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INDIANAPOLIS – At 10 a.m. this morning in Indianapolis, a team of regional leaders representing more than half a million people in Elkhart, Marshall and St. Joseph counties, presented a transformational economic development plan called Innovate Indiana to state officials from Governor Pence’s Regional Cities Initiative. The plan outlines a projected budget of $703 million with more than 60 percent coming from private sector investment.…Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE– The Northwest ISBDC will celebrate the accomplishments of entrepreneurs and champions at its 24th annual Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards (E-Day) luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 4 atthe Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave.
The event is open to the public and includes the awards presentation as well as keynote speaker Julie Basich, a co-founder and chief …Read Full Article
CHATTANOOGA – The Chattanooga Convention and Visitors Bureau announced today that IRONMAN has chosen Chattanooga to host 2017 IRONMAN Championships.
The championships will take place over two days: professional and age-group women will race on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, and the professional and age-group men will race on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.
“We are incredibly excited that our community was chosen to host the 2017 …
The Center of Workforce Innovations, The Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation at Purdue Calumet (CIVS), NIPSCO, Urschel and The Northwest Indiana Forum will host a half-day summit – The 2015 Northwest Indiana Manufacturing Summit – focused on the manufacturing sector in our seven-county area. The summit will explore the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of our local manufacturing base and highlight the innovation …Read Full Article
NITCO is excited to announce the completion of technical updates in the subdivisions of Lake Eliza and Falling Waters located in the communities of Crown Point, Hebron and Valparaiso, IN. Those who reside in these areas are now capable of receiving up to 50 Mbps of broadband service along with telephone and satellite TV services.
NITCO has been diligently working on upgrading and expanding their …Read Full Article
INDIANAPOLIS – The future is very bright in Indianapolis, thanks to the professionals making a difference in our workforce. Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Inc. is announcing its finalists for the 12th annual Indys Best and Brightest event presented by KPMG LLP. The event will honor 100 of central Indiana’s most outstanding young professionals, age 40 and under, in ten different industries.
An awards program …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE – Northern Indiana Public Service Company NIPSCO has announced the recipients of the company’s fourth annual Luminary Awards – recognizing leaders and organizations for their outstanding commitment to strengthening local communities.
The Luminary awards were created in 2012 in celebration of the utility’s 100-year anniversary. Recipients have demonstrated outstanding commitment in five key areas: Education, Environmental Stewardship, Economic Development, Emergency Response and Community Leadership. …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT – The Board of the Directors of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) today approved a $12.9 million matching grant for Phase II of the East Chicago Waterfront Revitalization Initiative.
This new grant builds upon $17 million in matching funds provided for Phase I in November 2013. “Phase I of this project has leveraged nearly $200 million from outside sources in projects …Read Full Article
GARY – The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana will host the 13th Annual 5K WalkandRun for Hunger on Saturday, October 3rd at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. Registration begins at 8am, race will follow at 9:15am. One-hundred percent of the proceeds of the 5K will be used to stock the shelves of local food pantries and soup kitchens, just in time to meet the …Read Full Article
MERRILLVILLE – A federal agency has recognized a husband and wife from northwest Indiana who lead nonprofit organizations that promote the use of clean fuels and clean vehicle technologies.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honored Carl and Lorrie Lisek for their dedication and accomplishments in reducing northern Indiana’s and Wisconsin’s dependence on petroleum in transportation. Carl is executive director of South Shore Clean Cities…Read Full Article