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There has been a lot happening at Northwest Indiana businesses the last three months. Here are a few bits of what’s been happening around the region.
Andrew Kominowski, manager of the accounting firm Kruggel Lawton CPA in South Bend, has completed requirements to earn the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.
Cargill’s Greater Indiana Farm …Read Full Article
“Salute to Business” awards shine a spotlight on St. Joseph County individuals who innovate, succeed and inspire others.
by Bob Kronemyer
Two of the six major recipients of this year’s “Salute to Business” awards bestowed by the St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce (along with title sponsor Lake City Bank) are in healthcare. This comes as no surprise, considering health expenditures represent nearly 20 percent …Read Full Article
South Bend- From May 8th thru the 19th, WICKED bewitched more than 36,000 patrons at The Morris Theatre, broke box office records with a record gross of $2.7 million dollars and became South Bend’s most successful touring Broadway Show. The 16 performances resulted in standing ovations from the audiences, but also had a larger impact on the local community.
Approximately 19,000 …Read Full Article
FORT WAYNE – Vera Bradley, Inc.announced today that it plans to report its fiscal year
2014 first quarter results on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, after the marketcloses. The Company also plans to hold a conference call to discuss itsfinancial results the same day at 4:30 p.m. ET.
A live webcast of the conference call will be available in the investorrelations section …Read Full Article
Porter-Starke Services Foundation will host its 4th Annual Living Health, Balance & Hope Symposium and Breakfast with Dan Gediman, Executive Producer of the popular NPR radio series “This I Believe” on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 8:00am at Valparaiso University’s Harre Union located at 1509 Chapel Drive in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Using the inspirational power of storytelling, Dan will walk the audience through a step-by-step process …Read Full Article
Local cooperation bodes well for the future.
by Shari Held
Although the economy may not have rebounded 100 percent from the recent recession, things are picking up in Michiana. There’s a new focus and a fresh, unified approach that bodes well for the future.
“We are seeing an unprecedented amount of cooperation,” says Jeff Rea, president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of St. …Read Full Article
Certification affirms Franciscan St. Anthony Health provides quality minimally invasive gynecological surgery
Franciscan St. Anthony Health Michigan City and three of its surgeons have been certified by the Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology program.
The designation followed a rigorous site evaluation process, done at the hospital’s request, and conducted by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, through the Surgical Review Corporation. The certification has been offered since 2010, when the association, which has 5,500 members …Read Full Article
Porter Health Care System will present the Healthy Hustle 5K Run/Walk at 8 am, Saturday, June 1 at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, 775 Meridian Road in Valparaiso. Proceeds from the event will benefit both the Lakeshore Paws.
The entry fee for the 5K Run and noncompetitive 5K Walk is $20. Short sleeve T-shirts are guaranteed to those registrations received on or before May 20. …Read Full Article
Our readers pick their favorites in dozens of categories.
by NWIBQ Editorial Staff
Businesses across Northwest Indiana all have a single goal – to be the very best at what they do. There are lots of ways to reach that goal from creating a work place that nurtures excellence among employees to making sure the products and services provided are second to none.
The proof, …Read Full Article
Northwest Indiana was selected to host a special local performance as part of the Listen To Your Mother (LTYM) series in honor of Mother’s Day this year. The performance at Memorial Opera House on May 10th at 7pm will feature live readings by some of Northwest Indiana’s most talented writers and bloggers. This year’s cast includes: Nicole Shaw, Katy Hoagland, Maxine Bonta, Audrey Krooswyk, Kris …Read Full Article