Porter-Starke Services, Inc and Chester, Inc hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking today, October 13, at the site of future new Porter-Starke Services building, located at 3176 Lancer Road, Portage, Ind. The ceremony opened with welcomes by David Kasarda from Portage Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Olga Velazquez, mayor of Portage. Rocco Schiralli, President and CEO of Porter-Starke Services, Inc also spoke, as well as Randall Zromkoski, Board Chair of Porter-Starke Services and Pete Peuquet, from Chester, Inc. Father Andrew Corona from Nativity of Our Savior Church blessed the site and the ceremony concluded with the groundbreaking.
By expanding, Porter-Starke Services can better serve the growing needs of the community. The new facility will offer more space for the expanded mental healt and addition services and for additional staff needed to provide said services. The facility will enable Porter-Starke Services to serve several thousand more clients every year. They will continue to provide services at the current Portage location located at 3349 Willowcreek Road.
Porter-Starke Services will reach its 35th anniversary of providing mental health and addiction services in 2010.
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