REMINDER from Michigan City Area Schools-SPORTS

Posted on: January 27th, 2021 by Ric Federighi No Comments

Please know that effective immediately, and for the remainder of the Winter home sports season, MCHS Athletic events will be open to the public, and MCHS has been allowed to have spectator attendance of up to 25% of our capacity.  This translates to 800 spectators being sold tickets on-site at the ticket windows on the day of events on a first-come, first serve basis.  DAC passes will be honored.  Tickets will still be $6 each, but events are no longer limited to an attendance policy of parents-only.  Please share this information with all appropriate parties!  
The home events remaining on the Winter schedule are:
Friday, January 29   Girls Basketball v Gary West Side

Monday, February 1    Gymnastics v Lake Central

Thursday, February 4   Boys Basketball v Chesterton

Tuesday, February 9    Boys Basketball v Valparaiso

Thursday, February 11   Gymnastics v Crown Point

Friday, February 12    Boys Basketball v Lake Central

Tour De Laporte

Posted on: January 20th, 2021 by Ric Federighi No Comments

2021 Dates:
August 20, 21, and 22
La Porte, Indiana

Team WIMS live 6-8am

Tour de La Porte offers short and long distance cycling, half marathon, 10K, 5K & trail run! Beginning in 2020, proceeds of this great event support La Porte Family YMCA. Your support through participation, sponsorship and volunteerism helps the La Porte Family YMCA make an even greater impact in our local community. The La Porte County Family YMCA is a leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are a powerful association of men, women and children of all ages and stages of life, joined together by a shared passion – to build a better community.

BONFIRE: A Tribute To AC/DC at Hobart Art Theater

Posted on: January 20th, 2021 by Ric Federighi No Comments

Tom Lounges and Mariah Land from WIMS “Needle Drop” hosting
Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 6:30 PM CST – 10 PM CST

WIN TICKETS on “Needle Drop” Sundays 6-9pm on WIMS by listening for the “AC/DC Bon Scott song of the night” each week. Song posted Thursdays on “Needle Drop Radio Program” facebook page.

Advance physical tickets at:
**BrickHouse Bar & Grill at 230 Main St. Hobart
**Tom Lounges Record Bin in Michigan City & Hobart

Tickets: $12 Advance $15 Day of Show
Limited ticket sales and seating due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Lets rock out of our minds and into another year with BONFIRE – Chicagoland’s premiere AC/DC tribute band.

La Porte County Family YMCA 6-Week Transformation

Posted on: January 20th, 2021 by Ric Federighi No Comments

Text “RESET” to 1-833-224-4055 to get started.
All participants will receive a special gift!! 56994

Visit their website for more details:


Posted on: January 20th, 2021 by Ric Federighi No Comments

AUGUST 5 – 8, 2021


The award-winning Great Lakes Grand Prix features many of the world’s fastest and most powerful offshore power boats along with AquaX jet ski racing. Throughout this exciting free 4-day event, walk through Washington park and chat with racers, team members, boat and jet ski owners which also appear in the boat parade, block party and Taste of Michigan City. All weekend long, enjoy live entertainment, family fun, food, drinks and Racing!

Unity Foundation to Host Virtual Wine Tasting Event on Feb. 11, 2021

Posted on: January 7th, 2021 by Ric Federighi No Comments

Unity Foundation will host its inaugural Virtual Wine Tasting event on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 at 6 p.m. CST via Zoom in partnership with Al’s Supermarkets. Participants will learn more about Unity Foundation through featured speakers while tasting select wines. A minimum $25 donation is required with registration at Upon registration, participants will be emailed a featured wine list for the event and may purchase these wines in advance of the Virtual Wine Tasting at Al’s Supermarkets La Porte & Karwick locations . For more information on Unity’s Virtual Wine Tasting event or to learn more about Unity Foundation contact Jamie Miller, Development Officer at (219) 879 – 0327 , email jmiller or visit u

Free COVID-19 testing to remain at Civic through March

Posted on: August 19th, 2020 by Ric Federighi No Comments

La Porte Mayor Tom Dermody said the free COVID-19 testing site at the Civic Auditorium is here to stay through March.

Testing is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and is completely free to anyone who lives or works in Indiana. Though Hoosiers will not be charged for testing, individuals with health coverage should bring that information with them. Those looking to register can do so online at https://LHI.Care/CovidTesting or by phone at 888-634-1116.