Richard Mrozinski, President  La Porte County Board of Commissioners

Richard Mrozinski, President

La Porte County Board of Commissioners

La Porte Proclamation

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

COUNTY OF LA PORTE, INDIANA

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS: The week of April 15-21 is recognized by the County of La Porte and more

than 104 communities and 50 countries around the globe as "World Creativity

and Innovation Week," and

WHEREAS: The United Nations has designated April 21 as "World Creativity and Innovation Day," and

WHEREAS: World Creativity and Innovation Week is a celebration of our ability to generate new and useful ideas, use our imagination and make new decisions so our communities and world will thrive, and

WHEREAS: World Creativity and Innovation Week is also designed to make everyone aware

that our society, our nation, and our economic viability depend on our ability to tap our individual and collective creativity, and

WHEREAS: During World Creativity and Innovation Week, La Porte County citizens are encouraged to recognize and use their own creativity in their homes, schools, workplaces, organizations, government and communities.

NOW THEREFORE, I, Richard Mrozinski, President, Michael Gonder and Dr. Vidya Kora, M.D. do hereby declare April 15 - April 21, 2018, as:

WORLD CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION WEEK

in the County of La Porte, State of Indiana, and we encourage all La Porte County citizens to be aware of their own creative spirit and to enjoy and express it in their homes, schools, workplaces, organizations, government and community.

DATED THIS 4th DAY OF APRIL, 2018

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Richard Mrozinski, President

La Porte County Board of Commissioners

 

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Michael Gonder, Board Member

La Porte County Board of Commissioners

 

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Dr. Vidya Kora, M.D., Board Member

La Porte County Board of Commissioners

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World Creativity and Innovation Week

For the first time ever, the United Nations has designated a special day, April 21, 2018, for the world to celebrate creativity and innovation. "We have a day!" announced Marci Segal, founder of World Creativity and Innovation Week at the International Creativity Expert to Expert Exchange October 15. 

Northwest Indiana has been marking World Creativity and Innovation Week for the past 8 years. Sponsored by the Center for Creative Solutions, Inc.®, regional businesses, organizations, schools, and government, as partners with the Center, have hosted public events and activities. 

Planning for 2018 with community partners is well under way, according to William Halliar, chair for the Week's committee. "Everyone is welcome to join the effort to recognize all the innovation that is going on in Northwest Indiana," he added. The week will kick off on April 13, 2018 and run through to April 21, 2018. This year's theme is "Create, Connect, Celebrate!" Below is the list of scheduled events. For more information, contact us.


2018 World Creativity and Innovation Week Schedule:

 

 

April 13, 8:00 a.m.

Community Kickoff Breakfast - Register Here

A.K. Smith Career Center

317 Detroit Street, Michigan City, IN


April 16, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Flower Art Class 

LaPorte County Visitors Bureau

4073 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN


April 16, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

An evening of student innovation - Additional Information

Lake Hills Elementary STEM School

201 Ferguson Road, Michigan City, IN


April 17, 4:00 – 7:30 p.m.

“Lend a Hand” - Additional Information

LaPorte County Public Library

904 Indiana Avenue, LaPorte, IN


April 18, 3:30 p.m.

Michigan City Area Schools Robotics Team

Michigan City Public Library

100 N. 4th Street, Michigan City, IN


April 19, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Your Creativity is Needed to Save the World

Shoreline Brewery

208 Wabash Street, Michigan City, IN


April 20, 6:00 pm

Song Writing Contest - Additional Information

ARTSPACE Uptown Artists' Lofts

717 Franklin Street, Michigan City


April 21

Poetry Contest - Additional Information

The Nest

803 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN


April 21, all day

Women’s Program - Schedule of Events

Queen of All Saints

606 South Woodland Avenue, Michigan City, IN


April 21, all day

United Nations World Creativity and Innovation Day


April 22, all day

Earth Day


April 29

Comic Drawing Class

Patina Vintage Goods

621 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN