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A Centier Bank Employee Spotlight: Mike Bober

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“Everybody has their passion and their drive. My drive is financial literacy.” Mike Bober, Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President at Centier Bank, uses this passion every day as he helps individuals and small businesses achieve their financial goals.

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Kathi Tilling continues to bring inclusion and diversity in new position at Horizon Bank

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Horizon is pleased to announce Kathi Tilling as their new Diversity and Inclusion Officer. This recently created position reflects Horizon’s deep commitment to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion for all Horizon Advisors, customers, vendors, and the communities they serve.

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A Tippecanoe State Park Employee Spotlight: Vernon Gillum


2019-vernon-ESRarely do we find our passions early on in life. Sticking with that passion and making it a career is even rarer. For Vernon Gillum, Property Manager at Tippecanoe River State Park, there was never any question that he would find a career somewhere in the natural world.

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FSSA Secretary Jennifer Walthall Receives National Impact Award


Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Secretary Jennifer Walthall, M.D., M.P.H. is this year’s Jerry W. Friedman Health and Human Services Impact Award winner. The Impact Award is presented annually by the American Public Human Services Association. It was created in honor of Friedman, who served as executive director of APHSA from 2001 to 2010 following decades of various leadership roles in human services. Dr. Walthall received the award this week at APHSA’s National Health and Human Services Summit in Washington, D.C.

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NorthShore Health Centers Employee in the Spotlight: Dr. Aditya Shah

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It’s important for physicians to get to know their patients, but it is just as important for patients to know their physicians. Dr. Aditya Shah, M.D., is one of the newer faces at NorthShore Health Centers. He is a family practice doctor with a strong passion to help people through science.

Shah was born in India and later moved to the Region, where he graduated from Munster High School. The year before he moved to the States, Shah spent a year living with his uncle who is a doctor in India. Everything he observed in that time inspired him.

“That’s when I really got interested in healthcare,” Shah said. “Since high school, it’s always kind of been what my goal was.”

Armed with this goal, Shah sought out to further his education. He started out by earning a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Indiana University Northwest. Then, it was on to med...

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Addison Pointe March Employee of the Month: Cheryl Bilyak


Addison-Pointe-March-Employee-of-the-Month-Cheryl-BilyakCheryl Bilyak, a registered nurse, has been recognized as the Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center March 2019 Employee of the Month. Bilyak has worked at Addison Pointe for a year, and says she loves the atmosphere.

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Signature events celebrate La Porte Hospital nurses


Signature events provided nurses at La Porte Hospital with appreciative reprieve, some blissful calm, delicious food, and multiple blessings as staff across the health system celebrated National Nurses’ Week.

The hands that reach out with care and compassion, The hands that hold other’s hands and hearts, The hands that communicate love and hope, The hands that heal and hold sacred moments, May your hands be blessed.

LPHNursesWeek2Blessing of the Hands was one of the most cherished events during National Nurses’ Week at La Porte and Starke hospitals. Nurses were invited for a short ceremony in the La Porte Hospital Family Chapel, and those who were not able to leave the units were visited by the hospital’s spiritual care director...

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Centier Bank Named #5 “Best Place to Work” by Indiana Chamber of Commerce

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With an emphasis on building a culture centered around values of Caring, Loyalty, Integrity, Friendship and Fun, Centier is proud to continue its legacy as a “Best Place to Work in Indiana” as it was named fifth in the Large Company category during the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 workplace awards.

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Indiana Chamber Unveils Rankings for the 125 Best Places to Work in Indiana

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The Indiana Chamber of Commerce honored 125 companies from across the state tonight at the 2019 Best Places to Work in Indiana celebration dinner. Rankings for the organizations were announced in four categories. Taking the top spot:

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We Connect partners with American Renolit to provide comprehensive employee support

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A 2018 survey by Mercer, the world’s largest human resources consulting firm, revealed that the national turnover rate for US companies averages at 22%. Some level of turnover is always expected, but La Porte nonprofit We Connect is dedicated to finding ways to lower that percentage for companies in their community.

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Megan Cleary Named as Centier Bank Senior Compliance Auditor, Officer


Megan-Cleary-Named-as-Centier-Bank-Senior-Compliance-Auditor-OfficerMichael E. Schrage, President and CEO of Centier Bank, is pleased to announce the appointment of Megan Cleary as Senior Compliance Auditor, Officer at the bank’s Corporate Centre.

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