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Indiana Blood Center: Colts Head Coach to be Featured on 2019 Bleed Blue Football, Blood Drive Held Dec. 15 (Indianapolis)

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich will be featured on the 19th annual Bleed Blue Blood Drive and Holiday Fest football. Reich is perhaps best known for the comeback he led against the Miami Hurricanes in 1984. In a back-up role, he took the field and led the Terrapins on to overcome a 31-point halftime lead and win the [...]

2018-11-19T10:18:37+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Rose-Hulman: Names Robert A. Coons as New President (Terre Haute)

The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Board of Trustees, meeting today, voted unanimously to name Robert A. Coons as the institute’s 16th president, effective immediately. Coons, who has been serving as acting president since the resignation of Jim Conwell on Nov. 7, has nearly 30 years of service to Rose-Hulman, most recently as senior vice president and chief administrative officer [...]

2018-11-19T09:13:35+00:00November 19th, 2018|

FM Construction: LEX 530 Metropolitan Event Center to Open in River District (Elkhart)

A new modern urban event center promises to bring excitement to Elkhart’s River District this fall. The LEX 530 Metropolitan Event Center will offer a space like no other for Michiana residents and visitors. The bright, eclectic center will have an urban vibe with eight large windows and 18-foot barreled ceilings. Located on the east side of the Elkhart [...]

2018-11-26T10:40:00+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Research: Franchises vs. Independent Businesses

One of the key selling points of a franchise business – that it mitigates some of the risk of starting a business – can give franchisees a false sense of security, says a University of Michigan researcher. Economist Francine Lafontaine analyzed U.S. Census data for industries where franchising activity is strongest, such as restaurants and traveler accommodations, and found [...]

2018-11-16T12:26:18+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Learning From the Leaders

If you were among the 1,300-plus with us for the Indiana Chamber's 29th Annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday evening, we hope you enjoyed the annual business celebration. If not, consider this your first invite for 2019. Innovation – from the campus at Purdue and board room at KAR Auction Services to the courts and community approach in Jasper – [...]

2018-11-14T11:23:41+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Ice Miller: Welcomes Attorney Roya Porter (Indianapolis)

Ice Miller LLP welcomes Roya Porter, an attorney in the Firm’s Litigation Practice. Roya served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Tanya Walton Pratt, District Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana before joining Ice Miller. As a clerk, Roya conducted legal research and prepared entries on legal matters that included patent [...]

2018-11-14T10:11:12+00:00November 14th, 2018|

Employers: We Need Your Input in Crucial Survey on Workplace Substance Use

We know the numbers: Of those Hoosiers who are struggling with substance use disorder and drug issues, 58% of them are working. And they’re working across the state – in all manner of industry, company size and job title. What are employers doing to help those employees with substance use disorder or those who are in recovery? This is [...]

2018-11-12T17:15:54+00:00November 13th, 2018|

Taking Control Politically

While most news outlets focused on who will control the U.S. House and Senate, state governments saw a shake-up in party control of both governorships and statehouses. Republicans have held wide control of state governments since the 2010 midterm elections. But now, eight years later, Democrats have begun to chip away at Republican domination in the states. The bullet points below from [...]

2018-11-12T09:36:37+00:00November 12th, 2018|

Get Outside! Veterans, Active-Duty Military Personnel Admitted Free to DNR State Parks Nov. 11

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is offering all veterans and active-duty military personnel (and everyone in their vehicle) free admission to all DNR state parks, reservoir properties, state forest recreation areas and state off-road vehicle riding areas on November 11 in honor of Veteran's Day. Additional details from the DNR: Because Falls of the Ohio State Park [...]

2018-11-08T15:22:15+00:00November 9th, 2018|

Tips for Building Up Girls on National STEM Day

We know science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are important fields for Hoosiers to consider for our current and future workforce needs. On National STEM Day (that’s today!), one of Indiana’s home-grown technology companies offers tips on how to encourage more girls and women to advance in STEM fields. Brenda Stallings has led Matrix Integration as CEO and founder [...]

2018-11-08T12:15:40+00:00November 8th, 2018|