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Lake County WorkOne Re-Entry Specialist ready to help move people into work


Lake-County-WorkOne-Re-Entry-Specialist-ready-to-help-move-people-into-workAccording to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board (NWIWB), many who have been incarcerated and are released from the judicial systems are finding it challenging to return to the workforce. Debi Baughman, chair of the NWIWB, said that according to the Department of Corrections, reintegrating returning citizens into society, and helping create a path that provides them an opportunity to improve their lives in a sustainable way through work, is essential.

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Healthcare Consortium Provides Solutions for Career Access


2019-Center-for-workforce-meeting-01Northwest Indiana is rich with healthcare jobs ripe for the picking. Thanks to the Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Healthcare Consortium, key players are busting barriers that have historically been keeping students from efficiently landing careers at hospitals and clinics throughout the Region.

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Partners of Life: The New and the Upcoming

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As Ideas in Motion Media heads into our 10th year of serving the community, we’re representing more brands than ever – 170+ to be exact, ranging from Chicago to South Bend!  By focusing on exclusively positive news stories, pouring from these company’s community involvement initiatives and expertise in their industries, we hope to foster more positive happenings within the communities we serve!

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South Shore Line Offers Free Westbound Rides To Chicago Auto Show


South-Shore-Line-Offers-Free-Westbound-Rides-To-Chicago-Auto-Show-2019Saturday, February 9, through Monday, February 18, ride free on ALL Westbound weekend and off-peak weekday South Shore Line trains during the 2019 Chicago Auto Show (Off-peak weekday trains arrive at Millennium Station after 9:30 am CST and depart Millennium Station before 3:30 pm and after 6:30 pm CST). This is also the perfect opportunity to take advantage of free Westbound rides for Valentine’s Day, and plan a date in the city.

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Sand Creek Country Club invites families to create lasting memories through various levels of membership

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Few things are more precious than the memories you create while doing things you enjoy, with people you love. Sand Creek Country Club is inviting Region families to reconnect with one another, all while enjoying the best entertainment, activities, events, and dining. This premiere, family-oriented, private, and full-service country club offers various membership levels for those who want to enjoy life every step of the way.

From the moment guests arrive at Sand Creek, it is easy to see how the country club prioritizes excellent service to help cultivate lifelong memories. The facilities at Sand Creek feature a 50,000-square-foot Italian Renaissance-style clubhouse, a grand ballroom with separate meeting rooms, a formal dining room and grill room, a tennis and swimming complex, a clock garden, an executive dining room, a state-of-the-art...

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NorthShore Health Center welcomes Dr. Audrey Dawson to the team

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As one of the Region’s leaders of providing comprehensive and affordable healthcare, NorthShore Health Center has expanded its optometry services with an addition to their team. Dr. Audrey Dawson is the latest to join the NorthShore team, and has extensive background matched with her passion for helping people.

The Detroit native attended Michigan State University before attending InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry.

“A lot of people take their vision for granted,” Dawson said. “I wanted to be able to help patients in their daily lives.”

The board-certified optometrist joined the team in January and is excited about the move to NorthShore. She specializes in primary and urgent eye care, pre- and post-operative care, and specialized contact lens fits including scleral and...

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Holladay Properties Hiring for Multiple Positions


HolladayPropertiesProject Architect/Designer – South Bend, IN
Innovative real estate company seeks a dynamic self-starter to join their team as a full-time project architect/designer. Responsibilities include providing architectural services in areas such as construction, development and asset management/leasing. Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft office programs, and possess knowledge in working with construction contracts and AIA draw forms.

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Addison Pointe Employee Spotlight: Mildridge Lipscomb


Addison-Pointe-Employee-Spotlight-Mildridge-LipscombMildridge Lipscomb has been brought on board at Addison Pointe as the new Director of Dining and Nutrition Services. Mildridge has been in food services for 39 years. “Mildridge brings a lot of leadership experience to our facility. Our residents feel like they are eating at a 5-star restaurant. Every meal, there are many options, and the meals taste and smell amazing,” said Kelly DeYoung, Administrator of Addison Pointe.

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Caught on Camera: Troy Kinne of NIPSCO


Caught-on-Camera-Troy-Kinne-of-NIPSCOMeet Troy Kinne, apprentice construction electrician, from Valparaiso, Indiana. He has been with NIPSCO for two years.

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Porter Starke Services: CEO Matt Burden strives for a healthier region

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Porter-Starke Services is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for those in the community, in hopes to inspire, balance, and advance the health of those within. Since becoming CEO last year, Matt Burden is committed to making a meaningful difference by focusing on mental health and addiction treatment.

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An ArcelorMittal Employee Spotlight: "Iron Man" John Ricketts

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John Ricketts has been an ironmaker for 42 years, and loves the metal so much that he’s made it as much of a hobby as a career. The steel engineer and process specialist for ArcelorMittal’s Global Research and Development Center has traveled the world sharing the best of ironmaking practices globally. In the process, he has amassed a collection of iron artifacts and memorabilia that deserves a museum.

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