Business Briefs – August 28

Taste of Hancock County scheduled

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce and FUSE Inc. will present Taste of Hancock County Sept. 19.

The event will be on the courthouse plaza in downtown Greenfield and will feature food samples from Hancock County restaurants, along with live music from area artists.

Admission costs $5 per person and is free for those 12 years old and younger.

Chamber of Commerce to conduct wine and canvas night

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Chamber of Commerce has partnered with two local businesses for its upcoming wine and canvas night.

The event, scheduled for 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, will be held at the Red Banana in downtown Greenfield.

Melissa Cain, a local artist, will lead participants through a step-by-step process for the painting; canvas, easels and art supplies will be provided.

The event is open to ages 6 and up and costs $40, which includes a drink from the Red Banana. Register online at

Greenfield-Central School Foundation plans gala

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield-Central School Foundation will hold a fundraiser on Sept. 19 at the Creative Arts and Event Center in downtown Greenfield.

The Red Letter Gala, which will run from 5:30 to 9 p.m., will highlight the accomplishments of past and current Greenfield-Central students. Proceeds will go toward several foundation initiatives, such as its “Wish Upon a Star” program, which collects donations from community members that cover the costs of classroom supplies for teachers.

Dress for the event is business formal. The deadline to RSVP is Sept. 4.

For more information, visit

Cornhole tournament to benefit local nonprofits

GREENFIELD — The eighth-annual Cornhole for a Cause tournament is scheduled for Sept. 19.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hancock County, Edelweiss Equine Center and the Greenfield Youth Baseball Association. Participants will compete in teams of two.

Pre-registration for the tournament costs $60, or $80 to register at the event, which will be held at Heartland Resort, 1613 W. County Road 300N. Activities will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information or to sign up, visit

Employee from local business attends training seminar

GREENFIELD — Lee Phillips, project manager at Bradford Builders Inc., recently attended a training seminar to broaden his expertise of window products.

To learn more about Bradford Builders and its line of windows, visit