Category: Business News Bits
MUNSTER – More than 1,000 walkers and runners joined in to Unite & Fight Cancer at Munster High School football field for the 12th annual event benefiting the Cancer Resource Centre in Munster. Teams representing the hospitals of Community Healthcare System; local businesses and those in the community unites to fight cancer as they walked/ran Oct. 4 to raise more than $113,000 for loved …Read Full Article
BLOOMINGTON – The Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington will hosta panel discussion for World AIDS Day about this year’s HIV outbreak in southern Indiana.
The panel, sponsored by the school and its Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention, will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Grand Hall of IU’s Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, 275 N. Jordan Ave.
The focus of …Read Full Article
VALPARAISO – The Regional Development had thirty loans approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration during 2015, which brought a total of $9,726,000 in U.S. Small Business Administration funding to local companies. The RDC brings millions in SBA funding to companies in the region.
The Regional Development Company partners with local banking institutions to provide business financing for large capital projects. Through their efforts, the …Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE – It will likely be amild and dry early winter in Indiana and then return to more normal weather later in the season, the Indiana State Climate Office says.
The outlook will be seen as comforting to those who don’t like cold and snow. The two previous winters in Indiana for the most part were cold – at times brutally so – …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT – At the organization’s annual Membership Meeting held at White Hawk Country Club, the Regional Development Company RDC elects new Board of Directors and Officers for the 2016 fiscal year.
Chairman of the Board will be Tom Wilk of Centier Bank. Vice Chair will be Bert Cook of the Greater LaPorte Economic Development Corporation, Treasurer will be John Matthiesen of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, Secretary …Read Full Article
LA PORTE– Sometimes a day in the park is just what the doctor ordered. Or, as Charles Dickens once said, “The sum of the whole is this: walk and be happy; walk and be healthy.” The Foundation launches new parks program,in support of IU Health La Porte Hospital, together with our local parks departments, called the Get Fit RxTrails program, a special new …Read Full Article
WARREN, MI – Two respected family-owned home furnishing retailers will come together to serve guests in Portage, Indiana early next year. Art Van Furniture, the Midwest’s No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer, has signed a franchising agreement with Scott Lynn and Mitchell Lynn, owners of Lynn’s Bedroom City for their Portage location (6245 U.S. 6). Construction and renovation are currently underway at the 10,800 square …Read Full Article
INDIANAPOLIS — Kay Nelson honored as Volunteer of theYear at the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s annual luncheon in Indianapolis.
“This award honors those who diligently work with our organization for the betterment of the business community,” says Indiana Chamber President and CEO Kevin Brinegar. “They offered their time and expertise to make Indiana a better place to work and do business.”
Kay serves as …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT– The Regional Development Company RDC announces Bank and Lenders of the Year at it’s Annual Membership Meeting held at White Hawk Country Club. Awards were given at the event to the top referring lenders to the Regional Development Company.
First Merchants Bank was awarded the Most Active Bank Partner with three loans and $1,776,000 in referral dollars.…Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND — The South Bend Cubs named Team of the Year by Ballpark Digest.
“This is thrilling. And as I continue to say, we owe so much to the fans who are coming from a hundred miles in every direction,” commented Andrew T. Berlin, owner of the South Bend Cubs. “And as the editors at Ballpark Digest point out, this has also been a …Read Full Article