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Construction Awards Banquet May 15th

The annual Construction Awards Banquet to honor the winners of both the Construction Advancement Foundation and the Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable’s respective construction awards will take place on May 15th from 4pm to 9pm at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville, Indiana. Tickets for this event are currently on sale.

Those looking to purchase tickets may do so by going to www.nwibrt.org/awards. Tickets are …

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South Shore CVA, Partners Pitch International Tour Companies

HAMMOND — The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority recently attended the annual International Pow Wow tradeshow, hosted at McCormick Place in Chicago. Sharing a booth with the South Shore CVA was Fair Oaks Farms, The Shrine of Christ’s Passion and Ramada Conference Center in Hammond.

During the three-day show, more than 1,100 exhibitor booths held by U.S. suppliers of USA travel products and destinations …

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Purdue Calumet Advanced Manufacturing Job Training

HAMMOND — Purdue University Calumet’s College of Technology is introducing a training program to prepare individuals for jobs in advanced manufacturing. The training program—Project AWAKE (Assisting Workforce by Advancing Knowledge for Employment)—will take place at Purdue Calumet and offer 21 weeks of industry-recognized training in industrial electricity, mechanical components and programmable logic controllers.

Funded by a $2.7 million …

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SJRMC Asks Community to Join This Counts Movement

MISHAWAKA — Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) recognizes the significant health and wellbeing challenges that face the community and nation today. Because the health of our community is our number one priority, SJRMC has launched This Counts — a unique, inspirational journey designed to inspire healthy lifestyle choices through encouragement.

SJRMC is a committed partner on this journey because lifestyle choices impact the health …

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Free Day of Pampering for Women Cancer Survivors

MERRILLVILLE — Methodist Hospitals will host their Annual Spring Spa Day to provide women who are being treated for cancer or who have survived cancer a day of pampering, empowerment and health education. The event will be held at the Southlake Campus in Merrillville, Indiana.

This event includes all women who are currently being treated for any type of cancer or are cancer survivors. The …

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Bremen Castings Announces New Era With BCI Defense

An award-winning family-run foundry, Bremen Castings recently celebrated a 75 year milestone and has successfully stood the test of time in the manufacturing industry. Now, the company is continuing its success and ventured into a new type of manufacturing with the debut of its new entity, BCI Defense, LLC.

Falling under the Bremen Castings umbrella, BCI Defense will focus on the firearms industry and manufacture …

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Sandin Mfg. Undergoes 28,000 SF Expansion

MICHIGAN CITY — Sandin Manufacturing is expanding its Michigan City facility through the help of area partners, maintaining the family-owned business locally and creating new jobs.

Sandin Manufacturing has been a leading supplier to the wire rope and cable industry for more than 50 years. Construction on the 28,000-square-foot metal addition begins immediately on their current 50,000-square-foot facility, located off of Ind. Hwy. 212 in …

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Community Hospital Among Nation’s Top Facilities

MUNSTER — Healthgrades® announced that Community Hospital is a recipient of the Outstanding Patient Experience Award for a fourth year. This distinction places Community Hospital among the 5% of hospitals in the nation for patient experience – an elite group of only 197 hospitals.

Community Hospital has been recognized for providing outstanding performance in the delivery of positive experiences for patients during their hospital …

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Morse + Harris Marketing Receives Gold at Aster Awards

MICHIGAN CITY — Morse + Harris Marketing was recently recognized for excellence in marketing communications for work it produced on behalf of WorkingWell Occupational Health. WorkingWell Occupational Health is a part of the Franciscan Alliance Health System. The Aster Awards Program is an elite competition recognizing the nation’s most talented healthcare marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising.

Morse + Harris was selected among hundreds …

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Peoples Bank Completes Acquisition

MUNSTER — NorthWest Indiana Bancorp (NWIN.OB), the holding company for Peoples Bank SB, announced today that Peoples Bank has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hammond (“First Federal”), a federal mutual savings bank headquartered in Hammond, Indiana. Peoples Bank acquired the assets and liabilities of First Federal in a voluntary supervisory merger conversion transaction. No shares were …

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