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Porter-Starke Services recently received the State of Indiana’s “Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award” from the American Psychological Association (APA). This award honors organizations, large and small, not for profit and for profit, that promote employee involvement, work-life balance, employee growth and development, health and safety and employee recognition.
According to the Indiana Psychological Association, the local division of APA, Porter-Starke Services was recognized for its comprehensive …Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s new plan to reduce the required amount of biofuels to be produced in 2014 by 2.94 billion gallons would reduce incentive for biofuels growth, Purdue University energy policy specialist Wally Tyner says.
Tyner, the James and Lois Ackerman Professor of Agricultural Economics, commented on the EPA’s proposal to trim total production of biofuels from the current mandate …Read Full Article
VALPARAISO — CENTURY 21 Alliance Group recently announced the top listing agents in October and agents with the most closings through October.
The top listing agents were Linda Zyla and the Worstell Group. The top closing agent this year to date is Linda Fillippo. The agents were presented with a certificate at the agency’s monthly meeting at the Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce and given their …Read Full Article
BLOOMINGTON — Indiana University’s first archaeo-informaticist, Bernie Frischer, will bring to life one of the Roman Empire’s best-known and best-preserved imperial villas — Hadrian’s Villa — during a public launch of the Digital Hadrian’s Villa Project on Friday, Nov. 22, in Washington, D.C.
Frischer, a digital archaeologist and one of the first academics to use 3-D computer modeling to reconstruct cultural heritage sites, spent five …Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE — New awards will be presented as part of the Purdue University celebration to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The MLK Dreamer Award, established in 2004, will continue to be presented at the annual MLK convocation, which will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in Loeb Playhouse and feature Julian Bond as the keynote speaker.
“The new MLK awards will be presented …Read Full Article
Out of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Stephan Wanger created beauty and a new reason for the world to visit New Orleans. In months and then years, he has transformed tons of discarded Mardi Gras beds into breathtaking works of art that dazzle the throngs who populate his galleries and workshops.
Today, Wanger is setting his sights on Northwest Indiana with a plan to create …Read Full Article
Porter Health Care System CEO Jonathan Nalli has announced that Northwest Indiana Cardiovascular Physicians (NICP) has joined Porter Physician Group. NICP, the largest cardiology practice in Porter County, brings a formal affiliation of eight cardiologists to the health care system.
“We are pleased to welcome this esteemed group of physicians and their 59-member staff into Porter Physician Group,” said Nalli. “All have well-established reputations as …Read Full Article
All families are invited to an affordable holiday celebration on Fri., Dec. 6 at 5:30-8 pm. Visit with Santa, play games, make crafts, enjoy a pasta or hot dog dinner, and more. Take a photo with Santa and then make a picture frame in Santa’s Workshop. In the Peppermint Palace, children will participate in nail painting, hair streaking, and tattoos. Finish the night with a …Read Full Article
In 2011, trade – exports and imports – with the 11 other countries participating in the U.S. Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations supported an estimated 300,000 jobs in Indiana, according to new economic data released today by the Business Roundtable. In addition to the United States, the TPP countries include Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. The new …Read Full Article
HAMMOND — Fans of the holiday classic “A Christmas Story” will soon have the opportunity to meet the actors who played bullies Scut Farkus and Grover Dill, little brother Randy Parker, and Flick, who infamously got his tongue stuck to the flagpole, at the Indiana Welcome Center.
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will be hosting a VIP actor’s reception with Zack Ward, Ian …Read Full Article