PUC hosts Affirmation Night for 21st Century Scholars

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October 08, 2014 – Times Staff Purdue University Calumet, 2200 169th St., is hosting a program tonight for 21st Century Scholars. Senior Affirmation Night for 21st Century Scholars will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. today in Rooms 103 and 107 of the Gyte Building. It is offered to ensure that 21st Century high school seniors understand what they …

Hammond Public Library hosts Terminal Town exhibit, highlighting Chicago’s transportation history

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Terminal Town is a festival of events showcasing Chicago’s role as a center of U.S. passenger transportation. Running from autumn of 2014 through April 2015, the festival offers everyone in the metropolitan region opportunities to take part in presentations, special events, tours and competitions. The festival also includes a traveling exhibit and an all-color illustrated book. All are designed to …

Hammond Public Library announces Job Ready Service Program

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The Hammond Public Library announces the Job Ready Service Program, a three-week training seminar to educate job seekers on strategic methods to assist them in obtaining employment. Library staff will offer training in the use of bibliographic resources, as well as instruction on the latest trends in prospective markets. We hope to engage local businesses and organizations that also would …

Unilever, Bishop Noll donate 5,000 hygiene kits

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October 07, 2014 – Joseph S. Pete Unilever employees and Bishop Noll Institute students teamed up Tuesday to assemble 5,000 hygiene kits for local and national charities. They donated kits to St. Joseph’s Carmelite Home in East Chicago, a safe haven for children in crisis, and the Sojourner Truth House in Gary, which helps serve homeless women and children. The …

PUC College of Nursing gains elite national recognition

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October 06, 2014 – Times Staff Purdue University Calumet’s College of Nursing received one of nursing education’s elite recognitions last month when it was named a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing. PUC is among six nursing programs to receive the honor at the NLN’s annual Education Summit and Banquet in Phoenix, Ariz., along with Clemson, Ohio …

Hammond Fire Department hosts open house Saturday

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October 03, 2014 – Michelle Turchany Join the Hammond Fire Department for an Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Central Fire Station, 6110 Calumet Ave. There will be lots of different activities for children. Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 5-11 this year, with the theme “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” For …

Hammond, Munster councils tour Sanitary District

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October 03, 2014 – Rob Earnshaw Members of the Hammond City Council and Munster Town Council toured the Hammond Sanitary District Wednesday. For many of them it marked the first time getting a thorough look at the 80-acre facility at 5143 Columbia Ave. that serves Hammond, Munster, Highland, Griffith and Whiting. Marty Wielgos, sanitary district manager, said it was a …

Chili cook-off to raise money for kids battling cancer

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September 29, 2014 – Times Staff The third annual chili cook-off tailgate party to benefit the Joseph Betustak Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc. is Sunday at Hammond FOP Lodge 51, 7527 Kennedy Ave. The event begins at 11 a.m. and features about 17 different chili recipes. During the cook-off, the game between the Chicago Bears and the Carolina Panthers will be …