Five years ago after Methodist Hospitals conducted a Community Health Needs Assessment one of the issues identified in the Gary community was the lack of availability of fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. As a result Methodist Hospitals Food Services Department began offering a series of Farmer’s Markets and Food Fairs at wholesale prices to promote nutrition and enhance the availability of fresh produce to the Gary and surrounding communities. “The Farmer’s Market has become an annual tradition and is a reflection of our commitment to the well-being and nutrition needs of our community,” said Wright Alcorn, Vice President Operations, Methodist Hospitals.
We were pleased to welcome in Albert's Diamond Jewelers Fred and Josh Halpern for a fun conversation about a wide range of topics, including online shopping, the work they do for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and why customers should choose Albert's.
The town of Chesterton, Indiana celebrated the return of long-awaited sunshine and warmer temperatures this weekend with their 14th annual European Market, once again bringing the ambience and character of a european shopping experience to the midwest.
This year the City of Crown Point will be hosting the City Wide Garage Sale during festival days. The City Wide Garage Sale is an event in which residents can register their sale that will take place Thursday, June 14th through Sunday, June 17th.
Albert’s Annual Kick off the Holiday Season Gala was a festive holiday event that put some beautiful jewelry front and center. Located in Schererville, Indiana, the event started in the early afternoon and lasted into the evening. Loyal customers gathered for this wonderful seasonal event to shop for different kinds of jewelry as they enjoyed wine and dinner items.
Since July, Strack & Van Til has allowed customers to order their groceries online via www.instacart.com and pick them up curbside at the store in as little as an hour. Now, Strack & Van Til customers can order trusted and favorite national brands online and have them delivered right to their door. This new option allows customers to save time by eliminating the trip to the grocery store, which could take well over an hour.
The Lakes of Valparaiso turned their clubhouse into a dazzling bazaar, taking shopping right to their residents for The Lakes of Valparaiso Shopping Event on Thursday evening. Shoppers and vendors mingled, and neighbors chatted while browsing among the variety of treasures, from eclectic boutique fashion to home-made ornaments.
The retail and grocery stores in Northwest Indiana are known to have some of the best service and most dedicated staff around, so telling their good news stories is a task we’re proud to take on. With countless community and charity events, as well as proven dedication to customer care, the retail stores of our Region have shown us the lengths they will go to in order to stand out against the rest and that ‘good enough,’ is never enough for them! Check out some of the best stories our retail stores have been a part of:
Recently, Fred and Josh Halpern of Albert’s Diamond Jewelers met at the Great News Studio with Ideas in Motion Media Founder, Chris Mahlmann, to discuss the topics of a changing jewelry market, community support, their highly anticipated M.S. Auction, and why customers should choose Albert's as their go-to jeweler.
Everything was perfect. The engagement while walking through Coffee Creek in late May. Finding the perfect, local venue for the small ceremony and reception for the early October date. And, saying Yes to the Dress at Catherine’s Bridal Boutique in Valparaiso.