Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb presented Kenyanna Johnson of Hammond with a 2016 Hoosier Hospitality Award for outstanding contributions to the tourism industry during a ceremony Friday afternoon at the
St. Mary Medical Center’s Cancer Care Center recently welcomed Patty Higgins, RN, OCN as its new Oncology Nurse Navigator. Higgins will assist oncology patients through treatment education and coordination of care, and will help patients develop a survivorship plan after treatment concludes.
Century 21 Alliance Group’s new Real Estate Broker, Patty Phillips, has lived and worked in Indiana all of her life and, before joining the team at Century 21, she spent over 20 years in the service industry.
Valparaiso University has named Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard, Ph.D., as the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Christian Ethics. Professor Howard comes to Valpo from Gordon College, where he served as professor of history, director of the Center for Faith and Inquiry and director of the Jerusalem & Athens Forum.
Katie Holderby of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has earned the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation, the only integrated executive program specifically designed for the destination marketing industry. The focus of the program is on vision, leadership, productivity and the implementation of business strategies. Holderby was recognized at the Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) 2016 Annual Convention on Wednesday, August 3 in Minneapolis, MN.
It is the self imposed duty of the Duneland Chamber of Commerce to welcome new teachers into the community at the end of each summer with a meet and greet luncheon. They do so with the partnership of the Duneland School Corporation, and the support of individual chamber members keen on sponsoring the future of their business and their towns.
Boulder Bay Realty’s Anna Niziolek came to the United States from Poland 30 years ago and moved from Chicago to Valparaiso 20 years ago. Since that time she and her family have settled and come to love what they now call ‘home’ and, through Boulder Bay, Niziolek has built a prosperous career helping people find a home that they love.
Like many of Industrial Revolution’s employees, Casey Wolfe came to the job after a friend recommended it, saying it was a really great place to work and her friend was right. The fun family-like atmosphere of Industrial Revolution seems to attract the most friendly and caring employees like Wolfe.
Realty Executives Premier’s Brian Bissonnette is building a reputation in Northwest Indiana as a real estate agent with vision who can see potential and possibility where a home buyer might not. With a background in design and architecture, and a eye for aesthetics, he’s making dreams a reality in the region.