Focusing on ValpoNEXT initiatives No. 8: Strengthening Our Sense of Place and part of No. 5: Protecting Our Natural Resources, this Community Board convenes community members around issues of neighborhood history and present identity, communicates opportunities for deepening relationships between neighbors and celebrates the ways Valparaiso citizens care for one another.
Community board meetings are on hiatus throughout the month of December and will resume in January.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has given the Memorial Opera House a $35,000 federal matching grant to assess the structure with an eye toward future preservation work.
Valparaiso, by late fall, will have new street lighting in place that will be safer, brighter and more cost effective.