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Porter Health Care System Names New CEO


Porter-Sean-DardeauThe Board of Trustees for Porter Health Care System is pleased to announce that Sean T. Dardeau has been named CEO of Porter Health Care System, and Market CEO for Northwest Indiana. He will begin his new position Feb. 5.

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Vale Park Meet our Doctors: Dr. Jerry Rodenbarger


Vale-Park-Meet-our-Doctors-Dr-Jerry-RodenbargerGrowing up in West Lafayette, IN, Dr. Jerry Rodenbarger was destined to be a “Boilermaker”! He is a 1979 graduate from Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Jerry’s professional areas of interest are small animal (dogs and cats) and equine. He also has a special interest in orthopedics, soft tissue surgery, and reproduction. Dr. Jerry is a primary surgeon at Vale Park Animal Hospital. He uses the latest in surgical technology, and is well skilled with our hospital’s surgical laser as well as our laproscope used for minimally invasive procedures. His wife, Linda, teaches 2nd grade and together they have raised three great children (now all adults). Outside activities and interests include church, community volunteerism, virtually all sports, and travel.

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Little LIFERS Grow to Be Larger Than Life

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Personally, I love before and after pictures. They can be of anything. People, places or things. There’s something satisfying to me about seeing a house that’s been rebuilt or redecorated, or simply cleaning something and seeing the dirty area, then the clean area side by side. I love seeing progression between people who change their bodies, or just grow up.

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Methodist Hospitals Names New DAISY Award Winners

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Methodist Hospitals is a Daisy Award Partner. The Daisy Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day.

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Sand Creek Announces 2017 Alice Wesson Employee of the Year


Sand-Creek-2017-Alice-Wesson-Employee-of-the-YearIt is my honor to announce that the 2017 Alice Wesson Employee of the Year at Sand Creek Country Club is Brett Niedzwiecki.

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Horizon Appoints James D. Neff President


Jim-Neff-2018 Craig M. Dwight, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) is pleased to announce that on December 19, 2017, the Boards of Directors of Horizon and its wholly owned subsidiary, Horizon Bank (collectively, “Horizon”), named James D. Neff as President of both Horizon and Horizon Bank. In addition, Mr. Neff will serve on Horizon Bank’s board of directors. The promotion was effective January 1, 2018. Mr. Dwight stated that “Mr. Neff has been an integral part of Horizon’s executive management team since 1999 and a major contributor to Horizon’s success. As President, Mr. Neff will oversee retail banking, community reinvestment, retail mortgage, warehouse and consumer lending. His expanded authority and responsibilities will ensure Horizon’s continued commitment to excellence and profitable growth.”

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Shane Motshagen Excels as Terry's Discount Windows & More's Warehouse Manager

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Terry and Julie Keelen of Terry’s Discount Windows & More have an eye for talent, which is why they chose Shane Motshagen as their Warehouse Manager. They first met Shane at Victory Christian Academy several years ago when their son Caleb, who is their Sales Manager, went to school with Shane. Shane and Caleb also played basketball together at VCA for all 4 years of high school.

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Horizon Promotes Yolanda Davis to Vice President, Community Reinvestment Officer in Michigan City, Indiana


Yolanda-Davis-2017Nancy Wrzalinski, Senior Vice President, Senior Auditor/Enterprise Risk Manager is pleased to announce the promotion of Yolanda Davis to Vice President, Community Reinvestment Officer, in our Michigan City, Indiana office.

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Billy Atherton Brings Operational Knowledge to Terry's Discount Windows & More

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It’s that time of year when the weather gets cooler and we start thinking about winterizing our homes. Generally, we shore up the loose ends in our homes to preserve the heat and keep the cold at bay. The most effective way to do this is to make sure that you have proper windows that are designed to be energy efficient. After all, the more heat they keep in, the less power you have to use to heat your home.

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South Shore CVA Honors Exceptional Hospitality Businesses and Leaders


lakemichiganMore than 250 local business leaders, elected officials and hospitality professionals gathered to celebrate the holiday and a year of good cheer at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond. Each year, at the holiday reception, the South Shore CVA honors outstanding individuals and businesses that represent the hospitality industry and help further the tourism industry along the South Shore. This year marked the 34th annual celebration.

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METRO Recycling's Olivia Sanders Brings Her Creativity, Inspires Others to Recycle

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For most of us, recycling is only a brief thought as we throw items away throughout the day. Some keep a recycling bin for papers and cans, but most of us, even if we do try to recycle, don’t know the specifics of what can or can’t be recycled.

However, for Oliva Sanders, the Marketing Coordinator for METRO Recycling, recycling is what is foremost on her mind. It’s her job to get the word out about it and educate the rest of us on how and what to recycle.

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