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Residences at Coffee Creek Grand Opening Sets a Splendid Tone

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After years of preparation, Residences at Coffee Creek opened its doors to the public and signaled it is officially open for business with a soiree unlike any other. The senior living community truly emphasized the “grand” in the phrase grand opening; endless treats, games, and activities awaited the guests, as did glimpses of the community's deluxe amenities. The Residences at Coffee Creek team wanted to welcome the community with open arms, so they didn’t hesitate in pulling out all the stops.

“This is a day that we’ve been waiting for a really long time and it’s finally here,” said Kaitlynn Redmon, Executive Director for Residences of Coffee Creek. “We’re really proud of this team here—we’ve been working...

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Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winners


Methodist-Hospitals-Names-New-DAISY-Award-Winners-12-12-18Nurses are honored with this award three times a year. Patients and visitors may nominate a deserving nurse by filling out a nomination form and dropping it in the special counter top displays at the front desks and inpatient units. Each Daisy Award Honoree is recognized at a public ceremony in her or his unit and receives a certificate of recognition, a DAISY award pin, and a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled Heart’s Touch. Methodist is proud to announce the winners of the DAISY Award.

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THE PURE FAT LOSS CHALLENGE Will Motivate You to a New and Healthier You

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Freshman year of high school, Justin Savich walked into gym class. He was smaller than the smallest girl in the whole school (2,000 kids), he was 5-foot-tall, and 89 pounds. He knew immediately that he wanted to build up. Though he never played any sports in high school, he discovered his true passion was working out.  

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Regional Development Authority Employee Spotlight: Sherri Ziller

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“It’s very humbling and exciting to be part of the positive transformation in Northwest Indiana,” Sherri Ziller said. Since 2013, Ziller has been providing leadership to support economic development and redevelopment as Chief Operating Officer at the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority.

Before starting a career in public service, the Whiting native attended Purdue University Calumet for a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a masters degree in Education. After completing her degree, Ziller was a professor at Kaplan University (now Purdue University Global).

“I absolutely loved teaching, but I wanted to find a way to help the community,” said Ziller. “As much as I loved teaching, I wanted to try something new and challenging that would utilize my political science degree.”

Ziller adds “The RDA was a good...

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Jim Concato Awarded Cancer Control Champion by the Indiana Cancer Consortium


Jim-Concato-Awarded-Cancer-Control-Champion-by-the-Indiana-Cancer-Consortium-2018Jim Concato, Director of Oncology Services at Methodist Hospitals, was one of six healthcare professionals awarded 2018 Cancer Control Champion by the Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC). He was awarded this honor for exhibiting leadership in implementing the ICC Cancer Control Plan through participation in action teams, and local cancer coalitions.

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Three Family Medicine Physicians Join Franciscan Physician Network in Michigan City


Three-Family-Medicine-Physicians-Join-Franciscan-Physician-Network-in-Michigan-City_01 Franciscan Physician Network is meeting the increasing need for primary care physicians with the addition of three board certified family medicine doctors in Michigan City.

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Meet Mike Fish, Volunteer for Porter County CASA Child Advocates

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Over the years, Mike Fish has become a huge proponent for the CASA family, as he takes time out of his incredibly full schedule as an attorney to work with broken families in the community.

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Marc Ruiz of Oak Partners, Mind on Money: How to Appeal Your Property Taxes


Marc-Ruiz Between 30 percent and 60 percent of taxable property has an inflated assessment, which may lead to higher property tax bills. Moreover, typically fewer than 5 percent of taxpayers dispute their assessment.¹

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Teachers Credit Union Employee Spotlight: Nicole Alcorn

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Teachers Credit Union has been committed to giving back to the community to ensure the areas they serve achieve financial success. Last year alone, TCU gave back more than $750k to communities. Nicole Alcorn, mother of two and  Senior Vice President and Chief Experience Officer has been with the company for almost two years. Alcorn emphasizes the importance of supporting the community that she's called home for the last 18 years.

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Des Plaines Office Equipment Companies to Re-Brand Under New Name Pulse Technology; Change to Take Place in January 2019


Pulse-TechnologyA well-known Greater Chicago business, Des Plaines Office Equipment and its northern Indiana affiliates, Kramer & Leonard McShane’s, will soon operate under a new common name, Pulse Technology (http://pulsetechnology.com).

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New Emailing System Streamlines Service at Johnny On The Spot

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One of the most important parts of running a business is customer service. The best and most thriving businesses keep customer service on a high tier, taking the time to examine and answer clients’ questions and treat them with respect and consideration. Johnny On The Spot is no exception.

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