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Local dentist joins team to provide surgical care to underprivileged

Local dentist joins team to provide surgical care to underprivileged

Dr. Andy Koultourides, of Munster, was a team member on the International Dental Implants Association’s recent mission to bring state of the art oral/dental health care to underserved people in the Dominican Republic.

June 09, 2014 12:00 am
Local bankers to lead March of Dimes fundraising

Local bankers to lead March of Dimes fundraising

Two local business leaders joined March for Babies to raise funds to prevent pre-term birth and give more babies a healthy start in life.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Carpenters lend a hand to Hobart Girls Softball League

HOBART | Members of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters volunteered to lend a helping hand last month to the Hobart Girls Softball League.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am

Shelter kicks off nationwide challenge at Walk-a-Thon and Vendor Fair

HIGHLAND | During its 22nd annual Paws in the Park, Humane Society Calumet Area will kick off its participation in the ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge with adoptable pets, fun and games, and a proclamation from State Rep. Linda Lawson.

May 30, 2014 12:00 am
Partners break ground on Gary's Jackson Street of Dreams project

Partners break ground on Gary's Jackson Street of Dreams project

GARY | Partners gathered in a vacant lot at 25th Avenue and Jackson Street Thursday morning to ceremoniously break ground on a new home project aimed at revitalizing the neighborhood as well as the city.

May 22, 2014 6:29 pm Photos

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Spring Bird Count set for Saturday in Lake County

HAMMOND | The annual Big May Day Bird Count is one of the most popular birding events nationwide. It is a true marathon of birding that challenges the beginner as well as the most experienced.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue Master Gardener Program seeking new crop of volunteers

CROWN POINT | Sharpen your gardening skills and  share your knowledge with others through the Purdue University Master Gardener Program.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am
Volunteers want to show how to live a 'Christian lifestyle'

Volunteers want to show how to live a 'Christian lifestyle'

SOUTH HOLLAND | For Diane Hart, Saturday could have been an easygoing day with nice springtime weather at her home in Elkhart, Ind.

April 12, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Meals on Wheels of NWI has volunteer opportunities

MERRILLVILLE | Interested and prospective volunteers are invited to a one-hour Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday or 1:30 p.m. April 17 at the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St. Applicants will have an opportunity to tour the facility and ask ques…

April 06, 2014 12:00 am
Women gather to sew pouches for surgical patients

Women gather to sew pouches for surgical patients

CROWN POINT | More than 20 volunteers gathered recently at the Geisen Funeral Home Reception Centre for a “Sew Thoughtful Workshop.”

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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St. Michael School welcomes Junior Achievement

St. Michael School welcomes Junior Achievement

SCHERERVILLE | Junior high students from St. Michael School recently had the opportunity to learn how to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and career choices.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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United Way RSVP seeking volunteers

United Way RSVP seeking volunteers

The United Way Regional Volunteer Center is encouraging senior citizens to join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

Meals on Wheels offers volunteer training

MERRILLVILLE | Interested and prospective volunteers are invited to attend a one-hour Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St.  

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

Volunteer to connect with your community - and be healthier!

No individuals are more cherished in this world than those who share their time and talent as volunteers. As we address the power one individual has to create ripples of change and ripples of hope in our communities, I encourage you to consider volunteering your time and talent at Campagna Academy.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

2014 Lansing Autumn Fest kickoff event is March 10

LANSING | Early last year, following a successful first Lansing Autumn Fest event, the Lansing Association for Community Events, a nonprofit organization, was formed. A board was assembled and the organization held two additional events for Lansing residents, a sock hop and the inaugural Chr…

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Volunteer for Bead Town and earn money for a favorite charity

Become a docent at either the Bead Town NWI gallery in Crown Point or Gary through March 4 and a local investor will donate $5 for every hour worked.

February 10, 2014 12:00 am

Red Cross blood drive to be held in memory of toddler

MERRILLVILLE | An American Red Cross blood drive in memory of Adler Shelbourne will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Field House Concourse at Griffith High School, 600 N. Wiggs St., Griffith.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

Meals on Wheels has volunteer opportunities

MERRILLVILLE | Interested and prospective volunteers are invited to attend a one-hour Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at 1:30 p.m. today the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

SSC seeking adult volunteer literacy tutors, participants

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College is seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program.

January 05, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue Master Gardener program seeks new crop of volunteers

CROWN POINT | Purdue University has the ideal program for those who want to sharpen their gardening skills and share their knowledge with others.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am
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