Business briefs – October 6

Foundation officer position available

GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Community Foundation seeks a new community investment and grants officer.

Kara Harrison, who currently holds the position, will be leaving the foundation to serve as a non-profit consultant with Hedges & Associates of Indianapolis. President Mary Gibble will fill the role until the position is filled. Please direct any grant related questions to Interested candidates should submit a cover letter & resume with references via e-mail to: Marie Felver at

SHIP helps seniors with insurance

HANCOCK COUNTY — The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free and impartial counseling about Medicare choices.

From Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, the time for open enrollment, Medicare patients may change their drug and health plans.

Contact a SHIP counselor at Hancock County Senior Services 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at 317-462-3758. For more information, visit

Blue River Longrifles planning gun show

GREENFIELD — Blue River Longrifles is now seeking vendors for the sixth-annual Indoor Trade Show Nov. 4 and 5 at the Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 Apple St., Greenfield, in the sheep barn.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 4 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 5 and will feature rendezvous and muzzle loader-related items, including leather, knives, jewelry, clothing, books, powder horns, antique guns and more. Admission is $4; children age 12 and younger enter free.

The cost for vendors is $30 per 8-foot table. Setup is from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 3 and 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Nov. 4. To sign up or for more information, contact Jim Cinkoske, 148 West County Road 300S, Greenfield, IN, 46140; 317-462-5858, or — put “indoor show” in the subject line.