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Regionally Speaking, August 4, 2023

Today: Gary native Corey Armand is working to revitalize his hometown one renovation at a time. He has spent the last 15 years rehabbing residential properties and has recently opened a new multi-use business center. We’ll speak to him about the transformation happening in his community.  There’s a new law established to improve college access. We’ll hear from Indiana Youth Institute President and CEO Tami Silverman about how eligible Hoosier students are being auto-enrolled in the 21st Century Scholars Program.. But up first, Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch was recently in the Region to tout tourism. We’ll speak to her about how it’s an economic driver for the entire state. All of that on this edition of Regionally Speaking.

As co-host and producer of Regionally Speaking, Dee is responsible for connecting with northwest Indiana community newsmakers to share their stories with the Lakeshore Public Radio listening audience. She believes in the power of storytelling to engag, teach and change lives. Prior to working at Lakeshore Public Radio, Dee enjoyed giving her time, talent, and resources to various community organizations. Dee believes in servant leadership. Her favorite quote is "Leadership is service not position." by Tim Fargo.