More than 700 people and dozens of prominent businesses gathered to celebrate the achievements of more than 20 of NWI’s female leaders at the Influential Women of Northwest Indiana Awards Banquet. Attendees included representatives from many corporate entities, as well as elected officials, entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizers, and more.
J’s Breakfast Club in Gary offers a more Southern approach
The Times, Dec. 16, 2017 – Indiana moves up in state health rankings, still in the lower third of states “Dr. Janet Seabrook said ‘Indiana’s ranking isn’t going to improve unless the state addresses its health disparities: increasing the number of grocery stores and safe walking/bike paths in urban communities, improving public education.”
She raised her hand with enthusiasm, much faster than any of the other children sitting cross-legged. in the circle. Granted, she was still just a little girl. However, Gary native Janet Seabrook already had big girl dreams. On that day, she knew exactly what she wanted to be when she grew up, and she wanted to not only exclaim it to her teacher but her entire kindergarten class.
“I specifically remember all the kids laughing at my answer,” says Dr. Janet Seabrook, Executive Director of Gary-based Community HealthNet. “Back in those days, the men were the doctors, and the ladies were the nurses. That was just the way it was. But I didn’t care. I loved the idea of using a stethoscope and taking care of people.”