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MERRILLVILLE – The Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce will publish a new community guide and membership directory.
The Merrillville community guide will be a community reference guide and informational relocation publication. Along with a traditional published guide, it will be available digitally on a community website, NewView eBook, and vpMobile.us Business Directory.
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HealtheAccess was founded in 2009 and offers occupational medicine, physical exams, drug and alcohol testing, lab services and wellness programs.
Owner Don Kiger said the company’s names, locations, services, technology and processes will remain the same.
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GRIFFITH – The Lake Area United Way has announced it raised $4,973,000 in its 2012-13 annual campaign, topping its $4.7 million goal. Leaders of the community impact and fundraising organization said it was one of the most successful campaigns in recent years.
The results were announced by 2012 Campaign Chair Aaron McDermott, president of Latitude Commercial Real Estate. John Kennedy, director of business development, …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.
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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
HOBART – Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Birdzell has been selected as Most Influential Woman in Northwest Indiana not only for her positive impact in the field of Healthcare, but for the overall contributions she has made in service to the Region.
Influential Women of Northwest Indiana is an organization devoted to providing women with the resources, recognition and motivation necessary to be successful in …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT – The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center is marking National Small Business Week with a luncheon celebration and no-cost workshops, including one focused on veterans.
Celebrate Small Business will honor SBA’s Indiana Young Entrepreneur of the Year Wade Breitzke, president of 27 Entertainment Inc. in Valparaiso. Breitzke was recognized as the region’s entrepreneur of the year during the NWI-SBDC’s annual E-Day event …Read Full Article
PORTAGE – AmeriPlex at the Port has broken ground on a 50,000-square-foot multi-tenant building to be called The Belmont. The building will be home to Silvent North America, Falk PLI and Holladay Properties.
To date, 228 of 400 acres have been developed by Holladay and some $160 million in development. The Belmont was financed by American Savings Bank.
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