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Professor Jonathyne Briggs on his Life in Teaching at IUN


Having a teacher that genuinely enjoys what they do and relates that to their students can make all the difference in a student’s learning experience. Indiana University Northwest professor, Jonathyne Briggs, is one such teacher, spreading his interest in history in new and interesting ways. As a former student myself, I can attest to the engaging atmosphere he creates.

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New Physician Joins Franciscan Hammond Clinic

New-Physician-Joins-Franciscan-Hammond-ClinicFarah Najamuddin, MD, a family medicine specialist, has the joined the Franciscan Hammond Clinic medical staff.

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LIFE Under the Golden Arches - Spotlight on McDonald’s Own Jillian Townsel


In a growing economy, many people tend to overlook an advantageous opportunity that they see every day. Fast-food restaurants provide steady income and a launching pad for thousands of careers each year. In fact, careers in fast food often provide workers many more opportunities for growth and advancement than many realize. The opportunities earned by those on the other side of the counter have endless benefits.

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Holladay Properties's Mike Micka, Vice President of Development, Continues His Passion for Real Estate In New Leadership Role


Few companies play as much a part in shaping the face of Northwest Indiana as Holladay Properties. By offering services like design, construction, development, and management, the company provides businesses and organizations across the Region with a one-stop shop for real estate solutions. Holladay is built on excellent leadership by people like Mike Micka, their Vice President of Development.

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Veteran Todd Schaafsma Brings Vitality and Precision to Thorn Total Comfort


Todd Schaafsma has been working as a service and install tech for Thorn Total Comfort for around three months now, and is glad to be in the HVAC business, having attended two trade schools for the position.

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Martin Geertsema Epitomizes Loyalty, Hard Work at Ozinga


Staying with a company longer than 5 years has become an anomaly in America, which is why company loyalty is prized so highly these days. The cost of hiring, training, retraining, and covering the lost work load is high for any company. The ability to retain employees has been increasingly desirable in recent years.

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Sauers Buick GMC's Troy Protsman is Enthusiastic About Cars


After he started at Sauers Buick GMC on December 4th of 2017, Troy Protsman quickly carved himself a position at the local auto dealer – as one of the bubbliest, most outgoing salespeople they ever hired. And working at Sauers is not the only big change Troy experienced recently, he also moved to South Bend from all the way across Illinois.

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Jeff Cameron of Overhead Door on Working in the Family Business


Twenty-three-year-old Jeff Cameron of Crown Point works at Overhead Door of Northwest Indiana, and is happy to be in the family business. Father and owner, James Cameron, and brother, Jimmy, also work there, a fact that adds to the family atmosphere that the company is so famous for.

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Porter Health Care System Names New CEO

Porter-Sean-DardeauThe Board of Trustees for Porter Health Care System is pleased to announce that Sean T. Dardeau has been named CEO of Porter Health Care System, and Market CEO for Northwest Indiana. He will begin his new position Feb. 5.

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Little LIFERS Grow to Be Larger Than Life


Personally, I love before and after pictures. They can be of anything. People, places or things. There’s something satisfying to me about seeing a house that’s been rebuilt or redecorated, or simply cleaning something and seeing the dirty area, then the clean area side by side. I love seeing progression between people who change their bodies, or just grow up.

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Sand Creek Announces 2017 Alice Wesson Employee of the Year

Sand-Creek-2017-Alice-Wesson-Employee-of-the-YearIt is my honor to announce that the 2017 Alice Wesson Employee of the Year at Sand Creek Country Club is Brett Niedzwiecki.

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