Wabash Valley College to host job fair April 16
Wabash Valley College is hosting a job fair from noon to 6 p.m. April 16 in the Spencer Sports Center in Mt. Carmel, Ill.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Dusting off your financial plan
Spring is officially here. Before you get started with your spring cleaning, perhaps another matter deserves some dusting off — that long-term financial plan.
SCORE: ‘Dancing near the revenue line’ management
Time is a precious commodity for every entrepreneur. With all the responsibilities of managing and growing a small business, the hours and the days can easily slip by, sometimes leaving one to wonder just how much got accomplished.
ISU to host conference about careers in tech fields
High school and college students can learn about technology and engineering-related careers during a conference at Indiana State University.
On the move: March 30, 2014
Diane C. Smith was recently promoted to commercial loan operations manager and officer at First Financial Bank. She works from the Main Office Banking Center at 1 First Financial Plaza in downtown Terre Haute.
Old National Bank noted for ethics
The Ethisphere Institute recognized Old National Bank as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company. Ethisphere is an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance.
Bottle opener: New York wine expert debuts wares
Jeff Hock is not your typical Terre Haute small business owner.
- BUSINESS BRIEFS: March 23, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY: When ‘storms’ hit, we’ve got you covered
You’ve probably noticed the unusually cold and stormy weather we’ve been experiencing this year. That makes it more appropriate than ever to recognize National Umbrella Month this March.
BUSINESS CENTS: Embrace the honesty policy’s impact on business
As we all know, and as something ingrained in us since the time we are little children, honesty is the best policy.
EYE ON THE PIE: Don’t forget: Lack of ethics is a two-way street
Once upon a time, Walter Cronkite was “the most trusted man in America.” Last week, I heard former Congressman Lee Hamilton, “the most trusted man in Indiana,” give a talk on ethics in government.
Marketing company tops advertising awards
MillerWhite Marketing has received 14 awards, five gold, in the 11th annual Service Industry Advertising Awards (SIAA) for marketing solutions created for 12 clients.
Health care Marketplace navigators to host event
Residents interested in signing up for Marketplace insurance, finding out more about options or meeting an in-person with Navigator, there will be an enrollment and information event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday at 1436 Locust St. in Terre Haute. There will be follow up appointments on March 26.
Heating service moratorium ends March 17
As the end of the winter heating season approaches, Vectren Energy Delivery (Vectren) reminds customers that the regulatory moratorium, which prevents utilities from disconnecting customers who meet low-income guidelines and have received federal and state utility heating assistance, will expire on Monday.
- BUSINESS BRIEFS: March 16, 2013
First Farmers Financial Corp. declares dividend
First Farmers Financial Corp. (OTCQB:FFMR) announced Tuesday that the Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend for the first quarter of 2014 of $0.23 per share, payable on April 15 to shareholders of record as of March 31.
- ON THE MOVE: March 16, 2014
SOCIAL SECURITY: On Internet, beware the Ides of March
“Beware the Ides of March,” said the soothsayer to Caesar in William Shakespeare’s play, “Julius Caesar.”
EYE ON THE PIE: Indy urban transit: What about the rest of Indiana?
Trust those witty folks in the Indiana General Assembly to keep confounding us simple Hoosiers.
Last week, I praised the passage of HB 1020, which called for a study of economic incentives. I made the unforgivable mistake of working off a press release.
Social Security: Changes on the horizon for Social Security
A new year is a time for change. People across the world make resolutions and set goals to better themselves and the world around them. Whether you want to shed a few pounds, secure your finances for retirement, devote more time to charity or go on a vacation you’ve always dreamed about, chances are you have some ideas for a fresh start in 2014.
Business Cents: So does your advertising plan pass the sniff test?
Having been a business consultant for more than a decade now, there are some things that never fail to catch my attention, one of which is negative advertising.
Chamber of Commerce: Time to give a nod to local businesses
Are you familiar with a business deserving of recognition for achievements in 2013? Has it excelled in terms of business growth, implementation of green policies, creating a healthy workplace for its employees or overall business success? Maybe you are the owner of a company that meets these criteria? If so, consider completing a nomination for the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Business Recognition Award.
On the move: March 9, 2014
Stacey Joseph, broker associate with Remax Real Estate Associates in Terre Haute, was recently recognized by Remax of Indiana at the 2013 Awards Celebration at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis.
- Newsmakers: March 9, 2014
Milestone: March 9, 2014
On Wednesday Vermillion County Sheriff’s Department employee Robert (Pete) Jackson was recognized for 30 years of service.
Refrigerator recycling incentive increased to $50
Duke Energy customers who recycle outdated refrigerators or freezers will now receive a $50 incentive through the Duke Energy appliance recycling program.
Next Lunch with a Lawyer educational event set
Lunch with a Lawyer will feature attorney John Klotz from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 17 at Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St.
Restaurant cuts ribbon for opening in Marshall
Country Kitchen celebrated its grand opening Friday with a Marshall Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony at the restaurant’s location at 710 Archer Ave., in Marshall, Ill.
Indiana startup launches social music player at SXSW
Caktus Music Inc. has announced the release of Caktus, the first true social music player, for iPhone.
Free tax preparation for low-income residents
Stadler & Company Tax Service is offering free tax preparation March 20-21 to low-income individuals and families in Wabash Valley.
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