Wanna help out in a real easy way? Got a couple of options for ya! (Thank to NWI.com and Our Facebook Listeners!)
HOBART KIWANIS FOOD DRIVE
Hobart Kiwanis is having a food drive on Oct. 13 on behalf of the Hobart Food Pantry. Hobart residents are asked to place food in bags by their front door or mailbox. Kiwanis members will pick up the donations with help from Hobart High School Key Club, Builders Club and Junior ROTC unit. For more information, call Larry Barrasas at (219) 510-5305.
MUNSTER COPS AND KIDS NEEDS HELP
The Munster Police Department is seeking donations through October and November toward its annual Cops and Kids holiday shopping program. Each December, Munster police officer take pre-selected families shopping for clothing and holiday gifts with donated funds from residents, businesses and community service organizations. Last year, more than 60 children were helped through the program.
To make a donation, make checks payable to the town of Munster (memo line: Cops and Kids) and mail them to the Munster Police Department, c/o Officer James Ghrist, 1001 Ridge Road, Munster, IN., 46321.
MAKING STRIDES VALPO EVENT
The Annual American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk is scheduled for Oct. 7th at Old Fairgrounds Park! Signups will start at 1pm... walk begins at 2pm! For info or to start a team visit their website: www.MakingStridesWalk.org/valparaisoin
BENEFIT FOR WEST NILE VICTIM
A benefit is scheduled to assist a LaPorte man still on a ventilator after contracting West Nile virus. According to family members, Ronald Lawson, 65, is improving in his recovery but remains on a breathing machine at a Mishawaka hospital. Saturday's benefit will feature events such as a garage sale and bake sale and takes place at the First Apostolic United Pentecostal Church, 1930 Boyd Blvd., on LaPorte's southeast side. Huffman said there will also be a spaghetti dinner along with elephant ears, fudge and pumpkin rolls for sale. The benefit will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
BENEFIT FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS
For Laporte County Special Olympic Athletes.
October 20th from 5pm-2am
Benefit is at Waterford Inn 6466 W Johnson Rd Laporte
Prior to the benefit there will be a poker run. All money will be used to send the athletes down state, pay for uniforms and other misc. costs that they may occur.
FUNDRAISER FOR FAMILY WITH SPECIAL NEEDS CHILD (From Indiana105 Facebook)
Fundraising Van for Cameron
Saturday, October 27 at 5:00pm at Chesterton VFW Post 2511, 1290 Wagner Rd
We are trying to raise funds for my son Cameron who is a 4 year old boy with severe disabilities. He has Cerebral Palsy, Blindness, Severe mental retardation, Seizure disorder, hearing impairments, and other medical conditions. I am the single mother of 3. My oldest is in college. The two youngest children who live at home have severe medical conditions. I do all the work of caring for these children. Please help our family... Looking for donations of food, time, decorations,money, etc. for October fundraiser. Website For Info: www.indiegogo.com/p/197482?a=988315here
Yesterday, as I was jumping on the bed Rob yelled at me to grown up! It got me thinking, I hope I never ever grow up! Before you get all crazy, I get it, there is a time to be serious and get work done! However, I do hope I never loose the ability to act like a kid. Just think how great it would be if we all still had our childhood innocence and imagination... the world would be a much more tolerable place! It's only as adults we begin to let fear alter our decisions.
As I get older and have to make more adult decisions (wedding/house/etc) I find the bed jumping to be a form of therapy! What do you think? Let us know on Facebook!
BTW: My response to growing up, I went home and had a bowl of Count Chocula!
That is how I would describe myself this past week! We've decided October is going to be “Get Serious About House Hunting Month” and so far it has been! We have our first appointment with a relator Friday and yesterday Rob and I drove around looking at potential neighborhoods! This is where my head started to spin... my idea of an awesome neighborhood and Rob's are worlds apart!!! I crave the close-knit neighborhoods where he wants more secluded open areas! Oh boy, here goes our first compromise!
Also, it just hit me how much money it costs to be an adult these days! My mom started talking to me about having kids, a house, and husband... AHHHH! Now we don't plan on having kids for a couple of years, but the thought scared the mess outta me!!! It's hard enough trying to find enough money for a house and wedding, I couldn't even imagine throwing kids into the mix! How do you do it?!?!
Oh my there goes my head spinning again... Thoughts? Comments? Advice? Let's hear it on Facebook!
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