INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Millennial report calls for 'cultural changes'

2013-07-18T12:52:00Z INSIDE INDIANA BUSINESS: Millennial report calls for 'cultural changes'Gerry Dick Inside Indiana Business nwitimes.com
July 18, 2013 12:52 pm  • 

Businesses and nonprofits are armed with new information on how to better connect with young professionals. The 2013 Millennial Impact Report from Indianapolis-based Achieve calls on organizations to adopt strategies and cultural changes to increase involvement among Millennials. The report was released this morning at MCON13 in Indianapolis. The Case Foundation is one of the hosts and Vice President Emily Yu says the results show Millennials are drawn to specifics issues.

 

Hospital Donates Landmark to Development Group

The chief executive officer of Richmond-based Reid Hospital says its donation of the historic Tivoli building to Center City Development Corp. comes at an "ideal" time for the city. Craig Kinyon says including the 1920s-era landmark in upcoming revitalization efforts can help Richmond achieve a "vital" downtown.

 

IEDC and Rural Affairs Form Partnership

Two state agencies are joining forces in an effort to improve and expand a well-known economic development tool. The Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana Economic Development Corp. have agreed to a formal partnership involving the Shovel Ready Program.

 

Panel to Address Post-Secondary Attainment

A panel of experts will took part in a forum this afternoon on college attainment among minority students. The event is part of the Indiana Black Expo Education Conference in Indianapolis. Monument Lighthouse College Prep Academy Principal Jagga Rent will be a panelist and during a Studio(i) interview says educators must acknowledge current strategies are not working for all students.

 

Bagger Dave's Set For Avon Opening

A Michigan-based restaurant chain is continuing its push into Indiana. Bagger Dave's Legendary Tavern will open its second location in the state this weekend. The Avon eatery will have more than 40 workers.

 

Develop Indy Announces 'Code 4 Health' Winners

The winners of a coding competition designed to solve some of the state's most pressing health industry issues have been announced. The top "Hoosier Code 4 Health" software allows clinicians to monitor medication use by patients. Entrepreneur Willie Pritchett and web designer Carolyn Bernier developed the winning concept.

 

Grand Opening For Red Skelton Museum

A museum honoring an iconic Indiana-born comedian has opened. The celebration will include tours of the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy at Vincennes University, which features more than $4.5 million worth of memorabilia.

 

3Rivers to Showcase $15 Million Project

3Rivers Federal Credit Union will mark the completion of a multi-million project at its Fort Wayne headquarters next week. The company's $15 million investment includes renovations to its main building, a new adjacent corporate facility and a redesigned bank branch.

 

Hill-Rom Launches CFO Search

Batesville-based Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. says its chief financial officer has resigned. Mark Guinan has joined New Jersey-based Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE: DGX) as senior vice president and CFO. Hill-Rom says an external search for a replacement is underway.

 

Charter School Group Names Interim President

The Indiana Public Charter Schools Association has named Kevin Davis interim president. He previously served as the organization's vice president and chief operating officer.

 

Forum Aims to Boost Girls STEM Opportunities

The Indiana Girls Collaborative Project is holding an event next month designed to raise interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers. The forum will also feature information on $10,000 in mini-grants through the organization.

 

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