Business Briefs – September 18

Hancock County Arts and Cultural Council to conduct festival

HANCOCK COUNTY — The Hancock County Arts and Cultural Council will conduct its seventh annual Chalk Fest on Saturday.

This year’s event, titled “Rock the Chalk,” will be on the Courthouse Plaza in downtown Greenfield and is open to all ages.

Participants will compete in bracketed age groups, and chalk is included in the $5 sign-up fee.


State department of agriculture program partners with local grocer

GREENFIELD — Indiana Grown, a program developed by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, has partnered with Marsh Supermarkets to bring more locally sourced products to grocery stores.

The Marsh Supermarket on State Street in Greenfield is participating in the program. A kiosk with 100 products from locally sourced producers is located at the front of the store.

To see the booth, stop by the Greenfield Marsh, 1240 N. State St.

Greenfield-Central Foundation plans gala

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Central School Foundation will conduct a fundraiser Saturday at the Creative Arts and Event Center in downtown Greenfield.

The Red Letter Gala, which runs 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.


Bean bag toss tournament to benefit local nonprofits

GREENFIELD — The eighth annual Cornhole for a Cause tournament is scheduled for Saturday.

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hancock County, Edelweiss Equine Assisted Therapy Center and the Greenfield Youth Baseball Association.

Participants will compete in teams of two.

Pre-registration for the tournament costs $60, or $80 at the event, which will take place 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