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Foundations Of East Chicago

Foundations of East Chicago awards record $190,000 to 62 students

Foundations of East Chicago awards record $190,000 to 62 students

EAST CHICAGO | Foundations of East Chicago awarded a record amount of scholarship funds to a record number of students in a ceremony recently at East Chicago Central High School.

July 20, 2014 12:00 am

Deadline for challenge grant for Carmelite Home is Saturday

EAST CHICAGO | Saturday is the deadline for a challenge grant the Foundations of East Chicago has issued in honor of Cardinal Francis George's May 15 appearance at the 100th anniversary gala for St. Joseph's Carmelite Home.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am

Greenhouse Fellowship grows future community leaders

EAST CHICAGO | A select number of 2014 East Chicago Central High School graduates will have an opportunity to participate in a new program that seeks to create better residents with the ability to make positive changes in their community.

April 09, 2014 9:15 pm

EC students can apply for scholarships

EAST CHICAGO | For the 16th consecutive year, the Foundations of East Chicago will provide thousands of dollars in academic scholarships for local students.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

E.C. seeks bids for demolition of 28 properties

EAST CHICAGO | The city has requested demolition bids for a total of 28 vacant properties, starting the second phase of a project intended to remove blight in East Chicago.

February 15, 2014 7:45 pm
MARC CHASE: Porter County windfall requires compromise

MARC CHASE: Porter County windfall requires compromise

For most people slogging along an economic landscape wrought with tar pits, a healthy cash windfall would be welcomed with cheers, not apprehension.

February 04, 2014 12:00 am
Emergency Management Agency recommissions emergency vehicle

Emergency Management Agency recommissions emergency vehicle

Like many cities, the City of East Chicago often faces a crisis situation. Whether it is a gas leak, flooding, fire or natural disaster, there is always one team of volunteers there to give a helping hand to our fire and police departments and local commercial and industrial partners.

January 24, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago city-wide garage sale a chance for neighbors to meet

East Chicago city-wide garage sale a chance for neighbors to meet

Thousands of items were on sale Saturday throughout East Chicago as Neighborhoods Inc. hosted its fifth International Garage Sale, Antique Show and Family Bazaar.

August 03, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Program putting East Chicagoans to work

Program putting East Chicagoans to work

EAST CHICAGO | Sherrette Pearson cared for developmentally disabled patients for more than a decade, but didn't have the proper certification to continue to work as a nursing assistant when she came to Northwest Indiana to be closer to family.

July 12, 2013 2:35 pm Photos

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Foundations of East Chicago awards 65 college scholarships

EAST CHICAGO │ Foundations of East Chicago awarded $136,200 in 65 college scholarships to local students during a ceremony Thursday at Ivy Tech Community College.

May 30, 2013 8:45 pm

Foundations of East Chicago announces award of 65 College Scholarships

EAST CHICAGO | On Thursday, May 30, the Foundations of East Chicago will hold an awards celebration announcing its 2013 Scholarship Program at Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus beginning with a reception at 5:30 pm and the formal presentation starting at 6:00 pm. The Foundation will award thirty…

May 28, 2013 4:13 pm
Healthy East Chicago honors 3 as Pillars of the Community

Healthy East Chicago honors 3 as Pillars of the Community

EAST CHICAGO | Three residents who work to create a shared vision of a united and healthy urban community on Thursday were named Pillars of the Community.

May 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Partnerships help East Chicago's housing market bounce back

Partnerships help East Chicago's housing market bounce back

In two short years, East Chicago has begun to turn its housing market around by removing barriers to homeownership.

December 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Foundations of EC awards grant to advance higher ed among African-American students

HAMMOND | Purdue University Calumet is administering a $60,921 collaboration grant awarded by the Foundations of East Chicago to encourage northwest Indiana African American middle school students to obtain a college education.

December 17, 2012 3:07 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Foundations investing in East Chicago's future

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Foundations investing in East Chicago's future

The Foundations of East Chicago plan to do more than give.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am

Event Friday in E.C. to focus on homeownership

EAST CHICAGO | The city, Mayor Anthony Copeland, The Foundations of East Chicago and the Department of Redevelopment will sponsor a Showcasing East Chicago event Friday.

November 28, 2012 7:30 pm

East Chicago breaks ground on new housing development at old high school site

EAST CHICAGO | Ground was broken Monday for the first in a series of new single-family homes planned for the old Washington High School site in Indiana Harbor.

October 22, 2012 8:30 pm

Grants fund effort to make East Chicago healthier

EAST CHICAGO | Beginning this week, resident surveyors will be reaching out to the community and gathering information from neighbors to identify the health needs of the people of East Chicago.

September 24, 2012 12:00 am

Students head to college with boost from Foundations of East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | Fifty-five new local students and adults are enrolling in college this fall, thanks in part to Foundations of East Chicago’s awards of $117,000 in scholarships this summer.

August 29, 2012 12:00 am
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