Local Events and Live Remotes
  • Franciscan Health to host 24-hour virtual screening of documentary ‘RESILIENCE’ and live Twitter Townhall® on April 9

    Franciscan Health is inviting all to participate in the exclusive virtual screening of “RESILIENCE-The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope” and a live Twitter Townhall®. This virtual screening will be held for 24-hours, starting at 4 a.m. CST on Thursday, April 9 and ending at 4 a.m. CST on Friday, April 10. The live Twitter Townhall® will begin at 7 p.m. CST on April 9 and will last one hour.

    “RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope” chronicles a movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities who are recognizing the severe long-term effects of toxic stress in a child’s upbringing and are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. The documentary premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2016 and received high acclaim. It is not yet viewable to the general public.

    To join in on the 24-hour virtual screening:

    ·        Register by 5 p.m. EST on Tuesday, April 7 by following the link here or by visiting bit.ly/2IZQEBk

    ·        On April 8, you will receive an email registration confirmation with viewing instructions. You will also receive a personal Vimeo viewing passcode.

    ·        On April 9, log in to Vimeo.com with your personal viewing passcode and begin watching.

    ·        You will not be able to use the passcode earlier than April 9 at 4 a.m. CST.

    ·        Passcode allows you to start, stop and replay at any time during the 24-hours.

    Join or follow a virtual conversation with a panel of trauma-informed experts on Twitter with our Twitter Townhall®, beginning at 7 p.m. CST on Thursday, April 9. Post your questions and comments about RESILIENCE using our signature hashtags, #ResilienceWeek and #BeTheOne, for real-time responses. To engage with or follow the conversation, visit @DocResilience on Twitter.

    The intention with this 24-hour virtual screening and Twitter Townhall® is to raise awareness and action surrounding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the importance of trauma-informed practices in our communities.

    Partners and Twitter Townhall® panelists include the Indiana Department of Education, Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Bauer Family Resources, Montgomery County Youth Service Bureau and Beacon Health System.

    This event will qualify as a community education unit (CEU) for foster parents.

    To learn more about “RESILIENCE-The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope”, visit kpjrfilms.co/resilience/ or view the trailer at vimeo.com/137282528.


  • La Porte County Fair 2020

    The 176th La Porte County Fair takes place July 12th-18th, 2020 at the La Porte County Fairgrounds. Great Music & Entertainment • Fantastic Food • Lots of Family Fun! Check out lpfair.com for more information.


  • Prairie Magic Music Festival

    The Prairie Magic Music Festival is a celebration of Rock, Americana, and Blues music that takes place August 8th at Sunset Hill Farm County Park. This year, we’re celebrating women in the arts with an all-women lineup. Amanda Shires is taking the stage as the headliner for Prairie Magic 2020, along with Shemekia Copeland, The Accidentals, and Jerica Paliga. www.portercountyparks.org/prairie


  • Paladin Gala Event rescheduled to Saturday August 15

    Dear staff, parents, community partners, and stakeholders,
    In an effort to adhere to Governor Holcomb’s recommendations to curb the spread of COVID-19, we will be postponing the Splash of Color Gala on April 4th, 2020. The event has been rescheduled for August 15th, 2020 starting at 6 pm at Sand Creek Country Club.
    We will send out more information about the gala as the new date draws closer. Please continue to check our website and Facebook page for updates, sponsorship, and auction information.
    Thank you, in advance, for your understanding as we continue to navigate through this pandemic and strive to stay healthy!