X-Rock 103.9 Biography: LAURA WALUSZKO
On the air: News during Bob & Tom and middays
High school: River Forest
Favorite bands and artists: The Firm, ELO,Foreigner, REO, Genesis, Def Leppard
Album I think you should hear: LPs from the K-Tel collection
Favorite guilty pleasure song: Anything Bee Geesfrom Saturday Night Fever soundtrack
Favorite retro TV shows: The Honeymooners, Star Trek
Favorite kids show: Game shows (remember when it was $10,000 Pyramid?)
Favorite retro movies: Airplane, Star Wars
First job: Fast food
Things I did as a kid: Watched game shows
The Portage Police Department K-9 program will be hosting a Back to School fundraiser on August 11th 2013 at Hair Express 3291 Willowcreek Rd. Portage, IN from Noon until 5PM. All haircuts will be $10.00 and all proceeds will go to support the Portage Police Department K-9 Program.
Stop by and meet the dogs Bolo, Bomber, and Chuckie
Come help support the Humane Societies in the area! Portage Animal Clinic is hosting its annual Dog Wash on Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 1pm-4pm. Cost is $5.00 per dog. Fun carnival theme with lots of goodies for pets and the family! All proceeds go to area shelters.
The Dunes Dog Training Club's next Beginner Obedience Class will start on August 21st. This class is for dogs 6 months of age & older; cost for the class is $90.00 for the 8 week session. Owners must bring proof of their dogs current vaccinations on the first night; dogs should be wearing a metal training collar attached to a 6 foot leather leash. Experienced instructors teach owners how to train their dogs in basic obedience, using only positive reinforcement in the form of treats & praise. For further information please call 219-996-4770, 219-916-1594, 219-756-7035.
The Dunes Dog Training Club's next Puppy Obedience Class will begin on August 28th. This class is for puppies 2-6 months of age; cost for the class is $80.00 for the 7 week session. Puppies should be wearing a flat, buckle-type collar, attached to a 6 foot leather leash. Experienced instructors teach owners how to train their puppies in basic obedience, using positive reinforcement only, in the form of food and/or treats. All Classes are held at the club building located at 110 N. Main St. in Hebron, IN. For further information please call 219-996-4770, 219-916-1594, 219-756-7035.
Second Chance 4 Pets Network, a local animal rescue, will sponsor a Paws in Paradise Walk-a-thon and Pet Fair on Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Robertsdale Little League Complex, 119th Street and Wolf Lake in Hammond, Indiana.
The pet fair will include a pet blessing (10:15 a.m.), vendors, animal rescues and pet adoptions, K-9 and pet safety demonstrations, food, merchandise, door prizes, and pet contests and games. Music will be provided by Jambulance.
Second Chance 4 Pets Network will be microchipping pets for a nominal fee, and a pet photographer will be on hand to take pictures of your adorable pets in costume. There will be luau-themed activities throughout the day.
The 2014 Second Chance 4 Pets calendar featuring pets from the community will be for sale at the pet fair.
Pets are welcome to participate in the walk-a-thon and pet fair, but they must be leashed and current on vaccinations. You do not have to have a pet to participate in the walk-a-thon.
ALL proceeds benefit Second Chance 4 Pets Network and will be used for their spay/neuter services and rescue/adoption program.
For more info, contact JoAnn Palko at (219) 771-6768.
Bibbs and Sukie are both three year old female black labs, about 65 pounds each. They are very bonded and must be adopted together. They are very loving, good with other dogs and children, and housebroken. Call Last Chance Rescue, 219-677-2961, for more information.
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