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Advanced Animal Medical Hosts Open House & Adopt-a-thon for Dyer Community to Find New Forever Friends


When you adopt a pet, you’re giving it a “forever home,” but if you do it right, you’ll also become its forever friend. Advanced Animal Medical’s understanding of this relationship dynamic is obvious as soon as you walk through the inner doors, where a cat icon points to the left and a dog icon points to the right, designating the separate waiting and exam rooms for maximum pet comfort.

This Sunday, Advanced Animal Medical hosted its Aloha! Open House & Adoption Event, opening the facility to the community to offer a full view of the offerings and the thinking behind the layout. The fun-for-the-whole-family event invited the community to bring their human and fur children alike to enjoy the new facility, providing games and treats for both kinds of kids. Human-only activities like face...

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Belvedere Senior Housing Celebrates Moms with First Annual Mother's Day Tea


Belvedere Senior Housing hosted their first Mother’s Day Tea to honor all their matriarchs! The afternoon included entertainment, snacks, and, of course, tea to celebrate their residents and families. Belvedere opened its doors to seniors last year and hope to make the Mother’s Day Tea an annual celebration.

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“Listen to Your Mother” Brings the Region Together to Honor and Celebrate Mothers


The Annual “Listen To Your Mother” show, presented at the Art Theater in Hobart, was a beautiful way to honor mothers. Saturday evening, Queen B Productions presented different cast members with each of their own unique stories. The Director and Producer of the show was Carrie Bedwell, a teacher of over 20 years and who dedicated the show to her mother who is battling lung cancer. The Master of the Ceremony, Chris Mahlmann hosted the event. Mahlmann has countless of awards and is the owner of Ideas in Motion Media. The whole night instilled many different emotions within the speakers and the audience. Whether it was laughter or tears, the message remained the same: mothers know what is best.

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The City of Hammond Celebrates Cinco de Mayo with Delicious Food, Authentic Entertainment, and Family Fun


From the flavor of the food to the flavor of the entertainment, the City of Hammond hosted a Cinco de Mayo festival as vibrant as their city in the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday night. For only $15 for adults and $5 for children, families from the Region packed the center to share in a local celebration of this great Mexican-American holiday.

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Lake Shore Ford Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana to host Drive 4 UR Community Fundraiser


Lake Shore Ford of Burns Harbor recently teamed up with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana to host a one-day, Drive 4 UR Community event that brought new Ford vehicles of all shapes and sizes to the Duneland Club in Chesterton. From family cars and pick-up trucks, to sporty rides and classic sedans, there was a vehicle sure to pique the interest of anybody who stopped in.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Rising to the Challenge


Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana joins the Art Van Charity Challenge on Crowdrise. Help our Clubs win the grand prize of $100,000 by giving online to our Crowdrise campaign! This is the 10th year Art Van Furniture Store has made the challenge available to midwest non-profit organizations. The Charity Challenge is a three-week initiative where individuals and corporations are encouraged to give back to their communities by giving online. Joining the Art Van Charity Challenge 2018 fundraising competition on Crowdrise, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana is utilizing this largest crowdfunding platform for good by benefitting our Northwest Indiana youth. Focusing on organizations committed to women, children, and human services in Michigan, Ohio,...

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Community Goes Mad in March for the NICK Foundation

Community-Goes-Mad-in-March-for-the-NICK-FoundationCrown Point High School’s National Honor Society, Griffith High School and the Crown Point Fire Rescue all held fundraising events benefiting the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kid Foundation during the month of March.

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‘Chair’ish the Children Reception to Raise Awareness of Child Abuse

chair-ish-the-children-fundraiser-2018The annual ‘Chair’ish the Children reception will be hosted at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond on April 26.

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The South Haven Boys and Girls Club of Greater Northwest Indiana Welcomes Dads and Daughters to a Royal Night at the Annual Daddy Daughter Dance


A “Royal Night” it was at the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Northwest Indiana. The first annual Daddy Daughter Dance began with delicious food and pictures that Saturday night as all the little girls dressed up in their prettiest dresses for the big event as they were escorted by their dads. The dance was an exciting way for families to make new memories in a fun and safe environment.

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Porter EMS and INHealth Prep For Big Easter Egg Hunt


The men and women of Porter EMS and INHealth Integrated Care came together bright and early on March 19th to prepare for their 5th Annual Breakfast With The Easter Bunny event that will be happening this Saturday, March 24th.

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NorthShore Easter Egg Hunt Connects the Community with Healthcare


NorthShore Health Centers hosted their 5th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza on Sunday, turning Portage’s Boys & Girls Club into a fairground with bounce houses, photo opportunities, face painting, egg hunts, and vendors dedicated to improving community health.

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