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  • Warsaw Sears Not Closing
    While Sears Holdings is making headlines nationally for its financial woes, in Warsaw the Sears Hometown Store is doing well because of relatively few ties to the failing corporate giant.
  • Titus To Host Open House; Kauffman Presents At International Meeting; Christian Named To Board Of Directors
  • McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels recently donated $1,000 to God’s Highway to Heaven food pantry in recognition of Hunger Action Month.
  • Lutheran Names Jae Dale CEO
    Kosciusko Community Hospital Board of Trustees has selected Jae Dale  as its new chief executive officer, effective Oct. 15.
  • Interra Customers Encouraged To Watch For Fraud In Their Accounts
    There have been several reports of fraud involving customers of Interra Credit Union, 1401 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, in the last couple of weeks, according to Syracuse Police Chief Jim Layne.
  • OrthoWorx Presents DiscoverME: A Future Of Possibilities
    OrthoWorx announced Tuesday a new, expanded talent development initiative that will focus on promoting careers in local manufacturing companies to eighth-grade students in Kosciusko County.
  • Tom Nomination Moves Forward
    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted unanimously to support the nomination of Leesburg resident Kip Tom as ambassador and U.S. representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture.
  • Old National Sponsors Cardinal Services Luncheon
    Officers of Cardinal Services recently accepted a check for $2,500 from Old National Bank as the signature sponsor of the 2018 Cardinal Call fundraising luncheon.
  • Business Briefs 9.15.2018
    Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice Adds 3 To Staff; Egner Earns License
  • Forefront Dermatology To Open Warsaw Office
    Forefront Dermatology announced the planned opening of its Warsaw office, offering convenient access to expert board-certified dermatology care.
  • Tuckers Lauded For Gift To Purdue
    Terry and Sandra Tucker, of Maple Leaf Farms, were awarded one of Purdue University’s highest honors on Aug. 30.
  • Collier’s Moving Soon
    After 31 years at the same Winona Avenue location, Collier’s Heating and Air Conditioning announced Tuesday it will be moving to a new location near Ind. 15 and U.S. 30.
  • FDA Sends Warning Letter To Zimmer Biomet
    After receiving several Form 483 letters from the Food and Drug Administration to bring a list of items into voluntary compliance, the FDA sent Zimmer Biomet a warning letter late last month regarding corrections that need to be made at the company’s North Warsaw campus.
  • HopLore Finds Its Niche In Leesburg
    Since opening Memorial Day weekend in 2017, HopLore Brewery & Restaurant has not only continued to grow its customer reach but also has evolved the craft beers it offers.
  • 1st Source Bank Makes Investment In Grace
    1st Source Bank recently presented a $10,000 check to Grace College for ongoing support of a stock ticker and data display in the School of Business.
  • Syracuse Burger King Restaurant Reopens After Major Renovations
    After a month of construction, the remodel is complete at the Burger King restaurant at 5202 E. CR 1200N, Syracuse.
  • Internship Becomes Employment For Lancer; Mason Promoted At CTB; Gergely Earns CFP Status; Lakeland Financial Officers To Present At Conference Wednesday; Goodwill Job Training Schedule For September; Zimmer Biomet’s Brinkerhuff Interviewed In Documentary
  • Zimmer Biomet Receives Warning Letter From FDA
    Zimmer Biomet has said it will respond to a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration over violations found in a 2016 inspection of its northern campus at the old Biomet headquarters.
  • Tio Tabbed To Replace Robertson At KEDCo.
    The board of directors of Kosciusko Economic Development Corp. announced Alan Tio will join the organization next month as CEO to lead the community’s economic development efforts.
  • Congressman Jim Banks Visits, Tours Grossnickle Eye Center
    Congressman Jim Banks (Indiana House Rep 3rd District) visited the remodeled Grossnickle Eye Center recently.
  • Peak Performance Breaks Ground
    Peak Performance Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, PC, broke ground on their new facility at 2240 North Pointe Drive on Wednesday. Construction is expected to be complete by the end of November.
  • Ticknor Joins Coldwell Banker RWG; LCB’s Juillerat Promoted To Commercial Banking Officer; Combined Community Services’  Lowe Earns IOM Certification
  • Storm Damage Doesn’t Deter Orchard Owner From Dreams
    Adam Pamer was sitting in his truck in his driveway next to his orchard to keep out of the rain when the tornado came through Warsaw on Aug. 6, uprooting about 35 of his 600 apple and seven pear trees.
  • Harstines Among America’s Top Realtors; Grossnickle Eye Center Adds Lifferth To Staff; Breeden Joins First Federal As Vice President; Belle Tire To Hold Grand Opening Today; Chamber Member Cookout Aug. 24
  • Classic Comfort Food, Unique Decor Combined At Warsaw’s Palette, An American Eatery
    Palette, An American Eatery is open for business at the Wyndham Garden Hotel at 2521 E. Center St. in Warsaw.
  • Penguin Point Big Wheel Winners
    Penguin Point announced its Big Wheel winners.
  • Hoffman Joins RE/MAX Results Warsaw Staff; August Events At Career Center Announced
  • Sew Amazing: Lowery’s Celebrating 70 Years In Business
    Many family-owned businesses never get past the first generation of ownership, but Lowery’s Sewing and Vacuum Center, 707 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw, is proving to be an exception.
  • OPS Combines Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy In Warsaw
    Optimum Performance Sports, a health facility with a focus on weekend warriors and all types of athletes, held a ribbon-cutting at its new facility on U.S. 30.
  • Warsaw’s Ace Hardware Closing; Liquidation Starts Thursday
    For the second time this month, a longtime business along Warsaw’s East Center Street announced it is closing for good.
  • Texas Roadhouse Construction Begins; GOP Seeks Replacement For Gargett
  • Lake City Bank Announces Transfer, Hire; Kunkel Joins Wishbone Board Of Advisors; Local RE/MAX Team Recognized For Production
  • Harvest With A Heart Marking 10 Years Monday
    What started out as an idea to share abundance has grown into an enterprise bigger than the three founders ever dared to hope, dream or imagine.

    Monday, the trio will celebrate an anniversary as a milestone rather than a destination.
  • Oak & Alley Expanding Into Former Great Wall Building
    Oak &?Alley, a popular gourmet burger restaurant in Warsaw is adding a second location at the former The Great Wall building at 2308 E. Center St. The original location is at 144 S. Buffalo St.
  • Great Wall Restaurant Closes
    After 29 years in business, Joni Feng, the owner of Great Wall, 2308 E. Center St., Warsaw, has retired for health reasons.

    The locally famous Chinese restaurant closed Sunday.
  • Brady Named Shared Serviced Manager At CTB; Sjolin Joins Brock; Lake City Announces Promotion, Transfer; Zurcher Added To North Webster Library Staff; Dollar General Completes Remodel Of Akron Location
  • Local Convenience Store Aides Fundraising
    Freedom Express, a local convenience store chain, has partnered with Citgo, its gasoline supplier, to present “Spirit Pumps,” which helps local not-for-profit organizations raise funds for specific projects.
  • Winona Lake Man Receives Award For Patent Accomplishments; LSC Communications Recognizes 25-Year Anniversaries; Chamber Golf Outing Scheduled For July 18; Two People Promoted At Lake City Bank
  • Lake City Bank Announces Promotions; Restaurant Construction To Begin Soon; Lake City Bank To Build New Branch In Milford
  • Little Crow Lofts Ribbon Cutting Held Wednesday
    The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for Little Crow Lofts on the southeast corner of Detroit and Market streets in Warsaw.
  • Swick Celebrates 40-Year Milestone With Times-Union, Brooks Named Global Marketing Director For Chore-Time, Kerlin Bus Wins Several Dealership, Employee Awards At Annual Meeting, Kosciusko Human Resources Association Receives SHRM Award; OrthoWorx To Host Regulatory Seminar, Laser Graphx Receives Indiana Impact Award, Goodwill Career Center Lists June Events
  • Loftin Named A Top Sales Performer; Melton Joins REMAX Results Office; Marshall Named CEO At Earthway Products; Lake City Heat Treating Building New Addition
  • Titus Funeral Home will display blue lights this month in honor and support of law enforcement officers.
  • Kauffman Medi Spa Has Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
    The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting for Kauffman Medi Spa Inc., formerly known as Vein Institute & Medi Spa, Inc. It recently completed expanding and renaming its newly renovated site at 3505 N. Ind. 15, Warsaw.
  • North Manchester Man Wins Promotional Award
    During the 2018 PPAIExpo in Las Vegas, Brett Wynn of OriginalPromotions.com won a PPAI Gold Pyramid Award for marketing.
  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced this week that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Faith In Practice, a Houston-based non-profit organization that provides surgical, medical, dental and educational programs in Guatemala.
  • The following professional and career development events will be held at the Goodwill Community Career Center, 751 Anchorage Point Drive, Warsaw.
  • Shockome Completes Auctioneering Courses; Christenson Tabbed CTB Product Manager; Local RE/MAX Results Offices Ranked Among Best In The Country; Indiana’s Economic Outlook Among Top 3 In Latest State Rankings; Chamber Hosts Green Talks Luncheon May 10; Bowling For Baker May 19
  • All business leaders are invited to the Barn and Business Breakfast, hosted by Kosciusko County Community Foundation and Kosciusko County Farm Bureau.

    The event will be from 6:30-8:30 a.m. March 6 at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College.

     At last year’s event over 300 individuals representing leaders from a wide array of industries attended. They expressed appreciation for the opportunity to converse with other leaders about specific topics addressed at the breakfast, and they said they found the presentation by the keynote speakers relevant to their work.
  • Jennifer S. Kingston, CFP, RICP with Ameriprise Financial has become a private wealth advisor. Kingston, with an office in Warsaw, is among the 15 percent of approximately 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors to achieve this status.
  • David Meier, chief operating officer at Penguin Point Franchise Systems, has announced the winners of the 29th Annual People Pleaser of the Year.  This award is given to the one person in each restaurant in appreciation for consistent dedication to people pleasing, for both customers and associates.  

    Each associate votes for the person in their restaurant whose attitude, dependability, initiative, quality of work, cooperation and customer relation skills best reflect the Penguin Point People Pleaser profile. The award includes a cash bonus, a plaque with their photo posted in the lobby and an honorary pin. 

  • Two area business leaders under the age of 40 who are making a difference in northeast Indiana both on the job and in the community have been named to Fort Wayne Business Weekly’s “40 Under 40” list.
  • Mark Sponseller has joined Titus Funeral Home as an advance planning specialist.

  • The city of Warsaw is conducting six public information outreach meetings regarding a proposed annexation of the Airport Industrial Park.
  • The Owl’s Nest event center will have an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
  • Two New Businesses Open In Downtown Warsaw
    Two businesses celebrated openings in downtown Warsaw on Friday.
  • The Warsaw-Kosciusko Chamber recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Shear Elegance, celebrating the opening of its new store at 402 N. First St., Pierceton. 
  • The Warsaw-Kosciusko Chamber recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Froggy’s Frozen Yogurt, celebrating the opening of its new store in the Lakeview Shopping Center, 2104 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw.
  • Area businesses will soon be shipping holiday orders, and the owner of a South Bend shipping advisor franchise has some tips for them.
  • Farmers State Bank of Mentone announced in August that Lindy Breeden has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer and Mike Walters has been named Senior Vice President and Sales Manager of the bank.
  • If you were born anywhere from 1982 to 2001, or within a few years of this range, you are considered a “Millennial.”
  • Americans were once called “Pioneers.”  Our pioneering history led to the metaphor Americans can pull themselves up by their bootstraps.  That’s a mental picture of our independence, ingenuity and perseverance.   Who came up with the idea to call us, “American Consumers”?  What mental picture does that create?
  • Sasso Veterinary Hospital announced the addition of Shanna Ewert to the staff.
  • The Bowen Center has experienced significant growth and there have been many modifications of internal practices as well as marketplace changes over recent years.
  • The Bowen Center of Northeast Indiana announced the promotion of Dr. Hani Ahmad to medical director.
  • A ribbon cutting recently was held at Luxe Studio and Diva, two new businesses sharing one location in the Village At Winona at 803 E. Canal St.
  • At Ceruti’s Summit Park in Fort Wayne, Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber announced the winners of company awards given to the top REALTORS® out of all 12 of their offices.  National and International awards were also won from Coldwell Banker.
  • SYRACUSEâ– Poly-Wood, Inc. Lumber Division, a leading provider of recycled plastic lumber for the outdoor furnishings and accessories industries, announces the introduction a line of durable and sustainable  utility grade plastic lumber. Incorporating the same moisture-proof properties of its premium line; the new Poly-Wood Utility Grade will utilize maximum recycled content and incorporate features for alternative manufacturing and construction applications.
  • Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation hosted a seminar on “How to do Business with the Department of Defense (DOD)” Feb. 24.
  • Over the years, parents teach their children all sorts of things — how to tie their shoes, throw a ball, and drive a car.
  • D.C. Haircrafters’ co-owner and vice president Chris Dillon (C) recently welcomed Madelene Bradford (L) and Brittany Hastings (R) to the staff at 138 N. Harrison St., Warsaw.
  • Kyle Ritchey (L) recently marked his first year since he became a sales professional at Kerlin Motor Company.
  • Thinking of starting a business? Own a business but need to learn more or rethink your business?   Have a part-time business and wondering whether it can make it full time? Or know someone who has these questions.  Then this course is for you:
  • Conrad Joins Coldwell Banker
    Kim Conrad, Sales Associate, has joined Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber real estate company, Warsaw.
  • Today’s Question: I am getting married this summer. What can I do so my skin looks its best for the wedding photos and the big day?   
    Christina, Warsaw
  • As an investor, what are your goals? You can probably think of quite a few — but over the course of your lifetime, your objectives typically will fall into five key categories. And once you’re familiar with these areas, you can start thinking of what they’ll mean to you in terms of your financial and investment strategies.
  • Indiana Antique Company continues to grow having this week moved to 123 S. Buffalo St. in downtown Warsaw.
  • Have you had that awkward talk yet? The one about what to do if you or one of your family members becomes physically or mentally incapacitated? If not, you should. Protect yourself and your family by having this difficult discussion soon.
  • Today’s Question: I recently had a baby and now my face has these brown patches all over it. What is this and how do I get rid of it?
    Melanie, Warsaw
  • Liberti Joins Goshert Insuracne
    Goshert Insurance LLC recently announced the addition of Tina Liberti to its professional staff at 475 Anchorage Rd, Ste 11 in Warsaw.
  • Valentine’s Day is almost upon us.  To celebrate, you may want to present your loved ones with chocolates, flowers or any number of other traditional gifts. But if your valentine also happens to be your spouse or your life partner, you also might want to show your love in another way  — by making sure you have adequate insurance.
  • The staff at Owen Family Funeral Homes & Monuments is preparing for their 6th annual Holiday Memorial Service.
  • Premier Capital Corporation of Indianapolis recently named Senior Vice President Tom Mills as their Most Active Banker Award recipient.
  • SYRACUSE – Poly-Wood Inc., developer and manufacturer of eco-friendly casual outdoor furniture, recently announced the recent promotion of Chad Yordy to vice president, sales and marketing.
  • Today’s Question: I just turned 40 and I am still breaking out! How can I fight both acne and wrinkles?
    Kristen, Warsaw
  • The Policy Manager eGovernance tool from 3ci Solutions, Inc. allows businesses to easily manage HIPAA and OSHA laws and policy changes and help to keep companies in compliance when changes take place.
  • Looking for a unique Christmas gift for someone special? Tired of giving sweaters, ties and socks?  This year, why not check out items available on the Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana On-Line Auction with proceeds benefitting JA programs right here in community.
  • Recently the Indiana-Ohio Region of American Red Cross Blood Services hosted its annual recognition luncheon at the Fort Wayne Marriott. Many awards were distributed to recognize the outstanding achievements and volunteer service of individuals and businesses in our region. The following were recognized from Kosciusko County.
  • As an investor, you’ve pretty much seen it all in 2011 — including slow-but-steady gains early in the year, a market correction during the debt ceiling debate and the U.S. credit downgrade, and huge one-day price movements, both up and down — and there’s still a month to go.