Tribune-Star staff report
Community of Year nominations open
The nomination period for the 2014 Community of the Year Award, given by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, is now open.
The honor will be handed out at the Chamber’s 25th annual awards dinner, presented in partnership with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Nov. 6 in downtown Indianapolis. The winning community will be announced in the late summer or early fall, ahead of the dinner.
The Community of the Year award honors a deserving community in Indiana for significant contributions to its local business climate and overall image during the preceeding year. The previous five recipients were Bedford, Indianapolis, Kokomo, Terre Haute and Valparaiso.
Entries will be accepted through June 16. The criteria and application form are available online at www.indianachamber.com/awards.
Newspaper honors carrier Paul Brown
Tribune-Star carrier Paul Brown delivered more than 8,000 papers in February with zero complaints, making him Carrier of the Month. Other carriers nominated were Nancy Domke, Marie Miller and Catherine Mienheartt.
Chamber to meet at The Castle
The Greater Clinton Chamber of Comerce’s monthly luncheon is scheduled for noon Tuesday inside The Castle, 1600 N. Seventh St., in Clinton.
Guest speaker will be Susan Snider Turner, marketing director, Vermillion Rise Mega Park. She will present an update on the progress made to date at Vermillion Rise. The presentation will include information on the progress of the reuse plan, current business investments taking place at the site and partnerships that have been established to aid in development at the site. Chamber members, business owners and the public are encouraged to attend. The Chamber Monthly Luncheon meetings are conducted the second Tuesday of each month at a member restaurant and are open to the public.
Church to host Dave Ramsey counselor
Chris Hogan will present Dave Ramsey’s The Total Money Makeover Live! at 6:30 p.m. May 1 at Maryland Community Church. Hogan, one of Ramsey’s leading financial counselors and nationally recognized speakers, will give families common sense money principles to help them get out of debt and build wealth. At the event, Hogan will teach the same principles that Ramsey has used to help millions of families across the country and will include information for all ages, including how to:
• Create a game plan to get out of debt;
• Spend money with a purpose;
• Live on less than they make;
• Save money like never before;
• Invest with confidence.
For more information on the event or to purchase tickets, go to www.dave
ramsey.com. Ramsey is a New York Times best-selling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host heard by more than 6 million listeners each week.