Business Briefs – November 18

Business breakfast benefits schools

McCORDSVILLE — The Mt. Vernon Education Foundation invites local business leaders to participate in a series of education programs aimed at addressing hot-button issues impacting small businesses in the community, organizers said.

The series includes lecture and discussion sessions that will feature guest speakers who are experts in varying areas of the business world.

The first session of the series takes place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Nov. 18 at McCordsville Town Hall, 6280 W. County Road 800N.

The program, titled “New Overtime Regulations,” will focus on the Department of Labor’s recent revisions to federal overtime regulations that will impact millions of small businesses across the country, organizers said. The guest speakers will be Christine Robinson and Trent Toohman of PAYCHEX, a New York based company that helps small businesses connect with payroll, human resource and benefits providers.

The cost is $10 per person. All proceeds benefit the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation.

Those interested in attending can visit for more information, or contact Renee Oldham at 765-462-6313 or by email at renee@mt

Family fun center opens

McCORDSVILLE — Bonicci’s Family Fun Place, an entertainment and activity center, recently opened its doors in McCordsville.

The family-friendly business features an arcade complete with kid’s rides, inflatables and other games, in addition to a mini-community where children can explore different careers.

Owned and operated by Jenita Bonisa, Bonicci’s Family Fun Place is located at 7397 N. County Road 600W in the McCordsville Corner Shoppes shopping center (near the McCordsville Post Office).

Bonicci’s Family Fun Place is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and from noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. General admission is $12 for children ages 2 to 12; and $6 for children younger than 2. Parent and adults may visit for free.

The business is open for custom birthday parties with up to 22 guests.

Information: 317-336-6500.