News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 14, 2013

Newsmakers: April 14, 2013

Tribune-Star staff report
The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — The radio ministry WBGL raised more than $667,000 during Sharathon, its annual spring fundraiser held April 2-5. The record-breaking fundraiser for the station approaches 65 percent of the listener-supported station’s $1,080,000 goal.

This was WBGL’s first fundraiser, with seven new frequencies reaching into southern Illinois. With the recent addition, WBGL’s coverage area stretches from the Chicago area to Carbondale and from St. Louis to Terre Haute. Contributions can still be made online at or by calling 800-475-9245.


Andy Hendricks, president of Distributors Terminal Corp., has joined Conexus Indiana’s Logistics Council.

The council was created to provide executives in the logistics industry with a forum to explore short- and long-term issues, opportunities and obstacles to growth in their businesses and to develop strategies to ensure Indiana remains a logistics leader.

The Logistics Council, meeting with elected officials, economic development groups and statewide logistics executives, developed the strategies outlined in “Phase I: A Plan for Indiana’s Logistics Future.” The plan was created to help strengthen Indiana’s public and private logistics infrastructure and to advance public policy issues that will benefit the industry.

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