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Indiana Minority Business Magazine celebrates 10th Anniversary with ceremony honoring Champions of Diversity

Inaugural William G. Mays Award will recognize a notable entrepreneur On January 16, 2015 business owners, dignitaries, and community leaders will gather to celebrate the 10th Annual Champions of Diversity Awards Dinner. The Indiana Minority Business Magazine will recognize 14...

Indiana Minority Business Magazine celebrates 10th Anniversary with ceremony honoring Champions of Diversity Indiana Minority Business Magazine celebrates 10th Anniversary with ceremony honoring Champions of Diversity
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Beyond the Grave

Smith Bizzell & Warner’s Kelvin J. Pennington breathes life into struggling Gary community By Leslie L. Fuller Kelvin J. Pennington steps through the doors of Smith Bizzell & Warner Funeral Home in Gary, as he has done hundreds if not thousands...

Beyond the Grave Beyond the Grave
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Corporate Art

Installations brings people together and enhance a company’s image

By Rebecca R. Bibbs About a decade ago, well-known Indiana artist Kanwal Prakash Singh watched as Julia Moore, then public art administrator for Indianapolis-based Blackburn Architects, flipped through 550 slides of works...

Corporate Art Corporate Art
Tech Talk

On the Go

Each phone platform’s pros and cons can help or hurt your business

By James Travis Turner IN THE-NOT-SO-DISTANT PAST, mobile phones were clunky, limited-use devices designed and priced almost exclusively for big business users. Since then, the smartphone has become an...

On the Go On the Go
Regional Spotlight

Central Indiana

Affordable housing helps working families with low incomes

By Victoria Davis Central-Indiana-StateWITH THE GENTLE SWAY OF HER HAND, Ronda Weybright leads the tour around the offices of RealAmerica Development and Management in Fishers. She...

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City Close-Up

Westfield chugs along as a center of the historic Underground Railroad

By Victoria Davis OldTowneCarmelBBSTROLL THROUGH THE STREETS OF WESTFIELD and visualize the environment as a safe house for those who...

City Close-Up City Close-Up
Board Room Briefs

Christian Indiana companies may benefit from Hobby Lobby’s outcome

The U.S. Supreme Court in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby left the decision whether to provide coverage for certain types of birth control to the employer, having an immediate effect on that Oklahoma-based company. However, some Indiana employers also had...

Christian Indiana companies may benefit from Hobby Lobby’s outcome Christian Indiana companies may benefit from Hobby Lobby’s outcome
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Obama order protects rights of federally contracted LGBT employees

Obama2A recent study conducted by the Equal Rights Center and Freedom to Work concluded job applicants who so much as hint they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender on...

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I.U. embarks on business education partnership with African university

The Indiana University Kelley School of Business has established a 10-week Foundations of Social Commerce program to deliver basic business knowledge to the people of Kenya through its partnership with Moi University in Eldoret. The inaugural program is the...

I.U. embarks on business education partnership with African university I.U. embarks on business education partnership with African university
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Graves taps personal experiences to design buildings, products that heal

Internationally renowned Indiana-born architect Michael Graves, 80, designer of the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, the St. Vincent Health building in Carmel and Fort Wayne’s Snyderman House, has turned his attention to universal design. The Princeton, N.J.-based modernist, confined to...

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Hoosier Marketplace

Boss's Day

Show your supervisor you appreciate their leadership

By Rebecca R. Bibbs boss-day2BUYING GIFTS CAN BE TOUGH Even when they are for people we know well. But buying a gift for the head...

Boss's Day Boss's Day
Tech Talk

Digital Marketing Technology

Even small businesses can afford to compete against the big boys

By James Travis Turner michael-porterMost of the buzz words in digital marketing didn’t exist 10 years ago. It presents the...

Digital Marketing Technology Digital Marketing Technology
Hoosier Marketplace

Backyard Barbecue

Get a taste of Indiana with meat, produce and refreshing beverages

By Rebecca R. Bibbs this-old-farmSummertime means breaking out the grill and having family and friends over for a backyard barbecue. Many minority-...

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Regional Spotlight

Southwest Indiana

Various growth industries contribute to region’s healthy economic outlook

By Michael Dabney southwest-indianaIn many ways, southwestern Indiana gets a bad rap. It’s in a different time zone from most of Indiana and traditionally has...

Southwest Indiana Southwest Indiana
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    Hoosier stores and boutiques develop power looks for engineer students, faculty By Jessica R. Key   Hoosiers are known for their hospitality but unfortunately, not for their style. Fashion experts say not only are they inclined to certain styles and colors, but being en vogue is not high on the priority list. Those who are […]
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  • Fit to be fashionable

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    By Jessica R. Key If your waist belt could talk, what would it say?  Too tight or just right? One of the main reasons behind many of today’s chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, stem from obesity. Now that the Affordable Health Care Act is in full effect, many Americans needing health insurance […]
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  • Drop Dead Gorgeous

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    By Jessica R. Key When life’s course ends, families must deal with the necessary arrangements to ensure their loved one is laid to rest properly. Funeral directors have a tall task on their hands making sure every last detail is to the family’s liking. Those in the funeral home and other death-related industries must maintain […]
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