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Dallas Receives Honor for Engineering


A balance of family, work, school and professional activities, has earned Kelly Dallas the 2017 Influential Woman of Northwest Indiana Award. Out of 10 industry categories, Kelly took top honors in the Construction/Architecture/Engineering category.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: Dr. McCormick appointed to lead Franciscan Health Crown Point

Franciscan-Health-Crown-Point-Dr-McCormick-appointed-to-lead-Franciscan-Health-Crown-PointSister Jane Marie Klein, chairwoman Franciscan Alliance, presided during a recent Missioning Ceremony where Daniel McCormick, MD, was installed as Franciscan Health Crown Point president and chief executive officer. The program took place in the hospital’s Corpus Christi Chapel.

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Nonprofit Brings Organic Foods to Underserved Areas


ArcelorMittal is committed to supporting various organizations through its employee matching gifts program, Give Boldly. The program matches up to $1,500 per year, per employee, on charitable contributions to qualified nonprofit organizations. In 2017 through Give Boldly, 826 nonprofit organizations across the U.S. benefitted from nearly $2 million in employee donations and the company match.

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LIFE Under the Golden Arches: Spotlight on Mitchell Beane, Guest Services Manager at McDonald’s in Michigan City


For Mitchell Beane, newly promoted Guest Services Manager at the McDonald’s restaurant on Michigan Boulevard in Michigan City, his job is much more than just a job. It is a career with endless opportunity.

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Franciscan Alliance Announces Board Appointments, Executive Changes

Franciscan-Alliance-Announces-Board-Appointments-Executive-ChangesNew board members and corporate leadership changes have been announced by Kevin Leahy, Franciscan Alliance president and chief executive officer.

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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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International Economic Development Council Elects New Board Members

International-Economic-Development-Council-Elects-New-Board-Members-2018The Nominating Committee of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) has elected Mr. Clarence Hulse, Executive Director Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana to its Board of Directors for a two-year term. The election took place during IEDC's 2017 Annual Conference, which was held September 17 – 20, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Clarence Hulse began his two-year term January 2018.

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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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First Trust Credit Union Introduces Laura Ewart as Face of Business Development


Laura Ewart is the newly promoted Business Development Consultant for First Trust Credit Union and serves as the new face of First Trust in their unique position offering products and services to small businesses in Northwest Indiana. This emphasis on small business products and services is something that Ewart is excited to be getting into, which is one of the reasons she was chosen 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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