VALPARAISO | An environmental debate about the benefits of using genetically modified foods outweighing the risks will be held at 7 p.m. March 17 at Porter County Administration Building, 155 Indiana Ave.
Third-grade teacher Kailey Arrivo was recently chosen as a recipient of the Back to School Bonanza classroom stock-up promotion sponsored by Peapod in partnership with Reckitt and Kimberly-Clark.
PORTAGE | The third annual partnership with Smiles for Life Campaign has begun, which means dental patients throughout Northwest Indiana can visit Dr. Laura Hannon’s office, which is a participating Crown Council member.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Community Foundation presented the Memorial Opera House a Community Fund grant to support its newest project, "A Theatre for a New Audience."
CHESTERTON | Boy Scout Troop 929 will host its annual Pancake Breakfast from 6 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church, Second Street and Porter Avenue.
(All fish fries held on Friday)
I still take great pride in being a firefighter’s wife. For the majority of our 30 years together, Randy has either been a volunteer or a career firefighter. Countless men and women dedicate their lives to the protection and preservation of life and property, things that truly mean a lot to us all.
VALPARAISO | The Purdue University North Central American Sign Language Club will host an ASL Coffeehouse from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 21 at the Uptown Café, 1400 E. Lincolnway.
André Smith, a political science major at Butler University, is gaining valuable experience as an intern in Washington D.C.
VALPARAISO | Spring Cleaning Seminar is set from 2 to 3 p.m. March 18 at Avalon Springs Health Campus, 2400 Silhavy Road.
As the hands are played in duplicate bridge (about 27 per game), a record is kept of each pair's scores. The data from each hand is inputted into a computer and scores are calculated to determine each player's final percentage of success.
MICHIGAN CITY | Lubeznik Center for the Arts will hold an opening reception for its new exhibits from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday March 7 at the center, 101 W. 2nd St.
MICHIGAN CITY | Michigan City High School will offer a new “Early College” program, beginning in August.
VALPARAISO | Nearly 200 staff, board members, volunteers and friends of the Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County gathered at Strongbow Inn last month for the agency's annual recognition dinner.
MICHIGAN CITY | Free take-home colorectal screening kits are being offered during March, which is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, by affiliates of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City.
Daniel McCormick, M.D., begins a new role as vice president of medical affairs for Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point this month.
VALPARAISO | Taltree Arboretum & Gardens has become one of only eight arboretums in the world to be awarded Level III accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program sponsored and coordinated by The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill.
The AARP Driver Safety Program will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 18 at Westchester Public Library, 200 W. Indiana Ave., in the Thomas Library Bertha Wood meeting room.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso University sorority and fraternity community received multiple national awards for overall excellence at the recent Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values Conference in Indianapolis.
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