LaPorte County Genealogical Society news, July 2018

Twenty-one members and guests were present for the regular monthly meeting of the LaPorte County Genealogical Society at the LaPorte Park Department building on July 10. Following ... Continue Reading →

LP Service League awards 4 LPHS grads for community service, academic excellence

Photo and information provided Four LaPorte High School seniors were honored by LaPorte Service League at its June picnic meeting for their demonstrated commitment to community service ... Continue Reading →

More than 2,000 American flags retired in American Legion ceremony

WNLP photos and information by Bob Wellinski Sometimes when the LaPorte American Legion invites people to submit worn American flags for proper disposal, maybe a few dozen citizens ... Continue Reading →

Purdue Northwest group invites you to join and enjoy a bus trip to Chicago play

The Purdue Northwest Women’s Association (PNWA) will kick off its day trip season with an excursion to Chicago on Saturday, July 21, to see the 2016 Tony Award-winning musical, “The ... Continue Reading →

UMW Arts & Crafts Show is Sept. 29 at fairgrounds

The United Methodist Women of First United Methodist Church, LaPorte, will host their 5th annual Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the LaPorte County ... Continue Reading →

Take in the White Sox game July 27 and help the Clarke Park fundraising effort

WNLP photo and story by Bob Wellinski  Realizing the importance of community, the Chicago White Sox are lending their support by joining in the fundraising efforts for the Clarke ... Continue Reading →

Jaycees invite entrants to join the parade

Some participants in the LaPorte Jaycees Fourth of July Parade are perennials — such as the Orak sword guy. But the Jaycees are always looking for a variety of groups, new floats ... Continue Reading →

Lubeznik Center offers rare opportunity to view original Warhol works

Information and photos provided Now through Oct. 13, 2018, Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City is exhibiting original works by Andy Warhol. The artworks are on loan from ... Continue Reading →

Leigh Morris appointed interim president of Visiting Nurse Association

Press release submitted Leigh Morris, former chairman of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, has been appointed interim president and CEO of Visiting Nurse Association ... Continue Reading →

LP Healthcare Foundation and Hospital Auxiliary award $42,750 in scholarships to local students

Photos and information provided The Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte and LaPorte Hospital Auxiliary awarded 31 students with scholarships totaling $42,750 at a reception May 31, 2018. ... Continue Reading →