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Gretchen Gutman named to Ivy Tech Community College State Board of Trustees

November 16, 2017
Gretchen Gutman named to Ivy Tech Community College State Board of Trustees

Bloomington, Ind. – This month, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb named Gretchen Gutman, Cook Group’s vice president of public policy, to the Ivy Tech Community College State Board of Trustees. The appointment furthers efforts by Cook and Ivy Tech to connect individuals pursuing higher education to career opportunities. “I am looking forward to this role to […]

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Cook High School Equivalency program featured on WTHR-TV news

November 10, 2017

WTHR-TV, the Indianapolis NBC affiliate, recently featured Cook’s High School Equivalency program in a segment titled “Second Chance.” The spotlight featured Nycole, a Cook employee who recently earned her high school equivalency diploma while working part-time at Cook. See her story: Cook’s HSE program is part of My Cook Pathway, an employee development program. For more […]

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Cynthia Kretz receives honor for leading female general counsels

October 30, 2017
Cynthia Kretz receives honor for leading female general counsels

Bloomington, Ind. – Cynthia Kretz, vice president and general counsel at Cook Group, was honored for her excellence in the legal field as a part of this year’s Shirley’s Legacy award on September 21. Barnes & Thornburg hosted its third-annual ceremony in honor of Shirley Shideler, the first woman to be president of the Indiana […]

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Cook Group completes sale of Cook Pharmica

October 24, 2017
Cook Group completes sale of Cook Pharmica

Bloomington, Ind. – Today, Cook Group completed the sale of Cook Pharmica to Catalent, Inc. (NYSE: CTLT). Cook Pharmica, now known as Catalent Bloomington, expands Catalent’s capabilities by adding more drug substance and drug product expertise and capacity to serve patients worldwide. The completion of the acquisition of Cook Pharmica will strengthen Catalent’s position as […]

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Cook Group reaches agreement in lieu of annexation with Bloomington 

September 28, 2017

Bloomington, Ind. – Cook Group and the City of Bloomington today agreed to enter into an “Agreement in Lieu of Annexation.” In exchange of the City agreeing not to annex Cook properties located outside of city limits, Cook agrees to pay a minimum of $100,000 per year for 15 years. This agreement extends a relationship […]

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Cook Group announcement expands life sciences industry in Bloomington

September 19, 2017
Cook Group announcement expands life sciences industry in Bloomington

Bloomington, Ind. – Today, two Cook Group announcements mark significant, positive changes for the future of Bloomington. First, Cook Group and Catalent, Inc. announced a purchase agreement for Catalent (NYSE: CTLT) to purchase Cook Pharmica. In addition, Cook Group, through its subsidiary Cook Properties, has signed an agreement to purchase the former GE site near […]

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MED Institute welcomes Ted Heise, PhD

September 15, 2017

Bloomington, Ind. – Med Institute Inc. today announced Ted Heise as the new vice president regulatory and clinical services for MED Institute. The West Lafayette based Cook Group company helps accelerate medical device development of concepts to clinical use in the safest manner possible; providing engineering, regulatory and clinical services for medical device companies. “Ted’s expertise […]

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Cook tutoring program marks first year with Boys & Girls Club

August 31, 2017
Cook tutoring program marks first year with Boys & Girls Club

Bloomington, Ind. – April marked the first anniversary of Cook’s tutoring program in partnership with Bloomington’s Crestmont Boys & Girls Club. Over the past year, 30 Cook employees have volunteered more than 1,300 hours tutoring kids ages 6 to 17. The program consists of Cook employees that volunteer to tutor students in grades K-12 at […]

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Cook Group donates land to local fire department

August 14, 2017
Cook Group donates land to local fire department

Bloomington, Ind. – Today, Cook Group announced a two-acre land donation to the Washington Township fire department. The land will become home to a new fire station that will service the area west of the I-69 expansion. “When I-69 is complete, the current Fire Station #5 won’t be able to quickly and easily service those […]

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Cook Group celebrates workforce opportunity milestone

July 10, 2017

Bloomington, Ind. – June marked the first anniversary of the My Cook Pathway program, Cook Group’s workforce initiative. The program provides Cook employees with education and career development opportunities through financial assistance. Cook first launched the program by announcing partnerships with Monroe County Community Schools Adult Education at Broadview Learning Center and Ivy Tech Community College […]

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Cook’s High School Equivalency program featured in The Herald-Times

June 21, 2017

The Herald-Times, a local Bloomington, Indiana paper, profiled Cook’s High School Equivalency program in a feature. Reporter Kurt Christian sat down with Cook leadership and recent program graduate Nycole to capture stories and successes of the adult education initiative. Read the full story here: Cook Group program offers path to education, career

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Pete Yonkman announces fund for Bloomington tech startups

April 7, 2017

Pete Yonkman, Cook Group and Cook Medical President Bloomington, Ind. – Pete Yonkman, president of Cook Group and Cook Medical, announced a fund to help small tech companies attract new employees at this weekend’s Combine event in downtown Bloomington. The fund will be seeded by a $50,000 donation from Pete and Janell Yonkman. “Bloomington is a […]

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