HAMMOND | Members of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters recently donated their time and labor to the rebuilding of the Hammond Chiefs baseball dugout, which was damaged by a storm in the summer of 2013. The dugout is located at Riverside Park in Hammond.
GARY | A NWI/Chicago City-Wide Shoe Drive organized by a woman named Jeana Payne is collecting shoes to help the poor.
Marilyn Kmak has a fire in her heart for service that most of her friends find "extraordinary."
MERRILLVILLE | Interested candidates are invited to attend a Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at 1 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St. Applicants will have an opportunity to tour the facility and ask questions about Meals on Wheels and its services…
GARY | Volunteers of the Catholic Charities Wheelchair Ramp Program have been constructing ramps for elderly and/or disabled residents of Northwest Indiana since 2005. Soon, construction on the 350th ramp of the program will take place.
CROWN POINT - Nurse Navigator Joan Filipowski of the Burrell Cancer Center walked into the Sew Thoughtful Workshop and was delightfully surprised.
Denny Gates-Berry has a special place in her heart for pit bull breeds and founded the K9 Rescue Mission in 2008 to rescue and "rehome" dogs in Gary and surrounding communities.
GRIFFITH – Friday is Time Out for Reading day in Northwest Indiana, and if you need something to read, it won't be hard to find in Griffith, thanks to Kathy Ruesken.
INDIANAPOLIS | A trial will determine whether companies selling alcohol at stadiums, ballparks, festivals and other events with multiple bartenders are financially responsible for damages resulting from continued sales to an intoxicated patron.
GARY | The Crisis Center’s Crisis Contact telephone listening and suicide intervention lines plan to expand service hours of operation. The recent death of actor/comedian Robin Williams brought suicide to the nation’s attention.
HAMMOND | Volunteers are needed to join Books, Brushes & Bands for Education in the door-to-door Volunteers needed for second annual Book Brigade delivery of children’s books through several Hammond neighborhoods for the second annual Book Brigade.
Volunteer registration for the United Way Day of Caring will close at the end of day Friday. To join this regional volunteer event as a team or an individual, visit the United Way Regional Volunteer Center website at www.nwivolunteer.org for a list of projects.
SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College is seeking tutors and participants for the Adult Volunteer Literacy Tutoring Program. The program is structured to train volunteers to become one-on-one tutors for adults in need of basic literacy skills. Instruction in basic literacy includes the devel…
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.
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.
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.
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