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Healthgrades Report: Women’s Mortality Risk 40% Lower at Top-Performing Hospitals
Munster, IN – When it comes to making women and their health concerns a top priority, Community Hospital in Munster continues to take the lead in overall care. Community Hospital has achieved the Healthgrades 2013 Women’s Health Excellence Award™ according to the leading online resource that helps consumers search, evaluate, compare and connect with physician …Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND – 1st Source Bank has announced the winners of the 15th annual Ernestine M. Raclin Community Leadership Award. Five employees and five community volunteers who embody the spirit, values, energy and leadership of Ernestine M. Raclin, past Chairman of 1st Source Bank and 1st Source Corporation, were selected as 2013 winners of the award.
Jon Hicks, President of In Good Company in Merrillville, …Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND – Charles B. Tate has joined Schafer Industries as manager of the company’s Driveline Division. The Driveline Division, whose assets were acquired last year from Dana Holding Corp., has two production facilities in Ohio.
The 120,000-square-foot assembly plant in Fredericktown produces axles for leisure, all-terrain and utility vehicles; transmissions and transaxles for ATVs; and related off-highway brake components and assemblies. The 30,000-square-foot facility …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Purdue University Calumet and its Department of Behavioral Sciences has developed an academic articulation agreement with Ivy Tech Community College.
The articulation, effective this fall, enables graduates of Ivy Tech’s Associate Degree in Early Childhood program to enter seamlessly into Purdue Calumet’s Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies, Early Childhood Development specialization.
“We know that many who work in early …Read Full Article
VALPARAISO – Dean Stolpe, a Valparaiso Realtor, has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest non-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.
Realtors who receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. Fewer than 32,000 realtors or 3 percent nationwide have …Read Full Article
Beer sales are falling, but craft beers are bubbling up in a big way. Breweries are opening all over the region.
by Rick A. Richards
The oldest known beer recipe dates back 3,900 years to Samaria. For craft beer aficionados in Northwest Indiana, that’s not surprising. Beer – long a human staple – is becoming a booming business in the region.
No one knows if …Read Full Article
For some, retirement is a perfect time to go into business.
Retirement is the time to pursue dreams. For some, that means time in the sun playing golf or traveling to exotic places. But for a growing number of retirees, it means realizing the dream of owning their own business.
While there aren’t any hard numbers to confirm that, Lorri Feldt of the Northwest Indiana …Read Full Article
Do it right or watch the sparks fly.
There are multiple views on the origins of branding which, according to Wikipedia, is derived from the Old Norse brandr meaning “to burn.” One of the most obvious is the burning of a mark on the backsides of livestock to establish ownership. The branding iron was literally forged by a blacksmith, a profession fraught with occupational hazards …Read Full Article
Letting employees work at home raises legal and security issues.
Recent decisions made by Yahoo! regarding home workers have created quite a stir in the employment world. In a memorandum to employees, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Miller stated that telecommuting would no longer be permitted. There has been a significant amount written on whether Miller should have done this, but the reality is that a business …Read Full Article
A summer packed with arts and entertainment across the region.
South Shore Arts will present the fourth exhibit in its Outstanding Midwest Artist Series, this time featuring Chicago artist Chris Cosnowski, who paints icons of Americana in a photo-realistic style.
At once lifelike in detail and humorous in concept, Cosnowski’s artwork recalls Western classical art through its use of figurative sculpture as subject matter.
“Trophies …Read Full Article