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Come for the Flavor, Stay for the Nicotine

Come for the Flavor, Stay for the Nicotine

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

MICHIGAN CITY — In 2015, about 3 million middle and high-schoolers used e-cigarettes. And between 2011 and 2015, e-cigarette usage increased 900 percent among high-schoolers.
STAR Center celebrates grand opening

STAR Center celebrates grand opening

Sunday, March 4, 2018

MICHIGAN CITY — Dozens gathered on Feb. 13 for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the STAR (Shared Technology and Resources) Center, 422 Franklin St., where the motto is “Connection, collaboration and innovation.”
Together for the community

Together for the community

Saturday, May 27, 2017

MICHIGAN CITY — “A dream come true.”
20 years of dedication  <br>Healthy Communities honors Maria Fruth

20 years of dedication
Healthy Communities honors Maria Fruth

Thursday, December 8, 2016

La PORTE — For 20 years, Maria Fruth has been working either behind the scenes or as a board member for Healthy Communities of La Porte County.
Another 100 years to grow  <br>New tree planted in courthouse lawn

Another 100 years to grow
New tree planted in courthouse lawn

Thursday, October 13, 2016

La PORTE — Thanks to Healthy Communities of La Porte County, a new tree will stand tall in the La Porte County Courthouse lawn for the next 100 years.
Promoting mental health

Promoting mental health

Friday, September 16, 2016

MICHIGAN CITY —Healthy Communities of La Porte County brought together speakers and vendors for the Healthy Minds Matter resource program at the NECA building on Thursday.
Covering Kids and Families Extends Gratitude to Rodney Washington, Michigan Township Trustee's Center

Covering Kids and Families Extends Gratitude to Rodney Washington, Michigan Township Trustee's Center

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

For a number of years Healthy Communities of LaPorte County’s Covering Kids and Families Coalition has been housed at the Michigan Township Trustee’s office on 2601 E. Michigan Boulevard. Beginning Monday, September 23rd the Covering Kids and Families Coalition will join their lead agency Healthy Communities of LaPorte County in their 115 E. 4th Street office.
Now is the time to quit smoking

Now is the time to quit smoking

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The 36th Great American Smokeout on Thursday is a great time for smokers to make a plan to quit, or to look ahead and actually stop smoking for that day.
La Porte County’s Covering Kids and Families receives $20,000 from MDwise

La Porte County’s Covering Kids and Families receives $20,000 from MDwise

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

MICHIGAN CITY — Covering Kids and Families (CKF) of La Porte County recently received a $20,000 donation from MDwise, a statewide managed health care organization, to further its efforts to enroll more eligible children and families in the state’s Medicaid health plans.
Healthy Communities improves database

Healthy Communities improves database

Monday, June 20, 2005

LAPORTE — Healthy Communities of LaPorte County's database located on Healthy Communities' Web site at www.laportecounty.net offers more than 750 helping services available to area residents. There is an immediate critical need to update information on the database, as well as to include new services in the community.
Healthy Communities to hold series of meetings

Healthy Communities to hold series of meetings

Friday, September 7, 2001

Healthy Communities of LaPorte County is holding community meetings to gather input from residents about issues that they would like to see addressed in the future.