Back to School, the Big Move, and a Social Media Superstar Search are Topics of This Week’s “Region Tweets” Segment

By: Brett Fuller Last Updated: August 23, 2012

Chris Mahlmann joined Tavis Buchan on The Lakeshore 89.1 FM’s Lakeshore Drive program for his weekly segment to dish about the latest happenings in Northwest Indiana and beyond. The program, Lakeshore Drive runs Monday through Friday from 4:00pm until 5:30pm, highlighting some of the bigger issues affecting Northwest Indiana.

You can catch Chris joining Tavis and the crew each Wednesday at 4:40pm. If you didn’t listen live this week, you can listen in on the program’s audio by clicking the play button below!


0:00 - 1:15: Region Tweets! What's the buzz in Northwest Indiana social media circles? Back to school! Parents are both relieved and sad, but many in the region are getting back to their routines.
1:16 - 2:18: What are some big events taking place? The Porter Regional Hospital will open and there is a huge coordination effort on Saturday morning to move patients over to the new campus. Tour de La Porte is taking place all weekend, and fall sports kicked off last week and continue for a while.
2:19 - 5:21: Chris and Tavis talk about the Search for a Social Media Superstar, where one connected individual will earn a job at Family Express as the company's Social Media Community Manager! The two also talk about the reaction the contest has received so far.