Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a Ni-Source Inc., (NYSE: NI) company, announced  the selection of Jennifer V. Montague as its vice president of communications and external affairs. She will report to NIPSCO President Violet Sistovaris and be based at the company’s headquarters in Merrillville, IN. In this role, Montague...
The Gary Micro-Enterprise Initiative (GMI) will offer another round of free new business classes for entrepreneurs and for those thinking of starting a new business venture. The GMI workshop starts today, January 23, and will present an 8 week course where entrepreneurs will learn valuable skills such as business plan...
The City of Gary and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined Governor Eric Holcomb and U.S. Steel President and CEO, David B. Burritt, in an announcement to launch a $750 million investment at U.S. Steel’s Gary Works. Burritt announced plans on August 16 in the U.S. Steel Gary Works Offices to make...
The Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD), operator of the South Shore Line railroad, recently announced that it is able to begin the design and engineering phase of the West Lake Corridor Project after receiving approval to enter the New Starts Engineering phase of the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA)...
By Sequoia Blodgett, Black Enterprise MEDA, (Metropolitan Economic Development Association), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping minority businesses succeed, has opened up applications for its second year of the Million Dollar Challenge for Minority Entrepreneurs. The Million Dollar Challenge is awarding $1 million in funding to minority businesses from across the...
Breakout literary sensation Andre Renee Harris will be the featured author at an upcoming book signing Saturday, September 30 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Washington Family Center, 3130 E. 30th St. in Indianapolis. Harris, a Gary, IN native, has spent nearly two decades as a successful business...
April is Financial Literacy Month and the perfect opportunity for those who are interested in establishing or improving financial habits to get moving! It’s one of my favorite months because I ramp up my community outreach on financial issues by doing more workshops, speaking engagements, media interviews, etc. My...
NIPSCO is accepting applications for its environmental action grant to support local nonprofit organizations with environmental stewardship initiatives through April 2, 2021. In its sixth year, NIPSCO’s Environmental Action Grant continues a tradition of funding restoration and education projects throughout northern Indiana. “This program is an integral part of our...
In 2015, Gary was one of 26 cities selected to receive technical assistance from the federal Local Food, Local Places initiative. The purpose of the grant is to assist the city in enhancing the quality of life through the local foods economy in the Gary community. Gary Residents, Businesses, &...
Conversations on gold and crypto currency featured Dr. Angel Shaw is no stranger to hard work. She is the Managing Partner at Real Wealth Creation, LLC and author of the first known scholarly work to demonstrate the validity of lean principles in professional association membership-based organizations. To start the New Year,...