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Monday, May 22, 2017
La Porte Hospital offers Pre-Diabetes Classes and Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes. Classes are offered as follows: Free Pre-Diabetes Classes Come learn about the risk factors for diabetes and steps to manage pre-diabetes. All are welcome; no registration required. Classes meet the 3 rd Monday of every month from Noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Heart & Vascular Conference Room. Diabetes ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Health
Monday, May 22, 2017
La Porte Hospital will offer Safe Sitter® courses for young teens, grades 6-8. Class dates for this summer are June 7, June 23 or July 26. More than 600,000 young teens have graduated from the medically-accurate program that teaches how, why, and where injuries happen so they can be prevented. The cost of the course is $45. Call 219-326-2322 for more information or to register your son, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, Health
Monday, May 22, 2017
Summer 2017 is shaping up to be one of the biggest and best ever in Northwest Indiana as ValpoLife and Zao Island are teaming up for Zao Island's Summer Concert Series, which includes live music every Friday and Saturday night on the ValpoLife Live Stage. The Zao Island Summer Concert Series showcases Zao Island's expanded and upgraded indoor and outdoor venues and will feature a huge ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 22, 2017
Anetra Jones, MPH, RN, CPPS, NEA-BC, has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer for La Porte and Starke hospitals, starting May 30. Jones was selected after a series of interviews that included staff nurses and executive leadership from the hospitals. She replaces interim CNO, Rose Labriola. Jones holds an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing from Florida Community College, and both a Bachelor of ...read more
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Please be advised the office of the Solid Waste District of La Porte County will be closed Monday, May 29 th , 2017 in observance of Memorial Day. There will be a one day delay in the recycling pickup schedule during the week of May 29 th through Saturday, June 3 rd . Please remember to have your totter curbside the night before or by 6:00 a.m. to insure pickup. The office will reopen Tuesday, ...read more
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Monday, May 15, 2017
La Porte Hospital CEO Ashley Dickinson announced today Drew Keesbury has been selected as Chief Financial Officer for La Porte and Starke Hospitals. Keesbury was selected after a series of interviews with hospital staff. Keesbury obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, May 15, 2017
Tracey Knapp has been named Vice President of the La Porte Physician Network and Porter Physician Group – the combined multispecialty medical group in Northwest Indiana encompassing more than 130 providers spanning seven counties. Knapp, who lives in Valparaiso, obtained a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and a Master of Business ...read more
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Monday, May 15, 2017
When Shelby Clindaniel received her bachelor’s degree in communication during Purdue University Northwest Commencement Exercises Monday (5/8), she already had begun what she calls her “dream job.” “I knew for a while that I wanted to work for the Chicago White Sox,” the Kouts resident said. “It didn't matter what I did, I just knew that was my ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
The La Porte County Symphony Orchestra proudly presents their 4 th annual "A LA CARTE" Fundraiser Series. "A La Carte" is a series of eight dates presented from June through November of 2017 that includes a Scotch Whiskey Tasting, Presentation of a Vintage Car Collection, an Afternoon Tea, Dinner and a Concert, a Greek Cooking Class and Dinner, a Lazy Afternoon August Wine ...read more
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Monday, May 15, 2017
The Indiana Office of Energy Development (OED) and the Indiana Corn Marketing Council (ICMC) today announced that $158,371.74 through the Hoosier Homegrown Fuels (HHF) Blender Pump Program will be provided to Family Express . This is the fourth and final round of grant announcements for the program. The goal of this program is to expand the availability of higher ethanol blends in areas of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, May 08, 2017
Ivy Tech Community College is once again offering two courses in non-profit administration during the summer. Management in Non-Profit Organizations will be offered Tuesdays from 6:00 to 8:45 p.m., while Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations will run Thursdays from 6:00 to 8:45 p.m. Classes begin June 6 th and end July 27 th . The courses provide an introduction to the purpose and function of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Monday, May 08, 2017
Horizon Bank is pleased to announce that the 2017 Horizon Bank Slicer Branch Scholarship has been awarded to Mason Kosior. A check in the amount of $1,000 was presented at the Senior Academic Awards Program held at the LaPorte High School Auditorium on April 27 th . Mason is involved in several organizations, volunteers his time to a significant number of community service activities, is involved ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 08, 2017
- “While the education was great, it was the memories we made along the way that will last us a lifetime.” – Macey Blosser, President, Ancilla College Class of 2017 Ancilla College graduated its 50th class in school history on Saturday, May 6, at the Ancilla Domini Chapel. The college had 115 graduation candidates. “It is exciting to have such a large graduating ...read more
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Monday, May 01, 2017
A look back at 2016 at La Porte Hospital reveals a year of excitement and success that represents an unprecedented commitment to the community. The hospital released its 2016 Report to the Community , revealing the financial investments made throughout the community and highlighting how the hospital remains a strong part of the fabric of La Porte and surrounding areas. “For more than 40 ...read more
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Women who would like to experience a water labor and birth, and explore options for delivering without medications, are welcome to attend the Natural Childbirth Class from 6-8 p.m., May 21, at La Porte Hospital. The program is open to mothers and a support person at approximately 32 weeks of pregnancy. All those who attend are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing. The cost for the class is $30 ...read more
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Monday, May 01, 2017
La Porte McDonald’s restaurant owner/operators Glenn and Sam Lubeznik have donated $273,000 worth of cogeneration energy equipment to the Purdue University Northwest College of Engineering and Sciences. The donation was made as part of the Purdue Northwest Day of Giving Wednesday (4/26). This energy generation system helped reduce energy costs, provide reliable energy-back-up of critical ...read more
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Ancilla College has announced two new scholarships for students interested in earning degrees in the school’s two agriculture programs. Ancilla is opening the scholarships for students who are members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA). The FFA is an high school and college-level student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. “We are creating these ...read more
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Monday, April 17, 2017
The La Porte Hospital Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Ashley Dickinson has been appointed chief executive officer of La Porte Hospital effective April 11. For the last three years, she has served as chief operating officer at Porter Health Care System with operational responsibility for its two hospital campuses and affiliated entities. “Over the last year, I’ve gotten to ...read more
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