- On the move: March 2, 2014
- Newsmakers: March 2, 2014
Biz prof outlines management practices
A strong dollar backed by the gold standard and perceived to be “as good as gold” has boosted America’s credibility with trading partners worldwide and facilitated rich exchanges of goods and services that allow the U.S. economy to grow and prosper.
FIO director to be keynote at D.C. summit
On the heels of his report to Congress proposing changes in insurance regulation, Michael McRaith, director of the Federal Insurance Office, will be the keynote speaker for Networks Financial Institute’s 10th anniversary Insurance Public Policy Summit.
Produce program taking applications
Melon Acres, north of Vincennes on U.S. 41, is preparing for another season of providing families with access to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. The Oaktown farm’s Community Supported Agriculture program will begin the week of May 18. The 18-week season will run through September and shareholder registrations are now being accepted.
Students sought to paint houses during summer
While most college students will be spending the summer by the pool or relaxing with friends, James Welch will be running his own exterior painting business through an organization called Student Painters.
Best Places to Work in Indiana companies named
Union Hospital has been selected for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce “Best Places to Work” award for the sixth consecutive year.
ASAP makes 2 business degrees possible in 3 years
Motivated students interested in a career in business can jumpstart their futures with Ivy Tech Community College’s new Associate Accelerated Program.
IPL to host second class of principals
The Indiana Principal Leadership Institute at Indiana State University’s Bayh College of Education is accepting applications until March 15, which has been extended because of winter storms and school cancellations.
- Briefly: March 2, 2014
Downtown coffee shop reopens under new ownership
A popular coffeehouse, with roots in downtown Terre Haute’s revival, has returned after a six-month absence.
Indiana Limestone Co. closing shop, idling 166
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An 88-year-old Indiana company that supplied limestone to the Empire State Building, the Pentagon and other iconic buildings is going out of business and laying off its 166 workers.
Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald’s with breakfast
NEW YORK (AP) — Egg McMuffin, meet the Waffle Taco.
Taco Bell is readying for the launch of its national breakfast menu on March 27, with items such as the A.M. Crunchwrap designed to appeal to its fan base of younger men. And the chain says breakfast will be available until 11 a.m. — a half-hour later than McDonald’s offers its Egg McMuffins.
YOUNG LEADERS: Young Leaders assist future professionals with attire
In this month’s installment of keeping our community involved in the works and great things happening through Terre Haute Young Leaders, we again thank the Tribune-Star for providing us with the opportunity. Despite a frigid and blustery January and February, our attendance and member involvement has remained strong with near capacity turnouts.
BUSINESS CENTS: Synergetic marketing needs infrastructure
Recently, I attended the annual Groundhog Day Economic Forecast, and the keynote speaker with our Indiana Secretary of Commerce, Victor Smith. During his speech, one of the important items he touched on was “hunters.”
NEWSMAKERS: Feb. 23, 2014
David Boeglin, broker associate with Remax Real Estate Associates in Terre Haute, was recently recognized by Remax of Indiana at their 2013 awards banquet.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Your spouse could be covered by benefits
If you have a spouse who does not earn an income or who earns less than you do, your spouse may be entitled to Social Security spouses’ benefits based on your record.
New management, new shot at success
The Golden Corral restaurant is riding back into Terre Haute after an absence of nearly three years.
EYE ON THE PIE: Outlining Congressional districts, Hoosier demographics
Readers of this column are likely to know the name of their representative in Congress. However, even these involved citizens are not likely to know the number of their congressional district.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Are your Social Security benefits taxable?
If you’ve recently begun receiving Social Security benefits or plan to apply in the near future, you may be wondering this tax season if Social Security benefits are taxable?
E-file to avoid common tax season errors
With the tax season under way, many taxpayers are filing electronically. This year, the Department of Revenue is offering qualified taxpayers free, online federal and state tax filing through Indiana Freefile (INfreefile).
- On THE MOVE: Feb. 16, 2013
Heart group names fit-friendly companies
The American Heart Association has recognized 47 Indiana companies as “Fit-Friendly Companies” for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace, including 22 recognized for the first time. Nationally, the association recognized 1,802 companies during this application cycle.
Education Ministries to host Lunch with Lawyer
Senior Education Ministries, Inc., is hosting a Lunch with a Lawyer event with featured speaker Lakshmi (Lucky) Reddy on Monday.
Confidential expands shredding services to Terre Haute
Confidential On-Site Paper Shredding, a subsidiary of Midwest Fiber Recycling, has announced that it will expand into Terre Haute.
EYE ON THE PIE: Wage gap of Hoosiers to overall Americans widens
Sometimes it seems our political leaders know only four letter words like jobs. They often precede this with another four letter word: good.
BUSINESS CENTS: Transparency builds customer trust
One of the most important aspects for a consumer is trusting the company they do business with. You may have heard recently that CVS is the first drug store to discontinue tobacco products by October 2014.
SOCIAL SECURITY: Keeping information safe online
While the eyes of the world focus on the XXII Winter Olympics in the resort town of Sochi, Russia, this month, we’d like to bring your attention to another worthy focal point: Internet safety.
MILESTONE: Feb. 9. 2014
The Indiana State Police recently recognized the commander of the Indiana State Police Training Division for his 30 years of dedicated service to the department and the citizens of Indiana.
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