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2019 Best Places to Work in Indiana Companies Named; Chamber Announces Rankings April 30

IndianaChamberLogo-3CFor the second straight year, 125 Hoosier companies have been named to the Best Places to Work in Indiana list. Distinguishing the 2019 class: More than 40 of the companies weren’t on the list last year.

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International Subaru of Merrillville Employee Spotlight: Chris Sheets


Chris Sheets, sales consultant at the International Subaru of Merrillville, takes a different approach to selling cars—he aims to serve as a guide rather than a salesman.

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First Merchants Bank’s Tami Pae strives to make a difference in Northwest Indiana


Imagine what would happen if instead of buying coffee every week, you put that money toward an organization or non-profit that could help the community.

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Lake County WorkOne Re-Entry Specialist ready to help move people into work

Lake-County-WorkOne-Re-Entry-Specialist-ready-to-help-move-people-into-workAccording to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board (NWIWB), many who have been incarcerated and are released from the judicial systems are finding it challenging to return to the workforce. Debi Baughman, chair of the NWIWB, said that according to the Department of Corrections, reintegrating returning citizens into society, and helping create a path that provides them an opportunity to improve their lives in a sustainable way through work, is essential.

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Healthcare Consortium Provides Solutions for Career Access

2019-Center-for-workforce-meeting-01Northwest Indiana is rich with healthcare jobs ripe for the picking. Thanks to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Healthcare Consortium, key players are busting barriers that have historically been keeping students from efficiently landing careers at hospitals and clinics throughout the Region.

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Partners of Life: The New and the Upcoming


As Ideas in Motion Media heads into our 10th year of serving the community, we’re representing more brands than ever – 170+ to be exact, ranging from Chicago to South Bend!  By focusing on exclusively positive news stories, pouring from these company’s community involvement initiatives and expertise in their industries, we hope to foster more positive happenings within the communities we serve!

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Steindler Signs & Graphix: Accidental internship turned thriving business


Tom Steindler’s first official office was inside a spare bedroom at his house. His first workshop: the garage. Today, Steindler goes to work in a 6,000-square-foot fabrication shop at the rapidly-growing Steindler Signs & Graphix - an entrepreneurial success story he attributes to the trade education available right here in Porter County.

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Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Announces Meeting Dates

NWI-Workforce-Board-logoThe Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has set meeting dates for 2019. Northwest Indiana Workforce Board meetings are open to general public and take place from 2-4 p.m. (CST) at the Center of Workforce Innovations office, 2804 Boilermaker Court, Valparaiso.

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Advanced Dental Concepts: Testimonials

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Advanced Dental Concepts provides comprehensive dental care for the whole family. They offer a wide array of treatment options, from general and preventive dentistry, to smile-perfecting cosmetic procedures and advanced dental implant placement and restoration for tooth replacement.

Advanced Dental Concepts serves up comfortable amenities like warm blankets and HD TVs to help patients relax throughout any procedure. They have established their commitment to superior customer service as patients attest.

Janet Snoddy gave this 5-star review: Dr. Hayes has always explained everything that needs to be done in great detail and takes his time with each patient as if they are the only patient. The front staff and hygienists always are friendly and make you feel like family. I honestly love going to the...

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Holladay Properties: A Year in a Review and a Sneak Peek of What's to Come


In the world of commercial real estate, Holladay Properties has become a well-known leader in creating quality land developments regionally and across the U.S. Here’s a look back on some of the most memorable projects of 2018, and a sneak peek of what’s coming this year.

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CompressAir Receives Prestigious Award Three Years in a Row


When thinking of utilities, three things come to mind: water, electricity, and gas. Compressed air, while often overlooked, is commonly regarded as a business’s fourth utility, and the Region has an award-winning supplier in their midst who continues to be recognized nationally.

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