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Avoid Event-Planning Blues

Northwest Indiana offers a wide variety of meeting venues, from historic buildings to convention facilities to college campuses, to handle all types and sizes of events. But beyond choosing the right space, it’s essential to focus on the nitty-gritty details to avoid problems on the big day. Open just one year, the new Harre Union …

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The Meaning of Green

For cleanup specialists, architects and builders, the buzzword of the moment is “green.” But what exactly does that mean? Architect Thomas E. Kuhn, vice president, secretary and treasurer of Carras-Szany-Kuhn & Associates in Schererville, says there is no uniform definition of what it means to be “green.” CSK has been around for more than 50 …

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Recession = Rehab, Reuse, Renew

While some worry, scurry or otherwise run away during a recession, Pearl Mort views it as high tide. “Anytime there’s a recession, we do best because the price of land goes down, the prices for houses go down. We can buy more houses for rent. At these times, prices go down. This is a bad …

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Meet the Global Green Pals

Just a few weeks past Christmas, landfills are probably filling up with plastic boxes, wrapping paper, containers and parts from discarded and forgotten toys. Malini Goel doesn’t believe that will happen with her dolls, the Global Green Pals, designed with environmentally safe materials—along with a message. “The whole idea is conveying a message to the …

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