Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana and International Subaru of Merrillville Share the Love at Fill the Trunk Event
With Christmas just around the corner and winter settling in, the International Subaru of Merrillville partnered with Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to collect donations of warm blankets, hats, gloves, and scarves that will be delivered to Meals on Wheels recipients.
Candace’s Rotary Round-Up: Merrillville
Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem solvers who join together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. Over the years, Rotarians have taken on global causes ranging from literacy and peace to water and health.
Many local initiatives are happening right around us! Scholarships for high school students, cleaning up of local parks and gifts of time, talent and treasure to a wide variety of nonprofit organizations are all the foundation of the Club’s motto: “Service Above Self”
I joined the efforts of the Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club as a way to give back to the community I grew up in. Today, I bring you the Region’s...
For more than a decade, Shedd Aquarium’s Animal Health team has turned to Northwestern Engineering to develop innovative solutions that further enhance Shedd’s animal welfare practices. But, for the first time this year, the aquarium’s conservation scientists have been proposing projects to the students that advance their ability to conduct research to protect populations of animals in the wild. This expansion to the partnership aides Shedd’s field research in the Great Lakes basin and in the Caribbean region while offering engineering students an opportunity to get their hands wet creating prototype technology for real-life challenges that come while studying animals in nature.
The City of Gary is programming a smarter city and enhancing its public safety efforts – made possible by a public safety grant from NIPSCO – with the installation of Databouy’s ShotPoint gunfire detection system in two of the city’s priority neighborhoods focused on reducing gun violence.
News of computer security breaches are almost a daily occurrence. Local grocer Strack & Van Til experienced a ransomware attack that shut down approximately 20 of its stores right before Thanksgiving. Marriott Hotels recently revealed an information systems breach that could affect 500 million customers. The alleged cyber attacks on political campaigns from 2016 are still being investigated.
Brunch with Santa Brings Families Together for Festive and Joyous Afternoon at Sand Creek Country Club
On a bright and snowy Sunday morning, Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton hosted a beloved tradition: Brunch with Santa. Club members enjoyed this merry event with family and friends and grew excited for Christmas day.
Advice from commencement speaker and PNW alumnus Stephen Turner
“The new $240 million 425k square-foot facility, demonstrates the commitment the Franciscan alliance has made to our community, and will carry us to the 22nd century,” said Dr. David Fumo, Medical Staff President at Franciscan Health Michigan City.
In celebration of the Franciscan Alliance’s commitment to the community, the hospital invited VIP members to a blessing from Donald Hying, Bishop of the Diocese of Gary, followed by an elaborate tour of the new state-of-the-art facility, Thursday, December 6.
Lake Hils STEM Elementary School rewarded close to 150 students with a special field trip to see the movie, “Wreck-it Ralph 2” on November 27 and 28. The trip was part of a new school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program that recognizes good grades, discipline, and attendance each trimester.