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.
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.
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