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Construction starts on Franciscan Beacon Hospital

Construction-starts-on-Franciscan-Beacon-HospitalFranciscan Health and Beacon Health System broke ground Friday on the $21.6 million Franciscan Beacon Hospital in LaPorte. The project officially got underway after city and health system representatives blessed the ground of the future new hospital and ceremoniously sunk their shovels into the earth outside the current Beacon Medical Group building.

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Hobart Hosts Biz Expo 2018

The Hobart Chamber of Commerce welcomed the Region to County Line Orchard on Thursday, where they hosted their annual Business Expo. Featuring the best of businesses across Northwest Indiana, attendees networked, learned, and showcased what makes the Region a great place to live and work.

All kinds of businesses and organizations set up informative and visually striking booths in the halls of County Line Orchard. From Hobart Schools and Meals on Wheels, to Community Healthcare and Journey Senior Living, every business showcased their best to the community and participated in different networking events.

2018HobartBiz2“Everyone here is so excited to share what they offer with the community,” said Lisa Winstead, Executive...

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Kube Sports Complex Groundbreaking

city-of-hammondPlease join Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Redevelopment Commission, and officials of Ice Kube LLC as they break ground for the new Ice Hockey Complex on the former Hammond FOP site, 2825 J. F. Mahoney Drive in the Hessville section of Hammond on Wednesday, November 7th at 2:30 p.m.

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CompressAir Dives Head First into Community Involvement


Along with the company’s efficient and reliable service, CompressAir representatives team up with their customers to reduce energy costs and maximize their compressed air systems’ efficiency. With such an emphasis on doing right by the customer, it’s only fitting that CompressAir invests additional time and energy in the community it serves.

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Franciscan Health Partners With Northwestern Memorial Hospital on Neurologic Services

franciscan-health-logoFranciscan Health announced today that it has entered into a professional services agreement with the department of neurological surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in Illinois with the highest ranked neurology and neurosurgery program in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report. As part of the agreement, Kevin Jackson, MD, a full-time Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeon, is now offering services at Franciscan Health Crown Point. The agreement also includes Telestroke services at four Franciscan Heath hospitals in the Northwest Indiana area.

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Franciscan Physician Network to Acquire Michigan City Practice

franciscan-health-logoFranklin Clinic, a family medicine practice in Michigan City for more than 30 years, will be acquired by Franciscan Physician Network on Dec. 1, 2018, adding an “exceptional” local health care provider to the Franciscan Alliance healthcare ministry.

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From Small to Large Scaled Facilities, Steindler Signs Offers Affordable & Exceptional Service


University and healthcare system facilities tend to run on the larger scale of size and require that all things be in working 24/7. For many small businesses, a sign with a bum light can get fixed within the next week. For an emergency hospital sign, action needs to be taken as soon as possible.

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IU Northwest’s Chancellor’s Commission for Community Engagement Fall 2018 Meeting


Small businesses are the very backbone of our community, supporting neighborhoods and making the local business community thrive. Every dime spent on a local company creates more job opportunities and gives control back to the people. On Wednesday morning, Indiana University Northwest hosted the Chancellor’s Commission for Community Engagement, titled “The Region’s Economic Future: Small Business Development and the IU Northwest Anchor Mission.”

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Shedd Aquarium Welcomes New Board Members

Shedd-Aquarium-Welcomes-New-Board-MembersShedd Aquarium, a recognized leader in animal care, conservation education and research, is pleased to announce the election of three new members to its Board of Trustees, including Gavin Hattersley of MillerCoors, John Hesselmann of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Kim Simios of Ernst & Young.

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Korellis Roofing Brings in Rave Reviews from Region Businesses


Korellis Roofing has been around since 1960 to provide quality roofing services and exemplary customer service. Now one of the largest roofing companies in Northwest Indiana, there’s no question that Korellis will take whatever commercial or industrial roofing project you have and do an excellent job accomplishing it.

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce Exterior Improvement Grant Applications Now Available

rot1The Duneland Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Duneland Economic Development Company (DEDC), has released applications for the Exterior Improvement Grant Program, formerly known as the Façade Grant Program.

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