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Tony Goin Orchestrates Care at Munster Med-Inn

Tony-Goin-Orchestrates-Care-at-Munster-Med-InnMunster Med-Inn has some great people working to aid and improve the lives of their patients. From the CNA’s to Nursing staff and everything in between, they are constantly striving to create a great atmosphere for those in their facility.

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South Shore CVA Honors Exceptional Hospitality Businesses and Leaders

lakemichiganMore than 250 local business leaders, elected officials and hospitality professionals gathered to celebrate the holiday and a year of good cheer at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond. Each year, at the holiday reception, the South Shore CVA honors outstanding individuals and businesses that represent the hospitality industry and help further the tourism industry along the South Shore. This year marked the 34th annual celebration.

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METRO Recycling's Olivia Sanders Brings Her Creativity, Inspires Others to Recycle


For most of us, recycling is only a brief thought as we throw items away throughout the day. Some keep a recycling bin for papers and cans, but most of us, even if we do try to recycle, don’t know the specifics of what can or can’t be recycled.

However, for Oliva Sanders, the Marketing Coordinator for METRO Recycling, recycling is what is foremost on her mind. It’s her job to get the word out about it and educate the rest of us on how and what to recycle.

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Olga Vicari of Muller Acura on Success in Sales for Over 25 Years


Olga Vicari, formerly Olga Maric, has only been with Muller Acura in Merrillville since March, but has already been promoted to Sales Manager as of last month. This acceleration is arguably due to her extensive experience in the industry, having been in the car business since 1993. As for how she got in the car business, Vicari has a story that is atypical for the industry.

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Innovators of the Month, December 2017


During December, Innovators of the Month shines the spotlight on the Gary Jet Center for opening its ‘West Campus’ targeting corporate/private jet customers for the Gary/Chicago International Airport. Also featured is another Society Member, the Trail Creek Watershed Partnership and its focus on youth. This issue is for the media serving Jasper, Lake, La Porte, Newton, Porter, Pulaski and Starke Counties. Each edition features inspiring stories of innovators who are Members of The Society of Innovators. The Society is part of Ivy Tech’s Gerald I. Lamkin Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center for Excellence. For information, contact O’Merrial Butchee, Director, Lamkin I & E Center at (219) 981-4942, or John Davies, Managing Director, The Society of Innovators at (219) 981-1111, Ext. 2292.

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Tim Healy Named COO of Holladay Properties

Tim-Healy-Named-COO-of-Holladay-PropertiesHolladay Properties is pleased to announce that Tim Healy has become the firm's first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Healy has been leading the Portage/Chicago/Northwest Indiana office for the past 17 years and has been a Partner of Holladay since 2003.

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Mike Walz on What Makes Overhead Door a Great Place to Work


Mike Walz of Overhead Door in Merrillville may be from Hazelcrest, Illinois originally, but he has found a home in Northwest Indiana and at Overhead Door. Whereas some might dread going into work in the morning or be less than enthusiastic about their career, Walz has found a job that he truly values.

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Spring Mill Health Campus and Lincolnshire Health and Rehab Come Together for Fun Night of Murder Mystery


Spring Mill Health Campus and Lincolnshire Healthcare and Rehab, which offer a variety of services from short term rehabilitation to assisted living and transitional care, also like to care for their own teams as well as their patients. Spring Mill Health Campus and Lincolnshire Health and Rehabilitation Center hosted on Thursday night a Murder Mystery full of food, drinks, networking, and music. The Spring Mill and Lincolnshire-hosted party had a 1920’s gangster theme, which involved every guest, encouraging them to participate and play a special role in solving the whodunnit-style mystery. The murder mystery game was a great way for all of the hospital social worker team members to learn more about each other and celebrate the upcoming holidays. With everyone working together and networking, it was no mystery why this party was a...

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Earl Nymeyer of Southlake Kia: Honesty and Respect Are What Makes the Sale


Earl Nymeyer has been working with Southlake Kia for 15 years now, and has been in the car sales business for over 37 years, so he has picked up some serious expertise in the industry and witnessed a lot of change. One thing that has stayed constant for Nymeyer is his passion for the people he sells to.

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Community Healthcare System Welcomes New Medical Director of Occupational Health

COMHS-Akbar-Raza-MDCommunity Healthcare System recently welcomed a new physician to its medical staff. Raza Akbar, MD, has been named the new medical director of Occupational Health Services for Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.

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Anne Anderson Celebrates Businesses as Hammond's Director of Economic Development


Every city relies on a wealth of people for its success and growth over time. While every department plays a role in keeping a city thriving, departments such as Economic Development focus on attracting and keeping businesses in the city they represent.

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