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Calendar of Events

August 2018


Day     Time Event Place/Location

     

World Breastfeeding Week August 1-August 7
AWorld Breastfeeding Week is coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network of individuals and organizations concerned with the protection, promotion, and support of breastfeeding worldwide. NWICA supports breastfeeding through our Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) and Nutrition and Family Development programs. wbw2018


Thurs 2 9am-3pm

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)
Check Distribution

$20 fresh fruits and vegetable checks distributed for eligible seniors at approved markets.
Roxanna Senior Center 900 Shell St., East Chicago, IN
Contact NWICA for more info


Sat 4 9a-noon

The BIG Latch On
Free event where women gather around the world to breastfeed and offer peer support.
Register (219) 937-7733 to be counted at 9-9:30am
St. Mary-Hildebrant Hall, 525 N. Lafayette, Griffith, IN


Mon 6 9a-noon

Lake County Fair Senior Day
Enjoy a day at the fair with health screenings, information booths, and refreshments for seniors
NWICA will exhibt in the Showcase Tent
889 Sounth Court St., Crown Point, IN


Mon 6 9a-3p

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP)
Check Distribution

$20 fresh fruits and vegetable checks distributed for eligible seniors at approved markets.
Mt. Zion Pleasant View Manor, 940 Kenwood St., Hammond, IN
Contact NWICA for more info



Mon 6 3p-6p

5th Annual Back to School Jamboree
Sponsored & Hosted by The Salvation Army Gary-Merrillville Corps
and Carter Memorial Christian Methodist Espiscopal Church NWICA will exhibit 4800 Harrison St., Gary, IN



Mon 6 7p-8p

Mt. Ayr Community Public Meeting
NWICA will present
101 E Rensselaer St., Mt Ayr, IN 47964



Tues 7 10-noon

Come One, Come All National Health Care Week
Hosted by Healthlinc
NWICA will exhibit
1001 N Sturdy Road., Valparaiso, IN



Fri 10 10a-3p

Senior Health & Resource Fair
Hosted & Sponsored by Silver Birch of Hammond
NWICA will exhibit
5620 Sohl Ave., Hammond, IN 46320




Fri 10 9a-noon

Packapalooza
Hosted & Sponsored by Lake Area United Way
NWICA will participate to pack nutritious meals for those in need
Avalon Manor, Merrillville, IN



Fri 10 11a-3p

Back to School Fair
Sponsored by Regional Mental Health.
NWICA exhibit
3903 Indianapolis Blvd., East Chicago, IN



Tues 15 7:00

Local Southlake Shriners Dinner
NWICA will present
Hosted: Pappas on North Main Street, Crown Point, IN
closed event- if you would like NWICA to present at your event please dial 800-826-7871


Tues 15 1:30-4:00

Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP)
Evidence-based program builds participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active & fulfilling lives.
Sponsored by NWICA
Hosted Kirby Manor, 402 W 14th St., Hobart, IN


Wed 16 8a-10a

Northwest Indiana Care Coordination Relaunch Meeting
Agenda to include building community resilience
and universal handoff tools.
Host: NWICA Training Center
5265 Commerce Blvd., Ste. I, Crown Point, IN


Wed 16 1-3:30p

Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP)
Evidence-based program builds participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active & fulfilling lives.
Sponsored by NWICA.
Hosted Veteran Village, 836 Massachusetts St., Gary, IN


Thurs 17 9a-noon

18th Annual Portage Senior Health Fair
Sponsored by: Mayor James Snyder & Councilwoman Sue Lynch
Portage Advisory Committee on Senior Services
Host: Oakwood Hall, Woodland Park Community Center
2100 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN



Thurs 17 10-noon

A Matter of Balance 8-week series
An award-winning, evidence-based falls prevention program facilitated by NWICA Preventative Health & Wellness
Hosted by Spring Mill
101 West 87th Ave., Merrillville, IN


Fri 18 11:45-1:45

A Matter of Balance 8-week series
An award-winning, evidence-based falls prevention program facilitated by NWICA Preventative Health & Wellness
Hosted by West Side Community Center
510 East Main Street, Medaryville, IN 47957



Mon 21 12:30-2:30

A Matter of Balance 8-week series
An award-winning, evidence-based falls prevention program facilitated by NWICA Preventative Health & Wellness
Hosted by Roselawn Generations Center
10448 N 450 E, DeMotte, IN


Tues 22 1:30-4:00

Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP)
Evidence-based program builds participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active & fulfilling lives.
Sponsored by NWICA
Hosted Kirby Manor, 402 W 14th St., Hobart, IN


Tues 22 6:00pm

Board of Directors Business Meeting
Host: NWICA Training Center
5265 Commerce Blvd., Ste. I, Crown Point, IN


Wed 23 1-3:30p

Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP)
Evidence-based program builds participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active & fulfilling lives.
Sponsored by NWICA.
Hosted Veteran Village, 836 Massachusetts St., Gary, IN


Wed 23 1-3:30p

Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP)
Evidence-based program builds participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active & fulfilling lives.
Sponsored by NWICA.
Hosted Veteran Village, 836 Massachusetts St., Gary, IN


Thus 24 8a-noon

Ridge Schools Health Fair
Calumet New Tech High Schoo
NWICA will exhibit
3900 Calhoun St., Gary, IN Lot D



Thurs 24 noon

Chronic Medical Conditions and Depression
Presentation facilitated by Multicultural Wellness Network
Hosted by Pruzin Center
5750 Tyler St., Merrillville, IN

 

Fri 25 11:45-1:45

A Matter of Balance 8-week series
An award-winning, evidence-based falls prevention program facilitated by NWICA Preventative Health & Wellness
Hosted by West Side Community Center
510 East Main Street, Medaryville, IN 47957



Mon 28 12:30-2:30

A Matter of Balance 8-week series
An award-winning, evidence-based falls prevention program facilitated by NWICA Preventative Health & Wellness
Hosted by Roselawn Generations Center
10448 N 450 E, DeMotte, IN

 

Tues 29 1:30-4:00

Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP)
Evidence-based program builds participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active & fulfilling lives.
Sponsored by NWICA
Hosted Kirby Manor, 402 W 14th St., Hobart, IN


Wed 30 8a-10:30

NWICA Employee Recognition Breakfast
Offices will be closed and reopen at 11:00am


Wed 30 1-3:30p

Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP)
Evidence-based program builds participants' confidence in their ability to manage their health and maintain active & fulfilling lives.
Sponsored by NWICA.
Hosted Veteran Village, 836 Massachusetts St., Gary, IN


Thurs 31 3pm-6pm

Older Americans Month Dance and Celebration!
Sponsored by NWICA in recognition of OAA Month
Hosted by Banta Senior Center
605 Beech Street, Valparaiso, IN


 

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