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SOUTH BEND – 1st Source Bank has announced the winners of the 15th annual Ernestine M. Raclin Community Leadership Award. Five employees and five community volunteers who embody the spirit, values, energy and leadership of Ernestine M. Raclin, past Chairman of 1st Source Bank and 1st Source Corporation, were selected as 2013 winners of the award.
Jon Hicks, President of In Good Company in Merrillville, …Read Full Article
SOUTH BEND – Charles B. Tate has joined Schafer Industries as manager of the company’s Driveline Division. The Driveline Division, whose assets were acquired last year from Dana Holding Corp., has two production facilities in Ohio.
The 120,000-square-foot assembly plant in Fredericktown produces axles for leisure, all-terrain and utility vehicles; transmissions and transaxles for ATVs; and related off-highway brake components and assemblies. The 30,000-square-foot facility …Read Full Article
MONTREAL – Fednav Limited, the largest international maritime bulk carrier in Canada, has announced the addition of six new vessels to its fleet. Ordered with Sumitomo Corp. and Oshima Shipyard, the environmentally advanced vessels will be built in Japan and will add substantial capacity to its Great Lakes-capable fleet of ships.
As highly flexible vessels well suited to international trade, the 34,000-ton bulk …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Purdue University Calumet and its Department of Behavioral Sciences has developed an academic articulation agreement with Ivy Tech Community College.
The articulation, effective this fall, enables graduates of Ivy Tech’s Associate Degree in Early Childhood program to enter seamlessly into Purdue Calumet’s Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and Family Studies, Early Childhood Development specialization.
“We know that many who work in early …Read Full Article
VALPARAISO – Dean Stolpe, a Valparaiso Realtor, has been awarded the prestigious Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest non-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.
Realtors who receive the CRS Designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in the field of residential real estate. Fewer than 32,000 realtors or 3 percent nationwide have …Read Full Article
HOBART – Chief Executive Officer Jo Ann Birdzell has been selected as Most Influential Woman in Northwest Indiana not only for her positive impact in the field of Healthcare, but for the overall contributions she has made in service to the Region.
Influential Women of Northwest Indiana is an organization devoted to providing women with the resources, recognition and motivation necessary to be successful in …Read Full Article
CROWN POINT – The Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center is marking National Small Business Week with a luncheon celebration and no-cost workshops, including one focused on veterans.
Celebrate Small Business will honor SBA’s Indiana Young Entrepreneur of the Year Wade Breitzke, president of 27 Entertainment Inc. in Valparaiso. Breitzke was recognized as the region’s entrepreneur of the year during the NWI-SBDC’s annual E-Day event …Read Full Article
PORTAGE – AmeriPlex at the Port has broken ground on a 50,000-square-foot multi-tenant building to be called The Belmont. The building will be home to Silvent North America, Falk PLI and Holladay Properties.
To date, 228 of 400 acres have been developed by Holladay and some $160 million in development. The Belmont was financed by American Savings Bank.
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MISHAWAKA – Grubb & Ellis/Cressy & Everett has changed its name to Newmark Grubb Cressy & Everett.
The company said an affiliation between the two firms began in 1998 when Cressy & Everett Commercial Co. entered into a partnership with Grubb & Ellis, which filed for bankruptcy in 2012. BGC Partners Inc. of New York acquired the assets of Grubb & Ellis, creating a new …Read Full Article
PORTAGE – Falk PLI Engineering & Surveying Inc. will expand its headquarters, creating 34 new jobs by 2016.
The new office will be 9,000 square feet at AmeriPlex at the Port. The project will be finished in the fall. Falk PLI currently has 33 full-time employees in Indiana and will be looking to hire engineers, technicians and administrate support workers.
Founded in 1995, Falk …Read Full Article