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Drop That Broom! The Mop Squad Offers Free Three-Month Cleaning Promotion Starting Today


Let your house cleaning equipment gather dust by winning a three-month, bi-weekly cleaning service from The Mop Squad.

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Give Your Business the 20 Questions


As a parent of any teenager knows, the routine of asking them the 20 questions about what they are doing, who are they doing it with, when are they going to do it, and whether whatever it is that they are doing is good for them, is a critical part of your relationship with them.  Despite the fact that they may think you are just asking them those questions to be annoying, you are doing your job to help them stay on track and succeed.

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Ribbon-Cutting for Vyto's Pharmacy Celebrates Grand Opening of New Location

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It’s not every day you hear about a thriving, family-owned business opening a new and modern location in the Region. Vyto’s Pharmacy did just that today at a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Kennedy Avenue in Highland.

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The event, celebrating the opening of a brand-new and modern building to replace their old location in downtown Highland, was attended by employees and many important members of the community.

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Methodist Hospitals Completes $12.1M Renovation of Emergency Room and Intensive Care Units

methodist-hospitalsMethodist Hospital has completed a $12.1 million investment at the Northlake Campus in Gary. The project was completed in 14 months and includes the renovation of the Emergency Room and an existing Intensive Care Unit (ICU) to create a Surgical/Trauma ICU to support Northwest Indiana’s first “in process” Level III Trauma Center, and the construction of a new ICU.

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Hosting a Backyard BBQ this Summer? Call Johnny On The Spot to Make Your Next Party a Hit


If you like to regularly host backyard summer BBQs, then you know the number of steaks and burgers to put on the grill for your guests isn’t the only thing you need to worry about. Hosting an outdoor party with family and friends means carefully considering your bathroom situation.

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Ozinga Acquires Eagle Ready-Mix, Adds New Locations in Goshen and Elkhart

Family-owned American company helps boost local economy

ozinga-building-better-togetherOzinga announced today the acquisition of Eagle Ready-Mix, providing the 89-year-old family-owned American company with two additional locations in Goshen and Elkhart, IN. These locations will operate immediately and help support the company’s operation in North Central Indiana and Southwest Michigan.

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1st Source Bank Opens New North Calumet Branch


1st Source Bank announces the Grand Opening of a new North Calumet Banking Center located at Calumet Avenue and Vale Park Road. The new facility was built on the site of the previous banking center and is the second new building in Valparaiso in two years. This state-of-the art office was built to provide an easier and more enjoyable banking experience.

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Franciscan Health Celebrates New Michigan City Hospital Progress with ‘Topping-Off’ Ceremony


It was an exciting day in Michigan City on Friday as Franciscan Health marked a significant step towards the completion of their new, $232 million hospital with a ceremonial topping-off of the steel structure.

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BucherTech and Several Local Businesses Come Together to Help the Porter County Pet Clinic After Damaging Fire

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When a catastrophic tragedy hits a local business, there are a multitude of worries and distresses running through an owner’s mind. How will we cater to our clients? What will happen to the employees? When can we return back to work?

On June 13th, a fire struck Thornapple Plaza in Valparaiso. Though the blaze did not spread through most of the building, smoke damage did seep into many of the businesses, including the Porter County Pet Clinic.

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Breaking Good News: Strack & Van Til Stays in Northwest Indiana: Local Group Wins Bid for Grocery Store Chain


When news broke in the first quarter of 2017 that Strack & Van Til would be sold by their parent company Central Grocers to Jewel-Osco, many Northwest Indiana residents saw it as another "the big guy wins again" story. However, thanks to a group of locally-focused investors, Strack & Van Til will stay in the hands of Northwest Indiana ownership after winning the auction bid on July 11, 2017. The news was first reported on WJOB

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Lake County Economic Alliance and Korellis Roofing Celebrate New Expansion and Opportunities for Hoosiers


On Tuesday, Korellis Roofing announced the completion of its $2 Million expansion plan at a ceremony held at their headquarters in Hammond, Indiana. Along with keeping Korellis’ operations in Hammond, the expansion includes material storage renovation, expanded sheet metal operations, new office space, exterior improvements and the creation of a training center.

Korellis is celebrating their 57th year of operating in Hammond and, as the Lake County Economic Alliance (LCEA) President and CEO, Karen Lauerman, put it, “A family operation like Korellis is the type of organization that we’re going to work very hard to keep right here in Lake County indefinitely.”

Committed to the community, the Korellis Roofing retains 145 employees and plans on adding an additional 45 full-time new jobs in the coming years.

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