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Business

  • Roland’s bracelet sale begins Wednesday

    TELL CITY – Ken and Semra Roland, owners of Roland’s Jewelry in Tell City, are again aiding families in need this Christmas, with the community’s help.

  • PC alum among IBJ ‘Women of Influence’

    INDIANAPOLIS – A 1991  Perry Central High School graduate is among six women to grace the cover to the “Indianapolis Business Journal’s” latest edition of Women of Influence.

    Jennifer Alvey, 45, who now serves as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Indiana University Health, is one of 22 women profiled in the Nov. 6 publication.

    According to “IBJ” publisher Greg Morris, the annual recognitions “highlight some of the state’s most successful business women.”

  • Holiday World to add eight slides, wave pool, more

    SANTA CLAUS – Christmas comes early in the town of Santa Claus as Holiday World announces a package full of goodies for their 2018 season.

    “We’re adding a fun elephant-themed water-play area for younger children,” says park president Matt Eckert. “When we discovered the Swahili word for elephant is Tembo, we named our new slide complex Tembo Falls and the junior wave pool Tembo Tides.”

    Holiday World will invest a total of $3.5 million in new attractions and other improvements for 2018, including:

  • Aleris rolls out new $400 million automotive-sheet mill

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    LEWISPORT – All was quiet in the plant, but there was an ebullient undertone, as top level Aleris officials, customers, suppliers and workers gathered at the company’s Lewisport facility to celebrate the opening of the new aluminum automotive body sheet production facility.

  • Chamber plans holiday retail promotions, giveaways

    PERRY COUNTY – With the holiday season just around the corner, the Perry County Chamber of Commerce is inviting all businesses to join the chamber in its 2017 Hometown Holiday Retail Promotion.  The promotion begins Dec. 2 and ends Dec. 22. Participating businesses will decorate a box to place in their store where shoppers receive one entry for every purchase in store.

  • Small Business Saturday coming Nov. 25

    PERRY COUNTY – Created in 2010, Small Business Saturday serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the United States. The Perry County Chamber of Commerce encourages the community, and surrounding communities to support Small Business Saturday either as a participating business or simply as a shopper. On Nov. 25 and throughout the years – remember to shop small businesses – shop local.

  • Lincoln Boyhood voted state’s top historic destination

    LINCOLN CITY – The Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial has been voted the Best Historic Destination in the state among a survey of 24,000 Hoosiers.

    The Best of Indiana award marks the Spencer County attraction as one of the preeminent landmarks in the state. The voting was conducted via the Honest to Goodness Indiana program, which highlights the state’s cultural resources and chief drivers of its tourism industry.

  • Is it Medicare or Medicaid?

    A lot of people have a difficult time understanding the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Both programs begin with the letter “M.” They’re both health insurance programs run by the government. People often ask questions about what Medicare and Medicaid are, what services they cover, and who administers the programs.

  • Waupaca Foundry earns coveted Ford Motor Co. Q1 certification

    TELL CITY – Waupaca Foundry  Inc., a Hitachi Metals group company, has earned Q1 Certification from Ford Motor Co.

    The achievement confirms Waupaca Foundry-Tell City consistently delivers high quality products on time to Ford customers and Q1 certification is a milestone in the pursuit of quality.

    Foundry leaders accepted the recognition during formal flag-raising ceremonies held on Nov. 2 at its iron casting foundry in Tell City.

  • Cannelton furniture manufacturer recertified for exemplary safety and health programs

     

    INDIANAPOLIS – Best Home Furnishings, County Line Division, of Cannelton received recertification as a Star level participant in Indiana’s Voluntary Protection Program. Management commitment, employee involvement, on-site safety and health audits, hazard control and proactive training have resulted in a successful safety and health culture for this worksite.