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Lake Area United Way

County goes on E-911 spending spree

CROWN POINT | Lake Commissioners approved spending $2.2 million Wednesday on computers and support equipment to be used by the county's new E-911 service.

September 17, 2014 12:14 pm
WILLIAM NANGLE: Martinez exhibits dedication, leadership

WILLIAM NANGLE: Martinez exhibits dedication, leadership

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of periodic columns based on interviews with Northwest Indiana leaders.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Quality after-school care important to all

GUEST COMMENTARY: Quality after-school care important to all

At United Way, we believe education, financial stability and health are the building blocks for a successful life, with education perhaps most significant.

September 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Search on for LAUW leader after Martinez retirement

GRIFFITH | The Lake Area United Way board recently accepted the retirement notice of Lou Martinez, its president and CEO, and is searching for his replacement.

September 06, 2014 6:15 pm
Canstruction Northwest Indiana winners named

Canstruction Northwest Indiana winners named

September 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Area United Way hosts networking event

Lake Area United Way hosts networking event

MERRILLVILLE | Board members and staff of Lake Area United Way made “A Toast to The Vanguard” at its signature "Fifth Thursday" networking event earlier this year at Innsbrook Country Club.

August 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Volunteers pack it in for Pack-A-Palooza

Volunteers pack it in for Pack-A-Palooza

Dakkota Integrated Solutions employees dance on Friday during the United Way Pack-A-Palooza food packing event at Avalon Manor in Hobart.

August 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Volunteers pack it in for Pack-A-Palooza day

Volunteers pack it in for Pack-A-Palooza day

BP Employee Jim Espinoza stacks food packs on Friday for the United Way Pack-A-Palooza food packing event at Avalon Manor in Hobart.

August 22, 2014 11:00 pm
Volunteers pack it in for Pack-A-Palooza day

Volunteers pack it in for Pack-A-Palooza day

HOBART | The banquet hall at Avalon Manor was packed with volunteers Friday morning for the kickoff of the Lake Area United Way’s Day of Caring.

August 22, 2014 5:47 pm Photos

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Captain America, food banks among Canstruction winners

Captain America, Batman, Wonder Women, and the United Way aren't the latest superhero team to hit cineplexes, but they all took honors at the 2014 Canstruction Northwest Indiana contest.

August 15, 2014 5:02 pm

Last week to register for United Way Day of Caring

Volunteer registration for the United Way Day of Caring will close at the end of day Friday. To join this regional volunteer event as a team or an individual, visit the United Way Regional Volunteer Center website at www.nwivolunteer.org for a list of projects.

August 11, 2014 4:08 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Volunteering is good for community, good for you

GUEST COMMENTARY: Volunteering is good for community, good for you

Tom Brokaw got it right when he said, “It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.”

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fundraiser benefits Lake Area United Way

Fundraiser benefits Lake Area United Way

DYER | Stardust Bowl and BMO Harris teamed up to host a one-of-a-kind bowling fundraiser to benefit Lake Area United Way. A total of $6,189 was raised during the well-attended event.

July 28, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Live United, Northwest Indiana

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Live United, Northwest Indiana

Northwest Indiana is a great place to live, work and raise a family. These facts are sometimes disregarded when we read about high crime rates, poverty and unemployment. But tremendous work is being done all around us on a daily basis by countless unsung heroes. They are the individuals (pro…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
Company donates parking proceeds to Lake Area United Way

Company donates parking proceeds to Lake Area United Way

MUNSTER | BMWC Constructors raised $5,500 during Three Floyds Brewery’s recent Dark Lord Festival and donated it to Lake Area United Way.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
Lake County selected for state's preschool pilot program

Lake County selected for state's preschool pilot program

INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Lake County children from low-income families will be among the first in the state to take advantage of Indiana's new prekindergarten voucher program.

July 22, 2014 11:00 am Related
Lake Area United Way recognizes Cargill Workplace

Lake Area United Way recognizes Cargill Workplace

HAMMOND | Lake Area United Way presented Cargill Texturizing Solutions with two awards for Cargill’s participation in the United Way Community Campaign for 2014.

July 10, 2014 3:55 pm
United Way welcomes Early Childhood Education Initiatives director

United Way welcomes Early Childhood Education Initiatives director

United Way of Porter County welcomes Kim Olesker to its team as regional director of United Way Early Childhood Education Initiatives serving all three United Ways (LaPorte, Porter and Lake counties) in Northwest Indiana.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am
Appreciation Lunch held for United Way corporate partners

Appreciation Lunch held for United Way corporate partners

HOBART | Lake Area United Way recently hosted its annual appreciation luncheon, “Thanks for Being Part of the Picture,” honoring Corporate Partners and Employee Campaign Managers. Sixty-three representatives from 38 companies attended the event at Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake County submits early childhood proposal

After a month of hard work, the One Region organization has submitted its preschool pilot proposal on behalf of Lake County to the Family and Social Service Administration.

June 30, 2014 4:19 pm
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