MERRILLVILLE – Lisa A. Witt of Braman Insurance has been named Outstanding CSR for Indiana for 2011 by the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. Witt submitted her winning essay on the topic, “Many insurance service professionals believe that their personal relationships with clients may be threatened by agencies’ and companies’ efforts to use […]
MERRILLVILLE – Daniel R. Yamtich has been named vice president, team leader for Fifth Third Bank’s business banking line. He will be responsible leadership of business banking in the Merrillville region. Yamtich, who has 25 years of banking experience, previously was regional manager for commercial real estate for Fifth Third Bank. Yamtich is a graduate […]
NIPSCO leader builds bridges with employees and his new Northwest Indiana community. by Rick A. Richards Jimmy Staton is passionate about a lot of things in his life. His family. Sports, especially University of West Virginia sports. And the utility business. “I have two sons and we’re all sports fanatics. My wife is very tolerant,” […]
WASHINGTON – Two Indiana community banks have received $41.4 million in funding from the U.S. Treasury Department’s Small Business Lending Fund. One of those banks is Horizon Bancorp in Michigan City, which received $12.5 million. “These funds will provide a powerful incentive for community banks to expand their lending to small businesses, spurring new investment […]
SOUTH BEND – Lori Headley has been named account executive with Villing & Co. Inc. She will be responsible for planning and executing business-to-business and consumer communication strategies. Previously Headley was with 1st Source Bank and Juhl Marketing Communications. She is a graduate of Indiana University-South Bend.
WEST LAFAYETTE – The Purdue University Cooperative Agriculture Extension Office has announced that a group of rural communities and banks in Porter, LaPorte, Jasper and Starke counties will take part in the federal Stronger Economies Together program. The banks and communities will be working to create programs and support businesses involved in tourism and manufacturing. […]
Around The Region Here are a few bits of business news about what’s happened in Northwest Indiana the past three months. ACCOUNTING Legacy Professionals LLP has announced it is moving from its Munster office to a new location on Indianapolis Boulevard in Schererville. … James G. Conklin III of Jurgonski & Fredlake CPAs of South […]
LAPORTE – The Visiting Nurse Association of Indiana University Health LaPorte Hospital is looking for volunteers to assist hospice patients and families in LaPorte County. Interested volunteers should sign up for 10 to 12 hours of trainings on Friday, Sept. 16, at the VNA office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Tuesday, Sept. 20, […]
MERRILLVILLE – The Legacy Foundation has distributed $350,000 in college scholarships. D.J. and Rose Nidetz Scholarship – Braden Cleary, Wheeler High School. Donna K. Yundt Memorial Scholarship – Alexa Candreva, Lake Central High School. Dr. John Maniotes Scholarship – Elaine Pitsas, Munster High School; Jessica Sinclair, Highland High School; and Daniella Tripodis, Chesterton High School. […]
SCHERERVILLE – Ground has been broken for Residences at Deer Creek, a senior living community at Deer Creek Professional Park. The 2.4-acre site will be home to 86 private assisted living and memory care units covering 80,000 square feet. The units are expected to open in the fall 2012.