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An Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille Employee Spotlight: Zachary Statler


For a people person like Zachary Statler, working as a server at one of the most popular restaurants around is ideal. He is a veteran in food service, having worked at a variety of places and chains in the past. After a little over a year at Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille, he is still pleasantly surprised with positivity.

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Indiana State Police Accepting Applications for Two (2) Regional Dispatcher at the Lowell Regional Dispatch Center

ISPThe Indiana State Police is accepting applications for two (2) Regional Dispatcher’s position at the Lowell Regional Dispatch Center which is located at 1550 East 181st Avenue, Lowell.

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VNA of NWI Hospice appoints Drs. Venditti and Patel


The VNA of Northwest Indiana welcomes Joseph Venditti, M.D., F.A.C.S, F.A.C.C., F.A.C.C.P., as its Hospice Medical Director. Dr. Venditti was born in Massachusetts, and attended the University of Miami and New York University for his undergraduate studies. He went to medical school at the University of Pavia in Italy, interned at SUNY Buffalo, and completed residencies in Western New York at SUNY Buffalo and Roswell Park Memorial Institute. He is certified as a Fellow from the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Venditti has been on staff at Porter since 1987 and at La Porte Hospital since 2004 and currently serves as a Trustee of La Porte Hospital and is the President of its Medical Staff. He is also a Physician Advisor for Porter’s Case Management Department. Dr. Venditti is married with three children, nine grandchildren and lives in...

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Purchase Agreement for Potential Fourth Port Extended


Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced today that the state has extended the option to decide if it will purchase land near Lawrenceburg that could be the site of the state’s fourth port.

The Ports of Indiana entered into an agreement in September 2017 to purchase up to 725 acres of land that was formerly the American Electric Power plant. That option was set to expire June 30.

The option has been extended by six months to enable the seller, Tanners Creek Development, LLC, to complete its environmental remediation plan for the site and submit it to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. If the Ports of Indiana decides to move forward, the total cost for the land and equipment would be approximately $8 million.

Indiana has three state ports operating on the Ohio River and Lake Michigan, with locations in Jeffersonville,...

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Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana Welcomes New Director of Development


Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana welcomes Wende Burbridge as new Director of Development, effective June 24, 2019. In announcing the appointment, Dawn Michaels, Executive Director, said “We are excited to welcome Wende to Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana and we look forward to her leadership as we work together continuing our mission of providing affordable housing in our community."

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Indiana Hospital Association awards patient safety service & leadership award to St. Catherine Hospital Pharmacy Director

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Koula Tsahas, director of Pharmacy at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago, was the recipient of the Indiana Hospital Association’s Patient Safety Service & Leadership Award during its 2019 Patient Safety Summit in Plainfield.

Brian Tabor, president, Indiana Hospital Association, said Tsahas was recognized on June 4 for the role she plays to empower her team to keep patients safe.

The Indiana Hospital Association award is presented to an individual who has shown exemplary service to improve patient safety within his or her hospital, health system, regional patient safety coalition or professional organization. Recipients are involved in initiatives and successfully rally others in their organization to participate in patient safety initiatives and other significant contributions to decrease patient harms and...

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Lakeside Wealth Takes Clients on a Trip Around the World


There were clear skies and no turbulence on Thursday, June 20 when Lakeside Wealth Management treated clients to a trip around the world, inside their Lakeside Café!

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REGIONAL Federal Credit Union announces new e-Branch and Financial Curriculum at Valparaiso High School


Valparaiso High School students and teachers will soon be getting a little help with those awkward growing-up talks— like how a credit score is formed and where loan application language comes from.

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Broker/owner Mike Tezak signs on for ten more years of success with Realty Executives


Realty Executives is pleased to announce Broker/Owner Mike Tezak has renewed a 10-year contract to continue his successful Realty Executives Premier brokerage, headquartered in Valparaiso, IN. Recently opening a second office in Crown Pointe and expanding his brokerage territory to LaPorte County, Tezak is excited to continue his relationship with Realty Executives and build the Premier brand.

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International Subaru of Merrillville offers express service from master technicians


When your Subaru’s check engine light flickers on, or your regular oil change is finally due, the best thing you can do is visit the International Subaru of Merrillville. Their service department is quick, dedicated, and filled with experts who know Subaru cars inside and out.

The International Subaru of Merrillville’s Service Department focuses on providing high-quality Express Service. For minor maintenance such as oil changes, inspections, tire rotation, and other quick fixes, no appointment is necessary.

“We want to accommodate everyone, people have busy schedules,” said Jeremy Netzer, Service Manager at International Subaru of Merrillville. “They get a friendly greeting when they come in the door, we let them know how long they might have to wait, and then we get to work. We don’t want their life schedules...

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Regional Plumbing Heating and Air Employee Spotlight: Joel Sheets


Over two decades of experience in the plumbing and air industries mean that Joel Sheets knows quite a bit about what makes a good workplace. That knowledge helped lead him to Regional Plumbing Heating and Air about a year ago.

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