News Release

                      VOLUNTEER CONNECTIONS EXPO – THURSDAY, April 18, 2019

Leadership La Porte County is hosting its third annual “Volunteer Expo” on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Kabelin Ace Hardware in La Porte, from 4:30 pm – 6:30  pm. The event is open to non-profit organizations who are seeking volunteers. Non -profit organizations that are direct- service oriented can use this opportunity to promote their services as well.  Examples of non-profit needs for volunteers can include: board positions, committee members, event helpers or just general volunteers. The fee for booth space is $30. The general public is invited to attend.

The goal of the Volunteer Connections Expo is to raise awareness of organizations in the community who are providing services in La Porte County. It is a great way to explore volunteer opportunities for youth and adults in the La Porte County community.  

Non-profit organizations are encouraged to contact Leadership La Porte County to request an application for exhibit space. It is suggested that organizations have specific information about their volunteer opportunities, including any age restrictions, requirements, and a description of tasks.

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged citizens to take an active role in their communities by serving on boards or committees, and engaging in activities that support the community needs. Thirty four years later, Leadership La Porte County continues to provide programs and events geared toward community involvement of adults and youth. With a mission to:  “inspire, develop, cultivate and connect emerging and existing leaders to serve their diverse communities” the organization has trained thousands of citizens throughout its history.

To request a vendor application, please contact Leadership La Porte County by phone (219) 325-8223 or by e-mail:  For more information about the organization, please visit