Business and community leaders who have been working on various aspects of a strategy to ensure Northwest Indiana’s economic future will provide an update on their efforts Aug. 22.
Three new members recently were appointed to Porter Regional Hospital’s Board of Trustees.
Collaboration essential to growing community that encourages opportunity for everyone Competition compels us to excel—that is the nature of free enterprise—but competition between individuals alone will not often produce meaningful change across an entire region. Cooperation, respect and teamwork are required to create a vibrant, enticing, community of like-minded individuals who are out to change […]
The Northwest Indiana Forum will host its annual meeting Jan. 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Venue inside the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. The program is free for forum members. Tickets are $60 for non-members. The forum will provide an update on Ignite the Region, an economic development plan and strategy for […]
Region a hub of expertise in redeveloping brownfield sites Ask any Region resident or community leader, and they’ll tell you Northwest Indiana is an attractive area for companies looking to do business. With a history as a manufacturing hub, however, reclaiming and redeveloping old industrial sites can prove challenging. Brownfield sites, according to the Environmental […]
PORTAGE – The potential to bring in $400 million to the Region’s economy over a 20-year period was among the chief reasons the Northwest Indiana Forum put its support behind a proposed convention center in Lake County. In a statement issued July 13, the Forum’s managing board said it applauds Lake County government for commissioning […]
Strategy will lead to sustained prosperity and opportunity From the beginning, this great country has looked to the west for expansion and economic opportunities as part of our Manifest Destiny. This contributed, in many ways, to the official adoption by the Indiana General Assembly in 1937 of Indiana’s motto, “The Crossroads of America,” because of […]
Emphasis on logistics and infrastructure bringing the region significant returns on investment Indiana designated “Crossroads of America” as the official state motto in 1937. The slogan began as a nickname for Indianapolis because it’s the hub for several interstate highways that crisscross the state. Those highways connect Hoosiers to the rest of the country. Ten […]