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La Porte High School Class of 1997 Makes $5,000 Gift to the Teen Dream Fund

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The LPHS Class of 1977 topped their 40th Reunion with a $5,000 donation to the Teen Dream Fund. The Teen Dream Fund encourages youth to participate in extra-curricular school-based activities.

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Community Healthcare System and Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc. Reach Out to Hurricane Victims

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Community Healthcare System presented a check for $90,965 on Wednesday, Oct. 11 to the American Red Cross for those affected by recent hurricanes. The funding represents one of the largest contributions to the Red Cross made by a single corporation in Northwest Indiana.

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Candace’s Region Rotary Round-Up: Crown Point

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Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. Over the years, Rotarians have taken on global causes ranging from literacy and peace to water and health, but most often, it is the work done locally that has the greatest impact on you, the community members reading this article.

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La Porte Jaycees' Joy Zigler Wins Highest Jaycee Honor


joy-zigler-jaycees-award-2017Joy Zigler, a member of the local La Porte Jaycees chapter, recently received JCI Senatorship at the Indiana Junior Chamber Annual meeting. A JCI Senatorship is the highest honor which can be bestowed upon a current or past member by Junior Chamber International for outstanding service to the organization.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: Hallmark Store Brings Children Cheer


franciscan-health-crown-point-hallmark-store-brings-children-cheerLittle Green Apple Hallmark of Crown Point recently donated more than 300 Itty Bitty plush, stuffed animals to the Prenatal Assistance program at St. Clare Health Clinic in Crown Point. “For the last several weeks, we invited customers to purchase an Itty Bitty and then the store would donate an Itty Bitty for each one purchased. Many customers also donated the one they purchased when they learned it was to help local children,” said Linda O’Leary, right, store manager.

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Partners of Life: Best of Non-Profit Round Up

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Our nonprofit partners are a special group of people, often selfless, and concerned only with helping others. Their many volunteers and workers find ways to bring positivity and hope to many in the Region; stories we’re proud to help tell.

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Play For Jake Foundation Continuing Their Tremendous Impact on Identifying Undetected Heart Conditions in Kids Across the Region

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In the fall of 2013, tragedy struck La Porte High School and the City of La Porte when high school junior Jake West passed away suddenly during football practice on September 25 from an undetected heart condition, Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia (ARVD). Before his sudden death, Jake was a healthy, strong member of the lacrosse and football teams, and had not shown any symptoms or indications of a heart condition.

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Get Ready to Give, Junior Achievement Needs Your Help!


Junior-AchievementAs a friend of JA, we want you to know about a special opportunity to multiply your gift to Junior Achievement of La Porte County.

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If La Porte County Residents Could Give One Thousand Dollars to One Nonprofit It Would Be...

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Last Saturday night, we asked La Porte County residents on our LaPorteCountyLife Facebook page what nonprofit in the area they would give to if they suddenly had a thousand dollars to donate as they wished. By the beginning of this week, the post had been seen by thousands and had accrued over 50 comments from users who were interested in giving a shout out to a good organization in the area.

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Holladay Properties Builds Bridges in Community on Day of Caring

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When it comes to supporting the communities you work and live in, Holladay Properties takes this responsibility very seriously, and this was on full display last month as the crew at Holladay took part in the United Way of Porter County’s Day of Caring.

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Candace’s Region Rotary Round-Up

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Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad. Over the years, Rotarians have taken on global causes ranging from literacy and peace to water and health, but most often, it is the work done locally that has the greatest impact on you, the community members reading this article.

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