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Methodist Hospitals Foundation's Eighth Annual Golf Outing Takes A Swing At Raising Funds For the Northwest Indiana Orthopedic and Spine Center


Philanthropy comes in many forms. When folks can give to a great cause, play a round of golf, and network with others in their field at the same time, it’s a win-win situation all around, which is exactly what Monday’s Methodist Hospitals Foundation Masters Golf Outing was for the entire community.

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Rachel Cook in Pursuit of Radiant Vision


Most high school seniors bite their nails over finals and college plans, eagerly anticipating the next chapters of their lives and celebrating with their friends. When she was a senior in high school, all Rachel Cook could focus on was the mystery of her deteriorating vision. The days following her graduation were filled with doctors and concern.

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St. Catherine Hospital Celebrates 90 Years in East Chicago With Public Health Fair


It was a birthday celebration truly fitting with the mission that birthed St. Catherine Hospital over ninety years ago. In keeping with their ninety-year commitment to superior patient care, St. Catherine Hospital held a wellness fair Tuesday, as a thank-you to the community it is proud to serve.

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Strack & Van Til Supporting VNA Meals on Wheels Program in June 2018

Strack-Van-Til-Supporting-VNA-Meals-on-Wheels-Program-in-June-2018 Strack & Van Til is supporting the VNA Meals on Wheels program from June 18th through June 30th with a Round Up at the cash register! If you need groceries, be sure to visit any of the four Strack & Van Til locations in Valparaiso, Portage, and Chesterton, as well as the Town & Country location in Valparaiso. Last year, the Strack & Van Til Round Up raised $26,518.75! This helped deliver nearly 5,900 meals to seniors in our community!

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NorthShore Health Centers Loads the Bases for Annual Men’s Health Fair with the Gary SouthShore Railcats


A warm summer day is a wonderful thing, and it’s even better if spent enjoying a leisurely game of what is often referred to as America’s pastime. But, what’s better is being able to do just that while taking care of your health at the same time. NorthShore Health Centers is happy to celebrate their relationship with the Gary SoutShore Railcats by offering their annual Men’s Health Fair at US Steel Yard in Gary, Indiana. This year marks the fifth year for the event.

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Valparaiso Creative Council Sets Sights on Downtown for Artistic Innovations


Valparaiso has been a city on the rise in Northwest Indiana for quite some time, and part of that rise is its dedicated community members who have an eye towards the future and an appreciation for their town's potential. That is where the Valparaiso Creative Council comes into the picture. The VCC is a group of local leaders who are seeking to advance the growth and development of the creative arts community in Valpo through the installment of new pieces of public art, creating a greater connection between Valparaiso University and downtown, more creative spaces, greater diversity of art programming, a centralized channel to unify local artists, online resources for local art news and events, and much, much more. 

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Valparaiso Community Schools Summer Lunch Program is Back

Valparaiso-Community-Schools-Summer-Lunch-Program-is-BackThe Valparaiso Community Schools Summer Food Service Program is in full swing for summer 2018. The program offers free meals on weekdays to kids 18 and under at 4 locations in Valparaiso.

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Chesterton High School Honor Rolls Recognize 996 Students for Fourth Nine Weeks' Accomplishments of 2017-18 School Year

Chesterton-High-SchoolChesterton High School has recognized 996 students on its three varying honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks'. Of those 996 students, 268 students are listed on the Honor Roll earning a grade point average of (3.0 - 3.49999); 286 students are listed on the High Honor Roll earning a grade point average of (3.5 - 3.99999); and 442 students are listed on the Principal's Honor Roll for earning a grade point average of (4.0 - 5.33333) for the first nine weeks'. Students who received a grade of "D", "F", "I", or had less than four attempts were disqualified.

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IU Northwest Actuarial Science Students Reach Finals in International Competition

IU-Northwest-Actuarial-Science-Students-Reach-Finals-in-International-CompetitionIndiana University Northwest actuarial science students received top honors in the 2018 Society of Actuaries (SOA) Student Research Case Study Challenge, an international competition that drew 70 universities worldwide.

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Center of Workforce Innovation and READY NWI Host 7th Annual Summer Institute for Educators


The Center of Workforce Innovation’s READY NWI initiative gathered educators from across Northwest Indiana on Monday morning for their 7th Annual Summer Institute for Educators. The event aimed at connecting educators and finding ways to meet the skill and education needs of Region employers.

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Duneland Chamber Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary for Lakefront Fireworks


The Duneland Chamber of Commerce will once again host the 10th Annual Fireworks on the Lakefront event on Monday, July 2, 2018. “This event has become a tradition for Duneland families. I am excited to announce to the community that they will once again be able to enjoy this patriotic evening with their families at our lakefront. Holidays are important, and this event brings people together,” said Maura Durham, Duneland Chamber president.

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