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Meet Jan Wilson, CEO of NorthShore Health Centers


CEO Jan Wilson is, and has been from the start, the driving force behind Northshore Health Centers. Jan understands her patients and their needs; as a school nurse for 13 years, she knows what working families with sick children need to stay afloat. She continually works to improve and bring more services and better technologies to NorthShore's extensive programs, in order to better serve the community.

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Come to Southlake YMCA for a Holiday Fun Run!

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Runners are invited to join the Southlake YMCA for a Candy Cane Lane Fun Run on December 9th at 6 pm! Meet us in the parking lot behind Wheeler Middle School. We will run 3 miles and enjoy the lights on Candy Cane Lane!

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IU Seeking Public Input for Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan for Northwest Campus


rot1Indiana University Emergency Management and Continuity and The Polis Center will host a public information session regarding a multi-hazard mitigation plan for the IU Northwest campus from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the John W. Anderson Library Conference Center, room 110.

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Be Red Cross Ready


RedCrossLogoDisasters can strike at anytime. The American Red Cross program teaches people the three simple actions of preparedness: Get a Kit. Make a Plan. Be Informed. This presentation will provide participants an engaging experience with the Red Cross and an opportunity to learn how to equip themselves with necessities that can make all the difference should an emergency occur.

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Porter Regional Hospital Physician Offers 7 Medicine Cabinet Must-Haves


Crystal-TuncayIt’s a good idea to keep your medicine cabinet well stocked when you consider all of the scrapes, bruises, fevers, sore throats and colds your family may get. To help you stock up appropriately, Crystal Tuncay, D.O., of Porter’s Cumberland Internal Medicine shares a basic list of what you should have on hand to respond quickly when illness or accidents happen.

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Ask the Doctors: Feeling Tired


SleepingQ: I am sleeping, but I’m always tired. What’s wrong?

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Calumet Striders Fun Run


cal-striders-fun-runGet your Santa hats and wear your jingle bells and join us for a Strider fun run and walk. We will run 5 miles on paved bike trails going toward Chesterton or there is the option to walk 1-2 miles on the paved bike trails.

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Thousands Flock to Valparaiso to Participate in 2013 Turkey Trot


Valpo-Turkey-Trot-1Instead of staying home and cooking Thanksgiving dinner, runners and walkers from over 30 states came to Valparaiso High School for the 11th annual Turkey Trot.

The Turkey Trot, always on Thanksgiving morning, has been the largest race in Northwest Indiana with over 3,000 people participating for each of the last two years. This year saw approximately 3,800 runners, walkers, and pets participating in the 5K and 10K run/walks.

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Have a Plan- Stay Safe This Wednesday


Black-Wednesday-TVIndiana Beverage would like to remind folks to stay safe this holiday season! Many will be out celebrating the annual Blackout Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving.

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Ask the Doctors: Runny Nose


Runny-NoseQ: My child has a very runny nose. Should I be concerned?

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5k Race at Blue Chip Casino Benefits Riley’s Children’s Hospital


RunWalkRoll2013-5Snow flurries blew, but on November 23rd, 2013, the United Way of La Porte County held the first 5K Run, Walk, & Roll - a timed 3.1 mile race organized to directly benefit kids in La Porte County currently receiving treatments at Riley Children's Hospital. Proceeds raised went directly to the families who are in need in the community.

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