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Elevate Ventures Founder and CEO Steve Hourigan announced his intention to resign his position as CEO. The Elevate Ventures Board of Directors will conduct a national search to find a new leader for the organization and has asked Steve to assist with the transition of a new CEO and to provide strategic advice and counsel to Elevate throughout the coming months. He will continue to …Read Full Article
Aundrea Siebert, RN, BSN, CNML, CMSRN, has been named the new Immediate Care Unit and Progressive Care Unit director at Porter Regional Hospital.
Siebert previously served at Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Michigan City for 18 years, in various roles such as nursing director and local project manager for the facility’s electronic health record implementation. She brings more than 22 years of experience in …Read Full Article
HOBART — Lake County, Indiana’s first garbage truck powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) was unveiled at a news conference in Hobart. Mayor Brian Snedecor and city officials along with representatives from BP Whiting Refinery, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, South Shore Clean Cities and others involved in the acquisition and fueling of this garbage truck will attend the event, which begins 10:00 …Read Full Article
INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Power & Light (IPL) today announced its plans to cease burning coal at the local Harding Street coal-fired power plant by 2016, marking an enormous victory for Indianapolis community groups and residents who have led a campaign to protect clean air and public health by urging IPL to phase out coal in Marion County.
IPL’s Harding Street coal-fired power plant was responsible …Read Full Article
MICHIGAN CITY — Shady Creek Winery, a family-owned craft winery, announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper …Read Full Article
WHEATFIELD — The Wheatfield Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendors for the 10th annual Sandhill Crane Festival & Car Show, scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Wheatfield. According to Dianne Cochran, vice president of the Wheatfield Chamber, craft, information and food vendors are asked to apply by Monday, Sept. 1.
Booth space for vendors costs $40 for …Read Full Article
Physicians affiliated with Internal Medicine Associates (IMA) and the Methodist Hospitals GERD Center were recognized by EndoGastric Solutions Inc. for outstanding achievement for their ongoing contributions to treating and improving the quality of life for patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) also known as acid reflux. Gastroenterology physicians Drs. Daniel B. Hurwich, Peter Mavrelis, Ahmad B. Shughoury and Kumar Venkat have performed over 250 Transoral …Read Full Article
Marvin Ramey has been named the new Environmental Services Director at Porter Health Care System.
Ramey previously served as the Operations Manager at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Ill. Prior to that role, he held positions at Jackson Park Medical Center and the University of Chicago Medical Center, both in Chicago, Ill. He brings more than 10 years of experience to his new …Read Full Article
MUNSTER — Cathy Tinsley joins Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana (CFNI) in a newly created position, Vice President of Medical Data Analytics and Health Economics.Her experience with data analysis, project planning and healthcare management will enable Community Healthcare System to build a more integrated network with enhanced patient care and improved healthinformation management.…Read Full Article
Porter Emergency Medical Services will offer an Emergency Medical Technician Course beginning Nov. 3, 2014 through May 20, 2015. The class will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays, with an occasional Saturday, from 5 to 9 p.m. at 2206 LaPorte Ave. in Valparaiso.
The cost of the course is $900 which includes the price of the textbook, shirt and course required assessment kit. The course …Read Full Article