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Business Briefs, Feb. 10

Updated: March 11, 2014 6:07AM



NORTHWEST INDIANA

New Weiss VP: Bob Sotak has joined Weiss Entities as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Weiss Entities is a privately-held holding company headed by Donald Weiss. It owns, operates, manages and develops multifamily residential properties and shopping centers, including the proposed The Lakes of Valparaiso business park and apartment community. The company also owns and operates Wise Guys Discount Liquors and Wise Way Supermarkets. Presently headquartered in Merrillville, the company plants to relocate its to Chicago in April.

Nominees sought: Northwest Indiana Business Round Table is currently accepting applications for its 2013 Safety Awards. NWIBRT brings management and labor together in Northwest Indiana to address concerns such as manpower and safety. Awards are offered in various categories. Nominations are to be filled out in full and postmarked before midnight Feb. 28. Applications are accepted by mail only. The awards will be presented at the Construction Advancement Foundation/NWIBRT 2013 Safety Awards Banquet at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville, on May 15. For more information or to download an award application, please visitwww.nwibrt.org.



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