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MICHIGAN CITY – Purdue Extension’s Growing Stronger is coming to the Michigan City Senior Center. This eight-week fitness program is free. There will be fellowship, healthy snacks, and the opportunity to practice the exercises with Allison Goshorn, Purdue Extension Educator and certified program leader.
The program begins Thursday, April 18, and meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. until …Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 33rd Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conference (GLHRC), running April 6-16, will focus on the theme “From Living Memory to Historical Memory: The Holocaust in Transition.”
The April 6 event will be a showing of “Paragraph 175,” a documentary about the Nazi persecution of gays during World War II. Discussion will follow with University of Colorado Jewish history professor David Shneer, …Read Full Article
MISHAWAKA – The Memorial Kidney and Hypertension Center offers a full service approach to the treatment of kidney disease, high blood pressure and anemia.
Led by Medical Director Arif Goreja, this new center brings a model of care to our community that focuses on slowing the progression of kidney disease using a team of nephrologists, interventional radiologists, dietitians, and nursing staff that are well trained …Read Full Article
MICHIGAN CITY – Lubeznik Center for the Arts presents its annual Poetry Slam Friday, April 5, as part of the Uptown Arts District’s First Fridays @ 5 series. The Poetry Slam invites regional poets to showcase their original work. The event begins at 5 p.m. and concludes at 8 p.m., with poetry beginning at 5:30 pm.
Chicago poet J.W. Baz, will host the Poetry …Read Full Article
LAPORTE – The Heart Cart will visit La Porte, Marshall and Starke counties in the coming months to offer discounted cardiovascular screenings to all interested community members. Upcoming visits include:
Tuesday, April 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST) at Indiana University Health Primary Care at LifePlex, 2855 Miller Drive., Suite 117, Plymouth.
Tuesday, April 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the …Read Full Article
MUNSTER – Community Hospital has been named one of the 50 best hospitals in the nation by Healthgrades, an independent healthcare ratings organization. The Munster hospital is the only hospital in Indiana to achieve the distinction six years in a row.
Healthgrades’ America’s 50 Best Hospitals designation is the only national hospital quality rating based solely on clinical outcomes, recognizing hospitals that have demonstrated …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT – The 12th annual Pond Expo will be at the Lake County Fair Grounds April 27 and 28, with a special sneak peek viewing on April 26. The expo features exhibits on gardens, ponds, patios and educational seminars to inspire and educate outdoor enthusiasts.
During the two-day event, attendees will be able to stroll through the indoor showroom to see the newest …Read Full Article
ST. JOHN – Methodist Hospitals marked the expansion of its Methodist Physician Group into St. John with a ribbon cutting and grand opening. Anemarie Lutas, a doctor of internal medicine, was introduced along with her medical assistant Davina Felton.
“We are proud to be opening thisfacility and bringingMethodist Physician Group to the St. John community.We welcome Dr. Lutas into theMethodist Physician …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – The Indiana Welcome Center will feature an exhibit of artworks and illustrations by Mitch Markovitz from Feb. 1 through March 22. The exhibit, “Postcards from my Sixty-Two and Half Year Vacation,” will include early artwork, original paintings and original poster paintings from the South Shore Line poster series.
Markovitz is best known for his contributions to the South Shore Line poster series “Just …Read Full Article
GARY – Methodist Hospitals’ diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The ADA Education Recognition effort, begun in the fall of 1986, and is based on the National Standards for Diabetes Education that were developed by the National Advisory Board and endorsed by the diabetes community.
It is a voluntary process which assures that approved education …Read Full Article