will be available this week throughout Duneland and in Valparaiso for folks
in need of them.
The meeting room of
the Chesterton town hall, 726 Broadway, is open to the public. Cots and
blankets and other items are available.
information, call the Chesterton Fire Department at 926-7162.
centers in Porter: Community Building, 500 Ackerman Drive in Hawthorne Park;
fire station, 550 W. Beam St.
Folks are being
asked to first call the Porter Police Department at 926-7611
before visiting a warming center. Transportation for Porter residents
may be available.
Residents are also
being asked to check on their neighbors, particularly seniors.
centers will be open but not 24/7:
* Valparaiso YMCA,
1202 Cumberland Crossing: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to
6 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 462-4185.
* Porter County
Public Library, Valparaiso branch, 103 Jefferson St.: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
* Vale Park
Enrichment Center at Banta, 605 Beech St.: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday
through Friday. Call 462-1301.