INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Baseball team, Whiting brewery announce partnership

2013-05-15T12:21:00Z 2013-05-15T16:17:08Z INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Baseball team, Whiting brewery announce partnershipGerry Dick Inside Indiana Business nwitimes.com
May 15, 2013 12:21 pm  • 

A Northwest Indiana baseball team will feature a new beer from a Whiting-based brewery this summer. Bulldog Brewery Co.'s Standard Diamond Ale will be the signature suds of the NW Indiana Oilmen baseball team during home games at Oil City Stadium at Standard Diamonds Park.

 

Employers sharing access to health clinics

Three major Indiana companies are sharing two recently-opened employee health clinics. Employees of Urschel Laboratories, Task Force Tips and Centier Bank will have access to clinics at Urschel facilities in Valparaiso and Centier's corporate headquarters in Merrillville. The three companies were brought together by MJ Insurance in Indianapolis.

 

Graduations Boost South Bend Area

The executive director of Visit South Bend Mishawaka says graduation season for the five area colleges brings more than 30,000 people and up to $5 million in economic impact to the region. Rob DeCleene says the University of Notre Dame's decision to move graduation to its football stadium has greatly increased the number of visitors. He says May gives all the area's schools a "chance to shine" in a region dominated by Notre Dame. DeCleene says graduation season also allows the area to promote efforts to keep graduates in town.

 

Global Ortho Conference Planned for Winona Lake

More than 80 companies from throughout the world will converge on Kosciusko County next month for a global orthopedic manufacturer conference. The event is set for the Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College in Winona Lake.

 

Indiana Company Finalist For 'Red Herring' List

A Hoosier health care cloud company has been named a finalist for this year's Red Herring Top 100 list. Indianapolis-based hc1.com executives are set to present their strategies at a conference in California next week.

 

Ball State Upholds Charter School Closings

The president of Ball State University is affirming the university's decision to not renew the contracts of five charter schools. Jo Ann Gora's decision is the final step in the review process. Two schools also slated to close decided not to appeal the initial decision.

 

Developer Touts Vigo County Mega Site

A Terre Haute-based businessman is pitching the former Peabody Farmersburg Mine property for potential redevelopment. The Star-Tribune in Terre Haute is reporting Greg Gibson purchased the land in December and is calling it Hoosier Jack Mega Site.

 

Evansville Revises Price of Massive Sewer Project

The city of Evansville is recalculating the estimated price of a major proposal to modernize its century-old sewer system. Evansville Water and Sewer Utility Director Allen Mounts says recent studies have helped lower the total cost by $66 million. The final $540 million plan is due by the end of the month.

 

Fort Wayne Council Designates Revitalization Area

Dana Light Axle LLC in Fort Wayne has received a key approval for expansion plans. Our partners at 21 Alive report the city council has designated the plant an economic revitalization area.

 

Ivy Tech Dedicates New Batesville Location

Ivy Tech Community College has dedicated a new facility at its Batesville campus. It is in a building that used to house Forethought Financial Group.

 

Indy Company Expands Into Tennessee

Indianapolis-based Guardian Relocation Inc. has opened an office in Memphis, Tennessee. The company, which is an agent of Evansville-based Atlas Van Lines Inc., also hopes to serve customers in Mississippi and Arkansas through the new location.

 

USDA Seeks Rural Tech Grant Applicants

The United States Department of Agriculture is taking applications from rural businesses and organizations for technical assistance grants of up to $100,000. The Scott County Economic Development Corp. received funding from the program in 2011.

 

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