Business Briefs – March 4

Local financial adviser honored

GREENFIELD — Michael Mack, a financial adviser at Edward Jones in Greenfield, was recently invited to attend the company’s managing partners conference April 18 through 20 in St. Louis.

The annual event is held to honor the top 350 of the firm’s more than 14,000 financial advisers, according to a written statement from the company.

This is the second time Mack has been invited to the event.

Organization plans collection event

GREENFIELD — Hancock County Solid Waste Management District will hold a collection event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 23 at the Covance Laboratories campus, 371 S. Meridian Rd., Greenfield.

Residents can drop off unwanted electronics, including televisions and computers, documents to be shredded and tires for prices between $3 and $5. To see a detailed list of what items will be accepted, visit recycle

Expedite tax refunds by filing online

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Revenue is encouraging residents who are eager to receive tax refunds to file returns electronically.

Returns that are filed through the website are processed and refunded in 12 to 14 days on average, while paper-filed returns take about 12 weeks for the same service, according to a release from the department.

To check the status of a tax refund, visit or call 317-233-4018.

Chamber seeks nominations

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the annual Community Walk of Fame awards dinner. Nominations are being accepted for:

Businessman of the year

Businesswoman of the year

Community hero

Nonprofit community service of the year

Entrepreneurial spirit

Chamber service

Chamber champion

Nomination forms and more information about the awards can be found on the organization’s website,