Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana has begun its build season and needs volunteer help.
University of Chicago student Ling Ge along with Gary Building commissioner Steven Marcus and Jack Eskin from NIRPC, right, do a parcel survey Saturday in Gary.
University of Chicago student Jocelyn Hare shows Gary resident Carol Smith how her smartphone app works Saturday before heading out to do a parcel survey in Gary.
WHITING | Cancer Never Sleeps, and neither will those who participate in the overnight American Cancer Society Relay for Life on June 1 and 2 at Whiting Park.
MERRILLVILLE | Celebrate the birth of a movement and help others in need by coming to donate blood in May.
Lisa Way, of Hobart, is someone who wants to make a difference in her community.
HAMMOND | Barbara Gustin, director of Hammond Head Start, is holding open registration for children 3 to 5 for the 2013-14 school year.
CROWN POINT | If you want to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue University has the ideal program.
HIGHLAND | Great food and networking was enjoyed at the first Highland Chamber of Commerce Best of Highland ceremony held recently at Wicker Park Social Center.
MERRILLVILLE | Give in Lake County is a high school challenge to give, lead, and make a difference in the community this month.
Michael Glorioso’s enthusiasm and work ethic has led him to a fulfilling career as a United Way Retired and Senior Volunteer Program coordinator in Valparaiso.
CROWN POINT | Every year, April brings the promise of spring. It also represents a month in which child abuse prevention and awareness can help bring the hope of safe, permanent homes to thousands of abused and neglected children in Lake County.
GARY | When Lucille Salmi spoke with relatives about celebrating her 95th birthday, she insisted that the party take place at the Bakery House in Gary, a residence for indigent men and where she has been a volunteer for the past 18 months.
The Hobart Historical Society Museum, open 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday, had visitors last year throughout Indiana as well as Oregon, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Washington, Illinois, California and Hawaii.
HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute celebrated its 12th Annual Hall of Honor induction ceremony this month.
CHESTERTON | Many actions go into taking care of an Indiana State Park. Volunteers serve a big role in monitoring changes in the ecosystems of the park. Learn how you can participate in our early invasive response program in 2013 at 2 p.m. April 6. Meet in the Nature Center Auditorium at Dun…
The Salute to Senior Service program, sponsored by Home Instead Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes.
MERRILLVILLE | Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana will host Mayors For Meals Day today as a part of its March For Meals campaign.
GARY | Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana Inc. partners with other nonprofit organizations to help contribute to its mission of raising funds to help end poverty housing.
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