Another week of summer fun and community spirit for the region, with plays in the park, festivals, and businesses reaching out to strengthen Northwest Indiana.
Nate and Kate Birky talk about their unique hobby: Bee Keeping. Inspired by their desire to increase the local bee population, the two have been at it for 3 years.
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 lineup of some of the best local bands around. Each weekend, music lovers can enjoy live music on the island, and if it rains, the show will go on with performances on Zao Island's new indoor stage.
Last Chance for White Pants is a summer casual gala sponsored by the VNA of NWI. Proceeds will help support improvements at the Arthur B. & Ethel V. Horton VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso, IN. Since opening its doors in 2002, the VNA Hospice Center has provided inpatient care for more than 5,100 patients and their families.
BLOOPER REEL: Life on the Streets of Hammond Featuring Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. Full article: http://www.nwindianalife.com/community/government-community-resources/65632-life-on-the-streets-of-hammond-featuring-mayor-thomas-mcdermott-jr Full video link: http://www.nwindianalife.com/single-article/65641-life-on-the-streets-of-hammond-featuring-mayor-thomas-mcdermott-jr1
Summer fun is in full swing this week as we feature a great line-up of family outings, concerts in the park, and lakeside activities at the beach.
La Porte Hospital held its annual multi-vendor Women’s Fair at Purdue University Northwest’s Student Services and Activities Complex in Westville on Tuesday, and interactive education was the emphasis to appeal to a wide audience of all ages. http://www.laportecountylife.com/health/education/65594-la-porte-hospital-2017-women-s-fair-presents-healthy-information-through-interactive-education
Chris' Five Star Pics of the Week - June 23rd!
This year the life crew photographed 44 graduations throughout the region. It was an accomplishment and a reminder that we can all graduate in some way. With this video we wanted to share the highlights from each graduation and remind everyone that they can still download their grad photos for free at http://www.nwindianalife.com/community/education/65152-2017-northwest-indiana-graduation-station
Our Car Experts Share Their Favorite Cars and Driving Experiences
“It’s friggin’ hot in here,” Mayor McDermott says while leaning over Ideas in Motion Founder, Chris Mahlmann, to flip on the car air conditioning. He pauses and looks to Mahlmann concerned, “I can say friggin’ right?”
The exchange gave an indication on the candid and light-hearted style of interview in a new series Ideas in Motion Media has launched called "Life on the Streets," featuring Northwest Indiana Leaders, set in a car as they travel through the communities in which they serve. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott was the first featured and both Mahlmann and McDermott realized how to take advantage of the setting they were in.