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BILL MASTERSON JR.: Change brings opportunity with Boys & Girls Clubs

BILL MASTERSON JR.: Change brings opportunity with Boys & Girls Clubs

Something many people know in Lake County but not in Porter County is that long-time CEO and Executive Director Lincoln Ellis is leaving the Lake county Boys & Girls Clubs to pursue other interests.

December 10, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Use report as guide on quality of life

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Use report as guide on quality of life

Social service organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana have many great stories to share – stories depicting life-altering situations their clients have experienced. While these stories serve a meaningful purpose, donors need and want to know more on how their contribut…

November 04, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: After-school programs bridge the gap for kids

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: After-school programs bridge the gap for kids

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention statistics show: “Juvenile violence peaks in the after-school hours on school days," between when school ends and when parents/guardians arrive home from work!

May 20, 2012 12:00 am
Groundbreaking marks beginning of new Boys & Girls Club in Gary

Groundbreaking marks beginning of new Boys & Girls Club in Gary

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson spoke fondly of memories she experienced attending the now-shuttered Tolleston Middle/High School.

March 29, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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NIPSCO pledges $1 million to Boys and Girls Clubs of NWI for new center

NIPSCO pledges $1 million to Boys and Girls Clubs of NWI for new center

GARY | The news of a $1 million gift to help rebuild a former school into a new center for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana proved overwhelming for Rose Joiner.

March 16, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Volunteers begin transforming Tolleston

Volunteers begin transforming Tolleston

Hundreds gathered Saturday morning to clean the former school building at Nineteenth Avenue and Marshall Street. The second day of cleanup marked the first phase in creating the new John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club.

February 11, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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Tolleston Clean Sweep for Boy & Girls Club

Tolleston Clean Sweep for Boy & Girls Club

Hundreds gathered Saturday morning to clean the building at 19th Avenue and Marshall Street. The second day of cleanup marked the first phase in creating the new John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club.

February 11, 2012 10:34 pm
Volunteers begin transforming 'diamond in the rough'

Volunteers begin transforming 'diamond in the rough'

GARY | Generations of young lives were shaped by lessons learned in the classrooms of Tolleston school, and volunteers are hopeful many more soon will share those experiences.

February 11, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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BILL MASTERSON JR.: It takes a village in Gary

BILL MASTERSON JR.: It takes a village in Gary

"It takes a village." That is how Lisa Daugherty, advertising director and Crown Point general manager for The Times, discussed the popularity of our mostly unknown yet extremely popular community websites we are developing on nwi.com. Her point is we have so many cool things that not only t…

December 18, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Crucial questions we need to ask, answer

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Crucial questions we need to ask, answer

How can our society expect children to learn and thrive when they are hungry?

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Some Gary school buildings to get a new life

Some Gary school buildings to get a new life

GARY | Three of 11 vacant Gary school buildings have been sold and another building is under negotiation.

September 05, 2011 2:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Fathers, act more like dads should be

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Fathers, act more like dads should be

As a product of the late '50s and early '60s, my vision of a "typical" American family was shaped by what I watched on television -- something that many readers, I am sure, can attest to as well.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
Lincoln Ellis

Lincoln Ellis

Lincoln Ellis is president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.

June 19, 2011 12:00 am
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