INDIANAPOLIS | A man whose name is synonymous with Northwest Indiana's travel and hospitality industry was awarded the state's highest tourism honor Friday.
Poet Maya Angelou (left) and Oprah Winfrey in their pajamas chatting in Angelou's brass bed in the bedroom of Angelou's 18-room Winston-Salem, North Carolina home for a taping of an Oprah Book Club segment for a June 1997 episode of her popular daytime talk show.
As we prepare to celebrate Mother's Day, let me be the first to assert that no one loves his mother more than I love mine.
NIPSCO employee Eddie Melton conducts a training session in May 2011. NIPSCO has launched a partnership with a few nonprofit groups to train its employees to serve as mentors to high school students. File photo.
There is a lot of good in today’s youths. Often, adults don’t see it.
Dana Cudjoe, left, and Lynn Watkins laugh after one of speaker Basheer Jones' remarks Friday during the third annual Mentor Summit at Indiana University Northwest in Gary. Jones spoke on the importance of our investing in children.
Basheer Jones, a poet, motivational speaker and radio host, speaks Friday at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.
Jose Meza, a student at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, reads through the brochure for the third annual Mentor Summit.
Basheer Jones, a motivational speaker and radio host, speaks Friday during the third annual Mentor Summit at Indiana University Northwest in Gary.
Hebron High School basketball player Jay Patz, right, plays dodgeball with South Haven Boys & Girls Club member Kyler Hansen, center, during the Hawks visit to mentor the children.
Hebron High School basketball player Alex Shrum, a senior, plays pool with Meagan Hrivnak, left, and Mattie Davis at the South Haven Boys & Girls Club on Friday.
The Hebron High School basketball team runs drills recently, including dunking a basketball, while visiting The South Haven Boys & Girls Club to mentor children.
Ron Ranta, director of The South Haven Boys & Girls Club, takes questions for the Hebron High School basketball team as they visit the club recently to mentor kids.
EAST CHICAGO | Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana's East Chicago Katherine House Club at 2009 E. 138th St., in conjunction with the John Will Anderson and Hammond clubs, will host a mentor recruitment, retention and honoring event Saturday.
MERRILLVILLE | Noah Fowler, a student from Calumet High School in Calumet Township, decided the best way he and other students could learn about their future mentors from NIPSCO was speed networking.
NIPSCO employee Ian Adams, second from left, answers questions posed by Calumet High School students during a "speed mentoring" session in May. NIPSCO has launched a partnership with a few nonprofit groups to train its employees to serve as mentors to high school students in Calumet Township…
NIPSCO employee Willie Steele, left, answers a question posed by Merrillville High School student Precious Price during a "speed mentoring" session in May.
NIPSCO communications specialist Eddie Melton speaks Monday at the utility's Merrillville headquarters about a mentoring program that NIPSCO is offering to select high school students.
Harry VandeVelde III, president of the Legacy Foundation, speaks about a youth mentoring program Monday at the NIPSCO headquarters in Merrillville.
NIPSCO communications specialist Eddie Melton speaks Monday about a new youth mentoring program at NIPSCO headquarters in Merrillville. Ninth-graders from Lew Wallace STEM Academy and Merrillville High School will be selected to participate in the IN-POWER Youth Mentoring Program. Participan…
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