Business briefs: Insurance office holding ribbon-cutting


GREENFIELD — Jurs Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. is holding a ribbon-cutting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 325 E. Main St.

Greenfield Mayor Chuck Fewell and members of the Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce will be present for the event along with the entire office staff and guests. The event will include snacks, a tour of the new office and an opportunity to meet the team.

F.C. Tucker, Front Porch Real Estate team up

INDIANAPOLIS — Front Porch Real Estate is joining forces with The F.C. Tucker Company, Indiana’s largest independent real estate firm, which has an office in Greenfield.

Established in 2014 by former F.C. Tucker real estate agent Jim Perry, Front Porch has 190 agents working out of five offices — four offices in Indianapolis and one in Paoli, Indiana, with annual sales in excess of $348,000,000.

All of Front Porch’s offices will remain open during the transition period. Following the transition period, agents will become part of metro-area F.C. Tucker offices. The Front Porch brand will transition to F.C. Tucker. Perry will join the management team at F.C. Tucker Company.

The addition of Front Porch propels F.C. Tucker’s market share over 20%.

Apps sought for best places to work

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier companies can now apply for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s annual Best Places to Work in Indiana program.

The Indiana Chamber marks the 17th year of the program with a new partner performing the company evaluations and administering the selection process — Workforce Research Group. The awards will continue to honor top organizations in the state as determined through employer reports and comprehensive employee surveys.

Companies must have at least 15 employees in Indiana to be eligible. Out-of-state parent companies are also eligible to participate if at least 15 full-time employees are in the state.

The application deadline is Friday, Dec. 3. To apply, visit

Registration open for virtual fly-in

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s annual D.C. Fly-in offers the opportunity to hear from and provide feedback to Indiana’s congressional delegation and other high-ranking officials — including members of the Japanese consulate, U.S. Treasury Department and U.S. Department of Education.

The 2021 D.C. Fly-in — which will be held virtually via Zoom for the second consecutive year — is Sept. 22 and 23. The event is free for Indiana Chamber members and $99 for non-members. Registration is open at