Category Archives: Business

14th Annual Portage Community & Business Night

Let the Portage Chamber of Commerce help your business bloom and grow at the 14th Annual Portage Community and Business Night.  This event offers businesses the chance to showcase their service or product to over 750 people in the Greater Portage Community.  This is also a fantastic opportunity provide exposure to over 100 business owners…

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Calumet College of St. Joseph Announces New President

Calumet College of St. Joseph is proud to announce Dr. Amy McCormack will become the institution’s seventh president. McCormack, currently the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration at Dominican University in River Forest, Ill., will become president effective July 1, 2017.  She will replace Dr. Daniel Lowery who will step down and, after a…

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New Children’s Games Shop Opens Just In Time!

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko Mind Benders – Puzzles & Games, one of Whiting’s newest shops, was definitely meant to be.  First of all, the owners’ last name is Bender and both Joel and Amy have been game players their whole lives. Joel is a natural for this kind of work.  Although he was in sales…

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New IHOP Opens In Hammond, Indiana

 IHOP® Restaurants is pleased to announce the opening of its first restaurant in Hammond, Indiana, located at 938 Indianapolis Blvd on Monday, December 12 at 6 a.m. CST. The newest restaurant for the iconic brand will serve all of the delicious, made-to-order breakfast foods and beverages that IHOP is known for — like its Original…

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Crossroads Chamber & Winfield Chambers To Merge

It was just announced this week that the Winfield/LOFS Chamber of Commerce and Crossroads Chamber of Commerce will complete a merger that would expand Crossroads’ membership to more than 700 members and expanding its reach farther east and south. The Crossroads Board of Directors recently voted to approve the merger with Winfield Chamber of Commerce…

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Spring is the Time For Business Expos!

There are three very special Northwest Indiana Business Expos coming up that you all should be aware of. Spring comes and goes so fast, here’s an outline of the Northwest Indiana Chambers of Commerce Business Expos that are very close at hand.      The Michigan City Chamber Area of Commerce invites the business public to…

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Portage Community And Business Night

Let the Portage Chamber of Commerce help your business bloom and grow at the 13th Annual Portage Community and Business Night.  This event offers your business the chance to showcase your services or products to over 750 people in the Portage community.  This is a fantastic opportunity to expose your business to over 100 local…

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Green Sense Farms Commissions A Wall Mural

Why were 15 Science students spending their time back stage of the IUSB Theatre Department in their last semester of 2015? The students were painting a wall mural on 4 pieces of 6 foot by 8 foot canvasses for Green Sense Farms, Portage Indiana, home of the largest vertical farm in the country. The story…

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Wildrose Brewing Opens in Griffith

About four years ago, four region dudes and a chick all started home brewing together on their block in Schererville, Indiana – Wildrose Lane. After winning several awards, and various comments from tasters, they realized that their home brewed Craft Beer was as good if not better than many crafter beers on the market. After…

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Munster Chamber of Commerce installs 2016 Board

Thursday, December 10, the Munster Chamber of Commerce installed the 2016 Board of Directors at their Monthly Membership Meeting. The following will serve on the 2016 Board of Directors: Rosanne Loughmiller, Hartsfield Village, Karen Maravilla, It’s Just Serendipity, El Taco Real Restaurant, Jeff Tucker, Jeff Tucker, State Farm, Maryann McCauley, Crist, Sears and Zic, Toni…

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