VALPARAISO | Some 300 Northview Elementary students laughed, clapped and listened intently on Tuesday as motivational speaker Brian Williams challenged them to be more kind.
A state-sponsored entrepreneurial initiative is touting a $33.2 million economic impact in Northwest Indiana.
About a dozen East Chicago residents are starting new careers as nursing assistants or semi-truck drivers, as a result of the Holistic Community Coalition's workforce development program.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier companies and nonprofit organizations will soon no longer receive a mailed paper reminder from the Indiana secretary of state to renew their state business registrations.
MERRILLVILLE | James Muhammad, a Peabody Award-winning director of radio services for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, is the new president and CEO of Lakeshore Public Media.
SCHERERVILLE | LARC, a nonprofit organization providing services to people with developmental disabilities, will host its annual appreciation dinner April 12, at Villa Cesare, 900 Eagle Ridge Drive.
MERRILLVILLE | Influential Women of Northwest Indiana has released the list of nonprofit finalists that will be considered to receive a donation from the event. The Northwest Indiana 501(c) 3 nonprofit finalists will use the funds for projects that will directly benefit women/girls.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Local nonprofit organization, SouthSTAR Services, welcomes a new director of Development and Community Relations, Jennifer Wojcikowski.
CHESTERTON | A Facebook fundraising campaign spearheaded by BMW raised $10,000 for the Dunes National Park Association.
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WHITING | August Carlino scoffs at the notion that Pittsburgh – or any area – should make a clean break from its cultural roots when planning for the future.
FLINT, Mich. | Lorene Randall could have left the city years ago. Randall retired from Delphi Corp. after working 34 years for it and its predecessor companies in Flint. Her husband Frank died nearly four years ago, and her 27-year-old grandson, Jermaine, was gunned down in a drive-by shooti…
City officials and business leaders say Flint is at least moving in the right direction to make over its downtown, attract younger people to the area and rebuild its jobs base. But the aura of a dangerous reputation lingers over the city.
MERRILLVILLE | Lakeshore Public Television and Radio plans to look for outside help in evaluating the organization's business strategy and management structure.
GARY | In his aspirations to revitalize one neighborhood in the city, Anthony Broadnax concedes his development plans already have been about 10 years in the making.
Their stories are common enough. Yvette, whose days still are spent at school, lost her apartment three months ago when her building was razed. So did Linda and her three children, who lived in the same building.
MUNSTER | Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! No. It's the Anointed 7?
HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center, in partnership with the Northwest Indiana SBDC, will host the next Lunch and Learn workshop with Jim McShane of Grants Inc. from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 7 at 5209 Hohman Ave.
MERRILLVILLE | The Indiana Youth Institute is offering a workshop to help nonprofit leaders assess and improve organizational fundraising plans.
HOBART | Chicago's WLS-TV entertainment reporter Janet Davies left the celebrities behind to share an evening with Northwest Indiana supporters of Arc BRIDGES last week at the annual Buds and Blossoms fundraiser.
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