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Michigan City High School MCJROTC Supports School, Community in 2017


Michigan-City-High-School-MCJROTC-Supports-School-Community-2017_01Cadets of the Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) supported the school and the Michigan City/LaPorte and Porter Counties area with participation in numerous community service projects during May. On Saturday, April 29th, cadets marched in a parade to promote protection against domestic violence for the Dunebrook organization in Valparaiso. The armed exhibition military drill platoon conducted a demonstration as part of the MCHS Middle Schools Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) exposition at Ames Field on May 5th.

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McDonald's of La Porte County, Michigan City Police Department Team to Build 58 Bikes for Local Kids

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It was a rainy Saturday morning, but that didn’t stop the Michigan City Police Department from welcoming dozens of local kids and their families to the station for Build-A-Bike Day, where with the help of volunteers and community leaders, kids assembled new and top of the line bikes perfect for future sunny days

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Patrick’s Grille Gives Back in 2017


Patricks-Grille-Gives-Back-2017Why is it important to give back? You’re an individual or own a business, doing well and happy with life. So, why should you do more?

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Duane Harrigan Honored with Michigan City Rotary Firefighter "Service Above Self" Award

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The Rotary Club of Michigan City congratulates Duane Harrigan who received the Rotary Firefighter Service Above Self award. This award is given in sincere appreciation and recognition for the service and loyalty that individuals have displayed towards the people of Michigan City.

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VNA Volunteers Befriend Community Residents through Meals on Wheels Program

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The Meals on Wheels program sponsored by the Visiting Nurses Association provides more than healthy meals, they are helping form friendships. Volunteers, Judy and Joe Burleson have been volunteering for the last five years, enjoying the chance to help their community members, and to visit those who they now consider good friends.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: Employees Chip in to Build New Home


Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-Employees-Chip-in-to-Build-New-HomeFranciscan Health Crown Point employee-volunteers are among those putting the finishing touches on wall frames May 8 before they are raised for a Habitat for Humanity Home that is being built in Lowell for a needy hospital employee and family.

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Michigan City Drifters are Making Waves Throughout the City

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A New Michigan City organization is in town and it is already knocking down doors. The Michigan City group currently applyling to become an official chapeter of The Drifters Incorporated this August is among 36 chapters of The Drifters, a predominantly African American Women’s Civic and Social Organization. The Drifters recently celebrated its 60th year anniversary.

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Michigan City Police Officer Becomes Hero to Lucky Ducks


Michigan-City-Police-Lucky-Ducks-01Officer Scott Combs is our Newest DUCK HERO! While on patrol today he was waved down by some citizens by Arby’s on Highway 20. Upon stopping he was notified of at least nine baby ducks getting swept into the sewer drain. Officer Combs quick thinking saw D&M Excavating working nearby and went to ask them if they could assist. Using their wrenches and a fish net they were able to rescue two of the baby ducks and could not coax out the others.

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Franciscan Health Hammond: Giving in the Name of Saving a Life


Franciscan-Health-Hammond-Giving-in-the-Name-of-Saving-a-LifeClaudia Chiaro, a Home Health Care representative for Franciscan Health Hammond, tells a story of organ donation and reception during an annual observance of National Donate Life Month April 28 before a packed crowd in the hospital chapel. The Griffith woman two years ago was a kidney donor and her husband, Mike, a kidney recipient, in separate cases.

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Join the City of Whiting for Paint the Town Pink 2017


Paint-Town-Pink-2017Join the City of Whiting for Paint the Town Pink 2017 in partnership with the Pink Ribbon Society. The entire month of May, community & businesses will once again come together for 4 events with 1 cause, helping raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer research.

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Horizon Bank Partners with the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Northwest Indiana Movement

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Horizon Bank announces its efforts to help support the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Northwest Indiana Movement, for the LaPorte County Goes Red engagement on April 7, 2017 at The Uptown Center in Michigan City.

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