Annual Scholarship Reception

Join is this Wednesday, June 15th. as we celebrate this year’s PCNWI scholarship recipients.

Where: Pikk’s
62 W Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46383

Time: 6:30 PM

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PCNWI Annual Meeting 6/8

The board of directors of the Purdue Club of Northwest Indiana cordially invites all Purdue alumni and friends to our annual meeting which will take place on June 8th., 6:30 PM at Station 21 in Crown Point.  Meet the board and learn more about our club!  Station 21 is located at 201 N. Main Street.


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Basketball Watch Party – 2/20 @ St. John Malt Brothers

Come cheer on the nationally ranked men’s boilermaker basketball team as they take on IU!  During the game, you can sample some great beers at Purdue alumni owned/operated St. John Malt Brothers.

What: Basketball Watch Party (Purdue vs. IU)

When: Saturday, February 20th.

Where: St John Malt Brothers – 9607 Wicker Ave, St John (

Time: Game time is TBA

Cost: Free

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Spring Break Pizza Gathering for Students

Are you a current Purdue student?  If so, join us on Wednesday, March 16th. from 6:00-9 :00 PM at Gelsosomo’s Pizza in Crown Point.  Learn more about the Purdue Club of Northwest Indiana, network with Purdue alumni, and have a free meal on us!  Parents and alumni are also more than welcome to attend.

What: Spring Break Pizza Gathering

Where: Gelsosomo’s Pizza – 11321 S. Broadway, Crown Point, IN  46307

Cost: Free to first 25 students who RSVP to 219-801-1269 or e-mail

Parents and Alumni: $13.00 in advance (pay via PayPal below) or $15.00 at the door.

We hope to see you there!  If you have any questions, please call or e-mail us: 219-801-1269 /

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Basketball Watch Party – THIS SUNDAY – Purdue vs. Illinois

Purdue Basketball is red hot right now.  Join us 5:00 PM this Sunday, January 10th. at Station 21 in Crown Point to watch as the Boilers take on the Fighting Illini.

What: Purdue Men’s Basketball Watch Party

When: Sunday, January 10th. at 5 PM

Where: Station 21, 201 N. Main Street, Crown Point, 46307


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Christmas Tree Decorating/Holiday Toy Drive Gathering – THIS SUNDAY 12/6

Join us as we ring in the holiday season this Sunday in Cedar Lake.

To start, for the second year in a row, the PCNWI is sponsoring a Christmas tree for the Cedar Lake Festival of Lights.  We will gather to decorate it in the old black and gold starting at 2:00 PM.  We’d love for you to come out and help.  We’ll meet in the True Value parking lot on the corner of 133rd. Avenue and Morse Street (7120 W. 133rd. Avenue).

After decorating the tree (around 2:45 or so), we will move down the road to The Lighthouse Restaurant where we will be collecting to toys for our annual toy drive, benefiting children at the St. Jude House.  Please bring a new or gently used toy to bring a smile to a child’s face this Christmas.

As part of the event, we’ll have a gathering of Purdue alumni and friends with appetizers provided by the club.  There is no cost to attend.  This is a great event to bring your friends and family to and enjoy the ambiance of The Lighthouse which is always beautifully decorated for the holidays!

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Purdue vs. Minnesota Game Watch and Tailgate

Purdue vs Minnesota – October 10  

Whether you are you looking for a place to watch the game near home; or you are going to the game on campus, we have an event for you!


Game watching and beer tasting in St. John

If you are staying in Northwest Indiana, join us at Purdue alumni owned St John Malt Brothers

What: Game watching and beer tasting

When: Game time has not been announced yet (we will post once it is)

Where: St John Malt Brothers – 9607 Wicker Ave, St John (

How much: $12 in advance and $15 at the door – you’ll enjoy a beer tasting flight, pint of beer or a glass of wine along with an excellent Mexican food buffet catered by La Quesadilla of St John.

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 Tailgate on Slayter

If you are heading to campus to watch the game, tailgate with other Northwest Indiana alumni

Are you going to West Lafayette for the game? If so, join the Purdue Club of Northwest Indiana at a tailgate on the Southeast corner behind the band shell on Slayter hill. This is a FREE event – just email us to let us know you will be there. This is an ALL AGES event! We will provide an assortment of food and beverages are BYO.

Email us with any questions at

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Community Service Event – Pack Away Hunger

Join the Purdue Alumni Club of Northwest Indiana as they help pack meals for Pack Away Hunger, an organization that pack nutritious meals for families in Northwest Indiana. We will be at the Valparaiso University’s ARC Building on Saturday, September 19th from 8:30am – 11:00am. This is a great opportunity for all Purdue alumni and friends to give back to the community. If you are interested in participating or have any questions please contact Laura Lunkes at 219-779-8012 or at We look forward to seeing you there to help Pack Away Hunger!

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2nd. Annual Lake Michigan Boat Cruise

Tickets sales are now open.  Get yours today as the discounted tickets are sure to sell out!  Visit the cruise webpage for more information and to order tickets.

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Scholarship Fundraising Dinner with Coach Joe Tiller 6/9

Don’t miss this exciting event!  Tickets are going fast.  For complete information, visit the event webpage

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