Calumet College of Saint Joseph's Dino Ramirez Knows that Hard Work, Effort, and a Positive Attitude Can Lead to Great Things
Dino Ramirez is a champion. Every day, he leads students through the difficult processes of job hunting, resume building, and career planning at Calumet College of St. Joseph. He is also a champion athlete, as a part of the 2017 Team USA Wheelchair Softball Team that won the 2017 International Wheelchair Softball Championship. With a strong work-ethic and a cavalier attitude, Ramirez hopes that he and the rest of his CCSJ family can bring something special to their students.
In walking through Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, one of the first things you’re likely to notice is the engagement you’ll receive from casino employees. There’s a reason that Horseshoe is an award-winning company, full of award-winning employees. It’s because they care. From their management team to the frontline service-oriented employees, Horseshoe personnel care about making each guests experience a memorable one, and when that’s your staffs main focus it can only mean great things for everyone from the people who sweep the floor, to the leader of the company.
Businesses and organizations across The Region gathered at the Porter County Expo Center Thursday for this year’s Porter County Chamber Coalition Network Night. The Duneland, Portage and Valparaiso Chambers of Commerce hold this annual event to strengthen business ties and connections.
Joe Sanders has been with Ozinga a long time, having started with the concrete company as a dispatcher in 1996, and he’s been moving up ever since. Even before his time with Ozinga, he worked for the family concrete company that would be purchased by Ozinga in ‘83. He spent time dispatching trucks and taking orders from customers and then went on to plant management and then sales and back to dispatch. With all that history, he’s no stranger to the world of concrete.
Anyone who has been through the process of planning and executing a wedding knows the stress and angst that can be associated with it. When one little thing goes wrong, the happiest day of someone's life can turn into the most stressful, and forever mar the day in their memory.
Throughout Lake, Porter, and La Porte Counties, there are some incredible corporations doing great things in their industries and in their communities. Whether it’s providing great customer service or helping to build, power, and move Northwest Indiana into the future, these corporations are positively impacting life in the region every day.
Restaurant Manager (Full-time job)
We are looking for a top performing, results driven, hospitality expert, with an intense desire to please. We believe in building a people first culture and want to bring the best experience to our customers, employees and community. Min 1 year management experience preferred. Apply here, on our website, or at the restaurant.
Matt Naillieux was born in Valparaiso in 1956 and has been working for Overhead Door doing service and install for a large portion of his life. This dedication to the job didn’t start with him, as his father started working for the company the year Naillieux was born. At that point, the Merrillville distributorship was located in Portage.
Anyone in school would agree, a great instructor makes all the difference in successfully learning material. Textbooks and online study guides can only do so much. At the end of the day, it’s those instructors who take the extra steps to explain the concepts that they're teaching who really impact their students.
1st Source Bank and Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce Forge Community Connections with "Business After Hours"
Wednesday evening at 1st Source Bank in La Porte, their "Business After Hours" event was held in partnership with the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce. These nights give the community a unique opportunity to branch out and meet other people and businesses they might not ordinarily interact with and open new horizons for attendees.
Courtney Medina has worked in the Sales industry for a while and, more recently, has been working sales at Sauers Auto in La Porte for about a year and a half. How she fell into the job was kind of a happy accident.