Snow fell softly, illuminated only by a projector screen. Photo after photo played on it while hundreds of people stood in silence. There are no words for the pain an entire community goes through upon the death of a young person.
For family members or loved ones struggling with addiction, Frontline Foundations, Inc. begins a free program this month for La Porte County residents. Family Matters Group Support will begin Tuesday, January 24th.
Congratulations go to Healthlinc, a Michigan City non-profit clinic, for their award-winning decorations at the Barker Mansion this past Christmas season. Eight non-profit groups helped decorate the mansion for the holidays; included with Healthlinc were Queen of All Saints’ Tapped In ministry, Tri Kappa Delta Mu, the Exchangette Club, Michigan City High School’s National Honor Society, Keys to Hope, Footlight Players, and Hesston Steam Museum. The touring public was invited to vote for their favorite Christmas tree throughout the month of December, and Healthlinc’s Victorian-inspired tree in the Foyer garnered the most votes.
Kasper Otworowski, who came into the world at 1:46 a.m. Jan. 1, became the first child born in the new year in Lake County. He is shown at Franciscan Health Dyer with his mother, Monika, of Cedar Lake, before they were joined later by husband, Cezary, and other two sons, Kyle, 8, and Kevin, 6, who would meet their new brother for the first time.
I Double Dog Dare You to Visit the Indiana Welcome Center for the Annual “A Christmas Story” Display
“A Christmas Story” is already a magical holiday tradition, but the Indiana Welcome Center, located at 7770 Corinne Dr, in Hammond, really brings the story to life with its annual themed display.
On Saturday, Rebecca posted this photo on our Facebook page along with this message: "Today marks one year since I went to Michiana Humane Society and brought home a sick, depressed, 17 year old cat. Today, a year later...we have a sassy, spoiled rotten, cuddly, and thriving handsome fellow! Happy 'Gotcha Day' to our dearly loved Nanika! We will forever be grateful to Michiana Humane Society for giving us the opportunity to adopt this guy."