Tag: business

‘Our Story: The Creation of an Identity for NE Indiana’

‘Our Story: The Creation of an Identity for NE Indiana’

| March 24, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley I’m speaking with Courtney Tritch, vice president of marketing for the NE Indiana Regional Partnership. The NE Indiana Regional Partnership was formed in 2006 to help build a globally competitive economy in a 10-county region in Northeast Indiana. It is a public-private partnership focused on generating business leads and building regional capacity […]

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Spotlight on Larry Martin of Platinum Collision and for being himself

Spotlight on Larry Martin of Platinum Collision and for being himself

| July 23, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville   What’s up, babies? Today is July 22, 2014, which means, today is my third year anniversary of shining the spotlight on you and all that you do, in the name of love.  As we travel on our journey, to get to know one another better, the more you know, the less you […]

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Glynn Hines: What can we do for our community?

Glynn Hines: What can we do for our community?

| January 31, 2014

Councilman’s Corner by Glenn Hines—In 2014 we need to ask not what our community will do for us, but ask what can we do for our community.

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Spotlight on Jay Walker and his gourmet flavored rinds

Spotlight on Jay Walker and his gourmet flavored rinds

| January 24, 2014

My name is Jay Walker and I was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Ind., and I’m introducing a new texture in a variety of flavored gourmet pork, chicken and eventually turkey rinds.

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Number of black-owned TV stations plummets to zero

Number of black-owned TV stations plummets to zero

| January 15, 2014

We just experienced a shameful milestone in the history of U.S. media—and barely anyone noticed. There are now zero black-owned and operated full-power TV stations in our country.

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Prepare for tax season with these Social Security tax tips

Prepare for tax season with these Social Security tax tips

| January 13, 2014

Wise taxpayers may want to take advantage of winter months indoors to prepare for tax filing season this spring, whether you are a small business owner, a retiree, or a new parent.

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Legend, Al Stiles crosses over

Legend, Al Stiles crosses over

| January 11, 2014

On Jan. 2, legendary performer, entrepreneur and community advocate Al Stiles made his transition at age 91.

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‘Prisonpreneur’: Moving from cells to sales

‘Prisonpreneur’: Moving from cells to sales

| December 17, 2013

If you have been enslaved by either doing a crime or because you are in prison for something you did not do, why not learn how to turn your enslavement into a profit by studying to become a business owner?

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Changing our community—one step at a time

Changing our community—one step at a time

| October 24, 2013

By Denise Porter-Ross Leathers—As we reminisce about how things were in the past, we must be willing to make some changes to take the steps necessary to build a prosperous future for the next generations.

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Dr. Gene Butler and Community Care Pharmacy: Still standing tall 20 years later

Dr. Gene Butler and Community Care Pharmacy: Still standing tall 20 years later

| October 22, 2013

Victor Eugene Butler, or “Gene” as he is known to most folks in the community, was well aware of the possible pitfalls and failure rates when he decided to forgo the corporate fast track, to go into business for himself. That was 20 years ago.

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