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The Lakes of Valparaiso Host Breakfast on the Go For Residents

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A healthy, filling breakfast is the perfect way to start each day, but some days that's a bit more difficult than others. Early on Tuesday morning, the residents of The Lakes of Valparaiso had it easy and got to enjoy their breakfast on the go thanks to The Lakes staff.

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Replace, Recycle Smoke Detectors Every 10 Years


Porter-County-Recycling-and-Waste-ReductionFire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13, provides a great opportunity to remind residents of the importance of replacing dated smoke detectors.

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Michigan City Presents Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan for Resident Review

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Michigan City presented The Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan to the public in an open house setting at the Michigan City Hall on September 17th, at 7pm. The meeting revealed the Existing and Future City Reports for the public to see in table and map format.

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Valparaiso Family YMCA Offers Fun and Supportive Environment to People in Need

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The Valparaiso Family YMCA is more than a place to work out or swim, it’s a place where community members can find compassionate, understanding people, no matter what situation they’re in. Countless members attend the Valpo YMCA to reduce stress, get healthier, and just maybe find a listening ear in the process.

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Two Local Boys Earn Eagle Scout Rank

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Two local boys earned their Boys Scouts of America Eagle rank and were presented with the designation at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor at Augsburg Lutheran Church in Porter on August 26th.

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Valparaiso University Offers #YouAreWelcomeHere Undergraduate Scholarship for International Students


rot1Valparaiso University, along with 56 other colleges and universities from across the nation, has joined the nationwide #YouAreWelcomeHere scholarship program, which began in May 2018 with nine universities. To view the complete list of participants, visit the #YouAreWelcomeHere website.

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VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana Welcomes Volunteers and Supporters to Wear their Favorite Summer Fashion Last Chance for White Pants Gala

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The 2nd annual Last Chance for White Pants Gala celebrated the care and compassion of VNA Hospice of Northwest Indiana on Saturday at the Blue Chip Hotel and Casino. Staff, volunteers, donors and those affected by the work of VNA broke out their still-summer fashion to raise funds to update the Horton Hospice Center in Valparaiso.

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Opportunity Enterprises’ 18th Annual Packathon Packs in a Day of Fun, Networking, and Philanthropy

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Opportunity Enterprises’ (OE) has helped raise funds to support programs for individuals with disabilities in the Northwest Indiana community. But at the annual Packathon, which took place Saturday, the nonprofit broadened their support once again to the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. In return, the Chicago Marathon supports OE by donating money to them for their packing efforts of over 50,000 bags for participants, many of whom are runners from the Region.

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Valpo Vet Clinic Open House Celebrates Great Services To Come

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Pets are more than just our furry friends, they are family. Making sure they are well taken care of is a priority for every pet owner. Chester Inc. partnered with Valparaiso Animal Hospital to help their dreams of a bigger animal clinic come true. The animal hospital celebrated their new location in Valparaiso during their Vet Clinic Open House event on Saturday!

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Jeremy Bout of Edge Factor Visits the Region to Talk Manufacturing and Education

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On Friday, the President and Vice President of Edge Factor, Jeremy Bout (P) and Larissa Hofman (VP), held a special meet and greet with the La Porte County Skill Up 3 Network partners at the AK Smith Center Café in Michigan City. During the event, Bout and Hofman spoke about their Edge Factor interactive technology that will help change perception and highlight the changing world of manufacturing.

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Grant Award Announcement for Porter-Starke Services to Address Opiate Addiction


Congressman-Visclosky-HeadshotToday, U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Todd Young (R-IN), and U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky (D-IN-01) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a grant to Porter-Starke Services under the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment program.

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