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Monday, February 19, 2018
LCSO is proud to present their 45th annual Spring Classic Concert once again at Holdcraft Performing Arts Center at 317 Detroit Street in Michigan City on March 11 at 3pm. Children and students attend for FREE while adults pay $20, and seniors 65 and wiser pay $15. Tickets are available at the door and online. Light concessions will be available during intermission. Fantasia is proudly dedicated ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, February 19, 2018
The La Porte Little Theatre Club continues its 93rd season with the dramatic comedy that has captivated audiences all over the country, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, directed by Douglas Campbell and his assistant director, Mary Watterson.The play is set in a very structured insane asylum, where order and conformity are the only indicators of sanity.  When charming rogue Randle McMurphy (John ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, February 19, 2018
1st Source Corporation (NASDAQ: SRCE), parent company of 1st Source Bank, announces important investments in its people as a result of record performance in 2017 and new tax legislation opportunities.  These new investments include the following: The issuance of 10 shares of 1st Source stock currently valued at $500.00 in early 2019 (which must be held for three years) to all employees who were ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
Monday, February 19, 2018
The public is invited to attend a free training workshop for prospective volunteer monitors of local butterfly populations. Staff from Shirley Heinze Land Trust and The Nature Conservancy will present the workshop on Saturday, February 24th, from 10am-noon at the Meadowbrook Conservation Center in Valparaiso. Workshop participants will learn how to identify butterflies, learn about their life ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, February 12, 2018
Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces that it has received a generous bequest from the estate of Dune Acres resident J. Timothy Ritchie. Ritchie died on August 14, 2017 at the age of 79. A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, he received an undergraduate degree from Yale University, and a graduate degree from the University of Chicago Law School. After a long and successful career at the Northern ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, February 05, 2018
Visit Michigan City LaPorte announces the 2018 Official Visitors Guide for LaPorte County have arrived along with the first quarter Calendar of Events. We are very excited to share with you the efforts we have put into our 2018 Official Visitors Guide for LaPorte County. The newly designed guides are at the warehouse, and the first stages of distribution have begun to our partners.  The visitors ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
Monday, February 05, 2018
The La Porte Park and Recreation Department is taking registrations for their Ballroom Dancing Classes. Pre-registration is required at the Park Office, 250 Pine Lake Avenue, or by calling 219-326-9600 with your credit card information. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. Through the instruction of Patty Kolvek, owner of Dance Sophisticates, the six-week session will feature ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Health
Monday, February 05, 2018
Family Express Corp. of Valparaiso is announcing today, that as a consequence of the recent tax package approved by the United States Congress, it is elevating its starting wage to $11 Per Hour. This will complement its impressive Store Manager starting annual compensation of $50,000.  Family Express pre-empted large brick and mortar retailers, such as Wal-Mart, in April of 2015 with an above ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Monday, January 29, 2018
Horizon Bancorp (“Horizon”) today announced its unaudited financial results for the three-month and twelve-month periods ended December 31, 2017.  All share data has been adjusted to reflect Horizon’s three-for-two stock split effective November 14, 2016.  SUMMARY:Net income for the year ended December 31, 2017 was $33.1 million, or $1.43 diluted earnings per share, compared to $23.9 million, or ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Monday, January 29, 2018
Shirley Heinze Land Trust announces that it has donated 17.34 acres of protected natural land to Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (IDNL). The transfer, which took place last fall, consists of four parcels that lie adjacent to park boundaries. The additional acres will help buffer the park’s current holdings and reconnect fragmented high-quality natural areas.   “Shirley Heinze Land Trust has the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, January 29, 2018
Shirley Heinze Land Trust invites the public to explore the natural beauty of the Calumet Region and beyond by attending its annual series of educational hikes. Led by a variety of experts, this year’s series includes five hikes at nature preserves located across Northwest Indiana, including Seidner Dune and Swale in Hammond, Kankakee Sands in Newton County, and Cressmoor Prairie in Hobart, and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, January 29, 2018
On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board President David Sage will present a $7000 check to Kent Laudeman, Director of the Robert L. Miller Sr., Veteran’s Center, to assist local veterans as a result of the sixth annual Bears in the Air Program. This is in addition to the nearly 2000 newly purchased teddy bears that were delivered to children in area ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, January 22, 2018
Forbes has released its 2018 list of “America’s Best Banks,” and one of Indiana’s legacy financial institutions has reason to celebrate. First Merchants Bank – the largest financial services holding company in Central Indiana and second largest in the state – sits fourth in the annual ranking of the country’s 100 largest banks, ahead of peers like JPMorgan Chase, Fifth Third Bancorp and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Monday, January 22, 2018
La Porte Physician Network and La Porte Hospital are bringing primary care back to Westville with the opening of a new primary care clinic on the campus of Purdue University Northwest. The clinic will open Jan. 15, in the Athletic Center connected to the Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex. The address of the Purdue Northwest Westville Campus is 1401 S. U.S. Highway 421. Care will be ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Health
Monday, January 22, 2018
The Citizen’s Advisory Board met January 9, 2018 at the offices of the La Porte County Solid Waste District  The first item on the agenda was the election of new officers for the 2018 year. Dick Reel nominated Justin Kiel for Chairman and Jennifer Olsen nominated Tom Larson for Vice Chairman. Those present were Paul Brooks, Amy Feikes, Justin Kiel, Jennifer Olsen, Jim Michaels, Dick Reel. Those ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Applications are now available online for the 2018 Unity Foundation of La Porte County cycle of scholarships and awards. Deadline for submission is March 31. Scholarships and awards ranging from $250 - $2,500 each are awarded through more than 50 funds at Unity, which is the community foundation serving La Porte County. Scholarship opportunities are available for both graduating seniors and ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, January 08, 2018
Craig M. Dwight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) is pleased to announce that on December 19, 2017, the Boards of Directors of Horizon and its wholly owned subsidiary,  Horizon Bank (collectively, “Horizon”), named James D. Neff as President of both Horizon and Horizon Bank.  In addition, Mr. Neff will serve on Horizon Bank’s board of directors.  The ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, January 08, 2018
The Board of Directors of the La Porte County Family YMCA and its Executive Director/CEO, Cindy Berchem, jointly announce Berchem’s retirement from her current position, effective June 30th, 2018. After this date, she will work with the Y as a coordinator on the development of a new LaPorte County Family YMCA facility. Susan Aaron, Y Board president, stated “Cindy has been an integral part of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
MKM architecture + design (MKM) received one of two Merit Awards by the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) Fort Wayne branch for the interior renovation of the La Porte County Public Library’s main location at 904 Indiana Ave. Zach Benedict, MKM Principal, said that the Library “worked hard to understand how they could reposition themselves as an engaging civic space that welcomes people of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, December 18, 2017
La Porte Hospital has added additional free childbirth classes for the community that focus on a variety of topics while blending convenience for moms and parents. A fast-track childbirth preparation class has been added, as has a drop-in breast feeding clinic to help moms with those first few weeks of breastfeeding. Upcoming classes are: 4-Hour Childbirth Preparation ClassClass should be taken at ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Health
Monday, October 23, 2017
Keep an eye on the online schedule at  http://www.goaerialfitness.com/ for up to date information on class schedules. Twice monthly, through February, our Saturday 9:30am Aerial Yoga will be replaced by mat yoga with Kelly Stiglich from Traverse City! Kelly is our teacher, and leading our 200 hour YTT program, which is in full swing. These Saturday classes are part of our teacher's training, so ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Health
Monday, September 11, 2017
Adult English as a New Language  ClassesMondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.September 18, 2017 until May, 2018at La Porte High School602 F Street in La PorteEnter front doors--Room B11Lab   Learn and improve your English among friends!We use individualized computer program. We have activities and fun conversations about health, careers, money, and other topics of interest to you.Classes ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release