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Hospital makes a gift of warmth

Hospital makes a gift of warmth

April 18, 2014 12:00 am
Give Local Crown Point on May 6 and make a difference

Give Local Crown Point on May 6 and make a difference

“Being the richest man the in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. . . Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful. . . that’s what matters to me.”

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
Woman rescues small animal rescue to keep saving "piggies and bunnies"

Woman rescues small animal rescue to keep saving "piggies and bunnies"

When Portage resident Desiree Christian began volunteering with a small animal rescue that was soon closing its doors, she hopped into action and took over as owner.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
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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Bunny photos and bunco events benefit animals

Two Sunday fundraisers will benefit the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana, a "Picture Your Pet with the Easter Bunny" event in Gary and a "Bunco for the Animals" party in Schererville.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Women's center kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month with needs "shower"

HIGHLAND | Fair Haven Center for Women will host its first Drive-Thru Shower for Wish List Needs on Saturday under the front canopy at Calvary Baptist Church, 9516 Kennedy Ave. 

April 04, 2014 12:00 am
Billboards for Babies campaign reaches out to mothers

Billboards for Babies campaign reaches out to mothers

ST. JOHN | The St. John The Evangelist Respect Life Ministry has launched a project called Billboards for Babies to raise awareness.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am
Crown Point couple donates new kitchen to Bakery House

Crown Point couple donates new kitchen to Bakery House

GARY | Rebuilding the Breach Ministries, which owns and operates the Bakery House, a residence for indigent men at 4913 Broadway, recently dedicated a new kitchen at the residence which was a contribution of Ross and Lexi (Orfanos) Pangere of Crown Point. The restaurant quality appliances re…

February 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Highland and Munster churches purchase clothing for Salvation Army ARC

Highland and Munster churches purchase clothing for Salvation Army ARC

GARY| Men at The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center received new bathrobes, socks and ties recently, purchased from contributions by members of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Munster and First Presbyterian Church of Highland and through a Legacy Foundation Fund begun by Westminst…

February 16, 2014 12:00 am

Volunteer for Bead Town and earn money for a favorite charity

Become a docent at either the Bead Town NWI gallery in Crown Point or Gary through March 4 and a local investor will donate $5 for every hour worked.

February 10, 2014 12:00 am
Crown Point students meet the challenge by collecting peanut butter

Crown Point students meet the challenge by collecting peanut butter

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School students won the Spread the Love Peanut Butter Food Drive challenge sponsored by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana by donating 1,557 jars of peanut butter. The traveling trophy is displayed in the front display case at CPHS.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am

Prairie State College community comes together for veterans, children

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Charitable efforts by Prairie State College prior to its semester break helped both children and veterans over the holidays.

January 24, 2014 6:56 pm

Cheer Fund ends seasonal campaign with nearly $50,000

HAMMOND | The Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund raised a record $48,793.31 during the holiday season. 

January 19, 2014 8:30 pm
Dressing for a cause

Dressing for a cause

HIGHLAND | Lifelong Chicago Bears fan Bob Haskell, of Highland, had his allegiance sorely tested last month, when his Bears lost a must-win thriller in the NDL regular-season finale to the reival Green Bay Packers.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Reader asks about Marlo Thomas and Jennifer Aniston

OFFBEAT: Reader asks about Marlo Thomas and Jennifer Aniston

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am
St. Francis de Sales students participate in Operation Care Package for the troops

St. Francis de Sales students participate in Operation Care Package for the troops

Pictured are representatives of the St. Francis De Sales students who participated in Operation Care Package. From left are Kaitlyn White, Alma Solis, Tiara Barnes, Brandon Story, Olivia MacGowan, Isabella Serrano and Mikiya Carmona.

January 12, 2014 12:00 am
St. Francis de Sales students participate in Operation Care Package for the troops

St. Francis de Sales students participate in Operation Care Package for the troops

CHICAGO | Operation Care Package, http://www.operationcarepackages.org/, is dedicated to providing care packages to the military serving the United States around the world.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am
Foundation and fraternity team up to provide food baskets

Foundation and fraternity team up to provide food baskets

GARY| Christmas came early for 25 families who received complete holiday baskets provided Dec. 23 by Manhood Foundation inc. in conjunction with the Alpha Chi chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. The families were identified through local churches and local schools. Each basket contained…

January 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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