The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and its Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce several important green initiatives have been implemented at all four casinos, their restaurants, hotel, and Pokagon Band government offices.
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) hopes to inspire superheroes among its alumni, faculty, staff, parents, friends and students to make a pledge of support during the Purdue Northwest Day of Giving on Wednesday, April 24. The once-a-year event is a non-stop, 24-hour opportunity to support PNW’s student scholarships, academic programs, athletics and more.
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce a donation of approximately 1,000 meals this week for those in need in northern Indiana and southwest Michigan. Many of the meals will be delivered through Feeding America. Each meal includes a whole ham, green beans, corn, au gratin potatoes and lemon bread.
The volunteers at La Porte Hospital enjoyed a celebratory luncheon at Silver Palace in La Porte on April 10, during National Volunteers Week.
If you’ve ever seen the Indiana license plates, bordered in pink and garnished with the famous pink ribbon to signify breast cancer awareness, you should probably know that the plate means more than a simple badge of support. Especially when it comes to the Breast Cancer Project started by the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL).
From trash to treasure: Subaru and TerraCycle’s “Subaru Loves the Earth” encourages the community to recycle
“From trash to treasure” is a statement that has stuck with me from my childhood. I remember watching Oscar the Grouch dig through forgotten garbage only to find something in which he saw value where no one else did, recycling it in his own way.
1st Source Bank has awarded Ivy Tech’s Michigan City Pejic campus a $15,000 grant to help support the “Meet the Need” pilot project. These dollars will be used to help a total of 40 students remain enrolled in classes throughout 2019. Approximately 75% of the students attending the Michigan City campus receive financial assistance of some kind, according to Ivy Tech, with many still not able to reach the full cost of tuition, which is the lowest in Indiana.
“Keeping students enrolled through the completion of their degree is important for our community, our businesses, and everyone in this room,” First Source Bank Regional President Matt Vessely said as he presented a $15,000 check to the Ivy Tech Foundation at their annual fundraiser at Aberdeen Manor Friday night. “We appreciate all that Ivy Tech does to make our community a better place.”
This year’s event, Salute to the Stars, featured a silent auction, delicious dinner and dessert, and entertainment from Jim Bulanda and Haley Hehr, who put on a show of music and laughter everyone could appreciate. The event raised funds for the Meet the Need program, which provides scholarships to help students “cross the finish line.”
The LaPorte County branches of Horizon Bank pulled together $39,800 for the United Way in 2018, earning them the Campaign Engagement Award at the United Way of LaPorte County 2018 Campaign Celebration.
Horizon Bank is pleased to announce its recent donation to the Stepping Stone Shelter for Women. The donation, in the amount of $7,500, was presented by Jim Neff, President, with Sharon Wright to Kay Hill, Executive Director on January 22, 2019.
Taking another step toward building a better LaPorte on Wednesday afternoon, American Renolit Corporation (ARC) gifted Rebuilding Together LaPorte County (RTLC) a $2,500 check.