Saturday Morning Forum

IN COMMEMORATION OF Veterans Day, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. will be honoring veterans 9:30 a.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the New Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 4301 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL, headed by Rev. Dr. Marshall Hatch. While major repairs are being done at the Rainbow PUSH...
The Gary Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, will host its 14th Thanksgiving Day Fellowship Dinner on Thursday, November 28, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at New Mt. Moriah MB Church, 1917 Carolina Street, Gary. For residents of Northwest Indiana who may not be able to afford...
By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO, SHE VET, iNC. This week we’re continuing with last week’s article identifying strategies that create self-dependency. You’ll want to locate the previous topic to ensure you’re at the top of your game when it comes to preparing for a transition. One of...
From the Office of the Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton Over the course of nine months, Governor Pritzker and I have been hard at work to improve the lives of our Illinois veterans and their loved ones. From securing a $15 an hour minimum wage for working families in our state, ensuring...
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The organization representing the state’s Metropolitan Planning Organizations has recognized the public involvement activities of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission as being exemplary across Indiana. In a ceremony during the Indiana MPO Council’s annual conference, whose theme was “Linking Transportation with Community,” NIRPC was presented with the award for...
Hosted by Southlake Mall Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana is committed to helping youth develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing. Each local Club throughout Porter and Lake Counties has dedicated art centers in...
By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jackson G. Brown, Navy Office of Community Outreach Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Peterson, a native of Gary, Indiana, joined the Navy for opportunity. “I wanted to find other opportunities, as well as being a part of something bigger than myself,” said Peterson. Now, two and...
By Wanda “Sistah Soldier” Petty, President & CEO, SHE VET, iNC. Creating a strategic plan is so essential; it required me to split the topic into two parts. So, be sure to follow up next week for the remainder of the content. Experiencing a change in any community can have various...
London Walker Was Awakened By Her Mom’s Cries For Help And Immediately Engaged In Instructions From Dispatcher London’s Previous Knowledge Of Her Mom’s Long Standing Medical Condition Led To Her Quick Reaction Dr. Maple Alfred-Superintendent of Matteson School District 159 will be joined by students, teachers, administrators, Matteson Police and...