Partners of Life: The New and Upcoming

Partners of Life: The New and Upcoming
By: Candace Arvin Last Updated: March 21, 2018

In today’s market, consumers are attracted to authenticity, transparency, and friendliness in a brand. The beauty of content marketing is that the community gets to peek behind the curtain, learning more about the outstanding things a company provides, the people on their team, and all that they are involved with.

I’ve had the pleasure of welcoming some pretty amazing businesses and organizations to the Life Networks over the past 6 months and here are some of the tidbits that I’m excited to share on their behalf!

BIG Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is under new ownership with a new vision for the future. With Scott Clausing at the helm, they’ve already started raking in awards for customer satisfaction and were named top CDJR dealership in the state.

Run by a very passionate husband and wife team, the mission of Inspiration Wood is to create an environment that inspires others to reach their greatest potential spiritually, personally, and professionally.

United Way of Porter County is one of ten United Ways statewide participating in the United Against Opioid Abuse National Service Program. They have provided funding to Porter County PACT Recovery Connection to help individuals with addiction, as well as their families, actively work on their recovery.

Fit Body Boot Camp is more than a gym with memberships - it is a place of encouragement where it’s all about the support each individual receives to reach their own personal goals.

In honor of Earth Day, Porter County Recycling & Waste Reduction will be hosting a “Reuse Fair” which connects participants that need items with residents willing to donate them. The event takes place from 9am to 2pm Saturday, April 21, at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Rd., Valparaiso.

Ron McColly of McColly Real Estate believes in the power of saving and investing so strongly that he encourages his agents to invest in Berkshire Hathaway, a company he’s personally been investing in for years. This type of care for their independent contractors goes a long way and is well received.

The whole CertaPro of Northwest Indiana team operates like one big family! Their commitment to all staff and quality customer service recently landed them in the top five for customer satisfaction in all the North America CertaPro Painters.

Did you know that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lake and Porter Counties have merged to become one dynamic organization with a single mission and even greater impact? The new Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana now serves over 2,000 children regionally with programs aimed at helping each child reach their full potential!

The primary function of the Frank J. Mrvan North Township Trustees Office is to provide Township Assistance to the less fortunate. From Veterans and Senior programs to their summer concert series in Wicker Park and lobbying efforts, where there is need, the township staff finds a willing partner and a way to help.

Lake Shore Motors’ “Simple Process” for car buying means that the absolute lowest price is posted on every vehicle. Their non-commissioned sales staff are there for one thing - to help you find the perfect vehicle!

Bringing compassion and people to the forefront is part of what makes Unity Hospice a great organization. They offer a customized, people centered approach to end of life care, providing patients and their loved ones with peace of mind during an otherwise turbulent time.

Many of you probably know ArcelorMittal as the world's leading steel and mining company, but it is the heart warming stories of their staff and community involvement that I am excited to share. Already this year, they’ve shown support for the Shirley Heinze Land Trust, sponsored the NWI Science and Engineering Fair at Valparaiso University AND employee, Heather Szymaszek, even donated one of her kidneys to fellow co-worker, Jason Reyes!

Dislike your CPAP machine? Dr. Mike Uzelac, owner of Sleep Airway Solutions, has embarked on a journey to bring a new treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea to the community by bridging the gap between medical and dental care. Dr. Uzelac aims to educate the public that sleep apnea is very important to fix and that there are alternatives to CPAP if you can’t use or won’t use the machine.

The Subaru Brand as a whole is dedicated to a variety of charitable causes ranging from pets and learning to environmental initiatives. International Subaru of Merrillville is no different, demonstrating their commitment right here in our community with gifts to local Humane Societies, the Southlake YMCA and Methodist Hospitals in recent years.

Hasse Construction is a fourth generation, family owned business with a great reputation and even better people behind it. Hasse is responsible for many of the fabulous structures we see around the region ranging from the 3 Floyd’s Brewery and new IKORCC Training Facility to the Hammond Pump Station, St. Mary Medical Center - Valparaiso Health Center and more!

Chesterton Physical Therapy has been around for 20+ years offering their patients innovative and customized treatment plans. Join them March 16 from 4:30-6:30pm as they cut the ribbon on their new location at 320 Dunes Plz, Michigan City, IN 46360.

Vein & Laser Institute led by Dr. Amjad Alkadri, Dr. Vivek Mishra, and Dr. Omar Barakat, prides themselves on bringing patients the safest and most advanced care available in the country. All procedures and treatments offered have passed rigorous FDA approval, and have demonstrated consistently safe, high quality results.

Opportunity Enterprises’ 2017 Gala raised over $340,000 to support individuals with disabilities! This year’s event takes place on Saturday April 7th from 6-11:30pm at Blue Chip Casino’s Stardust Events Center. Click here to get your tickets

Statistically speaking, content marketing generates over three times as many leads as outbound marketing and drives six times higher conversion rates than other methods. It’s efficient, compelling, and subtly persuasive.

I’m blessed to be able to surround myself with all that is good in our community and I appreciate the opportunity to serve the people driving these businesses. Whether you need more leads, more donations, or simply more awareness for your brand, I can help put LIFE into your business! Contact me