valpolife logo portagelife logo nwindianalife logo Share good news

Tour de La Porte 2018: Going the Distance for Cancer Care

Tour-de-La-Porte-2018-Going-the-Distance-for-Cancer-Care_01

The Tour de La Porte (TdL) is a cycling, running and walking event benefiting patients with cancer in our community. 100 percent of the proceeds provide direct assistance to patients. The 17th annual event is scheduled for August 24, 25 and 26, 2018 and all events begin at Cummings Lodge.

Read more



Midwestern Triathletes Return to La Porte for 39th Annual La Porte County Family YMCA Triathlon

La-Porte-County-YMCA-Triathlon-2018-1

Competitors from across the Midwest and around the world once again flocked to the sandy shores of Stone Lake in La Porte, Indiana for the 39th annual La Porte County Family YMCA Triathlon. The popular race is one of the biggest events for the local YMCA.

Read more



Have Fitness Resolutions You Want To Keep For Once? Here Are 12 Game Changing Do’s and 8 Dont's Straight From Fitness Experts

Have-Fitness-Resolutions-04

The gap between the holidays and New Year’s Day can be a long week for some of us. The winter blues combined with too much turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and more is enough to make one forgo adulthood in favor of hibernation. While motivation may seem far off, with 2018 around the corner, there’s no better time to pull yourself from the snowy trenches and get crackin’ on paving the way for personal improvement.

Read more



La Porte County Family YMCA and The Intrepid Phoenix Announce Collaboration


La-Porte-YMCA-Intrepid-Phoenix-2017The La Porte County Family YMCA and The Intrepid Phoenix are excited to announce a collaboration to provide physical fitness services to La Porte County residents who are in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse.

Read more



Franciscan Health Reps Walk the Walk to Fight Heart Disease

franciscan-heart-walk-2017

Some 165 Franciscan Health representatives were among hundreds of participants who turned out in force to support the war against cardiovascular disease, the number-one killer of Americans, during an annual American Heart Association Heart Walk at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point recently.

Read more



Tour de La Porte: Going the Distance for Cancer Care

Tour-de-La-Porte-Going-the-Distance-for-Cancer-Care-2017_01

The Tour de La Porte (TdL) is a cycling, running and walking event benefiting patients with cancer in our community. 100 percent of the proceeds provide direct assistance to patients. The 16th annual event is scheduled for August 25, 26 and 27, 2017 and all events begin at Cummings Lodge.

Read more



Tour de La Porte Cycling Event Presents New Routes and New Technology


Tour-de-La-Porte-Cycling-Event-Presents-New-Routes-and-New-Technology_01Changes are coming to the 2017 Tour de La Porte (TdL) cycling event on Sunday, August 27, with brand new cycling routes and the opportunity to utilize the app Ride with GPS.

Read more



Local Running Club Founder Joins Tour de La Porte Committee


Local-Running-Club-Founder-Joins-Tour-de-La-Porte-Committee-2017_01 For Eric Wozniak, teacher at Hailmann Elementary School, running is an art to be enjoyed. Founder of the running club Maple City Milers, Eric is now also lending his running expertise to the Tour de La Porte (TdL) Committee.

Read more



Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Awards Prize for Being Active


Healthcare-Foundation-of-La-Porte-Awards-Prize-for-Being-Active-2017The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) awarded their Summer Get Active, Get Fit! prize at the Downtown La Porte movie night held on July 9. The prize went to Emma Snyder, a 5th grader at Hailmann Elementary School. Emma selected a volleyball set as her prize, which included a volleyball, ball pump, net and boundary lines.

Read more



The City of Michigan City is Awarded Active Living Workshop


my-michigan-city-coverThe Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program (NEP) is partnering with Health by Design to present a series of workshops this summer and fall designed to help Indiana communities become healthier—as well as more walkable, bikeable and accessible for people of all ages and abilities.

Read more



Lil’ F.I.S.H. Club Rewards 18 Students from Local Schools with Bikes and Helmets

lph-lil-fish-2017-1

Lil’ F.I.S.H. Club (Feel Important…Stay Healthy) gave away a brand-new bike and helmet to one student at each participating Lil’ F.I.S.H. Club school – 18 schools total throughout La Porte and Starke Counties – as part of their end of the school year celebration. Lil’ F.I.S.H. Club was created and is funded by the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte.

Read more




1   2   3   4   ... Last