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IIMM Presents the 7th Annual Good Life Awards

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Proving once again that there is certainly no shortage of good news in Northwest Indiana, Ideas In Motion Media was thrilled to present their 7th annual Good Life Awards event, honoring those individuals and non-profit organizations who work tirelessly year-round to make the Northwest Indiana region a better place in which to work, play, and live.

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VNA of Northwest Indiana Honors Loved Ones with Trees of Remembrance

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On Tuesday evening, friends and families united at the Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso for the VNA of Northwest Indiana’s annual Tree of Remembrance Ceremony. The tradition is a way to honor passed loved ones during the holiday season.

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December 8th Proclaimed Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Day at 24th Annual Holiday at the POPS


For La Porte County, December 8th will forever be changed. At the 24th annual Holiday at the POPS, Mayor Mark Krentz proclaimed December 8, 2018 as Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Day in honor of all that the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) does to promote the health and wellbeing of the community.

“It is an honor for me to show this level of respect and appreciation for the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte,” Krentz said as he presented the award to Maria Fruth, President and CEO of HFL.

2018holidaypops2The award highlighted the significant contributions that the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte has offered and continues to offer its citizens. Citing the outstanding examples of The Scholarship Program, The Mammogram...

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A Mighigan City Favorite Has Returned: The 2018 Snowflake Parade


A Michigan City favorite has returned! Hundreds of people filled the street waiting to see Old Saint Nick to make his way down Franklin in the Snowflake Parade. Attendees were in for a fun-filled night to celebrate ‘the most wonderful time of the year!'

“It’s an old tradition here in Michigan City for the Santa Claus and Santa’s house which is a replica of the old one from the 60’s and 70’s,” said Fire Chief Randy Novak, of Michigan City Fire Department. “We brought it back and we’re trying to make it as authentic as we can.”

2019SNOWFLAKEPARADE2The parade was originally scheduled for last week, December 1st. Due to unfavorable weather conditions, it was rescheduled for December 8th. Today’s...

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Gaming Excitement this December at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Gaming-October-2017 Poker tournaments will be held every day in December except December 8,9,15 and 25.

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Dining Specials Offered at Blue Chip Casino Hotel & Spa this December


Blue-Chip-Dining-August-2017 Celebrate Christmas on Tuesday, December 25, with a lavish Christmas buffet at Options. The Christmas Buffet, for $26.99 plus tax, is served from 11 am - 8 pm and features traditional Christmas favorites, including sage-rubbed turkey with cranberry glaze, cornbread dressing, sweet potato casserole, maple-glazed ham, New York strip steaks, crab legs and more. Add one lb. crab legs for just $9.99.

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December at Blue Chip: Christmas Buffet, Live Music, Spa Specials and More


Blue-Chip-Gaming-September-2017 Spend the holidays at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, and enjoy a lavish Christmas buffet, live music, spa blu specials and New Year’s eve festivities.

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Mix, Mingle & Jingle Party at Blue Chip Casino's Stardust Event Center


Business professionals from all over Northwest Indiana joined together on Friday to attend the 10thannual Mix Mingle and Jingle Party at Blue Chip Casino’s Stardust Event Center.

Angela Gaghan, Blue Chip Casino’s Director of Sales, described the event as a great way for companies to kick off the holiday season.

Mix-Mingle-Jingle-Party-at-Blue-Chip-Casinos1“So many different companies are represented here tonight; trade companies, small offices, medical offices….they all work so hard, and this event gives them an opportunity to be part of a lively group and have a good time together without the huge expense of planning a private...

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Growth, Charity, and More - A Look Back at 2018 and a Peek into 2019 with Patrick's Grille

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Michigan City residents are quite familiar with Patrick’s Grille, thanks to their consistency in providing high quality fine dining with a casual, but upscale atmosphere. More than that, they constantly strive to be a positive force in the community that supports them, be it through “giveback events” that raise funds for local nonprofits, or participating in community programs that support organizations around Michigan City and Northwest Indiana.

One of the simplest, most effective ways they give back is through their Giveback Nights, where a chunk of the entire day’s proceeds goes to the organization. Usually the amount is 10%, and this year they hosted the event for organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club of Michigan City and Save the Dunes.

“It’s very important for us to be involved in the community,”...

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Light the Night for Senior Hunger Powered by NIPSCO

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Lights sparkled in the snow at Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana on Thursday when they hosted their Light the Night for Senior Hunger Winter Lights Kickoff. This holiday season, Meals on Wheels is collecting donations for their Light the Night campaign, their most successful fundraiser. This year they added a new partner to ensure they can provide meals and support to more seniors than ever, NIPSCO.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts' Latest Exhibition Highlights Artists Living with Cognitive Disabilities


LCA-Latest-Exhibition-Highlights-Artists-Living-with-Cognitive-DisabilitiesLubeznik Center for the Arts' (LCA) latest exhibition, New Perspectives, showcases amazing artworks created by student artists of LCA's Health Promotion through the Arts Program. This program, now entering its eleventh year, provides a creative space and high-quality arts instruction for adults living with cognitive disabilities. In partnership with Paladin, Inc. and Read more




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