Lake County Press

Community press releases, news, and happenings focusing on Lake County Indiana.

United Way’s Response to the Crisis in Japan

Griffith, IN 3-18-2011 –  United Way Worldwide (UWW) is now accepting contributions on their website for the Central Community Chest of Japan, a member of the United Way worldwide network. “We’ve all been shocked and moved by the images and stories coming out of Japan following last week’s earthquakes, tsunami,… Read more »

IU Northwest announces winners of 55th Annual Calumet Regional Science Fair

Munster students take top honors; other high achievers hail from St. John, Dyer, Gary Gary, IN 3-16-2011 – A total of 115 student scientists from 22 Lake County schools demonstrated their science and engineering expertise to judges on Saturday at the 55th Calumet Regional Science Fair and Associated Art Exhibit… Read more »

IU School of Medicine – Northwest accepting artwork for regional flyer design contest

High school students encouraged to design a flyer to promote the 2012 International Human Cadaver Prosection Program The Indiana University School of Medicine 3-14-2011 – Northwest (IUSM-NW) is accepting artwork from regional high school students. The submissions will be considered for the creation of a flyer, which will promote the… Read more »

Alternative Spring Break Groups Arrive in NWI

Valparaiso, IN.  3-12-2011 – Helping others is the theme for many college students that have chosen to travel around the Midwest to volunteer during their Spring Break. The following groups contacted the United Way Regional Volunteer Center to connect them with local nonprofits needing assistance and will be lending a… Read more »

Theatre Northwest to delight all ages with spring production, ‘Princess and the Pea’

Public showings scheduled for afternoons of April 9, 10 Gary, IN –  March 11, 2011 – Theater Northwest, the performance company of the Indiana University Northwest Department of Performing Arts, invites the community for its 29th spring children’s production, ‘The Princess and the Pea,’ the beloved fairy tale by Hans… Read more »