Uncategorized 16 results

Thinking of starting a business? Stay on top of the regulations

By Judith Wright As the economy improves, more people are taking the leap to start their own businesses. The U.S. government reports nearly half a million small businesses are started each month, but only half of entrepreneurial start-ups ...

Zionsville

By Jaylon Jones Named after William Zion, a businessman and mercantile owner, Zionsville was heralded for its land resources by early settlers. Zionsville is in the southeast corner of Boone County, which was founded four years before the town ...

Staying fit for a lifetime

By Ryan Lucas Louise Meals has been a member of the SilverSneakers senior fitness program at the Harper J. Ransburg YMCA in Indianapolis, both as an instructor and a participant, for the past 10 years. Meals, 76, credits the program for keeping ...

Up the Ladder

Anthem Inc. recently promoted Natalie Cooper to Director II Operations-Federal Employee Program. She is the first African-American to hold the position. In her role, Cooper will oversee all federal employee Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance operat...

Helping employees achieve balance

5 family-friendly businesses  By Brittany King   While salary is certainly important when you’re thinking about taking a new job, employees with families may have other considerations as well. Childcare service, generous vacation ...

Same old song

Broadcasting still lacks diversity despite changing landscape By Ebony Marie Chappel From the introduction of FM to the emergence of streaming over traditional airwaves, the radio industry has experienced many changes over the decades. “W...

Tax-time tips for busy business owners

By Brittany Sabalza Tax time is here, and the stress of reconstructing a prior year’s financial picture has its deep holds on some unprepared business owners. Getting organized to file your taxes can be time consuming, confusing and exhausting ...

Girl Scouts leader to close chapter on impactful career

By Ebony Marie Chappel   This spring, Deborah Hearn Smith, CEO of Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, announced that she will be retiring at the end of 2017. During her tenure, which spans nearly 50 years, Smith has served in various ...

NAACP, Airbnb partner to promote travel, offer new economic opportunities to communities of color 

BALTIMORE — The NAACP, the country's original and largest social justice organization and Airbnb, the world's leading hospitality company, today launched a landmark partnership that will help spread the economic benefits of home sharing to more ...