The Legacy Foundation, Lake County’s community foundation, recently announced a partnership between the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana and Horizon Bank, which established the Rob Gardiner Legacy Fund for Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana.
Region’s financial institutions finding plenty of growth opportunities in Northwest Indiana.
Recognizing excellence in Region’s thriving business community Each spring the magazine is honored to shine a light on many of the outstanding businesses in our Region with our Best of Business awards. Too often we only notice what isn’t working or what could be better in our Region. It is important to be self-aware and […]
Franciscan Health’s new Michigan City hospital has received additional backing from a pair of Region businesses. Franciscan Health in a statement said Horizon Bank and Northern Illinois Public Service Co. each gifted the new Michigan City hospital $25,000. Horizon Bank’s gift will support the Blessed Maria Theresia Bonzel Community Room, a meeting space on the […]
Noe Najera has been promoted to senior vice president, consumer lending. Najera joined Horizon Bank in 2016 as vice president, senior consumer loan manager. He has more than 18 years of financial experience. Najera is active with the bank’s diversity business council; participates as an instructor teaching banking classes at Michigan City High School and […]
Michigan City-based Horizon Bancorp Inc., operator of Horizon Bank, has signed a definitive agreement to combine operations with Salin Bankshares Inc. of Indianapolis. Salin Bancshares operates Salin Bank and Trust Co., which had $918.4 million in assets as of Sept. 30 and 20 banking locations in 10 Indiana counties serving Columbus, Delphi, Edinburgh, Fishers, Flora, […]
High school teams find victories lead to more fans, funds for programs In his first two years as athletic director for Michigan City High School, Craig Shaman remembers when Friday night varsity football games drew about 1,000 people. That meant at least 3,000 seats were empty at the 4,000-person capacity Ames Field, which didn’t help […]
Businesses tackle challenges, embrace growth For the Burn ‘Em Brewing crew, the decision to bring its brand and brews to downtown La Porte was driven by demand and a witty outlook. “We have been growing at our own pace for the last few years, and only being in part of Indiana, there is still plenty […]