In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Walmart understands a Thanksgiving dinner may be hard to achieve this year. So, the company has teamed up with Ibotta, a technology company, to save customers money and give away free Thanksgiving dinners. The following food items can be redeemed as 100% cash back...
The YWCA of NWI hosted its Virtual Maskquerade Gala in celebration of its 100th Anniversary last weekend at the Majestic Star Casino. The free event featured celebrity co-hosts Samantha Chatman of ABC7 Chicago and her father DJ Sam Chatman of 95.1 FM Club Steppin’. Line dancing and stepping performances, a...
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network  is marking the American Cancer Society’s 45th annual Great American Smokeout happening Thursday by calling on state lawmakers to protect the health of our youth, residents with lower incomes, LGBTQ+ communities and communities of color by passing strong tobacco control legislation that...
On November 12, 2020, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. celebrated 98 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service. As the organization and its 100,000 worldwide members honor the illustrious seven founders, we remember Sigma Gamma Rho’s “firsts” in history, including: Sigma Gamma Rho member Hattie McDaniel was the first African...
Congressman Pete Visclosky announced the following closure schedule for his offices in Merrillville and Washington, D.C. Due to Congressman Visclosky’s impending departure from the House of Representatives, his Merrillville and Washington, D.C., offices will cease to be able to respond to general inquiries after November 13, 2020. This action is consistent...
This time last year, things were just starting to get "popping" for Popcorn World owners LeBarron and Nina Burton. Since opening their new location in Gary on November 9, 2019, the support has been tremendous. "Of all of the stores we've opened and closed over the years, we can truly...
As part of ongoing efforts to help stem the spread of the novel coronavirus and in recognition of Veterans Day, Edgewater Health will be offering COVID-19 testing for veterans and the general public. On Wednesday, November 11, 2020 testing will be administered at Veterans Life Changing Services (501 West...
It all started with a social media contest on Facebook. Woman to Woman NWI magazine invited local small business owners to submit a brief summary about why they should be featured on the cover. Chelsea Whittington, owner of the public relations firm C WHITT PR in Gary, decided to...
Moving up project timeline means more opportunities for students, Gary residents The Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) recently announced that the overhaul of the track at West Side Leadership Academy will be fast-tracked so students and residents can use the track in Spring 2021. This improvement will help restore glory...
Congresswoman Maxine Waters gave a very strong message to Black voters who are considering voting for President Trump: “Any of them showing their face, I will never ever forgive them for undermining the possibility to help their own people and their own communities.” Speaking with SiriusXM host Joe Madison,...