Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana and the NWI Veterans Action Council has announced the selection of a the veteran partner family for the Veterans Build project. The announcement was made at a fundraiser at Oil City baseball field in Whiting.
DYER | Stardust Bowl and BMO Harris teamed up to host a one-of-a-kind bowling fundraiser to benefit Lake Area United Way. A total of $6,189 was raised during the well-attended event.
CROWN POINT | Hundreds of young people from across Indiana are providing community service to Northwest Indiana agencies and residents through the Awestruck Experience.
On any given day, Anne Herbert is working behind the scenes to improve the lives of those in her community and across the country.
Volunteers are the pulse behind our communities. They are selfless, ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
CROWN POINT | In his prime he could have built it himself, but at 85, retired carpenter Roy Ruehl had to depend on his brother carpenters to build a wheelchair ramp at his home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CROWN POINT | Sharpen your gardening skills and share your knowledge with others through the Purdue University Master Gardener Program.
SOUTH HOLLAND | For Diane Hart, Saturday could have been an easygoing day with nice springtime weather at her home in Elkhart, Ind.
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…
CROWN POINT | More than 20 volunteers gathered recently at the Geisen Funeral Home Reception Centre for a “Sew Thoughtful Workshop.”
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.
The United Way Regional Volunteer Center is encouraging senior citizens to join the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.
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