Dear Friend, During the 2017 legislative session, I joined lawmakers to pass the largest ongoing investment in state and local infrastructure in Indiana’s history. Signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb, this measure is a comprehensive, responsible and sustainable plan to fund Indiana’s roads and bridges over the next 20 years. Hoosiers will start seeing … Continue reading Update from State Rep Jim Pressel
From Oregon Davis Jr/Sr High: We wish to offer a heartfelt congratulations to the students, staff, and families that make an honor like this possible. We are honored to Be recognized by U.S. News and World Report. Here are a couple links for some additional information. We are BOBCATS: Bringing Our Best Character, Attitude, … Continue reading Oregon Davis Schools Recognized
2017 Session Ends with Passage of Major Bills The Indiana General Assembly has adjourned, concluding the 2017 legislative session. In addition to passing our state’s next two-year budget and a sustainable, long-term road funding plan, here are some of the major bills lawmakers passed this year: Senate Enrolled Act 198 increases funding for high school … Continue reading 2017 Session Ends
We are looking for Business of the Month nominations. The winning businesses can be any local business that has experienced growth, achieved something special, performed a good deed, or contributed in some way to the county. The winning business will be acknowledged on the Chamber Chatter page, on our website, on our facebook … Continue reading Nominate that Business!
A Place to Nurture Your Spirit: Building an Aldo Leopold Bench WS050217 — 3D Visual Art The Aldo Leopold bench is a simple, classic bench design for any outdoor space. It’s easy to build and uses minimal materials; perhaps this is what makes it a favorite of conservationists. In this wood studio experience you’ll will … Continue reading Leopold Bench Workshop!
Great news! KHS has again been recognized as one of America’s Best High Schools for 2017 by U.S. News and World Report! The school is nationally ranked and earned a bronze medal. Schools are ranked based on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college. KHS has received this coveted … Continue reading Knox Schools Recognized
Some business owners might say their schedule is demanding enough at the moment, and the thought of adding one more activity to their busy calendar is unbearable. So why should they try to cram time into their already hectic schedules to join and actively participate in their local chamber of commerce? Because membership in the … Continue reading Chamber Membership still worth it’s weight in GOLD!
Upcoming WorkOne Events: Hiring event with Silver Line Building Products, LLC at WorkOne Gary Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Hiring event with United Property Maintenance at WorkOne Hammond Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Hiring event with Feralloy Corporation at WorkOne Portage Friday, April 28, 2017 FREE Financial Education classes with Northern Indiana Bank … Continue reading Upcoming Employment Events
When Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM CDT Where Avalon Manor 3550 U.S. 30 Merrillville, IN 46410 Join us for an afternoon of Tech Talk that includes Lunch, a Watson Overview and Demonstration, Cyber Security Presentation, (3) Tech Topic Break-Out Sessions along with Tech Industry Booth Displays. Interface with industry leaders … Continue reading Tech Talk Meeting
Senate Update April 22, 2017 Lawmakers Conclude 2017 Session Passage of Indiana’s next two-year budget highlighted this week’s conclusion of the 2017 legislative session. The new state budget is balanced, has $1 Passage of Indiana’s next two-year budget highlighted this week’s conclusion of the 2017 legislative session. The new state budget is balanced, has $1.9 … Continue reading Senate Update