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Horizon Bank's small-business lending nearly doubled last year

MICHIGAN CITY | A Northwest Indiana bank's small-business lending nearly doubled last year.

March 28, 2014 12:00 am

Regional Development Co. expands into Illinois

VALPARAISO | Calumet Region businesses often have footprints on both sides of the state border, and now a regional economic development organization does too.

February 25, 2014 2:11 pm

Looking to export? There's a grant for that

Illinois-based small businesses that want to export goods overseas can look to the state government for help getting started.

February 23, 2014 6:30 am

Regional Development Co. honors leading lenders, banks

MERRILLVILLE │ The Annual Meeting of the Regional Development Co. was a little more special Thursday as it was also a celebration of 20 years of serving the small business community of Northwest Indiana.

November 08, 2013 2:00 pm
Gary, federal agencies hope to move Northwest Indiana forward

Gary, federal agencies hope to move Northwest Indiana forward

GARY | Federal agencies descended on Gary Tuesday for an economic development forum where local officials called for more collaboration to move the entire region forward.

August 13, 2013 1:15 pm Photos


Workshop planned on how to start or expand a small business

Small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can meet with lenders and learn how to get financing at an upcoming workshop in Gary.

July 22, 2013 9:44 am

Indiana SBA names 1st Source top lender

1st Source Bank said Tuesday it ranked highest among mid-size Indiana banks for closing the most Small Business Administration loans in the 2012 fiscal year.

November 28, 2012 12:00 pm

Open house highlights SBA microloan program

CROWN POINT | Accion Chicago's loan offerings through the SBA Microloan Program will be outlined at a launching event from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. June 26 at the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana, 9800 Connecticut Drive.

June 13, 2012 12:00 am

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May 20, 2012 12:00 am

Disaster planning tips discussed during free webinar

Natural disasters exacted a significant financial toll on the U.S. in 2011. The Insurance Information Institute reports that insured losses from a series of disasters - which included devastating spring tornadoes in the Midwest, floods in the southeast, wildfires in the southwest, and Hurric…

January 11, 2012 12:00 am

Centier nets SBA award for loan program participation

The Indiana district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration named Centier Bank its third-party lender of the year for participating in the Certified Development Company loan program.

December 06, 2011 12:00 am

Horizon parent company splits stock

Shareholders of Horizon Bancorp, the parent company of Horizon Bank, will be entitled to receive an additional half share for each share of common stock held.

December 01, 2011 5:30 pm

Galovic to retire from Regional Development Co.

VALPARAISO | Tom Galovic will retire as president and executive director of the Regional Development Co., effective Aug. 26.

August 17, 2011 1:15 pm
SCORE can help retirees who want to start their own business

SCORE can help retirees who want to start their own business

This is the final in a month-long series that focused on workers age 55+.

March 27, 2011 12:00 am

Minority entrepreneur workshop set for Thursday

HAMMOND | In honor of Black History Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in partnership with the Hammond INnovation Center and the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center, will host a free minority entrepreneurship workshop.

February 16, 2011 12:00 am
It's too good not to go

It's too good not to go

CHESTERTON | The Karas' love of food mixed with job dissatisfaction put them on the path to opening and operating their two restaurants and recently their new Italian deli, Good To Go by Lucrezia.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Ivy Tech logistics program seeking students

The Gary campus of Ivy Tech Community College is fielding applicants for the upcoming semester of its Transportation, Distribution and Logistics program.

December 03, 2010 12:00 am Related
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