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Northwest Indiana Makes its Pitch for Regional Cities Investment

rda-regional-cities-pitchOfficials from the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) got a tour of Northwest Indiana last Monday in advance of the region's application for Regional Cities funding. Northwest Indiana is competing with other cities and counties around the state for $84 million in Regional Cities grants that IEDC will distribute to winning communities. The goal of the Regional Cities program is to build healthy, vibrant communities that attract and retain talent in Indiana.

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APL Closes First Tranche of Seed Funding, Led by Elevate Ventures

elevate-venturesAdjunct Professor Link, Inc. (APL), a Faculty HR System (FHRS) for higher education, today announced that it has closed the first tranche of a $1 million seed round of funding, led by Elevate Ventures.

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The Top Five Sweetest Rides to Roll Through Harbor Buick GMC

HarborCars-1It’s no secret that Harbor Buick GMC and its owner Gino Burelli are crazy about old, classic cars and welcome them any time they come into the dealership. And this love and passion for collecting these treasures has translated into some pretty unique and exotic rides rolling through. The good news is the folks over at Harbor do their best to share these cars and the experiences over on their blog. And it’s definitely worth a read because there are some pretty incredible cars on it, along with some great deals and specials!

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Arnell Chevy-Kia's Chris Lindzy Puts The People First

Arnell-Chris-1Next to buying a home, buying a car is the biggest financial decision you will make in your life. So why is it that when you walk into a lot of car dealerships, the salesman often treats the buying process like you are shopping for a new mouse pad at the electronic store? Rushing you to a quick “yes,” with seemingly no regard that this decision will impact your financial life for years to come.

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Now Arriving at the Duneland Chamber

rot1Join us in welcoming our newest Chamber members! We'd like to extend a very special thank you to the members of our Ambassador Committee pictured below: Bob Capehart, Chairman of the Ambassador Committee; Sue McLaughlin of In Good Company LLC; Donette Heinze of Shelter Insurance Agency; Paul Boyter of McColly Real Estate; and Jim Kristoff of State Farm Insurance.

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City Of Hobart Breaks Ground On 61st Avenue Phase III Project

City-Hobart-Groundbreaking-8-15 1On Monday, the City of Hobart broke ground on the much anticipated 61st Avenue Phase III project. When finished the project will complete the link on 61st Avenue between Interstate 65 and State Road 51, which provides a foundation for future development. When completed the project will feature a roundabout, landscaped medians, improved lighting, regional storm water retention, as well as sewer and water extensions.

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Maverick Transportation Announces New Office and Service Center Facility in Portage

nwiforumMaverick Transportation, LLC, a subsidiary of Maverick USA, Inc., recently announced they are completing the final stages of a new construction project in the Willow Creek Business Park in Portage, Indiana. The new construction includes a new office and service center facility for the Arkansas based trucking company.

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