Porter County recently was awarded $77,000 by the federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program to support local food pantries and homeless shelter services.
United Way Pacesetters’ goal to boost business philanthropy Chester Inc. has a long history in Valparaiso, and it has evolved beyond being the business whose roots are connected to the iconic Orville Redenbacher popcorn. Chester Inc. was founded in 1947, said Rich Shields, the company’s director of marketing and business development. The firm today has […]
Volunteers still are need for the annual Day of Caring event set for Aug. 10 at numerous locations across the Region. The event is the largest single-day volunteer event across Northwest Indiana. Day of Caring brings together nonprofits, businesses, municipalities, churches, civic groups and individuals to change lives one project at a time. The day […]
VALPARAISO – Lisa Jordan, president and CEO of the Family & Youth Services Bureau, is retiring from the post effective Dec. 31. Jordan has logged 23 years of public service to Porter County. She has overseen more than 20 different programs, which have served more than 4,000 families and youths annually. BeLinda Georgeff, presently the […]