It was a cool and blustery Saturday morning by Lake Michigan, but that didn't stop participants and spectators alike from coming out to take part in the 4th Annual City by the Lake Triathlon at Washington Park in Michigan City. The previous Saturday, a group of tireless swimmers, bikers and runners made their way at to Soldier's Park in LaPorte for the 33rd annual La Porte YMCA Triathlon for the 7am start of the race!
Welcome to the newest LIFE network site, LaPorteCountyLife.com! Here are some of our favorite photos from around LaPorte County, while Chris Mahlmann explains all about this new site!
LaPorteCountyLife.com had hundreds of photos from the 4th of July celebrations in LaPorte and Michigan City, so we decided to throw them into a short video montage for you to enjoy.
United Way of LaPorte County's Third Annual Dodgeball Challenge took place on May 5, 2012 at Michigan City High School. Thirty two teams entered. The tournament featured celebrity judges and a Stuff-the-Bus Challenge, and entrants and attendees were asked to bring non-perishable items to help fill our local food pantries. Awards were given for most creative individual, most creative team uniforms, and most valuable players!
"The Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce held its ninth annual Portage Community Business Night at Woodland Park on April 19, 2012, with what seemed to be a record turnout for the community event. We had an awesome time connecting to many new faces at the event and re-connecting with some in the community who we hadn't seen in some time. We always enjoy the opportunity that the PCBN event gives us to put ourselves out in front of the community, and it gives us a chance to share our story about sharing the positive stories of the people, organizations, and businesses in Portage. Thanks to all who stopped by our booth and to those of you who stopped our team members to talk as we walked around to see all that Portage has to offer. We had a good number of attendees who participated in our"30 Seconds of Fame" video, too! Special congratulations go out to the Portage Chamber of...
Chris Mahlmann sits down to discuss the role of the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (www.nwisbdc.org) in the community with their new Regional Director, Lorri Feldt. Lorrie discusses how the NWISBDC helps support entrepreneurs looking to open or further a business by creating business plans, helping find and navigate financing, and through seminars that cover a range of business-related topics. All services through the NWISBDC are free, with 2-hour seminars offered at a low fee.
On Tuesday, January 31, 2012, the Ideas in Motion Media staff was happy to welcome Congressman Pete Visclosky into the office for his second interview with site Publisher Chris Mahlmann to talk about a wide variety of issues.
A Night in Old Las Vegas was held at the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City on November 11, 2011. A Night in Old Las Vegas was held as the biggest fundraiser of the year for United Way of LaPorte County.
Many Portage High School alumni flooded Woodland Park to catch up and reunite recently this past Saturday, October 1st. Check out everything that happened!