Porter Regional Hospital has cardiac center open house
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | Porter Regional Hospital invites the community to get a firsthand look inside its new Center for Cardiovascular Medicine during a free community open house from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 3.
The community can see the new cardiac cath and electrophysiology labs, view the advanced cardiac diagnostic and imaging technology and meet the center’s physicians and staff.
Heart healthy continental breakfasts and free health screenings will be available.
Referred to as a heart hospital within a hospital, the Center for Cardiovascular Medicine houses all of Porter’s cardiovascular services in one location.
The center was designed to provide comprehensive evaluation, consultation and medical and surgical management of diseases of the heart and circulatory system for the region’s growing population.
The center is located on the west side of Porter Regional Hospital, with its own entrance and parking.
Crown Point hospital slated to offer safe baby-sitting class
CROWN POINT | A Safe-Sitter baby-sitting course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Marian Education Center, located at Franciscan St. Anthony Health in Crown Point, 1201 S. Main St.
The course is designed for adolescents aged 11 to 14 and teaches competencies in safe child care, including rescue skills, basic first aid and nurturing. Participants will need to pass tests to show they have necessary skills to handle emergencies.
The fee is $60. Class size is limited. Registration and payment are required before the class begins. For more information and to register, call (219) 757-6368.
New senior office manager named at LaPorte hospital
LAPORTE | Teresa Roldan recently was named the new senior office manager for the Orthopedics and Pain Management offices of Indiana University Health LaPorte Physicians.
She had been the controller of Hillsdale Community Health Center in Michigan. She also worked for Sisters of St. Francis Health Services for nearly 10 years as operations support manager, revenue cycle manager and financial analyst.
Roldan, a LaPorte resident, received a master’s degree in science management from Indiana Wesleyan University and bachelor’s degree in business administration from National University. She also works as a Realtor for County-Wide Properties, LLC.
Hammond Police Department to teach self defense classes
HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department will begin offering self-defense training for women.
The first three-day class for women will take place from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Nov. 5, 7 and 8 at the Hammond YMCA, 7322 Southeastern Ave.
The cost is $15, and the class is open to the first 20 women who sign up. Those who are interested should call the YMCA at (219) 845-1507.