Rochella Neely
Michael E. Schrage, CEO and Chairman of Centier Bank announced the recent promotion of Rochella Neely to Assistant Vice President of the bank. Neely joined Centier Bank in June of 2020 and serves as branch manager at Centier Bank’s Highland branch. Neely has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and...
NFIB Small Business
The NFIB Small Business Optimism Index rose 2.4 points in March to 98.2. March’s reading is the first return to the average historical reading since last November. The NFIB Uncertainty Index increased six points to 81, which was primarily driven by owners being more uncertain about whether it is...
Gary Community School Corporation, GCSC
With continued support from community residents, teachers, staff, and administrators, the Gary Community School Corporation (GCSC) announced recently that its deficit has dropped to under $2 million, marking dramatic progress since the deficit hit $22 million less than four years ago. The fiscal update is part of GCSC’s second quarterly...
Delta Financial, Delta Jones
By Delta Jones-Walker It’s April already which means it’s once again Financial Literacy Month! I penned this piece a few years ago and amazed at how the facts and tips still ring true! Please the time to go over the check list and see what measurable gains you achieve in...
Nominations for BBB Serving Northern Indiana’s 16th annual Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics opened, April 7. Presented by the BBB’s Charitable and Educational Foundation, the Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics are the premier celebration of marketplace ethics in Northern Indiana. Businesses with exceptional ethics can nominate themselves or be nominated by...
Hard Rock Casino
Hard Rock International, in partnership with the Gary, Lakeshore and Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce, hosted a Vendor Info Session for local companies recently to learn about services and products Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana will need from the community. The all-day event featuring three ninety-minute sessions took place...
Kentucky Derby fundraiser
The Northern Indiana (IN) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated will host its 10th Annual Kentucky Derby Fundraiser virtually on May 1, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. DJ Vince Adams will host the event; entertainment will be provided by comedian Damon Williams. One of the region’s most highly anticipated...
AKA, AKArama, Credit Card Debt, webinar,
Credit cards. They’re easy to use, they’re convenient, and when money is tight, they’re a great go-to source for purchasing food, clothes, electronics – ANYTHING! But credit cards can drive one into debt and bankruptcy. Misuse and abuse of credit cards can even destroy lives. Once credit card control is lost,...
Delta Financial, Delta Jones
By Delta Jones On occasion, I have clients who seek my counsel on how to pick up the financial pieces after divorce. As if separation from a spouse isn’t stressful and emotional enough, divorce can also present a whole new set of financial challenges. In an ideal world, parties divide...
NFIB, or the National Federal of Independent Business, Indiana’s leading small business organocation, thanks legislators for passing and the governor for recently signing important small business liability reform. Small business owners in Indiana are still facing challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic as they continue to re-open safely while protecting...