Porter County Press

Community press releases, news and happenings focusing on Porter County in Northwest Indiana.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Welcomes New Director of Resource Development

Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Welcomes New Director of Resource Development

Valparaiso IN. 3-9-2011 – A new Director of Resource Development has joined the ranks of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County. President Chuck Leer announced the hiring of Dawn Duty to the Porter County organization in a statement issued Friday. “We are extremely excited to have Dawn join… Read more »

Chamber to distribute $39,800 in grants among 18 façade projects

Chesterton, IN 3-9-2011 – The Façade Committee of the Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce, through funding from the Duneland Economic Development Company, is pleased to announce 18 projects have been selected for the $39,800 in façade improvement grants announced in January. Look for improvements to the following establishments:  4th Street Theater,… Read more »

Harris Bank Sponsors an Apartment for Homeless

Porter County, 3-3-2011 – Even before Housing Opportunities, Inc. signed the papers to become the new owners of Spring Valley on February 15, HO had filled the first 12 of 28 apartments with homeless families and individuals from Porter County. “Housing Opportunities stuck its necks out to help the homeless,”… Read more »

Celebrate National Volunteer Week at Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Valparaiso IN. 3-1-11 – Start National Volunteer Week with a visit to Taltree for a special open house from 2 – 5 p.m. April 10. Learn about upcoming projects and training sessions, meet Taltree staff and volunteers and take a short tour of the arboretum, including an inside look at… Read more »

Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce Monthly Business After Hours

Chesterton, IN. 3-1-11 – The Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly after hours networking, the Business After Hours next week, Wednesday March 9, 2011. Business After Hours are hosted by a different Chamber member each month for fellow members and their guests. This month, the Business After Hours… Read more »