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Liss CARSTAR grants wishes thanks to benefit golf outing

A $22,232 check was presented to Kelsey Leichtnam, representing the Make-A-Wish Foundation, by Liss CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts of Crown Point, at the company's ninth annual Charity Golf Outing benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana – Indiana Region.

September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Business seminar focuses on selling or succession

Tom Kraft, CPA, CFP and Larry Galler, business coach and columnist for The Times, will present a Business Succession Seminar from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 at First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway, Crown Point.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am

Planting Possibilities hosts open house and mums sale

Planting Possibilities participants hops you will join them from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Campagna Academy, 7403 Cline Ave., Schererville for an open house. Attendees will be able to tour the hoop house, greenhouse, and “Field of Dreams” while enjoying hors d’ oeuvres and refreshments.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point to kick off Patriots Week with a brunch

Crown Point Mayor David Uran has declared Sept. 7 to 12 as Patriots Week in the city.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am

Learn how to be smarter than your Smartphone

First Financial Bank, Verizon (TCC) and Samsung Mobile will host a free Smartphone Workshop  from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the bank’s Broadway location, 11890 Broadway, Crown Point.

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Save up to three lives with your blood donation

Did you know that by taking about an hour out of your day to donate blood, you can save up to three lives?

August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Run with the Red Devils to benefit scholarship fund

The eighth annual Runnin’ with the Devils 5K Walk/Run, presented by the 33 RDP Dean A. Frigo Foundation, will step off at 8 a.m. Saturday at Lowell High School, 2051 E. Commercial Ave. 

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

ATHENA Award nominations sought by Crossroads chamber

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the prestigious ATHENA Award that is sponsored by First Midwest Bank.

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Recycled art exhibit open through Monday at welcome center

Renewing the Region, an exhibit featuring art from recycled and repurposed objects, has been extended to Monday at the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive, Hammond.

July 17, 2014 12:00 am

College planning workshops offered free at library

College planning can be difficult, but one way to make it easier is to attend one of three free workshops at the Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am

Music festival is benefit for Planting Possibilities Inc.

Rockopelli Music Fest is a benefit concert for Planting Possibilities Inc, a nonprofit organization working to provide employment, job skills, training and fulfilling volunteer opportunities for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities in Lake County.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

'American Pickers' is looking for Lake County treasures

The History Channel’s "American Pickers" television show is heading to Lake County this summer and is looking for interesting and colorful characters with unique items. This isn’t your grandmother's antiquing.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Hometown Days continue this weekend with Food and Arts Festival

Bring the family to the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Food and Arts Festival from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday in downtown Crown Point. The streets surrounding the downtown square in will be closed to traffic to allow vendors to line the streets.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am

Corn roast kicks off Hometown Festival Days this weekend

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce kicks off Hometown Festival Days with the Crown Point Corn Roast from 4 to 11 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday in downtown Crown Point.

June 12, 2014 12:00 am

Hub City welcomes residents to register for garage sale

The City of Crown Point will host a City-wide Garage Sale during festival days.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am

Ladies Auxiliary hosts pancake breakfast to benefit fire department

The Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host its 20th annual pancake breakfast on from 7 to 11:30 a.m. June 14 at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N. East St. 

May 29, 2014 12:00 am

Free computer security webinar offered this afternoon

In the wake of some very intrusive and destructive "bugs" that have been plaguing the Internet, Merrillville-based Best Servers LLC is hosting a free Best Practices Webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. today.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am

Crown Point Car Cruise revs into downtown tonight

Crown Point Mayor David Uran’s Office of Special Events welcomes the 2014 season of the annual Car Cruise from 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday night, today through Sept. 25th on the downtown square.  

May 15, 2014 12:00 am

Networking and spaghetti on tap May 15 in Merrillville

Midwest Elite Preparatory Academy, 8101 Polo Club Drive, Merrillville, invites Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce members to join them from 6 to 8 p.m.  May 15 for a Networking Night.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am

Challenge yourself while honoring a veteran at Beat Boot Camp

Are you tough enough to beat the “beast?"

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

OE runner spots still available for this year's Chicago Marathon

Open lottery registration closed last week for this year's Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Runners not lucky enough to secure a race entry through the lottery, but still interested in running this year’s Oct. 12 race, can enter through Opportunity Enterprises, which has a limited number of…

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

Learn to reclaim your time and reconnect at Morning Business Hour

Join First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway, Crown Point, from 8 to 9 a.m. April 25 and learn how to “Reclaim Your Time and Reconnect with Yourself,” presented by Dana Samardzich, owner of Optimal Balance Coaching.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber to host Best of the Northwest Expo

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the Best of the Northwest Business and Consumer Expo on Wednesday, May 28 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, Merrillville.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Nominations being accepted for Hub City 's new Spike Award

Mayor Dave Uran presented Crown Point's Michael “Spike” Albrecht with a Community Inspiration Award last year for being a positive role model for youth as a member of the 2013 NCAA runner-up University of Michigan men's basketball team.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

Marriage Mill couple found for June wedding at Old Lake Courthouse

The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce has found a couple to get married at the annual Marriage Mill celebration during the Food & Arts Festival on June 20 in downtown Crown Point.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am

Foundation makes life-saving donation to EMS academy

The Crown Point Community Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy toward the purchase of a child-size mannequin simulator to train paramedic and emergency medical technician students.

March 20, 2014 12:00 am

Without ballroom, Crossroads chamber cancels Easter Bunny Breakfast

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will not  host an Easter Bunny Breakfast this year due to a scheduling conflict with the Maki Ballroom in the Old County Courthouse.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber will salute long-time members at luncheon

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will recognize businesses that have been chamber members for 25 years or more in five-year increments at a buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. March 18 at the Star Plaza Theatre, 8001 Delaware Place, Merrillville.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Methodist Hospitals health education series focuses on women

Methodist Hospitals will offer a health education series for women called Healthy Night Out with the Girls at 5:30 p.m. on select Thursdays at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center on the Southlake Campus, Pavilion A second floor, 101 E. 87th Ave., Merrillville. 

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Urban League of NWI to celebrate diversity at annual luncheon

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana will present its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. March 20 at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Hobart.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

Crossroads chamber to host antique and collectibles show

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its semi-annual Antiques and Collectibles Show on Feb. 22 and 23 at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

WWII photography of John A. Bushemi showcased in library exhibit

The Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. U.S. 30, Merrillville, is showcasing the photography and history of local photographer John A. Bushemi through March 20.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

Grant funds will help clear the air around ambulance bays

Franciscan St. Margaret Health in Dyer and Hammond, and Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point, will share a $52,500 grant provided through a BP Cleaner Air through Diesel Emission Reductions program to help reduce ambulance emissions outside of their hospital emergency departments.

January 30, 2014 12:00 am

Join the OE Marathon Team at Saturday's call out meeting

Local runners of all levels and abilities are invited to the call out meeting for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Opportunity Enterprise Team.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

Bank hosts morning program offering economic outlook

Join First Financial Bank, 11890 Broadway, Crown Point, from 8 to 9 a.m. Jan. 24 for its Morning Business Hour.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

Travel through the Milky Way at Merrillville planaterium show

Merrillville Community Planetarium, located in Clifford Pierce Middle School at 199 E. 70th Ave., presents "Galaxies," a public program, opening Friday and continuing on select Fridays and Saturdays through Jan. 25.

January 09, 2014 12:00 am

Stardust Bowl hosts annual Snow Bowl tournament

The LakeShore USBC's 18th annual Snow Bowl will be held at 10 p.m. Jan. 11 at Stardust Bowl, 3925 E. U.S. 30, Merrillville.

January 02, 2014 12:00 am

Methodist Hospitals supplies adult rehabilitation center

Methodist Hospitals recently donated a one-year’s supply of daily living necessities to support The Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Gary.

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

Chamber bestows annual landscape and architecture awards

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual meeting Dec. 13 at Avalon Manor and presented the its yearly Landscape and Architecture Awards to Centier Bank, Downtown Crown Point, Bapple and Bapple Inc., CPA’s in Crown Point and the Lake County Public Library, Merrillville, for the…

December 19, 2013 12:00 am

Climb aboard the Polar Express in Hub City on Friday

The City of Crown Point is still taking reservations for the Polar Express Storytelling and City Tour of Lights on Friday.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

Library to host Crown Point Hgh School groups for winter concerts

The Crown Point Community Library, 122 N. Main St., will host two winter concerts this month.

December 05, 2013 12:00 am

Community leaders recognized by chamber of commerce at gala

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual gala, An Evening Under The Stars, Nov. 16 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am

Spread some holiday cheer with gifts and cookies for youth

Santa’s helpers are needed to help fulfill holiday wishes for the youth of Campagna Academy.

November 21, 2013 12:00 am

Celebrate annual Holiday Tree Lighting on Friday in Hub City

The Crown Point Mayor’s Office of Special Events will host the city’s annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Tank Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Friday starting on the east side steps of the Old Courthouse on the downtown square.

November 14, 2013 12:00 am

Fall Antiques and Collectibles Show set for this weekend

Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce presents our annual Fall Antiques and Collectible Show on  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St., Crown Point.

November 07, 2013 12:00 am

Students plan Carbon Monoxide Awareness Walk for Saturday

In light of the tragic loss of a Merrillville family from carbon monoxide poisoning, students from Pierce Middle School in Merrillville want to raise awareness of the dangers associated with carbon monoxide poisoning and the benefits of detection.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am

Mall invites families to trick-or-treating Spooktacular

Bring your little ones to Westfield Southlake Mall, 2109 Southlake Mall, Hobart for trick-or-treating at participating retailers from 5 to 7 p.m. Halloween day, Oct. 31. All ghosts and goblins are welcome.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am

Ladies auxiliary hosts crazy bunco at Crown Point fire station

Please join the Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for an afternoon of food, fun and the craziness at the annual Crazy Bunco Party on Nov. 3 at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N. East St.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am

Family Fright Night set for Saturday at covered bridge

Hometown Happenings presents Family Fright Night on at 5:30 p.m. Saturday inside the covered bridge at the Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 Court St., Crown Point. 

October 10, 2013 12:00 am

Book a group hay ride at Ross Township's Hidden Lake Park

Ross Township Trustee Joseph D. Shudick and Ross Township Advisory Board members Ron Dudley, Rich Kendera and Ron Widing invite groups to book group hay rides now through Oct. 20 at Hidden Lake Park, 6355 Broadway, Merrillville.

October 03, 2013 12:00 am
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