Nominations, awards, events mark Entrepreneurship Week

Crown Point – As part of Indiana Entrepreneurship Week, the Northwest ISBDC will be celebrating its EDGE Award honorees, opening the Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards nomination process and helping host events. “The week is a vital opportunity to mark the contributions of our region and state entrepreneurs who work hard day after day to ignite our…
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EDGE honorees making impact on region business community

As part of Entrepreneurship Week in June, the ISBDC network will recognize its EDGE honorees at an event in Speedway. These small businesses are utilizing their resources to maximize their ability to grow their businesses in Indiana. Receiving awards from the Northwest center are Klarer Automotive in the established business category and ChicagoLand Popcorn in…
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Entrepreneurship Week

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We are celebrating Indiana entrepreneurs with a week dedicated to spotlighting our state’s entrepreneurs. During Indiana Entrepreneurship week, June 14 to 20, we will open our Entrepreneurial Excellence awards nomination process and offer events. We also will be recognizing our 2015 EDGE winners: ChicagoLand Popcorn and Klarer Automotive. For more information, visit igniting indiana.

History coming to life at Spa restaurant, banquet center

Spa General manager Ed Kis discusses how the special banquet center offers a connection to nature.

Porter | A pervasive sense of history springs from the Spa, which has carried its name and provided a platform for celebrations since its inception in the 1920s. The property, which has been shuttered for more than 10 years, was taken on by owner Jeanne Hoyle and general manager Ed Kis who are reviving the…
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Tortilla maker continues to cook up connections through Dream program

Fernando Gutierrez poses with Samuel Adams owner Jim Koch.

Fernando Gutierrez sees Samuel Adams owner Jim Koch as a “grandfather” of sorts. “He’s teaching me about the world of business. I told him it’s important to have a mentor like you to show me the ropes and teach me the way,” Gutierrez said. “He’s a real simple guy. He does this program because he…
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