For decades, Steiner Homes Ltd. has been helping homeowners achieve their dreams. With their customized, unique home designs, the Steiner family continually enriches Northwest Indiana neighborhoods with each house they build. Roll out the blueprints because Steiner Homes is now building in Hawthorne North, Valparaiso’s newest premiere subdivision.
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the Center of Workforce Innovations on behalf of the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board (NWIWB) and other partner cities of Midwest Urban Strategies (MUS), with nearly $8 million in Trade and Economic Transition Dislocated Worker grant funding to help mature dislocated workers reconnect with employment in growth occupations and industries.
When you’re unloading Halloween gear from that overflow space in your garage (don’t tell me you don’t have a stash of holiday decorations pushed somewhere in your garage) maybe you should give a moment of consideration to your actual garage gear.
Advanced Animal Medical just recently opened its doors this February to the Northwest Indiana region providing with a highly trained staff who’s practices go above and beyond the typical clinic setting. There they believe in treating every patient as if it were their own with compassionate service while making it their duty to take extra precaution when it comes to animal stress or trauma. Any animal that enters their doors are greeted with special attention to detail regarding those aspects.
No matter what time of year, there is always time to switch things up. Whether it be a new floor, rearrangement of furniture, or a fresh paint job, taking the time to refurbish the space you live in is important.
At Teachers Credit Union, community involvement is key. Stephany Leonard, Service Center Manager for the Valparaiso Roosevelt location, has been with TCU for over two years. Leonard knows firsthand what that community involvement means to someone and uses her support from TCU to do more.
This month’s Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center’s Employee of the Month is Ashley Minder. She has worked for Addison Pointe for five and half years.
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.”
Within the next 10 years, it’s estimated that there will be more than one million jobs to fill in Indiana due to retiring employees and new job creation. According to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, nearly half of these jobs will require some training beyond high school, but less than a four-year-degree. So the question remains, how do we meet this need?