NHBW Over the Moon

The Northwest Indiana Chapter of National Hook-Up of Black Women (NHBW) will celebrate National Women’s History Month on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Chateau Banquets, 530 W. 61st Avenue, Merrillville, IN from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The 2016 theme for National Women’s History Month is “Working to...
The Gary Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, is proud to present the annual Founders’ Day Celebration, marking 102 years of sisterhood, scholarship and service on Saturday, March 19 at 12:00 p.m. at Saints Helen and Constantine Greek Orthodox Hall, 8000 Madison Street, Merrillville, IN 46410. “We are proud...
Focus will be on developing a connection between viewers and photographers at the Straight Shooters Photo Exhibition March 4-20 at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in the Miller Beach section of Gary. Straight Shooters Photo Exhibit will be on display from March 4 – 20 at the...
Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana recently hosted a Share the Love event at their location in Merrillville where volunteers were encouraged to recruit a friend to sign up for volunteer work. The nonprofit is seeking volunteers who can deliver meals to clients, prepare fresh food for delivery or...
Dr. Bernice A. King, CEO, The King Center, Atlanta, Georgia will headline the upcoming 4th Annual Katie Hall Public Service Awards Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, April 7, 2016, Genesis Convention, 1 Genesis Center Plaza in downtown Gary. Dr. King will also be the Special Guest at a VIP Reception,...
By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader There’s few things sadder than seeing the level of contempt for one another and the brutal manner in which African American children treat each other. Some of that is a result of seeing the amount of disrespect exhibited among Black adults in their lives;...
Her last column ended with a -30- mark, an editing symbol that notes the end of news copy. On Sunday, January 31, Theresa “TeeSee” Fambro left her final mark as the legendary columnist for the Chicago Defender. Her story was about life. It took 80 years to complete and...
At one time or another, each and every employee of Indiana University Northwest is bound to come across the smiling face of Crystal O’Brien, Human Resources Assistant, and an IU Northwest alumnus. It’s a pretty face, few would dispute, but as her memoir will reveal, it hides an ugly upbringing. Now...
Bea’s Classy Ladies United Chapter #6053 of the Red Hat Society and the Gentlemen of Distinction are hosting their 9th Annual Red and Purple Dinner – Dance Ball. The sizzling pre-Valentine extravaganza will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. at The Genesis Center’s Red...
Indiana’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program for Mental Health and Addiction Professionals is currently accepting applications to provide loan repayment assistance to eligible psychiatrists, addiction psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric nurses (including psychiatric nurse practitioners), addiction counselors and mental health professionals. Applications must be submitted by February 15, 2016, for consideration and...