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GUEST COMMENTARY: Jobs, education are keys to thriving economy

GUEST COMMENTARY: Jobs, education are keys to thriving economy

Jobs – secure, well-paying jobs – help to build and solidify a community.

November 24, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: One Region will improve quality of life

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: One Region will improve quality of life

One Region, the organization resulting from the merger of the former Quality-of-Life Council and the One Region One Vision initiative, is off to a great start.

October 28, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indicators point way for improved quality of life

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indicators point way for improved quality of life

On Oct. 9, Northwest Indiana will be provided with another opportunity to assess where it’s going and, perhaps, how it ought to proceed with respect to several quality of life indicators.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am

Munster first town to support One Region

MUNSTER | Munster is the first Northwest Indiana town to make a financial commitment to One Region, the new not-for-profit organization that is focusing on 16 regional initiatives.

September 13, 2012 4:32 pm
Former Cal College president to take reins of One Region, One Vision group

Former Cal College president to take reins of One Region, One Vision group

Dennis Rittenmeyer, former president of Calumet College of St. Joseph, has assumed the role of executive director of the newly formed One Region, One Vision for Northwest Indiana's Quality of Life.

May 20, 2012 6:00 pm

Quality of Life Council touts environmental partnerships

VALPARAISO | The perception of the region's environmental legacy is changing, and nationally recognized partnerships are largely the cause, officials said Friday.

December 02, 2011 1:15 pm

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Community bankers eager to help rebuild economy

The One Region, One Vision initiative of The Times of Northwest Indiana and the Quality of Life Council has taken hold in our community. A remarkable event occurred last month as more than 600 business, labor, academic and community leaders gathered to formulate the way forward for Northwest…

October 16, 2011 12:00 am

Event to inform public on government actions

MERRILLVILLE | The public can learn about gaining access to the details of local government, politial operations and decision-making at an event Oct. 18.

September 27, 2011 12:00 am
Accolades keep coming for East Chicago's Tamika Mallet

Accolades keep coming for East Chicago's Tamika Mallet

EAST CHICAGO | Most adolescents dream about making a difference and becoming leaders, others find a way to make it happen.

September 12, 2011 12:00 am
'An island of excellence'

'An island of excellence'

"The battle for education, as I saw today at Calumet High School, is being fought and won in America's classrooms," U.S. Undersecretary of Education Martha Kanter told attendees at Thursday's Leadership Luncheon at the Radisson at Star Plaza.

September 08, 2011 7:30 pm Photos

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Eight who serve others receive honors

MERRILLVILLE | Eight people whose lives reflect the philosophy that service to others improves life for everyone were honored Thursday at the 10th annual Quality of Life Awards Luncheon. The ceremony was part of the One Region One Vision/QLC event at The Radisson at Star Plaza.

September 08, 2011 7:30 pm
Calumet High School: An island of excellence

Calumet High School: An island of excellence

"The battle for education, as I saw today at Calumet High School, is being fought and won in America's classrooms," Kanter said after touring a revitalized Calumet High School with student guides and administrators.

September 08, 2011 7:30 pm Photos

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Quality of Life Council elects Pearman to board

Quality of Life Council elects Pearman to board

CROWN PONIT | Diversified Marketing Strategies Inc. President and CEO Andrea Pearman has recently been elected to the Board of Directors of the Quality of Life Council.

August 23, 2011 12:00 am
Arne Duncan keynote speaker at One Region, One Vision event

Arne Duncan keynote speaker at One Region, One Vision event

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Northwest Indiana, delivering keynote remarks at the Northwest Indiana Forum quarterly meeting in partnership with One Region, One Vision on Sept. 8. 

August 09, 2011 12:50 pm
Quality of Life, One Region event set for Sept. 8

Quality of Life, One Region event set for Sept. 8

Obama administration officials are expected to address Northwest Indiana leaders at an event two region groups are hosting in Merrillville next month.

August 08, 2011 8:00 am
Quality of Life, One Region event set for Sept. 8

Quality of Life, One Region event set for Sept. 8

Obama administration officials are expected to address Northwest Indiana leaders at an event two region groups are hosting in Merrillville next month.

August 07, 2011 12:00 am

Business leaders cite three legs of growth in NWI

Sustaining economic growth in Northwest Indiana relies on three legs: attracting new businesses to the area, retaining and expanding current businesses, and innovation. Last Friday, three business leaders talked about each.

June 04, 2011 12:00 am

Reservations due today for ethics in government session

HOBART | The NWI Quality of Life Council is hosting a free session on ethics in government from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Avalon Manor, 3550 E. U.S. 30.

March 08, 2011 10:08 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Diversity is about inclusion, not numbers

For too long the notion has been that somehow diversity revolves around numbers, balance and being politically correct. Perhaps we should use the term "inclusion" instead.

October 24, 2010 12:00 am
Nine honored for making life better in NWI

Nine honored for making life better in NWI

HOBART | Nine people who have helped improve life in Northwest Indiana were honored Wednesday at the ninth annual Quality of Life Awards Luncheon at Avalon Manor.

September 16, 2010 12:00 am
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