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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


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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Steindler Signs & Graphix: Accidental internship turned thriving business


Tom Steindler’s first official office was inside a spare bedroom at his house. His first workshop: the garage. Today, Steindler goes to work in a 6,000-square-foot fabrication shop at the rapidly-growing Steindler Signs & Graphix - an entrepreneurial success story he attributes to the trade education available right here in Porter County.

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Northwest Indiana Workforce Board Announces Meeting Dates

NWI-Workforce-Board-logoThe Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has set meeting dates for 2019. Northwest Indiana Workforce Board meetings are open to general public and take place from 2-4 p.m. (CST) at the Center of Workforce Innovations office, 2804 Boilermaker Court, Valparaiso.

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Advanced Dental Concepts: Testimonials

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Advanced Dental Concepts provides comprehensive dental care for the whole family. They offer a wide array of treatment options, from general and preventive dentistry, to smile-perfecting cosmetic procedures and advanced dental implant placement and restoration for tooth replacement.

Advanced Dental Concepts serves up comfortable amenities like warm blankets and HD TVs to help patients relax throughout any procedure. They have established their commitment to superior customer service as patients attest.

Janet Snoddy gave this 5-star review: Dr. Hayes has always explained everything that needs to be done in great detail and takes his time with each patient as if they are the only patient. The front staff and hygienists always are friendly and make you feel like family. I honestly love going to the...

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Holladay Properties: A Year in a Review and a Sneak Peek of What's to Come


In the world of commercial real estate, Holladay Properties has become a well-known leader in creating quality land developments regionally and across the U.S. Here’s a look back on some of the most memorable projects of 2018, and a sneak peek of what’s coming this year.

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Candace’s Partners of Life: The New and Upcoming!

Without a doubt, one of the best parts of my career is having the opportunity to meet various influential leaders throughout the region who are driving the businesses and nonprofit organizations that make NW Indiana a better place to live, work and play. From small mom and pop shops to huge global corporations, the Life Sites offer a variety of options to help brands build awareness, drive leads, recruit top talent, and promote events, all while educating our audience of 65,000+ readers on their people, products and services!

Here are six of our newest Partners of Life and some of the GREAT news that I’m excited to share on their behalf:

C1With its expansion into Lake County...

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Strack & VanTil: Locally Owned with Local Products

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From the start in 1959, Strack & Van Til Food Markets have been committed to serving the highest quality foods through a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. In keeping that promise, the company also believes in the value of offering local products.

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Top 10 Business Articles on PortageLife in 2018


Portage is home to a host of successful and community-minded businesses that drive our economy and improve the Region through the services they provide, the jobs they bring, the development they create, and the variety of events they host. Here is our roundup of the top ten stories in business for the year!

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THE PURE FAT LOSS CHALLENGE Will Motivate You to a New and Healthier You


Freshman year of high school, Justin Savich walked into gym class. He was smaller than the smallest girl in the whole school (2,000 kids), he was 5-foot-tall, and 89 pounds. He knew immediately that he wanted to build up. Though he never played any sports in high school, he discovered his true passion was working out.  

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