Member News

Member News
Here you can find the latest news from Chamber members. Stop back often to stay up-to-date on new employees, staff promotions, third-party awards and honors, mergers, acquisitions, business anniversaries and changes in ownership. Posting press releases for inclusion in Member News is an effective and convenient way to maintain your company’s visibility in the Michigan City area business community and gain deserved recognition for achievements.

Purdue Northwest selects Chris Holford as chief academic officer

Westville, IN
02/20/2020 12:58 PM
PNW dean, faculty member named Provost and Vice Chancellor
for Academic Affairs... Read more

PNW celebrates Women’s History Month

Westville, IN
02/18/2020 10:42 AM
Prominent historian presents financial history of the women’s suffrage movement at PNW... Read more

Purdue Northwest Athletics announces addition of Esports

Westville, IN
02/18/2020 10:41 AM
The Purdue University Northwest Pride today announced the addition of Esports as PNW’s 14th varsity athletic program. Esports - a competitive, organized, and multiplayer online video game competition - is among the world’s fastest growing sport at the collegiate level. In fall 2020, PNW will be the first public university in Indiana to offer Esports at the varsity level.... Read more

Horizon Announces Becky Greenlaw as Vice President, Trust Operations and Risk Management

Michigan City, IN
02/12/2020 01:51 PM
Rachel Saxon, President, Horizon Trust & Investment Management, is pleased to announce the promotion of Becky Greenlaw to Vice President, Trust Operations and Risk Management of our Michigan City, Indiana office.... Read more

Horizon Announces Eric Sommer as Vice President, Controller

Michigan City, IN
02/12/2020 01:50 PM
Dan Buresh, Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Sommer to Vice President, Controller in the Michigan City, Indiana office.... Read more

See Our Legislature in Action

LaPorte, IN
02/05/2020 11:13 AM

Leeds Public House Launch Party spotlights veterans

Michigan City, IN
02/04/2020 12:13 PM
Leeds Public House will celebrate the veteran spirit as the team brings together the launch of its House Whiskey and its Leeds Project Heart initiative.... Read more

EDCMC announces new Neighborhood Leadership Academy

Michigan City, IN
02/03/2020 02:44 PM

Purdue Northwest professors awarded $526,000 NSF grant to explore ‘frontiers of physics’

Westville, IN
01/27/2020 09:47 AM
HAMMOND and WESTVILLE, Ind. - Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) Neeti Parashar, professor of Physics, and Jim Dolen, assistant professor of Physics, have been awarded a multiyear grant of approximately $526,000 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to work on the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland, and at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Ill. These are world-class facilities to pursue particle physics research.

PNW is the only undergraduate Physics department in the United States to be a full contributing member for these experiments at both CERN and Fermilab. Parashar and Dolen have worked for years to help build the pixel detector that allows the charged particles arising out of the proton-proton collision to be tracked, captured and analyzed.... Read more


La Porte, IN
01/22/2020 11:03 AM

A Rewarding Career Starts Here

Crown Point, IN
01/16/2020 03:31 PM

Ice Sculpting Show 2020

La Porte, IN
01/14/2020 03:45 PM

Purdue Northwest Nursing online programs nationally ranked

Westville, IN
01/14/2020 09:19 AM
Bachelor’s and master’s degree programs recognized in U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings... Read more

Book Donations

La Porte, IN
01/09/2020 10:28 AM

2020 Is a Great Year to Start Volunteering at Reins of Life

Michigan City, IN
01/07/2020 03:21 PM
Reins of Life is a 41-year-old non-profit organization that helps improve the lives of children and adults with disabilities through equine-assisted activities and therapies. They have locations in Michigan City and South Bend. Volunteers are an invaluable part of the operation, and they can always use new volunteers!... Read more

Gingerbread House Contest

La Porte, IN
01/07/2020 09:59 AM

Purdue Northwest hosts 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration Breakfast

12/18/2019 11:16 AM
Vanessa Allen-McCloud, president and CEO of Urban League of NWI, will deliver keynote... Read more

Horizon Bank Donates to Friendship Botanic Gardens

Michigan City, IN
12/18/2019 09:39 AM

Unity Foundation Announces 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients

Michigan City, IN
12/17/2019 04:23 PM
Two outstanding La Porte County students have been named recipients of full tuition, four-year scholarships as Unity Foundation of La Porte County 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.... Read more

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