Fee assistance for out-of-school care is now available to working families in Lake County. Last week Lake Area United Way approved $578,000 in funding to assist working parents who will rely on e-learning, out-of-school care and childcare this fall. To qualify, parents must be employed, reside in Lake County...
The City of Gary will host a “Celebration of Entrepreneurs” on Wednesday, September 25, 2019; 6:00 p.m. at Arthouse: A Social Kitchen, 411 E. 5th Avenue. The city will celebrate 17 graduates of the program who completed 8 weeks of “New Start-up Business” workshops through the Gary Micro-Enterprise Initiative...
The Urban League of Northwest Indiana is marking its 75th Anniversary by hosting a Radiothon Fundraiser on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at its headquarters located at 3101 Broadway in Gary, Indiana. Local Gary radio station WLTH 1370 AM/92.7 FM will facilitate the live...
State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said because The Spirit of Christmas Dinner has been so popular, feeding more than 600 people and providing a gift for each person, there is an ever greater need for volunteers and donations to help make the event successful. The annual event is held...
The Dynasty Banquet Hall, located at 4141 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana, is set to come alive on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 12-3 PM, as the Hammond branch of the NAACP hosts its annual Freedom Fund Banquet. The guest speaker will be Indiana State Senator Lonnie M. Randolph. Music...
By Ciara Smith, Gary Crusader World Civility Day took Northwest Indiana by storm on April 13. Guests from 14 states, eight nations, and several school systems were welcomed to the region to celebrate festivities geared towards inspiring a kinder world, national and local communities. “Gary, Indiana affects the entire world. Gary...
Funds applied to “Meat” the Need program to pay meat processing fees on donated large game/livestock Crown Point Community Foundation recently awarded Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry a grant to be used to serve Lake County residents. These funds will help Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry pay processing fees for large game...
INDOT and community partners plan beautification weekend April 13-15 The Indiana Department of Transportation today announced that the agency’s annual Trash Bash! will take place Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15. Trash Bash! brings INDOT crews together with volunteers to beautify the state’s roadside areas by cleaning trash and...
On December 21 2018, Webb House, Inc. held its annual Christmas celebration, hosting a food and toy giveaway for local veterans. The event was made possible by the generous donation of Brian Flenner, General Manager of the Railcats. Flenner allowed Webb House to utilize the facility to distribute more than...
The Finer Womanhood Observance Banquet was held Sunday, March 26 at the Chateau Banquet Hall. The Zeta Theta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., sponsored the event and Shelley M. Fisher was the guest speaker for the event. During the program, a $700 scholarship was presented to...