News

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Monday, July 17, 2017
1st Source Bank announces the Grand Opening of a new North Calumet Banking Center located at Calumet Avenue and Vale Park Road. The new facility was built on the site of the previous banking center and is the second new building in Valparaiso in two years. This state-of-the art office was built to provide an easier and more enjoyable banking experience. Regional President Matt Vessely commented, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, July 17, 2017
Dave Rose, Market President of Porter County Indiana for Horizon Bank was awarded the distinguished “Sagamore of the Wabash” Award on June 22nd presented by Horizon Banks Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Craig Dwight and Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rex Richards. This award is considered the highest distinction in Indiana which only the Governor of Indiana can ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 17, 2017
Last month, Porter County Community Foundation hosted annual meeting and achievement celebration. Dorota Janik, Executive Director of Reins of Life, received the Outstanding Nonprofit Staff Member Award. Reins of Life also received Porter County Community Fund Grant that assisted in insulating the ceiling of the Michigan City riding arena and installing insulated light covers. The improvements ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 10, 2017
The fall display at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum this year will again be a photo contest, with trophies going to the winning submissions. This year will be a “Then & Now” theme. The Historical Society has a vast collection of photos, some going back to the 1800’s. It’s always interesting to see how the landscape has changed over the years, and a ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release
Monday, July 10, 2017
The Northwest ISBDC is seeking nominations for its 26 th Entrepreneurial Excellence (E-Day) Awards, which maintains the tradition of honoring region entrepreneurs and advocates. Nominations are due by Friday, Aug. 25, and include the following categories: small business person of the year, entrepreneurial success, small business exporter, young entrepreneur, minority-owned small business person, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 10, 2017
– The Wellness Outreach Professionals with the Mobile Health Unit of La Porte Hospital will be out in the community throughout July to promote healthy weight management and diabetes/heart disease awareness with free blood sugar, blood pressure and body mass index screenings. Information on healthy summer eating will also be available. Dates and times of the Mobile Health Unit visits are: ...read more
Categories: Community, Health, Press Release
Monday, July 10, 2017
– La Porte Hospital would like the community to know of the following support groups in July: Al-Anon Group This group offers hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics and meets every Friday 10 a.m., at The Crossing, 1203 Washington St., La Porte. Contact Susie Smith at (219) 362-9280. Diabetes Support Group The Diabetes Support Group provides a place to share ideas, experiences, ...read more
Categories: Community, Health, Press Release
Monday, July 10, 2017
La Porte Hospital offers a variety of diabetes education programs to the community, some free of charge. Classes are as follows: Free Pre-Diabetes Classes Come learn about the risk factors for diabetes and steps to manage pre-diabetes. All are welcome; registration is not required. Classes meet the 3 rd Monday of every month from Noon - 1p.m. at the Heart & Vascular Conference Room, first ...read more
Categories: Community, Health, Press Release
Monday, June 26, 2017
Some 2,911 Purdue University Northwest undergraduate students earned 2017 spring semester academic honors. Dean’s List students hold a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5 and a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). The Semester Honors List recognizes undergraduate students who attain at least a 3.5 semester grade point average while achieving at least a 2.0 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 26, 2017
Quilts are making a come-back for the summer at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum. The quilt display entitled “A Cozy Cover-up: A Look at La Porte County Quilts” will be up for all of June July and August, 2017. They can be found on all levels at the museum. Thanks to Larry Wade for making the quilt racks used in the exhibit. Featured in the display are Friendship quilts, ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, June 26, 2017
Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Horizon Bank, N.A., has converted from a national bank to an Indiana state-chartered non-member bank. The charter conversion became effective following the close of business on June 23, 2017. The converted bank will operate under the name Horizon Bank. We expect the primary benefits from converting to a state-chartered ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, June 26, 2017
A hot day didn’t slow down play at the 22nd annual Ancilla College Golf Classic. The event was held at Swan Lake Resort on Monday, June 12. Although the temperature reached into the 90’s, forty teams took to the courses to help raise money for the growing college. The tournament, which followed a four-person Florida scramble format, raised over $30,000 for the Annual Fund which ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Figment Group, Inc., a noted industry specialist in Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and Drug-Free Workplace Programming (DFWP), will conduct mandated DOT training for supervisors covered under federal regulations 49 CFR Parts 40 and 382; and state and federal Drug-Free Workplace laws including the DFWP Act of 1988. The seminar Supervisor Drug & Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, Community, General News Article
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 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
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release