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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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Residences at Coffee Creek Provides Residents with Local Flavors, Like Running Vines Winery

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One of the many features that sets Residences at Coffee Creek apart from other senior living communities is their attention to detail. This is especially apparent when it comes to the dining experience available to seniors. Incorporating locally sourced flavors with comforting options, Residences at Coffee Creek sets out to enhance quality of life for residents and their visitors’ experience.

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Our Partners of Life: The New and Upcoming

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Heading into our tenth year, the Life Sites continue to experience tremendous growth with an audience of over 65,000 readers and good news flowing from over 150 entities that we partner with. There is definitely no shortage of great and fantastic things happening across the region! Without further ado, I’d like to welcome some of the new and upcoming Partners of Life to our media family! Caution--GREAT news below:

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Strack and Van Til Thanks Vendors for Stocking our Shelves at Annual Vendor Christmas Party

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On Wednesday, Strack and Van Til hosted their annual Vendor Christmas Party for all of their vendors who regularly stock the popular grocery stores we shop at. The Vendor Christmas Party was held at St. James Hall in Highland. Representatives from each vendor company were able to enjoy a long buffet full of different meats and side dishes, including a festive table full of a variety of desserts.

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Appointment of Robert J. Franko as President and CEO of VNA of Northwest Indiana


Appointment-of-Robert-J-Franko-as-President-and-CEO-of-VNA-of-Northwest-IndianaRobert J. Franko, currently CEO of HealthFirst Bluegrass Community Health Center in Lexington, Kentucky, will become President and CEO of VNA of Northwest Indiana effective January 1, 2019. Franko is a native of Northwest Indiana. He was Vice President for Development and Marketing for Porter-Starke Services where he worked from 1996 to 2010. He was Marketing Vice President and National Training Coordinator for Cherokee Health Systems in Knoxville, TN, for six years before joining his present employer. Franko earned his BS and MBA Degrees from Purdue University.

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Blue Chip Casino Offering Dealer Training & School


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Choose Blue and apply now! Limited seats available.

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Life Care Center of the Willows Now Hiring CNA and RN/LPN


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Looking for caring aides who have a heart for the geriatric population and want to make a difference every day. Full and part time positions available.

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CertaPro Employee Spotlight: Jessica Shilling

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The incredible impact that Jessica Shilling has made on the Northwest Indiana region makes you assume she is a Hoosier-native. However, for Shilling, Indiana was never on the agenda.

She grew up in St. Louis and met her forever sweetheart during a sand volleyball match; the journey had only just begun.

“I knew right off the bat that he was the one,” Shilling commented on meeting her husband at the time.

Two months into their relationship, he scored a job interview in East Chicago at Ameristar. The job spooled into a success, but left both Jessica and her beau at a blank about finding their forever home.

“As we started looking for places to live, people mentioned that we should live in Northwest Indiana, where the cost of living was obviously cheaper,” Shilling said.

The pair quickly settled in quaint and...

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Ideas in Motion Media Introduces New Editorial Director

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In January, Ideas in Motion Media will welcome their new Editorial Director, Stacey Kellogg. With a BA in Professional Writing from Purdue University, and more than 20 years in the journalism, writing, editing, and public relations fields, Kellogg brings a seasoned perspective to the team, but looks forward to a new experience as well.

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Marc Ruiz of Oak Partners, Mind on Money: Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill


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In 2017, the government will print roughly 19 million notes a day, totaling about $209 billion in value for the year. More than 90% of the newly minted notes will replace notes already in our circulation.

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