Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce: Seats still available for Annual Meeting
The excitement is building! The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce’s 100th Annual Meeting is just 10 days away.
- On the Move: August 11, 2013
- Briefly: Aug. 11, 2013
Reflecting on 78 years of Social Security
When I think about Social Security on the eve of the program’s 78th anniversary, I am amazed by what a significant difference it has made, one event at a time, one person at a time.
Tractor Supply Company celebrates pets with giveaways, adoption drive
Tractor Supply Company celebrates pets with its third annual Pet Appreciation Week Wednesday through Aug. 18.
Get a carwash to support Big Brothers Big Sisters
Mike’s Carwash will partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters on Saturday to raise money and awareness for youth mentoring programs, donating half the proceeds of all Works washes that day.
UPDATE: Blizzard sales ‘hot’ at Terre Haute Dairy Queens
You still have time today to enjoy a Dairy Queen Blizzard and support a good cause at the same time.
DQs are selling the popular ice cream treats today and donating a portion of the sales to Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.
Social Security offers beacon of light
Social Security offers a bright beacon of light for seniors and younger captains who navigate the waters of retirement planning.
Duke Energy invests $400M in Cayuga Station upgrade
Construction workers are adding new pollution control equipment to Duke Energy’s coal-fired Cayuga power plant.
Briefly: August 4, 2013
Time Warner Cable, Verizon team up
Key employees purchase HWC Engineering
A management group led by Ed Jolliffe (president and CEO) and Terry Baker (executive vice president) has acquired majority interest in HWC Engineering, a design and consulting firm specializing in water, wastewater, transportation, site development, landscape architecture and planning.
First Financial Corp. reports second-quarter results
First Financial Corp. has announced results for the six and three months ending June 30.
- Newsmakers: August 4, 2013
- On the move: Aug. 4, 2013
Rural shortage: Students off to fast start in new program that leads them to a career in occupational therapy
Graduate students in Indiana State University’s newest health care education program recently dressed stuffed animals, sorted pills while wearing vision-limiting goggles and positioned splints on perfectly healthy fingers.
Business Cents: Develop growth strategies for your small business
Taking a small business and growing it is never an easy task.
Indiana leads U.S. in manufacturing growth
Indiana led the nation in manufacturing job growth in the month of June, adding 4,300 manufacturing positions during the course of the month.
Social Security brings the office outside
If you have Social Security business to tend to when you’re not tending to your lawn, that’s no reason to ditch the outdoors. You don’t have to drive to and wait in an office — you can handle much of your Social Security business from your laptop, tablet or smartphone, wherever you may be.
On the Move: July 28, 2013
Terre Haute native Eric L. Johnson has joined the law firm of Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville, Ky.
Newsmakers: July 28, 2013
The Board of Directors of the Minority Health Coalition, Inc. elected officers and welcomed new board members at its meeting July 18.
Social Security: Apply for disability from home
Have you been thinking about applying for Social Security disability benefits, but you are unable to visit a Social Security office to complete the interview? Or perhaps your disabling condition makes it difficult to visit a Social Security office. We have good news: you can complete your application for Social Security disability benefits from the convenience of your home. Get started at www.socialsecurity.gov/disability.
Business cents: Strategies to retain employees
One of the most critical and expensive items for a business is employee turnover.
ISU set to host forum on effects of Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act’s seismic effects on the nation’s health care industry — including how people get insurance, its availability and cost — will be discussed at an Oct. 18 forum in the Columbia Club at Indianapolis.
- Newsmakers: July 21, 2013
- On the move: July 21, 2013
Updated app puts Indiana State Fair in palm of hand
With 140 food stands, dozens of barns and buildings, a mammoth midway and attractions galore spread out over 250 acres, the Great Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis can seem a little overwhelming. That’s why the fair has created a free, new and improved Indiana State Fair app for iPhone and Android users.
Terre Haute store giving away free backpacks, school supplies
The Cellular Connection Verizon store in Terre Haute is giving away free backpacks full of supplies to customers of local grade school children.
New state website seeks to ‘Cut Red Tape’
Gov. Mike Pence has launched the Office of Management and Budget’s new website, “Cut Red Tape.”
EUI to host entrepreneur workshop
The Business Solutions Center at Eastern Illinois University will host a workshop called “Entrepreneurship: How to Start a Business” from 6:15 to 9:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Casey Senior Center, 14 S. Central Ave., Casey, Ill.
Employment workshop is Monday
“Pathways to Employment,” a business-to-business interactive workshop, is scheduled to be held Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the First Financial Conference Center at 4353 S. Seventh St.
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