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Category: Region Events
MERRILLVILLE – TradeWinds Services recently hosted their 20th annual fundraising Gala in the Celebrity Ballroom in the Radisson at Star Plaza. CEO Jon Gold reported the event raised over $54,000.
This year’s committee chose a “Ports of Call” adventure and offered the cuisines of Genoa, Hong Kong, Barcelona, London, New York and Marseille at food stations set up throughout the room.
The silent auction, …Read Full Article
MICHIGAN CITY – Save the Dunes is celebrating life on Lake Michigan by offering the third annual “Jammin’ for the Dunes” festival on Saturday, June 1, from 5 to 11 p.m. at Washington Park’s Amphitheater in Michigan City. This music and beer festival features local breweries, bands and restaurants.
Local bands include favorites Chester Brown, Ron Buffington, the All Good Things Band, Stealin’ the Farm, …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – South Shore Clean Cities, BP Oil Company and several environmental groups will host an informational meeting about the Cleaner Air through Diesel Emission Reductions grant program on Thursday, May 23, at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond.
From 9 until 11 a.m., attendees will learn about $450,000 in available funds to support qualified projects submitted by Lake County municipalities, schools and not-for-profit …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – The South Shore Civil War Memorial trail’s expo “Region United, Nation Divided: Civil War in the South Shore” has been extended through June 30 due to popular demand.
The expo showcases the region’s contributions to our nation’s bloodiest war through a series of special events and exhibits as it commemorates the Civil War’s 150th anniversary of its third year as well as the …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – The Indiana Welcome Center will host its annual Explore the South Shore: Kick-Off the summer event on Saturday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The first 250 families at the event will receive a regional passport of savings from participating organizations to use over the summer. The first 250 children will receive a free event bag.
The event offers numerous interactive …Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND – Then & Now: A Downtown South Bend Architecture Walking Tour returns to downtown South Bend with guided tours on June 7 at noon and 6:30 p.m., July 5 at 6:30 p.m.,Aug. 2 at noon and Sept. 6 at noon.
All tours begin at the American Trust Co. clock at the corner of Washington and Michigan streets allowing participants to learn about …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE – South Shore Clean Citiesand the Indiana Clean Diesel Coalition have created an event in Northwest Indiana to promote the use of clean diesel. Private and public entities that operate diesel fleets and related equipment that serve public needs are invited to attend.
Carl Lisek, South Shore Clean Cities’ executive director, said the most important aspect to clean diesel is reducing emissions from …Read Full Article
Chris Kidd has joined Gibson as a client manager. She is responsible for working with the client executive to determine overall risk management program goals and developing strategies to achieve those goals.
In addition, she manages new and insurance renewal processes and acts as the central point of communication to coordinate service requests with team members and underwriters to communicate and develop insurance program strategies.…Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Practices for operating ethically and legally within not-for-profit and for-profit industries will be discussed during Purdue University Calumet’s fourth annual Corporate Governance Roundtable at 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 29 in Room 130 of the Powers Computer Education Building.
Comprising the roundtable are Kris Krouse, executive director of Shirley Heinze Land Trust Inc., which protects, restores and manages some 1,200 acres of …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Leon’s Triathlon and Team Red, White, and Blue, an organization dedicated to supporting veterans and enriching their lives by connecting them with the community through social and physical activity, have partnered to put a focus on the mission of Team RWB. The hope for Leon’s Triathlon moving forward is that Team RWB’s message reaches veterans who will benefit from their organization.
“Their …Read Full Article