Carl Kurek is the new membership manager for Lakeshore Public Media, which operates Lakeshore PBS television and Lakeshore Public Radio 89.1 FM. He will lead Lakeshore’s efforts to increase membership retention while strengthening their efforts to acquire new members. Kurek is an active member with several community boards, including the Communication & Creative Arts Advisory Board at Purdue University Northwest, the Public Relations Alumni Advisory Board at PNW, Guardians of the Green Mile rescue group, the Portage Economic Development Corp. and the Portage Township Education Foundation.
Doctors John Rachoy and David Harris have joined the staff at North Point Orthopedics. Rachoy is a podiatric physician, specializing in foot and ankle surgery. Harris is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, focusing on sports medicine, ACL reconstruction, and shoulder replacement surgeries. North Point Orthopedics is located at 801 MacArthur Blvd., suite 304, Munster. For more information, call 219-836-1060.
George Kacenga has been appointed the first executive director of Purdue University Northwest's Global Engagement. The appointment is effective July 1. Kacenga most recently served as director of International Enrollment Management in the Office of International Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver.