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City Of La Porte Bio: Mark Schreiber


City-Of-La-Porte-Bio-Mark-SchreiberMark Schreiber has served as the Park Superintendent since June 2014, after starting with the Park and Recreation Department as Recreation Director in May 2012. As Park Superintendent, he oversees the development and maintenance of 16 parks, Beechwood Golf Course and the Civic Auditorium and the administration of dozens of events and programs.

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Sauers Buick GMC Collision Center

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Few things in life are more stressful than a car accident. This is true for both minor fender benders and serious crashes; dealing with insurance companies, rental cars, and of course, repairs. Naturally, people want their problems resolved as quickly and painlessly as possible. That’s why Sauers Buick GMC Collision Center does everything it can to take the stress from managing the aftermath of an accident onto its shoulders, giving customers a quick and easy transition into their newly repaired vehicle.

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Horizon Banks Healthcare Savings Accounts FAQs


Horizon-Banks-Healthcare-Savings-Accounts-FAQs-2018If you have a health insurance plan with a high deductible, you may want to set up a Healthcare Savings Account (HSA) to complement it. Not sure if it’s a fit for you? Here’s an overview to help you decide.

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Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce Salutes Businesses and Outstanding LaPortians


On Thursday, La Porte citizens and business owners trekked through the blustery weather to attend the 15th Annual Salute to Business Awards and Luncheon, hosted by the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce.

The yearly event allows influential business representatives to gather in one common space to give one another a ceremonial round of applause for their hard work, as well as the differences they’ve made in the community.

2018Luncheon1“This is a way to recognize and say, ‘Thank you’ to businesses that are continually enhancing quality of life in our area,” said Jackie Dermody, Chair of La Porte Manufacturers Association and Chair-Elect.

The awards ceremony was a prelude to the casual luncheon, giving...

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Economic Development Corp. of Michigan City's "E-Day" Honors Businesses that Make an Impact

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On Thursday, business leaders from across Northwest Indiana gathered at Avalon Manor for one of the most anticipated events of the year in the Region’s entrepreneur community: the Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards, or simply “E-Day.” Hosted by the Indiana Small Business Development Center Northwest, E-Day is a luncheon that honors businesses making strides in providing quality products and services and that make an impact in their communities.

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Progress Continues on the New La Porte Hospital; Brief Street Closures and Contracts Announced


Progress-Continues-on-the-New-La-Porte-Hospital-2018The early cold weather has not deterred construction teams at La Porte Hospital from moving forward with as much site preparation as possible for the new facility, which is scheduled to open in 2020. It will be the community’s only full-service acute care hospital.

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Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Presents Grant Cycles 1 & 2 at Luncheon


IU-Nonprofit-Leadership-Classes-Graduation-Grant-Awards-Luncheon-2018 7505The Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) introduced the 2018 Grant Cycle 1 & Grant Cycle 2, totaling in a whopping $5,057,075 that has been dispersed throughout the area to fulfill the Foundation’s mission. All grants foster goals specifically directed to empower residents to live healthy and well within the City of La Porte and surrounding areas. On Wednesday, November 14, the Healthcare Foundation hosted a luncheon that invited all grant recipients to the table. Additionally, the Foundation hosted their first ever Non-Profit Leadership Classes. Various non-profit organizations in the area qualified for an award, including United Way of La Porte County, the Pax Center, and La Porte CASA.

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Holladay Properties Continues to Grow Hospitality Legacy

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In the past several years, Holladay Properties has continued to enrich the Northwest Indiana Region and Chicagoland area with state-of-the-art developments.

One branch of the business that has seen a remarkable amount of growth is Holladay’s hospitality division. The common thread winding through that progress? Team members Duffey Phelps and Steve Laird.

While both men are still semi-rookies to Holladay, they have spearheaded the hospitality division’s continued growth. In 2014, when Phelps first joined the team, there were four hotels in Holladay’s ledger. Now, just four years later, Holladay boasts 12 hotels, with another three opening the first half of 2019 and another six in development for the next 18 months.

Both Laird and Phelps oversee Holladay’s WoodSpring Suites hotel portfolio. When the company developed a plan...

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International Subaru of Merrillville Donates 150 Books to South Haven Elementary School

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International Subaru of Merrillville spread a little warmth to the students at South Haven Elementary School on a cold Monday morning. Sales consultants Nick Ferguson and Chris Smith Jr. stopped by to drop off several boxes comprising 150 books, as a donation to the school’s library.

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Construction starts on Franciscan Beacon Hospital


Construction-starts-on-Franciscan-Beacon-HospitalFranciscan Health and Beacon Health System broke ground Friday on the $21.6 million Franciscan Beacon Hospital in LaPorte. The project officially got underway after city and health system representatives blessed the ground of the future new hospital and ceremoniously sunk their shovels into the earth outside the current Beacon Medical Group building.

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NIPSCO Names Jennifer Montague its Vice President of Communications and External Affairs


NIPSCO-Names-Jennifer-Montague-its-Vice-President-of-Communications-and-External-AffairsNorthern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a NiSource Inc., (NYSE: NI) company, announced today the selection of Jennifer V. Montague as its vice president of communications and external affairs.

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