MERRILLVILLE | Representatives of local agencies on Wednesday learned ways to use and present data to improve grant applications and better communicate their message to their audience.
MERRILLVILLE | Lake County’s child poverty rate is higher than Indiana's, according to the KIDS COUNT in Indiana Data Book, and statistics also show that the rate of free and reduced-price lunch usage, along with the use of food stamps, has increased over the past four years.
MERRILLVILLE | Four nationally-renowned trainers will present workshops Tuesday to help those who work with children, thanks to the Indiana Youth Institute.
MERRILLVILLE | In response to the issue of rising childhood obesity, the Indiana Youth Institute is hosting a forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Geminus Corporation, 8400 Louisiana St., that will explore how to create fitness first environments for children.
CROWN POINT | Five veterans from the Adam Benjamin Jr. Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in who collectively smoked for a total of 206 years recently decided it was time to give up tobacco for good.
HOBART | Geminus Corporation held its 20th annual service awards luncheon recently at Avalon Manor.
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GARY | A room inside Sojourner Truth House has been converted into a new Child Enrichment Center, thanks to the creativity and generosity of some Northwest Indiana partners.
After taking a 150-question test, Chris Mauch, of Merrillville, was selected as one of 125 wine judges at the recent Lodi Wine Festival in California.
Sandy Appleby of Geminus Corporation was named Community Partner of the Year 2011 at the recent Region 1 National Association of Social Workers Honors Luncheon.
HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced two Illinois men to prison terms Tuesday with orders to pay more than $200,000 in restitution to a Merrillville nonprofit after they stole its federal funding for youth programs.
HAMMOND | The last of the defendants indicted for scheming to steal federal funds from a nonprofit organization entered into a plea agreement Tuesday.
MERRILLVILLE | Geminus Corporation received the Lake Area United Way Community Spirit Award at its Employee Picnic last month.
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