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Indoor Rowing Team Takes Top Honors 6th Time

MUNSTER — For a sixth consecutive year, members of the Community Hospital Fitness Pointe team have been named champions of the World Rowing competition. Overall the team placed first, this time rowing a whopping 20,758,457 meters.

Sponsored by Concept2, a manufacturer of indoor rowing equipment, the challenge took place March 15 to April 15 at the medically-based fitness center, 9950 Calumet Avenue. Some 235 rowers, …

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PNC Announces Appointment of Nicole Ross

MISHAWAKA — The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc., (NYSE: PNC) has announced the appointment of Nicole Ross to Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for Wealth Management in northern Indiana. In her position, Ross is responsible for managing the short and long-term financial needs of affluent individuals, families and businesses in the region.

Ross has more than 20 years of experience in private banking, retail …

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Colts Coach Chuck Pagano to Share Secrets to Success

Indianapolis Colts Coach Chuck Pagano will be the keynote speaker at the Get Motivated! Business Seminar coming to Indianapolis on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The seminar, an energetic, entertaining and informative event that is world famous for its iconic speakers and remarkable stage production, will take place at Old National Centre located at 502 N. New Jersey Street in Indianapolis from 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 …

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South Bend Project to Be Featured Internationally

SOUTH BEND — Union Station Technology Center (USTC), the largest data center in northern Indiana and the second largest carrier hotel in the state, has announced its selection of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) to lead the campus design of the former Studebaker corridor located on the southwest edge of downtown South Bend in an area known as the Renaissance District. The area …

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Indy Tech Company Awarded for Innovation

MUNSTER — TechPoint, Indiana’s technology growth initiative, recognized WebLink International as one of Indiana’s technology success stories during its annual Mira Awards gala, at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. Now in its 16th year, TechPoint’s Mira Awards celebrate the most innovative and successful technologies and technology companies in Indiana, as well as entrepreneurs and educators.

“The Mira Awards amplify success stories of some …

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Purdue Launches Search for Purdue Northwest Chancellor

WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University has launched a national search to hire the first chancellor of Purdue University Northwest, an institution that will officially come into existence on July 1, 2016, as the result of the unification of Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central.

The chancellor will oversee the integration of the two campuses and be the first chief executive officer of …

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Workforce Development Achievement Awards

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) recognized 12 individuals and 12 employers from across the state at their annual WorkOne Achievement Awards Ceremony at the state house. Several key government representatives were there and Indy talk show host Abdul Hakim Shabazz served as master of ceremonies.

Northwest Indiana’s Galfab, Inc. out of Winamac was one of the recipients of the Employer Achievement Awards, recognized …

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Indy Tech Company Awarded for Innovation

MUNSTER — TechPoint, Indiana’s technology growth initiative, recognized WebLink International as one of Indiana’s technology success stories during its annual Mira Awards gala, at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. Now in its 16th year, TechPoint’s Mira Awards celebrate the most innovative and successful technologies and technology companies in Indiana, as well as entrepreneurs and educators.

“The Mira Awards amplify success stories of some …

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Community Hospital Nurses Earn Certification

MUNSTER — Nurses by day and students by night, the staff of the Acute Rehabilitation Unit at Community Hospital have spent countless hours preparing for the Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) exam. Their hard work has finally paid off and all six team members – Chad Jones, RN; Christine Sencaj, RN; Jennifer Mutka, RN; JoAnna Klocek, RN; Katherine Kasper, RN and Lila Dunham, RN – …

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South Shore CVA partners with Red Shoe Project

HAMMOND — The South Shore Convention and Visitor Authority has partnered with the Red Shoe Project to help local children have access to athletic shoes. Red Shoe Project, an organization started by Hanover High School sophomore Eric Lakomek, collects athletic shoes and equipment to provide to less fortunate children and teens.

“I noticed that a lot of kids in the Cedar Lake community didn’t have …

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