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Volunteerism

Pence denies plans to tie unemployment benefits to forced volunteering

Pence denies plans to tie unemployment benefits to forced volunteering

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence appears to be laying the groundwork to require out-of-work Hoosiers to volunteer as a condition of receiving unemployment benefits, though he denies having plans to do so.

April 20, 2014 10:30 pm Related
Four IUN students honored for their volunteer spirit

Four IUN students honored for their volunteer spirit

GARY | Four Indiana University Northwest students were honored last week with the Women Helping Women: Honoring Student Volunteer Leadership award by the Women’s Philanthropy Council at Indiana University.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteer efforts rate teen Student of the Month honors

Volunteer efforts rate teen Student of the Month honors

Caleb Lyzenga, 18, was chosen as a February Student of the Month by The Rotary Club of Lansing for his dedication to volunteering within his community.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteers seeking ways to stop Robinson, Michigan

Volunteers seeking ways to stop Robinson, Michigan

INDIANAPOLIS | Cuonzo Martin feels as if he's spent his whole life getting to know Glenn Robinson III.

March 27, 2014 5:16 pm
Volunteer hours earn teen accolades from the president

Volunteer hours earn teen accolades from the president

Hobart teen Carrie Buhmann is the proud recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
Physician honored for serving the needy as clinic volunteer

Physician honored for serving the needy as clinic volunteer

MUNSTER | Jovenel Cherenfant, M.D., a general surgery specialist, received the Catherine McAuley Clinic Gratitude Award recently from Franciscan St. Margaret Health President Thomas Gryzbek and Franciscan Healthcare Munster President Barbara Greene during a program at the Hammond campus.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am
Foundation presents its first philanthropy award to Valparaiso banker

Foundation presents its first philanthropy award to Valparaiso banker

Dillon Dalton, of Valparaiso, recently received the Maestro Cares Foundation's inaugural Changing Lives, Building Dreams Award, recognizing his commitment to philanthropy, both domestically and internationally.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am
Woman helps families of incarcerated youths and adults

Woman helps families of incarcerated youths and adults

Nancy Walter, of Schererville, was recently elected  secretary to the Indiana State Advisory Council of  Kairos Prison Ministry International, a mentoring program for incarcerated youths and adults.

January 15, 2014 12:00 am

Thursday offers us all an official day of gratitude

The last Thursday in November is an official day of gratitude. The need to give thanks as a nation goes back centuries.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am

Volunteers help with home repairs in Merrillville

More than 200 volunteers fixed up nearly a dozen homes throughout Merrillville Saturday.

September 21, 2013 1:38 pm
Lions roar in Lowell

Lions roar in Lowell

LOWELL | John Piper, a five-year member of the Lowell Lions Club, received the Lion Of The Year Award at the club’s annual awards banquet attended by 26 members last month.

July 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Cub Scout volunteer honored by her employer for service

Cub Scout volunteer honored by her employer for service

HAMMOND | Karen Banes, of Hammond, recently received a Cargill Cares Volunteer Award for her outstanding volunteer service. Banes has volunteered for four years as a den mother for Cub Scout Pack 518.

July 08, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Getting dirty helps improve our communities

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Getting dirty helps improve our communities

From the cocoon of my office, I can look out the window and see that spring is slowly creeping back into our corner of Northwest Indiana.

March 31, 2013 12:00 am

Pence seeks nominations for volunteerism awards

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is seeking nominations for his Governor's Service Awards recognizing outstanding volunteerism in Indiana.

March 29, 2013 10:42 am Photos

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Volunteers make Ogden Dunes a great place to live

Volunteers make Ogden Dunes a great place to live

Ogden Dunes resident Bruce Klimek picks up small sticks and garbage that washed up on the beach as part of a public beach cleanup day.

February 19, 2013 4:15 pm
Volunteers make Ogden Dunes a great place to live

Volunteers make Ogden Dunes a great place to live

Ogden Dunes resident Bruce Klimek picks up small sticks and garbage that washed up on the beach as part of a September 2008 public beach clean up day. Volunteerism is strong in Ogen Dune.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am
Midwest Moms on a Mission is on the move

Midwest Moms on a Mission is on the move

CROWN POINT | On Saturday, November 10, Midwest Moms on a Mission, a local Moms group focused on volunteerism, sponsored a packing party at Carriage Court Pizza in Crown Point for Operation Christmas Child.

November 27, 2012 10:15 am
Hard work pays off with scholarships for student-athlete

Hard work pays off with scholarships for student-athlete

Andrew Breuckman is finally beginning to see his hard work pay off as a student at Wabash College in Crawfordsville.

November 02, 2012 12:00 am
PSC grad wins community service award

PSC grad wins community service award

May graduate Kelly Mendez, center, recently received the Dr. James H. Griffith Community Service Award from Prairie State College. She is congratulated by Brunetta Hill-Corley, left, vice chair of the PSC board of trustees, and Helen Manley, coordinator of student and campus life at PSC, who…

September 03, 2012 12:00 am
PSC grad wins community service award

PSC grad wins community service award

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | May 2012 Prairie State College graduate Kelly Mendez recently was named the 2012 recipient of the Dr. James H. Griffith Community Service Award at PSC. She received the award during the August meeting of the PSC board of trustees.

September 03, 2012 12:00 am
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