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Franciscan Health Crown Point: Premature Children, Families Helped by Foundation

Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-Premature-Children-Families-Helped-by-FoundationKim Splant and her husband, Phil, donated a commemorative bench, made of 400 pounds of recycled plastic, in honor of Henry Penegor. He was the son of Sarah, standing-right, and husband, Eric, of Schererville. The Spants donated the bench, and $1,500 to Franciscan Health Crown Point Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where Henry died in 2012 after a premature birth. The Splants, who live in Dyer, began the Nathan C. Splant Foundation in 2007.

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Leigh Morris Named Interim President and CEO of Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana


Leigh Morris, former Chairman of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, has been appointed Interim President and CEO of Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana (VNA of NWI), succeeding Ann O’Heir, who served in that role since 2015.

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First Trust Credit Union Gives Back to Community With Donation to Open Door Adolescent Health in Michigan City


One of the many things that contributes to building a strong, successful community is the relationship between local businesses and the residents they serve. Without continued support, businesses often fail, and successful businesses recognize the importance of building strong ties to their communities. First Trust Credit Union believes strongly in the tradition of community involvement, and proved it once again today, through their generous donation of $3,000 to benefit substance abuse treatment programs administered through Open Door Adolescent Health Center of Michigan City.

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2018 Summer Camps at Purdue University Northwest


As spring blooms into summer, a variety of camps are available at Purdue University Northwest for school-age students during summer break.

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1,859 Purdue University Northwest Students Earn Dean’s List Honors


Purdue University Northwest’s 2018 spring semester Dean’s List recognized 1,859 undergraduate students for their academic achievement.

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Michigan City Area Schools Honors Wall of Fame Inductees and Retirees


As Michigan City Area Schools (MCAS) ended its 2018 school year and bid farewell to its students for the summer, it also bid a final farewell to some of its faculty and staff.

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US Hwy 12 Train Track Crossing Repairs

my-michigan-city-cover Due to train track crossing repairs being performed by Chicago South Shore in cooperation with INDOT, the City of Michigan City is announcing that the Chicago South Shore crossing, located near the NIPSCO west gate, on US Highway 12, will be closed beginning at 7:00 a.m., on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The crossing is expected to reopen on Monday, June 11, 2018, but the length of closure may vary depending on track time, equipment and/or weather-related issues.

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Michigan City's 8th Annual Jammin' with Save the Dunes Brings Region Together to Benefit Indiana Dunes


Fans came from miles around to hear regional and Midwestern favorites and to taste local flavors at Michigan City’s Washington Park on Saturday for the 8th annual Jammin’ with Save the Dunes.

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Sand Creek Country Club Members Test Out State-of-the-Art Golfing Technology at Demo Day and Cool Off at the School's Out Pool Party


It might not look it to the layman, but golf is one of the most high-tech sports around. Golf club manufacturers are constantly competing to put out the highest quality drivers, putters, and more. Sand Creek Country Club knows just how valuable staying on the cutting edge of equipment is for its members, so every year they organize a “Demo Day,” where some of the premier golf equipment providers set-up shop at Sand Creek’s driving range and allow members to test their latest products.

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Winamac Puts History in Motion with their Annual Power from the Past Weekend


Among all the unique events around the Region, few exhibit as much passion and pride in America and its workers as the Winamac Power from the Past “Power Weekend.” Hosted every summer, the Power Weekend sees history, agriculture, food, fun, and a lot of local pride come together for an unforgettable weekend.

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Openings Remain for June 18-22 ASM Materials Camp for Teachers at Purdue Northwest


Several openings remain for middle and high school teachers of science, chemistry, mathematics, engineering, technology or art to attend the upcoming free professional development camp June 18-22 at Purdue University Northwest (PNW). Pre-service teachers and community college instructors are also welcome.

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