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Heroes celebrated at Indiana Welcome Center

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority hosted Holidays for Heroes, a special event at the Indiana Welcome Center for all fire, police, EMS, military and Hoosier Helpers as a thank you for their service and dedication to the community and ...

Gov. Pence welcomes military

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence welcomed home approximately 160 soldiers of the 1313th Engineer Company, headquartered in Franklin. The 1313th Engineer Company returned after spending the previous nine months conducting engineering operations in Kuwait to ...

Amazon Prime Now associates make special delivery

Amazon Prime Now associates made a special delivery to The Children’s Bureau Inc. in Indianapolis to help the children’s shelter celebrate Thanksgiving. Amazon donated various food items as well as many miscellaneous hygiene products to fulfill ...

Bean Blossom Bluegrass Fest returns to Brown County

Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, the world’s oldest continuous running bluegrass festival, returned to Brown County for its 49th year. For eight consecutive days, more than 70 bands took the stage showcasing some of the best in ...

U.S. Fleet Forces Band comes to Indianapolis

The U.S. Fleet Forces Band and all of its music ensembles performed numerous concerts around Indianapolis in support of Indianapolis Navy Week. Established in 1945, the U.S. Fleet Forces Band serves as the Navy’s musical ambassador for the Hampton ...

Coca-Cola brings celebration of contour bottle to Terre Haute

As Coca-Cola commemorates the 100th year of the contour bottle, the company stopped by Vigo County Historical Museum in Terre Haute to thank everyone who has helped make the milestone possible — especially Hoosiers who created the contour bottle ...

Indianapolis Greek Festival features food, dancing

The Greek dancers perform a Grecian dance called the Zorba during GreekFest 2015. This year marked the 42nd year for what has become one of central Indiana’s oldest and largest ethnic festivals. Hosted by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in ...

Mother of ‘King of Pop’ visits Gary

Katherine Jackson, mother of the late, Michael Jackson, presented the sixth annual “I Can’t Stop Loving You Charity Weekend.” The two-day, event was free and provided family entertainment, such as rapper Wale (pictured here), and the distrib...

Pierogi Fest shows regional civility commitment

The Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce, the Gary Chamber of Commerce and The Times of Northwest Indiana demonstrated the region’s continuing commitment to the “Community Civility Counts” campaign at this year’s Pierogi Fest in downtown ...

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Welcome Week celebrates immigrants Welcoming Indianapolis, a project of the Immigrant Welcome Center, hosted its 2nd annual Welcoming Week. The event brings Indianapolis residents together to celebrate the city’s diverse cultures. Activities ...