Jim Meeks, of Chesterton, with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Valparaiso office, has been awarded the Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation by the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council.
Jessica Hill and Tracy Guiffrida, now LPNs at Valparaiso Care and Rehabilitation Center, participated in American Senior Communities’ Opportunities to Nursing Excellence Program (O2NE). Thirteen others also completed the program this year.
Real estate agent Laurie Anderson, of Hebron, has joined Century 21 Alliance Group in Valparaiso as a member of the Jeanne Sommer Team.
Jared Beasley has been named interim president of Indiana University Health Starke Hospital. Standing President, David Hyatt, has transferred to a new position at Jay County Hospital in Portland, Ind.
Keith Wolak, of Munster, has been voted to equity partnership at Hoeppner Wagner & Evans LLP. Shelbie J. Byers has joined the firm as an associate in the Merrillville office. Hoeppner Wagner & Evans LLP attorney Larry Evans was recently in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 in the fields Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Labor & Employment, and Litigation-Real Estate. Hoeppner Wagner & Evans LLP attorney John Hughes was selected in the field Personal Injury Litigation.
Dr. Carol Dartz, of Arbor View Animal Hospital in Valparaiso, received a Certificate of Excellence from the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association.