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New Bloomington Directory Highlights Women- And Minority-Owned Businesses

A new business directory is now available to highlight minority and women-owned businesses serving Bloomington and Monroe County. According to the city of Bloomington, the Minority & Women-Owned Business directory was developed to help provide visibility for diverse businesses, promote equity of economic opportunities, and help eliminate barriers for minority and women-owned businesses. Bloomington’s minority- and women-owned businesses generate more …

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Jury Selection Started for 2009 Little Nashville Opry House Arson

Jury selection started today in the trial of the former manager of the Little Nashville Opry House, which burned down in 2009. James Bowyer has been charged with arson in the case. He was the business and personal partner of Esther Hamilton who, with her late husband, opened the facility in 1974. Brown County Prosecutor James Oliver and Defense Attorney …

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IU Trustees Encouraging Development of Women and Minority Owned Businesses

Last Thursday, during a board meeting at Indiana University East in Richmond, IU trustees talked about the contracts awarded by the school to businesses owned by minorities, women, and veterans. Governor Mike Pence set diversity targets for all state purchasing from the Indiana government. According to trustee Patrick Shoulders, IU considers those aspirational goals. The aim is to encourage the …

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Business Outlook Panel Finishes Indiana Tour in Richmond, Expect Economy Growth in Next Year

The 42 annual tour of the business outlook panel wound up its final presentation yesterday in Richmond, Indiana. The panel is an annual activity of Kelly School of Business. A group of economists and financial experts who get together each year on October to understand the latest trends in the economy and predict where the economy is heading in the …

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Eight Medical Corp. relocates offices to Bloomington

Eight Medical Corporation has relocated its offices from St. Paul, Minnesota to Bloomington. The company is a medical device distributor. Its main device called the Recirculator Eight Point Zero, used to treat cavities. Dana Palazzo, project manager for Bloomington Economic Development Corporation, says quality of life was a huge factor for the corporation choosing Bloomington. “If the word gets out …

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Latest Study Finds Indiana Manufacturing Industry Strong and Growing

Earlier this month, the certified public accounting firm Katz, Sapper & Miller LLP released the results of their seventh annual Indiana manufacturing survey. The statewide study of employers in Indiana’s largest industry shows growth in Hoosier manufacturing. According to the survey, nearly 80 percent of respondents over the last two annual surveys describe their businesses as “healthy” or “stable,” while …

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Ins and Outs of Money – Small Business: Part 1

Interested in started your own business? Sarah and Ashley talk with Jason Carnes, the Assistant Director from the City’s Economic and Sustainable Development Department. Jason shares tips on how to get started and resources for success.

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