Let me begin by extending well wishes to anyone reading this. I hope that you are taking the necessary precautions to stay safe during the pandemic and following the shelter in place protocol to help save lives! Because the majority of us are working from home and/or spending more time...
Statistics show that in the long run, business owners tend to make more money. The startup costs and growing pains may serve as initial hiccups, but entrepreneurs who stay the course and recruit a team that remains true to the mission typically fair well financially over time. The forecast...
The Indiana Manufacturers Association (IMA) and We Ask America, released their first collaborative, statewide public opinion poll of Indiana on January 8, 2019. Voters were asked their opinions about the direction of the country and state, current job market, the job performance of its leaders, what issues matter most...
Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago recently presented a $5,000 gift to the Purdue University Northwest (PNW) White Lodging School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. The gift will be used for small ware kitchen equipment and also support the School’s upcoming culinary class field trip to Bangkok, Thailand. Emerging partnership “We are extremely...
Pictured center (in black) Delta Jones-Walker cuts the ribbon to Atled Financial as family, friends and other well-wishers look on. Investment Professional Seeks to Target Diverse Market in Wealth Management and Retirement Plans Delta Jones-Walker has been giving financial advice for decades and is excited she has finally set up shop...

Don’t buy a BMW

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., the founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, called for a “full-scale” boycott of BMW, the German automaker, for refusing to reply to the survey for the group’s annual diversity scorecard. Not only did BMW refuse to complete the survey, the German...
The Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) announced the launch of its new, user friendly website to support the world-class airport. The airport also changed its URL to FlyGYY.com, reflecting the airport’s International Air Transport Association code GYY. The new website provides an accessible resource for airport users, tenants and the broader...
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and its Four Winds Casinos recently announced their newest property, located on 166 acres of tribal trust land in northern Indiana and the first casino in the state of Indiana owned and operated by a Native American tribe, will open on January 16...
Centier Bank is a family-owned, independent bank that puts building a culture as one of its top priorities. As a result, the bank was recognized by the Indiana Chamber for being among the “Best Places to Work in Indiana” for the 12th consecutive year. Centier qualified in the Large...
New Accelerator and Venture Capital Fund Forming to Help African-American Women Close The Wealth Gap In America – Through Entrepreneurship - Starting This Fall Startup & THRIVE! is the new social impact accelerator and emerging venture capital fund, that is planning to host its first, Startup & THRIVE! Wealth Building...