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Porter County Taste of Care

Porter County Taste of Care

Guests enjoy sampling the food at the 2013 Taste of Care at the Porter County Expo Center.

June 02, 2014 4:55 pm
Taste of Care supports ramp program, Honor Flight Chicago

Taste of Care supports ramp program, Honor Flight Chicago

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Taste of Care features a food competition that brings together area senior communities for the fund-raising event.

June 02, 2014 4:49 pm
Agencies work together to strengthen community impact

Agencies work together to strengthen community impact

The team will be working together to strengthen both Porter County Family Counseling Center and Dayspring Women’s Center at their new location under one roof. From left are Kathy DeWitt, director of community outreach for Dayspring and PCFCC; Sue Bannon, office manager for Dayspring and PCFC…

May 29, 2014 4:12 pm
Agencies work together to strengthen community impact

Agencies work together to strengthen community impact

VALPARAISO | Porter County Family Counseling Center has joined Dayspring Women’s Center as a complementary agency sharing resources and office space at Porter County Aging and Community Services, 1005 N. Campbell St.

May 29, 2014 4:04 pm
Duneland Seniors

Duneland Seniors

Rondi Wightman hangs out with Duneland Seniors board president Dennis Guzik during a recent gathering and bingo game at Hawthorne Park in Porter.

February 13, 2014 1:08 pm
Duneland Seniors Group celebrates connections

Duneland Seniors Group celebrates connections

PORTER | The Duneland Seniors Group is an avenue for area seniors to connect through friendship, fun and community involvement.

February 13, 2014 1:03 pm Photos

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Duneland Seniors

Duneland Seniors

Members of the Duneland Seniors Group enjoy a game of bingo at a recent gathering at Hawthorne Park in Porter.

February 13, 2014 1:06 pm
Groups gather to play games, strengthen social connections

Groups gather to play games, strengthen social connections

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services is the place for making social connections around cards, bingo and dominoes. With more space available, two groups are gathering to enjoy games and conversation.

February 13, 2014 12:18 pm
Rondi Wightman

Rondi Wightman

Rondi Wightman hangs out with Duneland Seniors board president Dennis Guzik during a recent gathering and bingo game at Hawthorne Park in Porter.

January 22, 2014 1:59 pm

PCACS serving community through energy assistance program

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services is in the midst of the Energy Assistance season and the agency has already helped more than 500 clients through this essential program.

January 02, 2014 5:12 pm
Tracy Childers

Tracy Childers

December 20, 2013 9:35 pm
AmeriCorps program participants serve at PCACS

AmeriCorps program participants serve at PCACS

VALPARAISO | The PCACS’ latest AmeriCorps program member is diving in to help with the Energy Assistance Program.

December 20, 2013 9:32 pm

NAP tax credits support PCACS

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services is offering tax credits as part of the Neighborhood Assistance Program. The donations are a way for community members to support PCACS’ mission and goals while receiving state tax breaks.

October 02, 2013 5:56 pm
PCACS

PCACS

PCACS board members Barb Kubiszak, from left, Ed Gottschling and Jean Boehlke share a laugh during the agency’s annual meeting.

August 12, 2013 5:14 pm
PCACS annual meeting highlights service to community

PCACS annual meeting highlights service to community

VALPARAISO | During its annual meeting, Porter County Aging and Community Services celebrated another year of serving the elderly, needy and those with disabilities through various programs.

August 12, 2013 5:12 pm

PCACS provides transportation to NIRPC hearing

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services will be assisting community members who wish to attend a Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission hearing on public transit services.

May 31, 2013 12:03 pm
Day of Caring projects open June 1

Day of Caring projects open June 1

Valparaiso | Starting June 1, community members can join together for the United Way’s annual Day of Caring by forming a team, signing up and selecting projects.

May 30, 2013 4:09 pm
Day of Caring

Day of Caring

University of Phoenix volunteers, from left, Melissa Pallott, Jason Taylor and Patillia Sawyer paint at the PCACS offices during the 2012 Day of Caring.

May 30, 2013 4:11 pm

Drive collects personal care items for community

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services is teaming with The Salvation Army to host a personal care items drive for Porter County residents.

May 22, 2013 11:08 am
Kankakee REMC presents check

Kankakee REMC presents check

Porter County Aging and Community Services was recently awarded a $5,000 grant through the Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Roundup program. PCACS Board President Ethan Lowe, left, and PCACS Executive Director Bruce Lindner accept the donation from Amanda Steeb, communications and marketing di…

May 14, 2013 3:19 pm
Grant supports PCACS ramp fund

Grant supports PCACS ramp fund

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Aging and Community Services’ ramp fund has been given a boost with the help of a $5,000 grant through the Kankakee Valley REMC Operation Roundup program.

May 14, 2013 3:16 pm
Almost Maine

Almost Maine

John Lattuada as “East” and Amy Aurelio as “Glory” perform the “Their Hearts” story from “Almost, Maine.”

April 17, 2013 7:32 pm
Theatrical Company performance supports PCACS’ ramp fund

Theatrical Company performance supports PCACS’ ramp fund

VALPARAISO | An upcoming performance of “Almost, Maine” by Valparaiso Theatrical Company will help support Porter County Aging and Community Services’ ramp fund.

April 17, 2013 7:28 pm
Work One Access Point

Work One Access Point

January 21, 2013 3:34 pm
PCACS links public to Work One Web sites

PCACS links public to Work One Web sites

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services is now a Work One Access Point connecting the public to key Work One Web sites.

January 21, 2013 3:23 pm
SHIP counselors provide Medicare plan direction

SHIP counselors provide Medicare plan direction

VALPARAISO | RSVP of Porter County not only connects seniors to volunteer opportunities but also provides Medicare option counseling year-round.

November 16, 2012 6:01 pm
RSVP of Porter County event honors, celebrates volunteers

RSVP of Porter County event honors, celebrates volunteers

VALPARAISO | The Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of Porter County’s recent recognition event united senior volunteers for a morning of music and celebration.

September 18, 2012 9:54 am Photos

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Day of Caring volunteers paint for a cause

VALPARAISO | The University of Phoenix volunteer team helped PCACS get ready for a new tenant as part of the 2012 United Way Day of Caring.

September 13, 2012 9:58 pm
PCACS annual meeting spotlights year of service

PCACS annual meeting spotlights year of service

PCACS Executive Director Bruce Lindner, left, and former board president Cliff Malings share a laugh during the annual membership meeting in August.

September 07, 2012 10:33 am
PCACS annual meeting spotlights year of service

PCACS annual meeting spotlights year of service

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Aging and Community Services board and staff marked another year of helping community members through its key programs, providing transportation, nutrition, energy and emergency assistance.

September 07, 2012 10:30 am
Ramp helping Valparaiso woman adjust after surgery

Ramp helping Valparaiso woman adjust after surgery

VALPARAISO | After the installation of a ramp at her Valparaiso home, Judy Hood is appreciative and thankful for the help she has received as she adjusts to life as an amputee.

August 30, 2012 10:33 am
Day of Caring projects to help revitalize PCACS

Day of Caring projects to help revitalize PCACS

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services is seeking volunteers for its Day of Caring projects, which focus on improvements at the agency’s building and grounds.

July 18, 2012 2:13 pm

PCACS benefits from month of Campbell Street Café tips

VALPARAISO | During May, Campbell Street Café tips are adding up for Porter County Aging and Community Services.

May 02, 2012 1:36 pm
Flo Snuffer

Flo Snuffer

PCACS transportation director Flo Snuffer.

March 29, 2012 4:34 pm
PCACS Transportation director Flo Snuffer

PCACS Transportation director Flo Snuffer

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services Transportation Director Flo Snuffer understands the importance of the agency's service. She hears directly from clients how the rides are impacting their lives.

March 29, 2012 4:05 pm

Energy Assistance Program extended

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services has received additional funds for the Energy Assistance Program in order to help more clients than last winter season.

February 03, 2012 1:27 pm

Weather policy breaks down transportation, office decisions at PCACS

VALPARAISO | Porter County Aging and Community Services Executive Director Bruce Lindner seeks to remind the community of the agency's weather policy.

December 27, 2011 11:42 am

Energy Assistance funding boost clears way to help more

VALPARAISO | Due to additional funds made available by the state, the Porter County Aging and Community Services' staff is continuing to take appointments for Porter County individuals needing energy assistance.

December 27, 2011 11:36 am

Session to gather input on public transportation

VALPARAISO - Porter County Aging and Community Services along with Opportunity Enterprises and V-Line officials are seeking input on public transportation in Porter County at a session from 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the United Way of Porter County, 951 Eastport Centre Drive.

November 08, 2011 4:58 pm

RSVP seeks recipes for 500 Turkeys

 

October 24, 2011 11:33 am

PCACS provides transportation to NIRPC hearing

 

October 18, 2011 11:27 am
Jeannie Smith

Jeannie Smith

Jeannie Smith joined Porter County Aging and Community Services' team as coordinator of the Emergency and Energy Assistance program.

September 29, 2011 5:09 pm
PCACS welcomes new board member

PCACS welcomes new board member

PCACS welcomes new board member

September 28, 2011 3:40 pm
Terrence Jent

Terrence Jent

Terrence Jent is new PCACS Board Member

September 28, 2011 3:40 pm
Getting to know: Tom McCormick

Getting to know: Tom McCormick

As part of its mission, Porter County Aging and Community Services is celebrating the communities it serves with features on area seniors.

April 13, 2011 12:29 pm
Hebron Center site manager connects to area seniors

Hebron Center site manager connects to area seniors

HEBRON | Josephine Purevich stays connected to the community as site manager of the Hebron Senior Center by keeping the place humming with activities and helping fellow seniors feel at home.

April 04, 2011 12:29 pm
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