Category Archives: Volunteering

Several Community Members Receive Awards from LaPorte County Parks

      The LaPorte County Parks staff, Park Board and Foundation has selected their annual community awards. These awards were presented at the March 2, 2021 Park Board meeting at Red Mill County Park.             The 2020 Organization of the Year goes to Family Express for their continued support for our many programs and…

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Opportunity Enterprises Celebrates Achievement Virtually At Annual Celebration Of Achievement

Opportunity Enterprises will host their annual Celebration of Achievement award ceremony online on March 31, 2021 at 7pm CDT. The awards are presented to individuals with disabilities in recognition of outstanding achievement. Awards are also presented to outstanding volunteers, staff, and businesses for supporting individuals with disabilities. An inspirational program will be hosted by Marc…

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Hammond – Whiting Kid’s Baseball League Signups

Lakeshore Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth is a Baseball/Softball League for children ages 4-18. They are now accepting sign-ups for the 2021 season. Their games take place in Hammond, Indiana at the Robertsdale Sports Complex.  2021 Season Sign Up Dates: Feb 27 (Sat) March 3 (Wed), March 6 (Sat), March 13-14 (Sat-Sun), March 16 (Tue) 2021 Season…

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Shirley Heinze Fall Bird Count

Shirley Heinze Land Trust Bird Count with Indiana Audubon Society Brad Bumgardner at Walner Nature Preserve in Chesterton By Terry Bonace       A  group of skilled birders spread out to visit sixteen Shirley Heinze Land Trust nature preserves throughout Northwest Indiana. From Lake County to St. Joseph County, they were out looking for…

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National Guard Continues to Help Food Bank NWI

The Indiana National Guard will continue assisting the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana in meeting the larger than usual demand for food aid due to the coronavirus pandemic.     Victor Garcia, CEO of the Merrillville-based food bank, said Monday the 26 guardsmen on site since April will continue working full time at the food…

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Moms And Tots Resale Shop

In order to do that they must have the volunteer help.       While volunteering at the store, you would be: cleaning, sorting and tagging donations, hanging clothing, straightening the sales floor, bagging merchandise, working the jewelry counter, working the register, greeting customers, and selling merchandise. It is a great way to make a difference in…

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