Small businesses are the very backbone of our community, supporting neighborhoods and making the local business community thrive. Every dime spent on a local company creates more job opportunities and gives control back to the people. On Wednesday morning, Indiana University Northwest hosted the Chancellor’s Commission for Community Engagement, titled “The Region’s Economic Future: Small Business Development and the IU Northwest Anchor Mission.”
Shedd Aquarium, a recognized leader in animal care, conservation education and research, is pleased to announce the election of three new members to its Board of Trustees, including Gavin Hattersley of MillerCoors, John Hesselmann of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Kim Simios of Ernst & Young.
Korellis Roofing has been around since 1960 to provide quality roofing services and exemplary customer service. Now one of the largest roofing companies in Northwest Indiana, there’s no question that Korellis will take whatever commercial or industrial roofing project you have and do an excellent job accomplishing it.
The Duneland Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Duneland Economic Development Company (DEDC), has released applications for the Exterior Improvement Grant Program, formerly known as the Façade Grant Program.
The Duneland Chamber of Commerce will be conducting an essay contest to kick off our Hometown Holiday Celebration being held on Saturday, November 24. Sometimes with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season we forget the purpose of the holidays. Whether it’s good smells, twinkly lights, warm company or an extra sense of peace in your heart, we would like to hear from you! Share with us your favorite holiday memory.
Methodist Hospitals recently celebrated the completion of a major renovation of its Labor and Deliver Unit at the Southlake Campus in Merrillville on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Located on the second floor of the Southlake Campus the newly renovated unit has been renamed Maternal Infant Care Center to reflect all of the new amenities available to our new mothers and their babies. Amenities include the following:
Teachers Credit Union (TCU) announces that its membership has surpassed 300,000, further solidifying TCU’s standing as Indiana’s largest credit union. To thank members, TCU will host celebrations in TCU service centers in October and will feature a monthlong promotion with special prizes.
“Work Fierce” was this year’s theme at the Northern Indiana Human Resource Management Association’s (NIHRMA) 2018 Fall Conference. The conference focused on Human Resources professionals and their ability to grow, adapt, motivate, and respond in the workforce.
On Friday evening, RCS Home Healthcare hosted a networking event aboard one of the Mystic Blue Chicago boat cruises. Engineered as a night of fun and relaxation with a bit of networking thrown in, those in attendance had a blast.
A healthy workplace contributes to a healthy bottom line in any business. On September 13, Workforce Health hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the redesign of its Valparaiso clinic. The event presented attendees the chance to tour the remodeled spaces and visit with the organization’s providers and corporate health consultants, such as business and health professionals from La Porte Hospital and Porter Regional. WorkForce Health Solutions is a service of both hospitals.
Karen Lauerman, President and CEO of the Lake County IN Economic Alliance (LCEA) will speak at the National Brownfields Leadership Summit September 25th in Washington, DC. She will address the productive reuse of Brownfield sites, economic development process and programs as part of a Roundtable discussion focused on creating the optimal conditions for reinvestment.