Author Archives: NWIBQ.COM
The Starke County Initiative for Lifelong LearningSCIL was honored by Northern Indiana Public Service Company at its fourth annual Luminary Awards at company headquarters in Merrillville, Indiana. SCILL received the Luminary Award for Education. The awards recognize leaders and organizations for their outstanding commitment to strengthening local communities.
The Luminary Awards were created in 2012 in celebration of the utility’s 100-year anniversary. Recipients demonstrate …Read Full Article
VALPARAISO — The RDC donates to economic development in Valparaiso. “The Regional Development Company is a proud supporter of the economic development efforts by the Valparaiso Economic Development Corporation (VEDC),” said Erica Dombey, president and executive director of the RDC. “We have a long tradition of giving back to the communities of Northwest Indiana to assist with job creation and growth. The contribution of $1,000 …Read Full Article
Universities pay close attention to workplace demand as they develop new degree programs.
by Jerry Davich
Big data. It’s not only the next big thing in the business world. It’s also a skyrocketing trend with colleges and universities looking to recast their academic programs to better cater to students’ ever-evolving, real world focuses. They’re doing so by expanding students’ degree options to meet the growing …Read Full Article
Blues guitarist JOE BONAMASSA at Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend, on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. sharp with the guitar event of the year.
Tickets are $82.50, $92.50, $102.50, and $128.50 and are ON SALE Friday, October 9, at 10:00 a.m. Tickets will go on sale at the Morris Box Office, by phone at 574-235-9190 or 800-537-6415, or online at …Read Full Article
INDIANAPOLIS – At 10 a.m. this morning in Indianapolis, a team of regional leaders representing more than half a million people in Elkhart, Marshall and St. Joseph counties, presented a transformational economic development plan called Innovate Indiana to state officials from Governor Pence’s Regional Cities Initiative. The plan outlines a projected budget of $703 million with more than 60 percent coming from private sector investment.…Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE– The Northwest ISBDC will celebrate the accomplishments of entrepreneurs and champions at its 24th annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards (E-Day) luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 4 atthe Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave.
The event is open to the public and includes the awards presentation as well as keynote speaker Julie Basich, a co-founder and chief …Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND — The South Bend Cubs were nominated for a national award by the Midwest League of Professional Baseball Clubs. Notice of the 2015 national John H. Johnson Award distinction came directly from the office of Richard Nussbaum, President of the Midwest League.
The John H. Johnson Award is 1 of only 4 national awards made annually to deserving teams or individuals chosen from …Read Full Article
CHESTERTON — The South Shore Line and Bank On NWI announce new partnership to help the South Shore’s unbanked and underbanked passengers take advantage of the South Shore’s mobile app and ticket vending machines. It also assists area residents in achieving financial stability and independence as they gain access to essential banking services and financial education.
“An electronic bank account, coupled with a debit and …Read Full Article
The Festival of Praise Tour comes to the Morris Performing Arts Center, South Bend, on Wednesday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m. on their over 50 city tour. The Festival of Praise Tour features multiple Grammy, Stellar, BET award-winning artists Fred Hammond, Donnie McClurkin, Israel Houghton, and Kim Burrell. This spectacular, creatively themed presentation also includes a talented, all-star VIP supporting vocal chorus featuring Isaac …Read Full Article
HOBART – TheCenters for Disease Control and Preventionrecommends that women ages 21 and older receive regular Pap tests, as the screening can detect precancerous changes in the cervix which may lead to cervical cancer. To help provide this important screening for women in the community, St Mary Medical Center presents Inaugural Pap-A-Thon. The event will provide free examinations and clinical breast exams. The …Read Full Article