Five business leaders will be inducted into the Northwest Indiana Business & Industry Hall of Fame Friday in Merrillville. Governor Mike Pence will deliver the keynote address at the event. The class of 2014 includes:
O'Merrial Butchee, Ivy Tech Community College
Fred Halpern, Albert's Jewelers
Thomas Katsahnias, Inland Steel
Jim McGill, McGill Manufacturing
Adela Ortega, Professional Locomotive Services
The event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
Source: Northwest Indiana Business & Industry Hall of Fame