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Indiana GOP candidates crush Democrats in fundraising

INDIANAPOLIS | The three Republican candidates running this year for statewide office clobbered their Democratic opponents in fundraising during the second quarter.

July 15, 2014 7:30 pm

Illinois Gov. Quinn banks $12M for re-election bid

CHICAGO | Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has banked about $12 million for his November re-election bid.

July 15, 2014 2:03 pm

Various fundraising activities going on at South Suburban Family Shelter

South Suburban Family Shelter is one of 11 Chicago-area domestic violence programs in a partnership as an approved charity for the Chicago Marathon.

July 12, 2014 12:00 am
Ethics panel OKs state officers using gov't equipment for campaigning

Ethics panel OKs state officers using gov't equipment for campaigning

INDIANAPOLIS | The seven statewide elected officials can use state property for campaign purposes, so long as they approve a policy statement authorizing themselves to do so.

July 10, 2014 12:18 pm Related
Club grows service through fundraising efforts

Club grows service through fundraising efforts

HOBART | The Hobart Garden Club negates the image of club members attending tea parties in flowered sundresses to discuss their azalea blooms and favorite plant food. 

May 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Republican state auditor piles up campaign cash

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican State Auditor Suzanne Crouch nearly hauled in more campaign cash in the first three months of the year than the six other GOP and Democratic candidates for statewide office combined.

April 15, 2014 3:21 pm

Chamber of Commerce officials to raise funds for new Santa House

LANSING | The Chamber of Commerce is beginning efforts to raise money for the construction of a new Santa House for the village’s Christmas celebrations.

April 01, 2014 12:00 am

McDermott creates political action committee, eyeing statewide run

INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. has established a political action committee to support Democratic candidates running for statewide office and the Indiana General Assembly.

February 28, 2014 6:30 pm
Mardi Gras King and Queen crowned at annual ball

Mardi Gras King and Queen crowned at annual ball

MERRILLVILLE | Crowned at the annual Methodist Hospitals Foundation Mardi Gras Ball held Feb. 15 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, King Mario Minotti and Queen Randalynn McColly-Fleener will preside over the foundation’s 11 philanthropic Krewes’ fundraising efforts for the next year.

February 24, 2014 12:00 am
Restoration Ministries has guaranteed spots for runners in Chicago marathon

Restoration Ministries has guaranteed spots for runners in Chicago marathon

HARVEY | For those who want to avoid the Bank of America Chicago Marathon registration lottery, Restoration Ministries has a limited number of guaranteed spots for runners who commit to raising money for this south suburban nonprofit organization.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing Christian students nearly triple goal for charitable fundraising effort

LANSING | When Lansing Christian School students chose to raise funds to purchase wheelchairs for people around the globe, school officials hoped they would raise enough cash to buy five of the chairs.

February 23, 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

Principal: St. Florian nearing goals, needs 'extra push’

CHICAGO | Fundraising and enrollment at St. Florian School in Chicago’s Hegewisch neighborhood are on the rise but help is still needed, Principal Krista Wilkinson said.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am

Campagna Academy ready for NWIgives fundraising day Feb.12

We are excited to announce that Campagna Academy is one of hundreds of nonprofit organizations participating in the first-ever NWIgives event  scheduled for Feb. 12.

January 31, 2014 12:00 am

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

Community helps Whiting couple get back on their feet

WHITING | Martina Mirelez is ready to get her life back.   

January 16, 2014 6:00 pm

Cheer Fund continues to raise funds for food vouchers

HAMMOND | The Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund received an additional $2,500 since Tuesday. 

December 29, 2013 7:30 pm

Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund breaks fundraising record

HAMMOND | On the eve of Christmas Day, organizers of the Good Neighbor Christmas Cheer Fund estimated thousands of Northwest Indiana residents will have a Christmas dinner with food vouchers it funds.

December 24, 2013 5:00 pm

Cheer Fund exceeds goal by more than $15,000

HAMMOND | The Good Neighbor Cheer Fund saw a drastic jump in its donation drive last week after a $10,000 donation was made in memory of the late Grandpa Claus of North Hammond. 

December 22, 2013 9:45 pm
Donations for this year's Salvation Army campaign coming in slowly

Donations for this year's Salvation Army campaign coming in slowly

With less than two weeks left in The Salvation Army of Porter County's annual Christmas campaign, donations are coming in slowly.

December 12, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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