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Staff Development

Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Names New Program Director for Valparaiso Club

AndrewPrentice-Program-DirectorRyan Smiley, President of Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County announces newest member to the organization’s team, Andrew Prentice as Program Director for the Valparaiso Club.

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Horizon Promotes Dace Cunningham to Assistant Vice President District Retail Manager

dace-cunninghamCraig M. Dwight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Bank, N.A., is pleased to announce the promotion of Dace Cunningham to Assistant Vice President, District Retail Manager.

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Horizon Bank Announces the Promotion of Laura Ferguson to Assistant Vice President, District Manager for Lake County Indiana

laura-fergusonCraig M. Dwight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Bank, N.A., is pleased to announce the promotion of Laura Ferguson to Assistant Vice President, District Manager, for Lake County Indiana.

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Franciscan Alliance Broadway Health Center a ‘Star Performer’

Franciscan-Alliance-Broadway-Health-Center-a-Star-PerformerThe Franciscan Physician Network-Broadway Health Center’s Pediatrics Department recently received a Star Performer Award for achieving clinical performance measures, best-practice implementation, patient outreach efforts and demonstrating a passion for quality, from MDwise, an Indiana-based nonprofit health care insurance firm, which is nationally accredited to measure service standards for its underinsured and underserved, clients. Lisa Poe, left, clinic supervisor, accepts on the center’s behalf a plaque and a $1,000 check from Laura Trainor, MDwise network improvement manager, during a celebration at the 9470 Broadway, Crown Point, location.

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June 2015 Indiana Employment Report

indiana-workforce-developmentIndiana’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percent to 4.9 percent in June due mostly to a 2,200 worker increase in the labor force and a sizeable decrease in the number of unemployed Hoosiers. June marked the first month since February of 2008 the rate of unemployment in the Hoosier State has been below 5 percent, and was the third month in a row Indiana experienced significant declines in unemployment.

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Valparaiso University Appoints Assistant Provost for Inclusion

Stacey-MillerValparaiso University has named Stacey A. Miller, Ed.D., as assistant provost for inclusion. In this role, Miller will work closely with students, faculty, staff and community members to advance diversity and equity as core values of the University and as central to its educational mission.

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July 2015 ROSE Winner: Emily Trisler

Emily-TrislerEmily legitimately loves Bellaboo’s and her co-workers. She takes work home because she wants guests to see the best they have to offer. Prior to the enormous Easter egg hunt Bellaboo’s hosts each year, Emily took home eggs and stuffed them on her own time to save money and save her co-workers the trouble. The company also hosted a candy-themed holiday party for the employees that included sweets-related gimmicks and certificates for the employees. Emily located matching candies for each of the 45 awards, tracked down and paid for them with her own money, and wouldn’t accept a reimbursement. She did this because she cares about others and wanted to make her co-workers smile.

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