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Steiner Homes: A Family Business Putting Good Families in Good Family Homes

steiner-homes-feature-1The Steiner family in Northwest Indiana is proud to design and build homes for other families to create years of memories.

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Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors Elects New Officers

Methodist-Hospital-New-Board-of-DirectorsMamon Powers, Jr., was elected chairman of Methodist Hospitals Board of Directors at the board’s June meeting. Powers, who has been on the board since 2001, replaces William Braman, who served as the Board’s chairman from June 2010 through June 2014 and had served on the board since 1993. Braman is past president of Merrillville-based Braman Insurance.

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June 2014 Indiana Employment Report

indiana-workforce-developmentThe Hoosier State gained 10,000 private sector jobs in June, with every major industry sector experiencing growth. Indiana's private sector gains signified the largest June increase on record. Since July, 2009, the low point of employment in the state, Indiana's private sector has expanded by 235,300 jobs. Manufacturing alone has accounted for 77,800 jobs, or one-third of the gains.

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July 2014 NWITweetup Awards Two Nonprofits During Cornhole Competition

nwitweetup-july-2014-1There’s nothing like a little friendly competition, right? The NWITweetup teamed up with Berman's Infiniti of Merrillville to give away some stellar prizes to deserving nonprofit organizations in the Northwest Indiana region during the July 2014 tweetup event. Representatives from nonprofits competed against each other in a cornhole (or bag toss) tournament. The winner of the tournament was awarded $250, and a last minute surprise included a $250 prize for the second place team as well.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Names New Unit Director of the Valparaiso Unit

Christine-Fuller-HeadshotRyan Smiley, President of Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County announced Christie Fuller as the new Unit Director of the Valparaiso Club, replacing long-time Unit Director Dan Welch who was promoted to Director of Programs and Outcomes in May 2014.

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Lakeshore Bone and Joint Institute Recently Added Two New General Orthopedic Surgeons and a Nurse Practitioner to their Practice

Lakeshore-Bone-and-Joint-Scott-P-Fielder-MD-and-Thomas-D-Magill-MDScott Fielder, MD; Thomas Magill, MD and Laurie Jones, NP will be practicing in La Porte County offices that opened in early June this year. New offices have also opened in Michigan City and Knox, too.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Welcomes New Members and Elects Officers

bgcpc-new-boardmembers-2014Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County welcomed two new members to their Board of Directors at their June 16, 2014 meeting. Debbie Anselm, general manager and director of marketing for The Times Media Company, has been a long-time advocate of Boys & Girls Clubs. She also serves on the boards of Porter-Starke Services Foundation, Greater Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce, Tri Kappa, Pink Ribbon, Valparaiso Rotary, Valplayso, and Empower Porter County. Brian Tegt is Vice President of Awards Network, an employee recognition and incentive provider in La Porte, IN. He has been with the company for thirteen years. His previous experience includes working at Accenture (Andersen Consulting) in the client financial management group. Brian is a graduate of Butler University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management.

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