The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2017 New Teachers Welcome Luncheon on Thursday. The Luncheon is hosted each year to recognize and celebrate new Teachers and administrators from various schools including, La Porte, New Prairie, South Central, Tri-Township, New Durham and La Lumiere schools as well as Ivy Tech Community College, Indiana Tech and Purdue Northwest.
This month, Dave Rose, Market President of Porter County Indiana, announced his retirement from Horizon Bank after serving the company for 37 years. Rose, a recent winner of the prestigious, Sagamore of the Wabash award, has experienced a storied and illustrious career with Horizon Bank and in the communities which he has served.
Landing the perfect summer internship is a dream of many college students looking to further their professional experience. Claudia Airey, the Summer Communications Intern at NIPSCO, landed just that. Her internship is helping her develop the skills she needs to improve not only her professional life, but her personal life as well.
After a thorough and joint search by Mayor Ron Meer and the Human Right Commission, Mayor Ron Meer is pleased to announce that he has appointed Mr. Carl Ridle as the new Executive Director of the Michigan City Human Rights Department.
Mr. Ridle attended public schools in East Chicago, Indiana and graduated from East Chicago Washington High School in 1977. He continued his education at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana under the Groups Scholarship Program, a program initially designed to help assist first generation individuals in underserved communities realize their dreams of attending college. In 1982, Mr. Ridle earned his B.A. in Forensic Science.
Mr. Ridle’s professional career began in 1983 with the Indiana Department of Correction at the Rockville Training Center. In 1986, he transferred to the Westville Correctional Center....
Dave Rose, Market President of Porter County Indiana for Horizon Bank was awarded the distinguished “Sagamore of the Wabash” Award on June 22nd presented by Horizon Banks Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Craig Dwight and Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rex Richards.
Katie Eaton, Economic Development Director at the Economic Development Corporation of Michigan City (EDCMC), is coming up on her first year since joining the organization in 2016. Eaton, and the EDCMC, has had a tremendous impact in driving economic development over the past year and they’re well-positioned to continue that mission into the future.
Rick Matthys, Director for Fitness and Recreation at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton, has always had a passion for athletics and helping people better themselves. Now celebrating his 20th year with Sand Creek, Matthys is continuing that passion for health and wellness.
St. Catherine Hospital nurses shared their talents of Leadership, Dignity, Compassionate Care, Quality and Stewardship during National Nurses Week through a series of events that included special recognition for nursing staff and a basket raffle to support the hospital’s mission to care for the poor and underserved.