH | The Griffith Fire Department recently received a donation of three Task Force Tips Blitzfire oscillating monitors from Marathon Pipeline LLC.
The National Catholic Society of Foresters, St. Joseph Court 513, recently donated $500 to Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana. The National Catholic Society of Foresters is a member-based fraternal organization that partners with Catholic families by extending quality in…
Attorneys and partners Don Wruck and Jason Paupore pose for a photo with members of Boy Scout Troop 920 early Saturday morning. The troop had $3,500 stolen from their corn sale tent at last Saturday's Popcorn Fest and the Attorneys donated that amount back to the Scouts, along with posting a…
LAKE STATION | Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters members from Local 1005 presented the Lake Station Edison High School boys track team with a $600 donation earlier this year to fund its spring season.
CRETE | The Police Department received a $500 donation recently from an unexpected source — an elderly former village resident who was grateful local police did not issue him traffic tickets for a pair of incidents in which he exceeded the speed limit.
CRETE | The Knot just for Knitters group is an ever-changing one. There is no commitment, people come when they can for the companionship and the dedicated time to work with the needles of their choice. Sewing, knitting, crocheting, needle point; all needle-workers are welcome.
Nothing beats a good night's sleep, and a Munster medical facility is helping provide that very thing for homeless women in Valparaiso.
MUNSTER | BMWC Constructors raised $5,500 during Three Floyds Brewery’s recent Dark Lord Festival and donated it to Lake Area United Way.
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DYER | Members of the Third Order of Secular Franciscans from St. Liborius Church in Steger, Ill. recently donated items from a “baby shower” held in May, including 130 children’s books, to St. Monica Home on the campus of Franciscan St. Margaret Health Dyer.
CROWN POINT | Franciscan Alliance Foundation board members Joe Allegretti, Kevin Keough and Jim Larsen recently hosted a “1,500 Days of Inspiring Health through Patient Care at the new St. Clare Health Clinic” program attended by more than 50 Northwest Indiana business and civic leaders. Cli…
MUNSTER | South Shore Arts, headquartered at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts, is the recipient of a $5,000 Community Investment Grant from local pipeline business Enbridge Energy.
HARVEY | On Thursday, Jim Kvedaras, director of U.S. Government Affairs for Canadian National, along with CN Special Agent Terrence Boone, presented a $50,000 check from CN’s Community Investment Program, CN Stronger Communities Fund, to Restoration Ministries.
Restoration Ministries' Executive Director Ray Banks, left, and CEO Dr. John Sullivan are presented a check from CN representatives Terrance Boone and Jim Kvedaras, director of U.S. Government Affairs.
CN representatives Terrance Boone and Jim Kvedaras had a chance to meet some of the children who participate in Restoration Ministries' After-School Program. Here they are with the kindergarten class along with Restoration Ministries CEO Dr. John Sullivan and Executive Director Ray Banks. Th…
LANSING | Over a four-day period students from Thornton Fractional South High School's History Club collected just over $800 with the intentions of donating the funds to benefit local veterans.
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