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  • 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.

    February 15, 2014

  • 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.

    February 8, 2014

  • 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.

    February 8, 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.

    February 8, 2014

  • 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.

    February 8, 2014

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    February 8, 2014

  • Group hosts workshop to lower church energy costs

    Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light will host a free “Using Energy Prudently” workshop for congregations from 2 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 16 at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at St. Mary-of-the-Woods, 3850 U.S. 150.

    February 8, 2014

  • CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Local businesses ring the bell one ribbon cutting a time

    This week, I came across a video of football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders and World Champion Alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn ringing the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange.

    February 8, 2014

  • IN Chamber launches resource website

    The Indiana Chamber of Commerce recently launched a new subscription-based website for human resource professionals and small business owners. Indiana HR Resources,

    February 8, 2014

  • First Financial Corp. shareholder equity up, net income down in 2013

    First Financial Corp. announced results for the fourth quarter and the year ended Dec. 31, 2013. Net income of $31.5 and $8.9 million for the 12 and three months, respectively, compares to $32.8 and $8.6 million for the same periods of 2012.

    February 8, 2014

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    February 8, 2014

  • Carmel-based Mainstreet to create 11,000+ jobs over 3 years

    CARMEL, Ind. — Mainstreet Property Group, one of the nation’s most innovative health care developers, known for developing desirable, hotel-like rehabilitation and therapy properties, has announced a significant pipeline of 2014-’16 planned Indiana development projects. These projects will combine to create 3,000 permanent jobs and 8,400 temporary jobs in Indiana, and will have a financial impact to Indiana of an estimated $3 billion.
    In 2014 alone, projects currently under way in cities including Lafayette, Terre Haute, South Bend, Kokomo and Indianapolis will create about 2,500 construction jobs, 850 permanent jobs, and have a total economic impact of more than $850 million.

    February 7, 2014

  • BANDANAS_LOGO.jpg Southern-style barbecue restaurant planned next to Interstate 70 exit

    Bandana’s BAR-B-Q, a southern-style barbecue restaurant based in St. Louis, is set to open a new location in Terre Haute this summer.

    February 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Chamber takes Groundhog Day look at forecast

    On Tuesday, the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Ground Hog Day Economic Forecast. This year’s keynote speaker will be Victor Smith, Secretary of Commerce for the State of Indiana.

    February 1, 2014

  • Vectren declares regular quarterly dividend

    Vectren Corp. announced the Board of Directors declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 36 cents per share, unchanged from the prior quarter.

    February 1, 2014

  • SOCIAL SECURITY: Getting up to speed on age, timing and disability benefits

    The month of February is a time to recognize a number of unfortunate ailments that disable and take the lives of too many people.

    February 1, 2014

  • Woods students offer free tax help

    For qualified residents in need of assistance with tax returns, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College provides the services of trained volunteers.

    February 1, 2014

  • ON THE MOVE: Feb. 2, 2104

    Charles Welker has been named chief executive officer at St. Ann Clinic, coming to the clinic after 22 years with Union Hospital.

    February 1, 2014

  • Portable storage maker opens new location

    Cook Portable Warehouses, one of the nation’s largest manufacturers of portable storage buildings, recently announced the opening of a new sales location in Terre Haute, at 2021 N. Third St.

    February 1, 2014

  • MILESTONES: Feb. 2, 2014

    Terre Haute South Vigo High School graduate Michael Ward Stewart has retired from his position as Human Services Professional for the State of Hawaii.

    February 1, 2014

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    February 1, 2014

  • Register for Marshall career fair

    The Marshall (Ill.) Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host its first career fair for the general public and students March 14 at Harlan Hall, 603 Locust St., in Marshall.

    January 25, 2014

  • SOCIAL SECURITY: Now’s the best time to sign up for Medicare Part B

    If you are age 65 or older and haven’t signed up for Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance), now is the time to consider doing so. The general enrollment period for Part B runs from Jan. 1 through March 31 each year. Before you make a decision about general enrollment, we want to share some important information.

    January 25, 2014

  • Terre Haute Young Leaders: Making an impact

    Big things are happening in the Wabash Valley, and the Terre Haute Young Leaders group plans to make 2014 its best year ever. We are pleased to be given the opportunity by B.J. Riley of the Tribune-Star to highlight what our group is about and thank him for this monthly article.

    January 25, 2014

  • Precious metal dealers must register with Secretary of State

    Precious metal dealers, commonly referred to as cash-for-gold dealers, are now required to register annually with both the Indiana Secretary of State’s office and local law enforcement. Dealers can register at secure.in.gov/apps/sos/ precious. Dealers will also need to separately register with local law enforcement.

    January 25, 2014

  • Engergizing Indiana helps save energy during winter

    With the cold temperatures come increased demands for energy, which can drive up costs. Energizing Indiana can help residents become more energy efficient, lowering energy costs and making progress toward a healthier environment in 2014.

    January 25, 2014

  • State, federal tax season opens at end of month

    The Indiana Department of Revenue and the IRS will open the 2014 filing season and begin processing individual income tax returns Jan. 31.

    January 25, 2014

  • BUSINESS CENTS: Plan, plan, plan before exporting goods

    Business and history run in cycles. As history has dictated there was a time in the United States in which our country was the leading exporter of goods. However, many economic challenges have emerged, and our culture has been through some changes. We are now importing more than exporting and relying heavily on other countries to fill our demands.

    January 25, 2014

  • Employers step in to prevent worker burnout

    Volkswagen turns off some employees’ email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off.

    January 19, 2014

  • Lugar to speak at Indiana Chamber Legislative Dinner

    The Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Legislative Dinner offers an opportunity for the business community to come together with lawmakers and policymakers and let them know about the important issues that impact their organizations every day.

    January 18, 2014

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