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Salvation Army of Michigan City Receives Donation From Exchange Club


The Salvation Army of Michigan City recently received a generous donation of $4,000 from the Michigan City Exchange Club. It was presented on September 8, 2018 during the annual Stuff-A-Bus event, which supports The Salvation Army’s food pantry.

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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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NIPSCO Business Support Department Makes a Difference for Meals on Wheels


On Friday, September 14, 11 NIPSCO employees from the Business Support Services, came to Meals on Wheels in Merrillville and helped clean up our outside grounds, landscape and wash and clean our vans for the non-profit agency.

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Meals on Wheels Volunteer Opportunities at All 42 Locations

Meals-On-Wheels-NWI-New-LogoWhy not consider spending an hour or so helping to deliver meals in your community? Recent illnesses, and resignations have caused a need in nearly all of our areas in Lake County. If you would like to help your neighbors, why not deliver meals where you live or work? We are having orientation/training on Tuesday, October 9, at 10:00 am in our offices at 8446 Virginia Street, Merrillville. And, again on Thursday, October 18 at 1 pm. Training lasts one hour and ends with a tour of our building.

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First Trust Credit Union Serves Michigan City Salvation Army in Stuff-A-Bus Event


On September 8, the 15th Annual Stuff-A-Bus event took place at both Al’s Supermarket locations in Michigan City. First Trust Credit Union, Al’s Supermarket, Michigan City Salvation Army, and Michigan City School Corporation teamed up to help support and provide goods for the Michigan City Salvation Army food pantry. First Trust Credit Union served as the event’s organizer, the school system provided the school buses for the day, Al’s provided all of the items, and the Salvation Army’s food pantry benefited from all the donations and volunteer work. WEFM Radio and WIMS Radio also sponsored the event, broadcasting live at both Al’s Supermarket locations on Franklin St. and Karwick Rd.

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La Porte Companies Donate $15,000 in Network Infrastructure Upgrade to Help La Porte County Family YMCA


Qubit Networks, a leader in IT networking, security and voice-communication systems, and Surf Air Wireless, a leader in northern Indiana Internet services, will donate more than $15,000 in IT network, phone and Internet services to La Porte Family YMCA.

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American Licorice Company Donates to Local Church for Park Splash Pad

American-Licorice-Company-Donates-to-Local-Church-for-Park-Splash-Pad-2018Last week American Licorice Company donated $10,000 to Bethany Church of La Porte to help them fund the construction and creation of a splash pad at their upcoming park! As the local licorice company is always looking for ways to invest in the happiness of the community, associates believe that such a project will provide unending opportunities for the children and families of La Porte to enjoy the outdoors for many summers to come!

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First Trust Credit Union to Hold 2018 Stuff a Bus

First-Trust-Credit-Union-to-Hold-2018-Stuff-a-BusCome & make a difference, as the Michigan City Salvation Army, First Trust Credit Union, Al’s Supermarkets, and the Michigan City School Corporation celebrate 15 years of hosting the “STUFF A BUS” food drive for the Salvation Army Food Pantry. Now through September 7th, you can make a monetary donation or donate non-perishable food items at First Trust’s Michigan City Branch at 950 E. U.S. Highway 20. In addition, on Saturday, September 8th, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., volunteers will be filling Michigan City School buses with bags of food donated by YOU (the local community) at both Al’s (Franklin St. & Karwick Plaza) Supermarkets.

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Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana Personalizes Nourishment


For many people in the Region, Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana is the difference between remaining in their own homes and needing to relocate to a nursing facility or to spend more time in a hospital. The nutritious meal, welcoming visit, and safety check-up help these seniors cope with three threats of aging: hunger, isolation, and loss of independence. Research proves that when seniors have the right support, they improve quality of life, need fewer hospital stays, and live longer. And when the food they’re being served is delicious, eating becomes more enjoyable for them.

Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana serves a variety of community members, including those who face barriers to preparing healthy meals, including physical ability, living in a food desert, or being home-bound for a variety of reasons....

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1st Source Bank Donates $3,200 to Frontline Foundations for New Cafe Supercharge


As a community bank, 1st Source Bank is always looking for opportunities to reach out. 1st Source has established a strong working relationship with Frontline Foundations Inc. over the years due to its positive impression on the community.

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Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, Rotary Club, and La Porte Community Race, Walk, and Ride for Cancer Patients at 17th Annual Tour de La Porte


For the last seventeen years, the La Porte community has gathered together to support healthcare activism by participating in the the Tour de La Porte, an event filled with cycling, running, and walking. All participants, the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte, and other organizations work together to raise money to fund and support cancer patients in the area.

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