Northwest Indiana Archives • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine
October-November 2020 issue

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Despite the pandemic, Northwest Indiana business owners and organizations were inspired to innovate during this unprecedented time. New leaders took the helms of companies; new products were launched; and people helped others during a great time of need.

Sublime Homes

Doors to housing boom

Plans to bolster town amenities, expand transportation driving new residential construction • People are continuing to relocate to Northwest Indiana.

Dunes Summer Theatre announces summer theater lineup

Out & about in Northwest Indiana

Symphony’s free summer concerts The 13th annual South Shore Summer Music Festival will feature free concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra during July and August in six communities across the Region. The series opens July 20 at the Town Complex Grounds in Cedar Lake. On July 27, the symphony heads to Crown Point for …

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Executive Chef Lamar Moore

A place to make ideas bloom

ArtHouse in Gary place to build community, express culinary creativity with business support Chastity Shelby isn’t playing around when she divulges the secret ingredient to her wildly popular tea. “Love,” she said while giggling. However, Shelby isn’t far off. In February 2015 when her then fiancé James fell ill, Shelby mixed a glass of tea. …

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Astronaut Jerry Ross

Space dreams started here

Family values, Midwest work ethic helped shape seven-mission career of astronaut Jerry Ross Few people can say they’ve orbited the planet in a space shuttle. Crown Point native Jerry Ross is among that elite group of individuals. A retired Air Force colonel, Ross is a veteran of seven shuttle missions. His last flight into space …

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Geisen Funeral Homes

Be smart, plan for what’s next

Experts say best succession plans prepared in advance, not out of last-minute necessity or tragedy Mylese Tucker never considered having a succession plan for her business, Nature’s Cupboard, until she served on the board of the Independent Natural Foods Retailer Association. One of the group’s first strategic goals was to implement a succession plan. “We …

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Gary/Chicago International Airport runway project

Firms display best work online

Construction and engineering companies say website portfolios useful tool for attracting future business Building projects frequently present unique challenges on the long road to completion. When success is achieved, Region construction and engineering firms highlight their best projects on their websites. There they describe the specific challenges presented and the innovative solutions they developed. The …

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