Kathleen O’Leary Jim Stanley ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
PLATINUM SPONSOR $5,000 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
2012 New Members Whateverfitz, LLC – James Fitzer BMO Harris Bank – Dave Mika Chester Construction Services – Pete Peuquet Design Organization – Spiro Valvanis The Center of Workforce Development – Linda Woloshansky Tobin Development – Kevin Tobin ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
2012 Board of Directors AJ Monroe – City of Portage E. Ric Frataccia – Portage Township Schools Joe Gazarkiewicz – NLMK Terry Hufford – Greater Portage Chamber of Commerce Jonathan Nalli – Porter Health Systems Tim Warner – Centier Bank Ken Lorenz – Samuelson Insurance ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
2012 Board of Directors Denise Mann – Ivy Tech Community College Mayor James Snyder – City of Portage Lorelei Weimer – Indiana Dunes Tourism James Magera – First Source Bank Shaunna Finley – Neighbors New Vista High School ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
2012 Executive Board of Directors President – Diane Thalmann, NIPSCO Vice President – Craig Menne, General Insurance Services Secretary - Joe Bloomfield, Bloomfield Mechanical Treasurer - Cindy Colvin, Meridian Title Corporation President Elect 2013 - Fred McNulty, HR Dimensions ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
SPECIAL THANK YOU Cindy Colvin Joe BloomfieldTreasurer Secretary ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
THANK YOU Thanks again for your support and financialinvestment in the future of Portage! ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Cooperative Effort by 10 high schools to provide High Quality, Effective Workforce Education Programs to our High School YouthDirector: Jon Groth
Fallon is an outstanding student dedicated to community service: She lettered in Academics Consistent A or B Honor Role Member Health Occupations Student Organization Member PHS Thespian Group Raised over $500 for Miracle for Miranda Raised over $500 for Battle Against Drug Helped Package over 1500 Meals for Kids Against Hunger Assisted with Vision and Hearing Tests for Elementary StudentsFallon’s life goal is to help improve the lives of others
Alex desires to achieve a PhD as a nurse anesthetist He has lettered in Acedemics He is on the Honors Honor Role National Honor Society Technical Honor Society Foreign Language Honor Society Raised over $6K for Hobart Humane Society Raised over $9K to purchase AED’s for PHS Lead community service project in making 115 comfort kids kits for the American Red Cross Lead Fundraiser to purchase 2klbs of supplies for the Hobart Humane Society Assist with lice checks at PHS
“Cody is an intelligent quick learner, ableto grasp new concepts quickly and havefull understanding of such. Hequestions everything for a deeperunderstanding. I can confidently predictthat he will be a great employee, and aconscientious, productive citizen of ourcommunity.” Cody has been on the Honor Roll since 6th grade. Presently enrolled in Auto Technology. He has enlisted in the US Navy, departing 7/2/13 Plans to serve in the Navy Hospital Corps.
“The number onepredictor of post-secondary successis having a matureand realistic careergoal.”-Kenneth Gray, author GettingReal.
• Portage CTE students earned 997 dual credits last year. Some of those students earned additional college credits during their junior year.• 148 PHS students earned one or more professional certifications from their CTE class last year.• Portage is our highest enrollment school. We have almost 400 students from Portage this year—more than 1/3 of our total ½ day student population• Portage is a very important partner in our CTE system. Their administration, counselors, and students embrace career and technical education as a viable component of a student’s curriculum.
THANK YOU For providing an opportunity to recognize some of our outstanding PHS students here today. Career and Technical Education is here to serve the community and enhance our future workforce.Our mission is to provide the opportunity for our students to be successful at work! www.pccte.org
Portage High School Class of 1973 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
2013 Board President ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
2013 Incoming Board Members• Mike Sarver – Horizon Bank• Mike Micka – Holladay Properties• Carl Simpson – Monosol• Bridget Farkas – Portage Electric Supply Company ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
P r e s i d e n t - F r e d M c N u l t y, H R D i m e n s i o n s Vice President - E. Ric Frataccia, P o r t a g e To w n s h i p S c h o o l s Past President - Diane Thalmann, NIPSCO Secretary - Craig Menne, General Insurance Services Tr e a s u r e r - T i m Wa r n e r, C e n t i e r B a n k ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Educational Opportunities for Members Website Development Membership Growth ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Thanks to all and Happy Holidays! ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT