Joe Sanders has been with Ozinga a long time, having started with the concrete company as a dispatcher in 1996, and he’s been moving up ever since. Even before his time with Ozinga, he worked for the family concrete company that would be purchased by Ozinga in ‘83. He spent time dispatching trucks and taking orders from customers and then went on to plant management and then sales and back to dispatch. With all that history, he’s no stranger to the world of concrete.
Anyone who has been through the process of planning and executing a wedding knows the stress and angst that can be associated with it. When one little thing goes wrong, the happiest day of someone's life can turn into the most stressful, and forever mar the day in their memory.
Throughout Lake, Porter, and La Porte Counties, there are some incredible corporations doing great things in their industries and in their communities. Whether it’s providing great customer service or helping to build, power, and move Northwest Indiana into the future, these corporations are positively impacting life in the region every day.
1st Source Bank and Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce Forge Community Connections with "Business After Hours"
Wednesday evening at 1st Source Bank in La Porte, their "Business After Hours" event was held in partnership with the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce. These nights give the community a unique opportunity to branch out and meet other people and businesses they might not ordinarily interact with and open new horizons for attendees.
Courtney Medina has worked in the Sales industry for a while and, more recently, has been working sales at Sauers Auto in La Porte for about a year and a half. How she fell into the job was kind of a happy accident.
Raymond & Spence Insurance Group, an insurance group offering home, auto, life & business insurance, has opened in La Porte at 1212 Lincolnway. The building has been recently remodeled, and the company continues to invite the public to see the building and learn about available services. To celebrate their opening, Raymond & Spence hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting with the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce last week.
Franciscan Health has been well represented at the annual Influential Women of Northwest Indiana awards program in recent years, with this year no exception. Shown, from left, are Laura Mannion, director of development for the Franciscan Health Foundation, who recently received the Healthcare Up and Coming Nominee honor; Julie Mallers, nurse practitioner and manager of St. Clare Health Clinic in Crown Point, who received top honors this year as Healthcare and Overall Influential Woman; and Lori Postma, director of Emergency Preparedness for Franciscan Health Hammond, Munster and Dyer, who was chosen Healthcare Influential Woman of 2016.
Holladay Properties is pleased to announce that Anthony (Tony) Fitts has been promoted to the position of Chief Financial Officer as of September 1, 2017. He joined Holladay Properties in 2015 as Treasurer and was also recently appointed a Partner of the South Bend, Ind.-based real estate firm.
1st Source Bank has awarded three Porter County business leaders the 2017 Ernestine M. Raclin Community Leadership Award. The three Porter County recipients are part of a larger group of ten from Northern Indiana.
1st Source Bank announces the recipients of the 19th annual Ernestine M. Raclin Community Leadership Award. Ten community volunteers were selected for embodying the spirit, values, passion and leadership of Ernestine M. Raclin, past Chairman of 1st Source Bank and 1st Source Corporation. Their efforts span arts and education, social and human services, or economic development.