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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
Roads, rail and bridges help drive the region’s economy.
by Rick A. Richards
Indiana’s motto, Crossroads of America, makes it clear transportation isn’t taken lightly in the Hoosier state. Thanks to eight interstate highways–more than any other state–the idea of Indiana being the nation’s crossroads has been expanded by making Indiana a business destination.
But most Hoosiers take Indiana’s 11,000 miles of state and federal …Read Full Article
A Free Day of Pampering for Women who are Cancer Survivors
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.
In previous years this event has been for women who have …Read Full Article
Credit unions offer alternatives to traditional banking.
by Michael Puente
When the great recession hit in 2008 and lasted through much of 2009, securing a loan through a traditional bank became more difficult, with stricter income guidelines and tougher collateral requirements as a way to reduce the risk of loans going unpaid.
That meant some customers were turned away when they tried to secure a …Read Full Article
The region’s manufacturers bring innovation to market.
by Rick A. Richards
Northwest Indiana and manufacturing fit together like hand in glove. The region is known for steel, automobiles, refining and railroads. Generations of region residents have worked in traditional manufacturing and many will likely work there in the future.
But new, cutting-edge manufacturers are finding a niche in Northwest Indiana. They are making robots, high-tech …Read Full Article
Sunday, July 14 at 7:00 PM
Morris Performing Arts Center in South Bend, IN
**On Sale This Saturday, April 13 at 10:00 AM**
Harry Connick, Jr. is among today’s most successful and multi-talented artists. He has garnered acclaim in both the music and acting arenas. While he first reached a mass audience as a pianist, singer and bandleader, his subsequent success in theatre, film, and …Read Full Article