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Club opens with trained tour guides thanks to etiquette classes

Club opens with trained tour guides thanks to etiquette classes

Ready to greet VIP's and conduct tours of the new John Will Anderson Boys & Girls Club in Gary are trained club members, front row from left, Kayanka Harrison, Andrea Blue, Briana Joiner, Raquel Knight, back row, Core’Van Lotts, Program Director Darryl Anderson, Arron Jones, Allen Jones …

December 13, 2013 12:00 am
Dinner is inspirational and delicious

Dinner is inspirational and delicious

Hammond Boys and Girls Club members gather around guest speaker Dr. Chandra Gill, CEO of Black-Ademically Speaking, at the recent Steak and Burger Dinner, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of NWI.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: They're faithful all week, not just Sundays

GUEST COMMENTARY: They're faithful all week, not just Sundays

On Sundays, there is something powerful going on in this place. It’s strong and electrifying, moving people out of their seats, stomping, shouting and joyfully hugging each other. There are no empty seats to be found.

June 17, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: America mourns the death of her children

GUEST COMMENTARY: America mourns the death of her children

During this season of giving which represents the gift of life, just a few days before Christmas, no doubt most parents had shopped for Christmas gifts for children who are now no longer with them. You can imagine the pain they felt upon learning their children’s gift of life had been taken …

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: It's election year, is there a doctor in the house?

GUEST COMMENTARY: It's election year, is there a doctor in the house?

After years of observing, listening, reading and evaluating, some would come to the conclusion that our government is sick. The disease causing this illness is called BAT (bashing and trashing). It's highly infectious and runs rampant during elections.

April 29, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Why celebrate black history in the 21st century?

GUEST COMMENTARY: Why celebrate black history in the 21st century?

Celebrating black history was a vision of Carter G. Woodson in 1926. He is known for writing of the contributions and accomplishments of black Americans into national history.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: America owes its children a better education

The education of our children should be a high priority on America's agenda.

May 02, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Black history should celebrate progress

Almost all black history celebrations are designed to take us back down memory lane to relive one of the most brutal passages in America's history.

February 07, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Village must address this parenting problem

Upon learning of the gruesome murder of the McClendons in large numbers, the village people came to stare at the site of the crime. They were hurt and in disbelief that such a horrible crime had happened in their neighborhood and to people who had contributed so much to their community.

November 25, 2009 12:00 am

A call for our society to help the economy

Layoffs, business closings, high gas prices and foreclosures are buzzwords of every household. The light at the end of the tunnel appears to be a mere flicker. It stands in jeopardy of burning out if we do nothing to fuel the flame.

September 08, 2008 12:00 am

Closing academic gap requires action on all fronts

Since closing the academic gap has been an issue for so long, one has to wonder could it be a case of the right diagnosis but the wrong remediation.

August 03, 2008 12:00 am

Merrillville kids need a Boys & Girls Club

Some question the ability of Merrillville to sustain operations at the proposed $13.8 million Boys & Girls Club. So where do we go from here?

March 24, 2008 12:00 am

What role do you play in children's growth?

During a fruit tree's growth and development, it goes through various and necessary stages of growth. The tree farmer then reaps the benefits of his nurturing and is satisfied with the fruit it yields.

June 05, 2007 12:00 am

Spend time to honor those who died for us

Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868, by Gen. John Logan and was first observed on May 30, 1868. The purpose was to honor those who died fighting the Civil War. It was later broadened to include those who fought in any war.

May 29, 2006 12:00 am

Those who work for kids, families are true heroes

Thanksgiving Day is a tradition deeply rooted in our American heritage. This day has been set aside to give special thanks for our blessings.

November 24, 2005 12:00 am
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