“I am dedicated to the mission and honored to work with such an outstanding group of caring, compassionate staff and volunteers. I have enjoyed seeing how far we have come through the years, but also realize there is much work yet to do.”
Strawberry Fields Pancake House and Restaurant may be new to the Region, but the quality of service comes from years of experience. As an extension of The Pancake Club of Schererville and Les Cafe Pancake House in Highland, this Crown Point restaurant is run by Harry Les, an experienced entrepreneur who is committed to offering his customers top service. To do that, he has established a friendly and knowledgeable staff to make his customers feel welcome.
As we anxiously await for spring to decide to make her appearance, many are looking forward to new beginnings. Whether it’s to spot buds on the trees, drive with the windows down, or to purchase a new home, spring brings a feeling of renewal to the Region.
The familiar white and blue logo of Culver’s symbolizes many things to region residents, a place to celebrate little league wins, a pit stop on the long trip ahead, or just a spot to grab a burger and shake before you head out into the world. No matter the reason, when customers stop at Culver’s they are always greeted by the warm, friendly faces of the staff. Included in those faces at Culver’s of Valparaiso is Crew Chief Joe Powell, who is guaranteed to make anyone’s visit a great one.
Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac in Valparaiso, Life Care Center of the Willows serves as a rehabilitation center where residents can feel comfortable and at home. Beyond the cozy surroundings that make up the Life Care Center of the Willows’ exterior lies an even more appealing feature: a team of in-house therapy workers who love their jobs.
Danielle McKean has worked at Von Tobel Lumber & Hardware in Valparaiso since June 2017, but she already feels at home. Over the last year she has become acquainted with the people and culture at Von Tobel and has developed a love for customer service and design.
Having been in the business for 27 years, Tom Seely, General Manager at Thomas Kia of Highland, knows that car sales is a whole lot more than selling cars - it’s about taking care of his employees and customers.
Methodist Hospitals is a Daisy Award Partner. The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day.
CarolAnn Brown, Curator of Exhibitions at Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA), recently announced her resignation to pursue independent artistic projects. Ms. Brown served as LCA's curator for 12 years. During her tenure she mounted exhibitions that explored intriguing themes such as relationships between humans and animals in "The Hunt, The Prey The Spirit" and "Magical Realism".
Erik Mikaitis, MD, has accepted the position of vice president of medical affairs for Franciscan Health Crown Point, effective April 16. Dr. Mikaitis started his career with Franciscan Health as a hospitalist in 2012. He currently serves as Regional Palliative Care medical director and Franciscan Health Accountable Care Organization medical director for the Northern and South Suburban Chicago divisions, as well as interim ACO administrative director. Hospital president and chief executive officer Daniel McCormick, MD, welcomed Dr. Mikaitis to the position.