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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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Duneland Chamber Hometown Holiday Celebration Essay Contest


rot1The Duneland Chamber of Commerce will be conducting an essay contest to kick off our Hometown Holiday Celebration being held on Saturday, November 24. Sometimes with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season we forget the purpose of the holidays. Whether it’s good smells, twinkly lights, warm company or an extra sense of peace in your heart, we would like to hear from you! Share with us your favorite holiday memory.

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2018 Fall NIHRMA Conference Encourages Human Resources Professionals to "Work Fierce"

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“Work Fierce” was this year’s theme at the Northern Indiana Human Resource Management Association’s (NIHRMA) 2018 Fall Conference. The conference focused on Human Resources professionals and their ability to grow, adapt, motivate, and respond in the workforce.

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Workforce Health Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Benefits to Accompany Their Redesign

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A healthy workplace contributes to a healthy bottom line in any business. On September 13, Workforce Health hosted an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the redesign of its Valparaiso clinic. The event presented attendees the chance to tour the remodeled spaces and visit with the organization’s providers and corporate health consultants, such as business and health professionals from La Porte Hospital and Porter Regional. WorkForce Health Solutions is a service of both hospitals.

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Shedd Aquarium Accessibility & Inclusion Efforts Recognized with National Award

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The Kennedy Center Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD), a nationally-recognized network focused on accessibility services has awarded Shedd Aquarium with the Community Asset Award for its “All Are Welcome: Accessibility and Inclusion” initiative. The honor recognizes achievements of cultural arts administrators or organizations that continually demonstrate success with access initiatives, improving accessibility for the disability community within their organization, city, state or region.

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NorthShore Health Centers Breaks Ground on New Facility in Portage

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On a brisk September afternoon, NorthShore Health Centers broke ground on their new flagship medical facility in Portage. The large health center will include a wide variety of services under one roof, as well as their administration. Excitement stirred from the attendees, which included NorthShore staff, politicians, and members of the community.

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Enjoy a Positive Return on Investment with Your New Garage Door from Overhead Door Company of Northwest Indiana

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For homeowners, garage doors are one investment that can update the look of the home and, more importantly, offer a positive return on their investment. In-fact it is the #1 item for your return on investment during a home remodel. Overhead Door Company of Northwest Indiana offers homeowners a positive experience, years of expertise, and a quality product for their garage door and opener needs.

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Editorial From Linda Woloshansky, President and Ceo of the Center of Workforce Innovations and Executive Staff to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board


Linda-WoloshanskyOn July 31, President Trump signed into law the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act after it passed unanimously in both the House and Senate. The Act reforms the career and technical education (CTE) system for the first time since 2006.

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Horizon Bank Crosses $4 Billion in Total Assets and Celebrates its Continued Success

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Horizon Bank is proud to announce reaching a new milestone in total assets. The bank has now surpassed $4 billion in total assets, demonstrating its continued growth trajectory and strength in the marketplace.

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Sullair Michigan City Campus Renamed to 1 Sullair Way

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In partnership with the City of Michigan City, Sullair, an industry leader in innovative compressed air solutions since 1965, announced its address is changing for only the third time in its 53-year history. In cooperation with Michigan City, the entry road from Michigan Boulevard to the Sullair campus has been named Sullair Way. Effective immediately, the Sullair Michigan City campus address becomes 1 Sullair Way, Michigan City, Indiana 46360.

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Horizon Bank Announces New Loan Programs for Medical, Dental, and Manufacturing Industries

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When it comes to local business, Horizon Bank knows that the specialized service of a local bank is an invaluable asset. To help recognize and meet these varied needs, Bill Gertner, Assistant Vice President and Commercial Loan Officer, and his team have developed two loan programs designed with the manufacturing and medical/dental industries in mind.

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