Business briefs – February 24

Event aims to teach kids money lessons

GREENFIELD — Kidsville, a family-friendly event that aims to teach young children about saving and sharing money early, is coming back to the Greenfield Banking Co. March 4.

The event is hosted by the bank’s Kids Club and area businesses and nonprofits come together to sponsor the event.

Children between 3 and 12 are invited to participate in Kidsville from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 4 at the Greenfield Banking Co., 1920 N. State St., Greenfield.

Local businesses and nonprofits will set up jobs for kids to do. Young participants will spent the day working and earning a paycheck, which they will be able to cash in for toys or share with various organizations.

Dentist attends orthodontic seminar

GREENFIELD — Dr. James Fletcher recently attended the Advanced Orthotropic seminar in Los Angeles. Facial growth guidance, an orthodontic treatment method centering on proper development of the face and jaws, was the focus of the seminar.

Discussions at the seminar focuses on converting undesirable growing patterns into more desirable ones.

For an orthodontic consultation, call Fletcher at 462-6560.

Legislative leaders plan breakfast talk

GREENFIELD — Local state legislators will visit Greenfield in early March to talk about legislative issues over eggs, hash browns, sausage and bacon.

House Speaker Brian Bosma, Rep. Bob Cherry and Sen. Mike Crider will speak with area residents from 7:30 to 9 a.m. March 7 during the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast at Hancock Regional Hospital, 801 N. State St.

The policymakers are expected to discuss bills making their way through the Statehouse.

Tickets to attend are $15. More information can be found at

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or