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GARY — Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson delivered her third State of the City Address to a capacity crowd Feb. 19 at the Genesis Convention Center in downtown Gary.
Before taking the stage, a video was aired showcasing the administration’s highlights in 2013 including community clean-ups, groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings and other community events. Freeman-Wilson then took the stage where she spent the next 45 minutes outlining …Read Full Article
For 75 years, family owned foundry and machine shop, Bremen Castings, Inc. (BCI), has made significant strides in the iron industry. The Indiana-based business is a manufacturer of gray and ductile iron castings ready for assembly lines worldwide, including complete components for heavy truck, heavy machinery, mining, oil and gas, defense, lawn and garden and agricultural industries. Though many foundries have shifted from small, family-run …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE — Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), in partnership with South Shore Clean Cities, is expanding opportunities for alternative fuel, through the launch of a public charging station incentive program. The NIPSCO IN-Charge Around Town Electric Vehicle Program aims to make it easier and more affordable for businesses and organizations to install public charging infrastructure.
IN-Charge Around Town offers incentives to help with …Read Full Article
HAMMOND — The South Shore Civil War Memorial Trail will be hosting their exhibit, Region United, Nation Divided: Following Lincoln, Feb. 24 through April 30 at the Indiana Welcome Center. The exhibit showcases the region’s answer to Abraham Lincoln’s call to action during our nation’s bloodiest war – the Civil War.
Field trip opportunities to the Indiana Welcome Center during the exhibit are available. The …Read Full Article
New Buffalo Savings Bank has promoted Cassie Livengood to an officer position within the bank with her advancement to Assistant Cashier and Head of Operations.
The bank has also promoted Zina Leonard to the position to the position of Assistant Branch Manager. She previously served the financial institution as a Senior Relationship Banker.
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Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Northwest Indiana Innovation Expo at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 Mahoney Drive, Hammond. From Cows and Calves hosted by Fair Oaks Farms to interactive displays by the Hospice Artisans to technology wonders from 9magnets LLC, this will be a day of adventure, fun and learning for Innovators of all …Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE — Purdue University and automaker Chrysler Group are partnering in a program that will share research and development efforts and provide learning opportunities for Purdue students and Chrysler Group employees.
The agreement establishes seven initial Purdue research projects with $1.2 million in funding from Chrysler Group. The projects are designed to enhance the company’s manufacturing processes. Also being developed are internship and co-op …Read Full Article
The new officers and directors of the Greater Northwest Indiana Association of REALTORS® and Greater Northwest Indiana Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service took office January 2014.
Edith Cothran of McColly Real Estate in Schererville ascended to the position of 2014 GNIAR President. Joe Wszolek of AppraiserJoe.com in Portage was elected as 2014 GNIAR President-Elect. Rose Dobbins of Coldwell Banker Res. Brokerage in Highland was …Read Full Article
Applications must describe commercially relevant work that can be performed over a six-month period that furthers the development of a Purdue-owned technology.
The awards are competitive and must assist faculty and staff at all Purdue …Read Full Article
Gibson is hosting the 8th Annual Human Capital Summit on March 13, 2014 on the topic of Solving Health Care.
Heath care is a top priority for every organization. With the unpredictability of Health Care Reform, an aging population, skyrocketing costs, and a broken delivery system, there’s never been a time when knowledge and strategy have been so important.
CEOs, CFOs, VP of Human …Read Full Article