NWI Citizens' Climate Lobby to meet
CHESTERTON – The Citizen’s Climate Lobby of Northwest Indiana will host its initial membership meeting and a screening of “The Human Element” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Baugher Center Meeting Room of the Westchester Public Library at 200 W. Indiana Ave. in Chesterton. The film tells the story of real Americans on the front of lines of climate change, and has won awards for best documentary at several film festivals in 2018 and 2019.
Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. The Northwest Indiana chapter was founded in 2019. In addition to the screening, a short presentation about the organization will be made. For more information, contact Deborah Chubb at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forum hosts update on 'Ignite' initiative
MERRILLVILLE – The Northwest Indiana Forum will host a luncheon presentation providing an update on the “Ignite the Region” Northwest Indiana Regional Economic Development Plan at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. Lincoln Hwy. in Merrillville. Over the past year, the Forum and its partners have been collaborating, implementing and transforming to bring the plan to fruition.
The Ignite teams will share their progress on regional initiatives to attract investment and talent at a more rapid pace for the seven-county region. Tickets can be purchased at ignitetheregionluncheon.eventbrite.com or by visiting nwiforum.org.