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Business

  • Preparing Indiana’s workforce for a ‘Next Level’ economy

    Kevin Brinegar

    Guest Columnist

     

    Indiana’s record-setting pace for economic development deals in 2017 is a testament to an aggressive business attraction effort and an appealing business climate – employers and elected officials working together toward a common vision: Lowering barriers to investment and innovation, raising the bar for efficient government and creating a quality of life that makes Indiana a better place to live and work.

  • Mulzer Crushed Stone Inc. hits the million hour safety mark

    TELL CITY – Mulzer Crushed Stone announced last week that employees have completed 1.4 million work hours without incurring an occupational injury or illness that resulted in days away from work or death.

    “This momentous milestone is being celebrated company-wide and is a testament to the safety driven goals put in place by our management and executed by our entire team, making Mulzer Crushed Stone Safety a way of life,” commented President Ken Mulzer Jr.

  • Winners drawn in Chamber’s ‘Shop Small’ giveaway

    On behalf of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce and all local small businesses, thanks to all of the shoppers for supporting Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25.

    Small Business Saturday was created in 2010.  It serves as the ceremonial kickoff to the holiday shopping season for small businesses across the United States. 

  • Tech firm to host business solutions forum

    TELL CITY – Small- business owners are invited to attend a seminar to learn how the locally based An Island company and its software, Aiway Cent, can help streamline accounting and productivity.

    Four sessions of their program, Energizing Small/Family Business in Modern Times, will be held Dec. 13 and 14 at 10:30 and 12:30 each day at the Tell City Public Library.

  • Hoosier Hills Credit Union awarded Five-Star rating

    BEDFORD – Hoosier Hills Credit Union has again been honored with a superior Five Star rating from BauerFinancial Inc.

    The Five Star rating is the highest available ranking and marks Hoosier Hills Credit Union as one of the strongest financial institutions in the country.

    BauerFinancial Inc. star ratings are assessed independently based upon factors such as capital, historical trends, investment portfolio, profitability, regulatory compliance and asset quality, among other factors.

  • TC Schools’ wellness clinic opens

    By STUART CASSIDY

    Staff Writer

     

    TELL CITY – A health clinic provided by Perry County Memorial Hospital covering employees and their families at Tell City-Troy Township School Corp. is now open. An open house and Chamber of Commerce dedication was held Thursday at the wellness clinic located at 148 13th St.

    The hope is the new endeavor will improve the overall wellness for those covered by the corporation’s insurance, as well as get those least likely to visit a doctor into the clinic.

  • 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.