Positive Lifestyle Choices

In concert with the city’s commitment to economic development and a sustainable infrastructure base, we as a community must commit to making positive, healthy lifestyle choices. Such choices encompass a large any number of different initiatives that create a higher quality of life in addition to prolonging it.

Below are some tips, leads or program updates on ways we’re encouraging positive change.

Reducing Substance Abuse
  • Know someone with a problem, but don't want to get them (or yourself) in trouble? Call the Swanson Center to find out how to help, 219-873-2381.
  • Read the latest Counter-Drug Task Force update.
  • Want to report an anonymous crime / drug tip? Submit it online.
Fitness Friday

Getting or Staying Fit

Join us for Fitness Friday, the regular  season ends September 28, 2012 but stay tuned for the winter Fitness Friday Program Update.

Healthy Dining

Healthy Dining Options at your favorite locally owned restaurants. Trying to eat healthy when you treat yourself to that meal at your favorite local restaurant can be tricky, but here are some suggestions from a few of our restaurateurs on their healthiest menu options, as well as what hours they’re open:
  • Temple News Agency
    Fruit Smoothies of all kinds
    Monday through Sunday, 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    The Naked Tenders with a Side Salad
  • Portofino’s
    Fresh Salmon Salad
    3233 North State Road 39
    Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
    Sundays (Seasonal), 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • T-Bones Pier 11
    Salads and Seafood Fresh to Order
    Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 3:30-9 p.m.
  • Indiana Deli and Catering
    Salads and The Rudy Roll Up
    Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Mucho Mas
    Mandarin Salad 
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