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Highland to hold Last Call For Summer

Highland’s Main Square Park will be the venue for “Last Call For Summer” from 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 11. The event will be hosted by the Highland Main Street Bureau, in conjunction with the Highland Redevelopment Commission. This is a new event featuring music, food from Highland restaurants and a beer garden, operated by 95ate5 Brew Pub. The event name and date highlight a farewell to summer on the last weekend before the 2018-19 school year is set to begin. Highland Main Street is seeking sponsorships for the event to help offset costs.

The event will showcase the food of Highland restaurants, as up to 19 spaces will be available for trailers or booths. Food vendor applications will be available within the next week to interested Highland food establishments who wish to participate. Also, the event will spotlight a lineup of local bands playing original music. Call 219-972-7598, or

Leadership Academy application deadline June 22

Valpo chamber Leadership Academy is a four-month community leadership program that prepares, challenges and engages emerging and existing leaders to strengthen the community. Participants are exposed to the larger community, exploring the public/city government sector, private business sectors and not-for-profit organizations that play a role in building a strong community. The Leadership Academy seeks candidates who represent a cross section of the community and its institutions, including business, education and community-based organizations. Participants in this year's program will also receive a certificate of completion from Purdue University. Call 219-462-1105.

Highland Christian School students visit Hartsfield Village

MUNSTER — Highland Christian School children came to Hartsfield Village to sing and share with the residents. The students shared their riddle books with the residents.

The good old days

MUNSTER — Dads at Hartsfield Village posed for Father's Day pictures.


Community Coordinator

Annette is Community Coordinator for The Times. She has been with the paper for two decades. A resident of Hobart, she graduated from Purdue University with degrees in English and German.