Experience the magic of the season at some of the most anticipated events along the South Shore Line from South Bend to Chicago. To ensure we provide the best experience possible to our riders this holiday season, we will be offering additional Eastbound trains and have made our holiday train and ticket office schedules available in advance. Please see the announcement below for more information.
Four Michigan City Area Schools vocalists have been selected to sing in the 146-member Indiana Elementary Honor Choir. The students, who are from Knapp and Pine Elementary Schools, will sing at the Indiana Music Education Association’s professional development conference on January 11 and 12, performing at the Embassy Theater in Fort Wayne.
Staff members at Vibra Hospital of Northwest Indiana, located in Crown Point, recently donated $1,200 toward the Franciscan Health Crown Point Breast Care Center, in appreciation of the service it provided a late colleague of theirs who was treated there. Funds were derived through various efforts conducted in November.
McColly Real Estate, on behalf of the McColly Foundation, would like to thank everyone who participated in our Toys for Tots drive. Because of your efforts, the McColly Foundation was able to donate 600+ toys to support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation and U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program.
Angelica Kasper remembers playing schoolhouse with her friends as a child – and realizing early on what she wanted to be when she grew up. Now she is prepared to achieve her goals and be a role model for young children. Her years of steady dedication to her dream were rewarded when she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education Friday, Dec. 8 at the Purdue University Northwest (PNW) commencement ceremony.
The Community Cancer Research Foundation received a donation of $1,000 from the Hammond Fire Department, in support of breast cancer research in Northwest Indiana.
The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) competed in the second round of Cyber Patriot, the national cyber security game. Cadets act as security managers of an organizations’ information system, defending against a cyber attack and then counterattacking to keep the system secure. Cadets from all four service JROTCs participate in the competition. Finalist earn an all-expenses paid trip to Baltimore, Maryland, to compete in the national finals. This activity, like all MCJROTC activities, is done at no cost to the cadets or MCHS. They are funded by the Marine Corps, with augmentation from fundraising through the MCJROTC Booster Club.