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HAMMOND – For the second time in the past four years, Purdue University Calumet marketing and communication students have placed first in district competition of the National Student Advertising Competition to earn a berth in the national finals.
A team of five students, taught and mentored by Advertising and Marketing Instructor Matt Hanson, placed first in one of two District 6 competition tracks, which attracted …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Northwest Indiana will host the 30th anniversary of the world’s fastest triathlon on Sunday, June 2, with the running of Leon’s Triathlon.
Last year’s race had 750 triathletes from around the nation compete, said organizer Leon Wolek, who is the founder of the event.
Leon’s Triathlon is an Olympic distance race beginning and ending at Wolf Lake, including a .9 mile …Read Full Article
VALPARAISO – The Lutheran Basketball Association of America will hold its annual championship tournament in Valparaiso March 22 to 24. The event, which was first hosted in Valparaiso in 1971, brings 64 teams of boys and girls in middle school from all over the nation to battle on the basketball courts for top honors.
This annual sporting event books 2,400 hotel rooms throughout Lake and …Read Full Article
INDIANAPOLIS – Chip Ganassi Racing Teams and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. have formed a strategic sponsorship for the 2013 race season. The relationship, which includes assets across the Ganassi Racing’s IndyCar, NASCAR and Grand-AM programs, will be focused around key motorsports events for each series in the Indianapolis market.
“It is always great when a highly respected company like PNC values the reach …Read Full Article
WEST LAFAYETTE – The football head injury experts featured in recent Sports Illustrated coverage of Junior Seau’s brain injuries say new brain-saving helmet technology is available that would massively decrease energy delivered to the brain during impacts.
Eric Nauman, Purdue University Neurotrauma Group biomechanical engineering professor, has patented a new helmet liner that reduces G-force to a player’s brain by 50 percent. Nauman says reducing …Read Full Article
VALPARAISO – Hoosier Bat Co. in Valparaiso has received the Charle Hum Club Service Award.
Owners Dave and Debbie Cook received the award recently at the annual meeting of the Pitch and Hit Club in Lombard, Ill.
Also honored at the event was former Chicago White Sox manager Tony LaRussa, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo, and Hall of Fame pitcher Goose Gossage and Hall …Read Full Article
The Merrillville advertising company announced its participation in Chick-fil-A’s award-winning marketing campaign featuring the cows urging people to “Eat Mor Chikin.” The campaign began in 1995, and has become part of the Chick-fil-A brand. The …Read Full Article
FRENCH LICK, Ind. – LPGA Tour veteran Laura Davies of Great Britain has added another victory to 81 world-wide triumphs and created more awareness for The Legends Tour for LPGA professionals 45 and older.
French Lick Resort in southern Indiana will host the event in September 2013. It is likely she will join several LPGA Hall of Famers at the inaugural The Legends Championship. A …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – SportsIndiana.org has received a facelift. The new site is more user-friendly and includes features such as an interactive community map, individual community sports venue pages, membership information and information on the sports tourism business in Northwest Indiana.
“This new website greatly simplifies the process of applying for and submitting grant requests for the Sports Tourism Business Development Grants offered through Sports Indiana,” said …Read Full Article
MISHAWAKA – The Michiana Chapter of the American Marketing Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Windsor Park Conference Center in Mishawaka.
Author and consultant Mark Hubbard will be the guest speaker and will talk on executive leadership and management. He is an independent consultant with more than 25 years of broadcasting experience, a published author and a commentator on Fox …Read Full Article