Category: Member Highlights

Memorial Day on Monday, May 29

“In recognition of the Memorial Day holiday, all of us at The Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce wishes to thank all of those who have served or currently are serving in our Armed Forces. We are so grateful for the service of so many brave men and women who have fought, and continue to fight for this country each day to protect the many freedoms that our nation enjoys. It is not just on Memorial Day, but really every day we say, Thank You. We say thank you for serving, and for dedicating your lives to help this country and for protecting e...

IU East to establish a scholarship in the name of Tim Scales

Gift honors IU East business lecturer, establishes scholarship for entrepreneurship students Richmond, Ind. – Greg Braxton-Brown, dean of Southeast Indiana Programs and a professor of management, will endow a $25,000 gift to Indiana University East to establish a scholarship in the name of Tim Scales, director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, director for the Center for Economic Education and senior lecturer of business administration for the School of Business and Economics. The gift will be used to support scholarships for undergra...

Radford’s plans to open second, east-side shop

A longstanding west-side Richmond butcher shop and deli has plans to open a second location, this one on the opposite side of town. Radford's Meat Market will set up shop at the former Skyline Chili building, 81 S. 37th St., in hopes of attracting additional customers — including those who typically shop at nearby grocers such as Kroger and Walmart. Read more at Pal-item.com: http://www.pal-item.com/story/money/b...

Katie Alyea promoted to Sales and Service Manager

West End Bank is pleased to announce that Katie Alyea has been promoted from Business Development Manager to Sales and Service Manager. Katie joined West End Bank in February of 2016. Katie has been an outstanding board member for the Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Chamber's Agri-Business committee....

Firehouse BBQ restaurant expanding its bar area

A restaurant in Richmond's Historic Depot District soon will have room for more diners in its bar area as it expands operations into a neighboring building.Firehouse BBQ and Blues, 400 N. Eighth St., is adding about 800 square feet of dining space — as well as several hundred square feet of kitchen space — to its floor plan, through renovations to an adjoined building's lower level. The renovations, which are expected to conclude in early June, will more than double the existing amount of space in the bar section of the restaurant."This ...

Twana Cheek Promoted to Director at Brady Ware & Company

(Richmond, IN) - Brady Ware & Company is pleased to announce that Twana Cheek has been promoted to Director and will become a shareholder of the firm. In her new position, she will expand her leadership role in the Richmond office while continuing to serve her existing clients. Twana joined Brady Ware in 2003 and has experience in both public and private accounting. She is the first person in the firm’s history to become a shareholder while maintaining a flexible work schedule. Twana is a senior member of Brady Ware...

MW Design/ O’Onda Gallery and Gifts, opens in downtown Richmond

Lifelong area resident Melinda Wilson wants to help change the world, and she's opened a space in downtown Richmond to work toward that goal. Wilson owns and operates four separate entities from her 534 East Main St. business address, including a new gallery and gift shop, O'Onda, which features artwork and other items from across the globe. The store held its grand opening Friday.   Read Full Article at: http://w...

WCTV Presents a Free Community Training Day

Information provided by Whitewater Community Television.   Whitewater Community Television (WCTV) is proud to present a Community Training Day on Saturday, April 2, 2016. Students and community members are invited to join them from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. to learn the basics of studio lighting as well as studio and field camera recording from the WCTV staff. This event is provided free of charge, but space is limited. Attendees are required to RSVP by March 25, 2016 by

Indiana’s Medicaid director to speak at HIP 2.0 birthday bash Feb. 25

Information provided by Reid Health. To celebrate the one-year anniversary of HIP 2.0, Reid Health is hosting a celebration featuring refreshments, information, sign up opportunities and a presentation by the director of Indiana Medicaid, Joe Moser. The free event is at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Lingle Hall at Reid Health. “We’ve had very touching stories where people just break down and cry when they’re given...

Greenhouse Coding Academy open to area 9th graders

Richmond, Ind. - The Innovation Center is now offering a free computer coding class to local 9th graders. Dubbed the “Greenhouse Coding Academy,” the class was made possible by an AT&T Aspire contribution announced last year.   The class meets Monday evenings from February 22-March 28 in Richmond’s Uptown Innovation Center, 814 East Main Street. The class is limited to the first twelve 9th graders. Registration is available at www.richmondinnovates.com/greenhouse ...

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