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Women’s Philanthropy Celebrated at the 2018 Annual Women’s Tea


Womens-Tea-2018The 18th Annual Women’s Tea took place on Friday, September 14. Over 200 women of all ages gathered together for lunch to support the Women’s Fund of Porter County. This year’s guest speaker was Sarah Harmeyer, Founder and Chief People Gatherer of Neighbor’s Table.

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New NIPSCO Natural Gas Rates to Take Effect Beginning October 2018


rot2Indiana’s lowest-cost natural gas provider, Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), received a decision from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) to modify its natural gas rates effective Oct. 1, 2018.

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2018 Chesterton High School Homecoming Candidates

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Twenty Chesterton High School students have been nominated as the 2018 CHS Football Homecoming royalty candidates.

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NIPSCO Eyes Plan for Cleaner, Lower-Cost Energy Future


rot1Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced today as part of its future electric supply planning process, that analysis shows the most viable option for customers would include moving up the retirement of a majority of its remaining coal-fired generation in the next five years and all coal within the next 10 years. Likely replacement options point toward lower-cost renewable energy resources such as wind, solar and battery storage technology.

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Ivy Tech to Award $42,000 in Chancellors’ Scholarships


ivy-tech-2018 The Ivy Tech Foundation will present scholarships totaling approximately $42,000 at its 17th annual Chancellors’ Scholarship Fundraising Event on Thursday, Oct. 4, at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. Hwy. 30, Merrillville.

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Valparaiso University Alumna Honored by Tau Beta Pi


rot1Recent Valpo graduate Krista Stribling ’18 has been named a 2018 Laureate of the Tau Beta Pi Association, one of just two students across the nation to be recognized in the association’s annual program and joining an elite group of 107 exceptional Tau Bates chosen nationally since 1982.

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Team Pina Prepares for Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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One in 10 people aged 65 and older suffers from Alzheimer’s dementia, and approximately 200,000 individuals under the age of 65 have early-onset Alzheimer’s. In Indiana, there are more than 110,000 people living with Alzheimer’s. This disease wreaks havoc on those inflicted as well as their family members, who are powerless to stop its progression. A disease with no known cure, Alzheimer’s is a frightening and disheartening diagnosis to face, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to combat its hardships.

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The Lakes of Valparaiso Host Breakfast on the Go For Residents

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A healthy, filling breakfast is the perfect way to start each day, but some days that's a bit more difficult than others. Early on Tuesday morning, the residents of The Lakes of Valparaiso had it easy and got to enjoy their breakfast on the go thanks to The Lakes staff.

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Replace, Recycle Smoke Detectors Every 10 Years


Porter-County-Recycling-and-Waste-ReductionFire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13, provides a great opportunity to remind residents of the importance of replacing dated smoke detectors.

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Michigan City Presents Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan for Resident Review

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Michigan City presented The Momentum 2040 Comprehensive Plan to the public in an open house setting at the Michigan City Hall on September 17th, at 7pm. The meeting revealed the Existing and Future City Reports for the public to see in table and map format.

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Valparaiso Family YMCA Offers Fun and Supportive Environment to People in Need

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The Valparaiso Family YMCA is more than a place to work out or swim, it’s a place where community members can find compassionate, understanding people, no matter what situation they’re in. Countless members attend the Valpo YMCA to reduce stress, get healthier, and just maybe find a listening ear in the process.

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