MERRILLVILLE | Food. Shelter. Comfort. Hope.
Crown Point resident Margaret Detert was honored recently for achieving 50 years of continuous volunteer service at Methodist Hospitals.
MICHIGAN CITY | The Washington Park Zoo is seeking dedicated volunteers for the 2014 season. All of our volunteers are passionate about the Washington Park Zoo and its animals.
GARY | Volunteers are needed this month by Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana as the agency continues its work building homes for families.
MERRILLVILLE | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana is seeking people interested in volunteering as drivers for the organization.
As we sit around our tables together with those we love this holiday season, let us all be reminded of the goodness in each other and the pride we share in serving those most vulnerable in our communities.
Last weekend, I attended the seventh annual Evening of Thanks dinner at the Serbian Social Center in Lansing. The event is organized by the Lansing Volunteer Recognition Committee, made up of eight individuals who make contact with the many churches, schools and civic organizations in Lansin…
Lansing honored its volunteers recently at its annual Evening of Thanks dinner. A total of 45 awards were presented and more than 300 attended the dinner at the Serbian Social Center.
Crown Point resident Amanda Arceo is one of 40 volunteers working to find homes for animals as a part of rescue group All Breed Rescue Angels Inc.
GARY | A recent call from Othiniel Mahone to the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services yielded quick results.
A friend asked me a few years ago where I picked up my political and social views. I told him that was easy, I generally changed the radio station or TV channel when someone started to give his or her opinion.
Becoming an adult proves challenging for most people and is especially tough for youth leaving foster care.
CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Kiwanis Club made a splash with some events in September. They started the month off by donating a kayak, paddles, phones, and a variety of games to the Cedar Lake Parks and Recreation Department.
If you'd like to be part of an 80-year-old tradition in Chicago, you have until Oct. 18 to submit an application to be a volunteer. The 80th McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade runs from 8 to 11 a.m. Nov. 28 in downtown Chicago.
MERRILLVILLE | Interested and prospective volunteers are invited to a one-hour Volunteer Orientation and Training Session at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Meals on Wheels Community Room, 8446 Virginia St. Applicants will have an opportunity to tour the facility and ask questions about MOW services.
MUNSTER | The Hospice Artisans, a group comprised of more than 50 volunteers who create and sell unique handcrafted items to support the work of Hospice of the Calumet Area, recently received a "thank you" letter from Queen Elizabeth's Lady-in-Waiting Susan Hussey.
Power Paws for Kids Inc. Animal Assisted Therapy, has 40 active members who, with their Canine Good Citizen therapy dogs, visit libraries in Crown Point, Dyer/Schererville, Munster, Winfield, and South Holland to hold "Read To the Dogs" programs for children.
Social responsibility is something that you hear about often, whether people are talking about a corporation or an individual’s sense of social responsibility.
More than 200 volunteers fixed up nearly a dozen homes throughout Merrillville Saturday.
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