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Members Advantage Credit Union Awards Scholarships

MICHIGAN CITY —Members Advantage Credit Union recently awarded two $500 Earn to Learn Scholarships to Elizabeth Kolodiej and Tamara McCumber.

Kolodiej, a Michigan City resident, is a junior in the Speech Language and Hearing Sciences department at Purdue University. Upon acceptance into graduate school there, she plans to pursue a master’s degree and eventually become a clinical speech pathologist.

McCumber is working toward a …

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SJC Junior Wins Speech Competition

Saint Joseph’s College recently hosted its annual Ralph Cappuccilli Speech Competition. Four student speakers delivered persuasive speeches on researched topics of their choice and were judged by SJC students and faculty. Junior Business Administration major Anthony Majewski of Wanatah, Ind. was named the victor of the $50 cash prize.

Majewski’s speech was about implementing keyless entry systems for all SJC buildings. “This award means a …

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Students Raise Funds to Provide Mammograms

MICHIGAN CITY – Students at Joy Elementary School in Michigan City, for the fourth consecutive year, joined in Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City’s battle against breast cancer by raising $500 during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, to provide funds to the hospital Breast Center to provide mammograms for women who otherwise cannot afford them. Students pay to wear jeans on Jean Days, …

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Scrooge Comes for Annual Visit at Drury Lane Theatre

The annual holiday tradition, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, will be presented from November 18 through December 23, 2014 at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane. The timeless story is directed by Scott Calcagno (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Drury Lane Theatre, Legally Blonde at The Civic Theatre, Grease at The Long Lake Theatre, as well as the annual production of A Christmas Carol

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Freedom from Smoking Classes

MICHIGAN CITY — American Lung Association Freedom from Smoking classes will be offered at Woodland Cancer Care Center in November (Lung Cancer Awareness Month) and December.

The center’s Katy Quigley-Gartland, RN, MPH, will facilitate the sessions, which will run from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 25 and Dec. 2, 4, 9 and 16. Cost per session is $60.

Registration and more information is available …

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Moms & Babies Deliver Hope thru Donation Program

MUNSTER – At the Family Birthing Center of Community Hospital, new moms are sharing their joy by donating the gift of life to others after their baby’s delivery. Nurses in the Mom-Baby unit are offering new parents the opportunity to donate their baby’s umbilical cord blood, umbilical cord and placenta to research and transplantation. The non-embryonic stem cells can improve the quality of life …

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Lowell Health Center Open House

LOWELL — Franciscan Alliance has continued to expand the reach of its health care services with the recent opening of the Franciscan Physician Network-Lowell Health Center, 4500 W. 181st Ave.

The public will have the opportunity to tour the facility and to meet its staff during an open house, set for noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 23.

Free health screenings will be offered for balance, …

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RDA Celebrates Awards

CROWN POINT – The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) celebrated several recent honors at today’s meeting of the Board of Directors. These included international, regional and individual recognitions of the RDA’s accomplishments.

RDA President and CEO Bill Hanna said the awards are further proof of the value that the RDA has brought to Northwest Indiana. “In the past nine years the RDA has invested …

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Pepsi Donates to United Way “I Need a Hug” Program

Employees at Pepsi Beverages Co., Munster, recently donated dozens of stuffed animals to Lake Area United Way for the “I Need a Hug” Program.

“Pepsi Munster was excited to collect stuffed animals for Lake Area United Way’s “I Need a Hug” campaign, said Pepsi Merchandising Manager, Evelina Swiech. “Pepsi employees collected 54 stuffed animals and $50 in cash to put smiles on local children’s faces.”…

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Nominations for the Region’s Leading CEO’s

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