When Cheryl Plomann found herself without work, she depended on family to help support her and her pets.
MUNSTER | Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, will host a variety of fall workshops for young theater enthusiasts. The workshops will provide professional instruction on acting, singing, choreography and theater, and help students build their public speaking skills and confidence by usi…
MUNSTER | Cancer Resource Centre, 926 Ridge Road, offers free education programs, mind/body/spirit programs and support groups for those with a cancer diagnosis and their caregivers. Call (219) 836-3349 to register for all programs.
HAMMOND | Paint the Parks, a traveling exhibit that highlights U.S. national parks through art, will remain on display at the Indiana Welcome Center, 7770 Corinne Drive, through Sept. 29.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana and Oliver Garden restaurants in Merrillville and Lansing, Ill. will celebrate Great Futures with a special pasta meal for club members next week.
LOWELL | The Tri-Creek Education Foundation is accepting applications through Oct. 13 for its 13th annual competitive grant opportunity.
ST.JOHN | Franciscan Alliance and St. John Evangelist School are partnering to offer a Family Health Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school, 9400 U.S.41. Screenings for balance assessment, blood pressure, bone density, glucose, oxygen saturation and vision will be offered, as will a…
ST. JOHN | Tractor Supply Co., 9957 Earl Drive, is partnering with Petfinder.com to host pet adoptions on Saturday as part of Pet Appreciation Week.
The National Catholic Society of Foresters, St. Joseph Court 513, recently donated $500 to Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana. The National Catholic Society of Foresters is a member-based fraternal organization that partners with Catholic families by extending quality in…
Your local library is the place to come for great materials, fun and interesting events or classes, and easily accessible computers. And where do you go when you have questions and need help? How do you find the best resources and information for your research and education?
LOWELL | Eleven Lake County 4-H members recently competed in the Area 10 4-H Tractor Contest, hosted by the Lake County 4-H Department and held at the Lowell Livestock Auction grounds. In all, 49 contestants from the eight-county district participated.
Good coaching and a great playbook can make all the difference in the world for a winning football team. Fail to create a sound game plan, and you’re likely to miss opportunities and fall behind.
A Highland High School graduate is proudly serving onboard U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67), one of the world’s most advanced warships.
MUNSTER | On Thursday, September 18th, there will be A Raise A Glass fundraiser hosted by Arden Courts and Comfort Keepers from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Centennial Park, 900 N. Centennial Park Drive, will benefit Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana. A $50 donation to ADSN…
The Crown Point Community Library will host a book signing with NASA astronaut Jerry Ross from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 30. Ross has co-authored a children’s book with Susan Gunderson, "Becoming a Spacewalker; My Journey to the Stars." He is also the author of an adult book, "SpaceWalker; My Jou…
“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library will join the national celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is held from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
Celebrate exceptional guest service on Sept. 24 at the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority’s annual Recognition of Service Excellence (R.O.S.E.) Awards dinner. The dinner, hosted at Avalon Manor in Hobart, will honor 12 R.O.S.E. Awards recipients and three Recognition of Industry S…
What forms the foundation of a strong community? It is neighbors who care to lend a hand to those in need. It is citizens eager to share their ideas and learn from others. It is individuals who are willing to invest in something bigger than themselves. It is dreamers who can imagine an even …
MUNSTER | Orders for the Humane Society Calumet Area’s mum sale fundraiser are due Monday.
MUNSTER | The 71st annual South Shore Arts Salon Show opens Sunday at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road, and runs through Oct. 26.
DYER | Boy Scouts Troop 561 from Dyer was awarded Troop Honors for the third year in a row while attending a weeklong summer camp at Napowan Adventure Base in Wild Rose, Wisc. "As adult leaders we watched the boys work together and have fun while earning the top award for the third year in …
MUNSTER | Gary's Crystal Taliefero has been a touring musician with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame icon and Piano Man Billy Joel since 1989. In that time, she's gained a wealth of experience in the music industry and she's made it her primary focus to share it with aspiring musicians and students.
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