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The Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards Banquetis this week! Winners will be announced at the Influential Women awardsbanquet on Thursday.
More than 500 people and several prominent companies will be gathering this week to celebrate the achievements of our region’s top female business, industry and community leaders.
Two winners will be selected in eleven different industry categories, in addition to three special …Read Full Article
The second annualInnovation – Perspectives from the Front Lines “un-conference” will take place October 28 and 29. Notre Damehosts innovation conference at the Chicago Campus at 224 S. Michigan Ave.
This un-conference, where participants form and lead the discussion, is sponsored by iVia, an innovation partnership between the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, Whirlpool Corporation and Beacon Health System.
Sessions …Read Full Article
On Friday, October 16, Saint Josephs College will celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Robert A. Pastoor as its 18th president. The inauguration will be from 1:30 to 3:15 pm CDT in the Saint Joseph’s Chapel with a reception afterwards from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in the Core Plaza. There were also be several events going on throughout the week at SJC, building up to the …Read Full Article
Saint Joseph’s College is offering Social Dance Basics, a dance class that will include the basic steps of the East Coast Swing, the Waltz, the Night Club Two-Step, and the Foxtrot in addition to Line and Mixer dances. SJC to host social dance class in six-sessions and will be taught by SJC Assistant Professor of Physical Education Dr. Gary Sanders, an award-winning dance instructor who …Read Full Article
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
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
Franciscan Allianceto head tobacco cessation effort as the lead community agency for a Lake County coalition of health care providers and organizations, municipalities, educational institutions and others.
The state Department of Health’s Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission has approved a $250,000 grant, payable over two years, to spearhead the local initiative, with a goal of curtailing tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure.
The coalition’s …Read Full Article
“The Regional Development Company is a proud supporter of the economic development efforts by the Starke County Economic Development Foundation,” 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 this year is evidence of that commitment. We particularly enjoy …Read Full Article