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Nonprofits should have to support government

We have an estimated 2 million nonprofit organizations in our nation. Religious groups account for 350,000 and 1.4 million in the annual IRS registry and a further smaller group in increments.

May 19, 2013 12:00 am
Green Notes: Reinventing the wheels

Green Notes: Reinventing the wheels

Lee Ravenscroft was tired of seeing scrappers driving down the street with trucks overflowing with bicycles.

April 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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US Greenworks, Julie Rizzo and her non-profit, My Choice Recycling

US Greenworks, Julie Rizzo and her non-profit, My Choice Recycling

Students and instructors from the West Lake Special Education Cooperative Transition to Adulthood Program sort and count granite tiles Thursday morning at My Choice Recycling, in St. John. The non-profit company, created by Julie Rizzo converts discarded granite and marble into split stone t…

January 05, 2012 1:35 pm
US Greenworks, Julie Rizzo and her non-profit, My Choice Recycling

US Greenworks, Julie Rizzo and her non-profit, My Choice Recycling

Student Halley Bolinger, of Dyer, works Julie Rizzo as they assemble boxes used to ship granite tiles. Rizzo created a non-profit, My Choice Recycling, in St. John, which converts discarded granite and marble into split stone tiles, landscaping pavers and aggregates. She works with The West …

January 05, 2012 1:35 pm
US Greenworks, Julie Rizzo and her non-profit, My Choice Recycling

US Greenworks, Julie Rizzo and her non-profit, My Choice Recycling

Julie Rizzo works with students, Joe Conway, left, of Crown Point, and Bill McInturff, of Dyer, Thursday as they count, sort, inspect and package granite tile in Rizzo's St. John shop. Rizzo created the non-profit company, My Choice Recycling, which converts discarded granite and marble into…

January 05, 2012 1:35 pm
US Greenworks, Julie Rizzo and her non-profit, My Choice Recycling

US Greenworks, Julie Rizzo and her non-profit, My Choice Recycling

Students from West Lake Special Education Cooperative Transition to Adulthood Program measure, sort and box granite tile at St. John's My Choice Recycling, whose owner, Julie Rizzo, created a non-profit company working with the students from West Lake to recycle granite.

January 05, 2012 1:35 pm
Volunteers fan out across region for Day of Caring

Volunteers fan out across region for Day of Caring

Volunteer Julie Onohan pulls weeds Friday at the Hilltop Neighborhood House in Valparaiso. The United Way Regional Day of Caring brings together volunteers from businesses and services groups and matches them up with projects at local nonprofit organizations.

August 26, 2011 10:50 am
Nonprofits get boost from local volunteers

Nonprofits get boost from local volunteers

Volunteers haul mulch into a playground Friday at the Hilltop Neighborhood House in Valparaiso. The Regional Day of Caring brings volunteers from businesses and services groups and matches them up with projects at local nonprofit organizations.

August 26, 2011 10:50 am
Nonprofits get boost from local volunteers

Nonprofits get boost from local volunteers

Volunteers Jamie Lukas, Angela Dellumo and Amanda Sloas spread mulch Friday in the playground at the Hilltop Neighborhood House in Valparaiso as part of the United Way Regional Day of Caring.

August 26, 2011 10:50 am
Nonprofits get boost from local volunteers

Nonprofits get boost from local volunteers

Volunteer Christina Naminski spreads mulch Friday in the playground at the Hilltop Neighborhood House in Valparaiso as part of the United Way Regional Day of Caring.

August 26, 2011 10:50 am
Nonprofits get boost from local volunteers

Nonprofits get boost from local volunteers

Volunteer Julie Onohan pulls weeds Friday at the Hilltop Neighborhood House in Valparaiso.

August 26, 2011 10:50 am

Hammond nonprofits urged to apply for community grants

HAMMOND | Organizations serving the city's residents are invited to apply for grants from the city-managed Hammond Community Corp.

October 12, 2010 12:00 am

Grants enrich Jasper County communities by $20K

The Jasper Foundation Inc. has awarded grants to Jasper County community groups.

August 13, 2010 12:00 am

New nonprofit aims to help with wheels

MERRILLVILLE | Mobility Health is a newly registered nonprofit organization dedicated to helping long-term care residents obtain motorized wheelchairs.

August 13, 2010 12:00 am

Porter County homeless shelter transfer dependent on grant approval

VALPARAISO | Christian Community Action, the 46-year-old agency dedicated to providing emergency housing for the homeless of Porter County, could be disbanded by the end of the year.

August 11, 2010 12:00 am

Conference in M'ville to offer the skinny on healthy eating

MERRILLVILLE | An upcoming health event intends to enlighten participants about nutrition, wellness and fitness.

July 12, 2010 6:15 pm
Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana names food services director

Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana names food services director

MERRILLVILLE | Rhonda Holland has joined Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana as the new director of food services.

July 06, 2010 11:35 am
Mayors turn poster boys for United Way

Mayors turn poster boys for United Way

Six Lake County mayors put on a united front Tuesday, posing together in matching T-shirts for a print campaign for the Lake Area United Way. Ribbing replaced political jabs for the occasion.

June 23, 2010 12:05 am

Housing Opportunities to purchase Spring Valley Shelter

VALPARAISO | Christian Community Action's board of directors said Monday it has agreed to sell the Spring Valley Shelter facility to Housing Opportunities.

June 22, 2010 12:00 am

Anti-drug agency passes out grants

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drug Free Alliance recently has awarded $260,000 in grants to community agencies to tackle drug and alcohol abuse, County Sheriff Rogelio "Roy" Dominguez said.

June 15, 2010 12:00 am
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