Business briefs


‘Second chance’ job fair scheduled

GREENFIELD – A Second Chance Job Fair is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Brandywine Community Church, 1551 E. New Road, Greenfield.

The event is sponsored by the church, Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce and WorkOne of Central Indiana. Aids and services are available upon request to people with disabilities; call 1-800-743-3333 for services.

Community shred days scheduled

GREENFIELD – Greenfield Banking Company continues to host community shred days through October at several banking locations.

Free, on-site shredding will be 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 17 at the New Palestine office; and Oct. 1 at the main office in Greenfield.

The service is for paper documents only and people are asked to limit documents to a maximum of three tall kitchen trash bags (13 gallon size). Services are provided by Stericycle Shred-it; participants must remove documents from their own vehicles to hand to an attendant at a shred truck.

Money management workshops start Sept. 22

GREENFIELD – A free money management workshop will be on Thursdays this fall, sponsored by Love INC of greater Hancock County.

The workshops are at 6 p.m. Sept. 22, Sept. 29, Oct. 6, and Oct. 13; all at St. Michael’s Catholic Church except the Sept. 29 event is at the Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen. To register, email [email protected] or call 317-468-6300.

Export program connects small businesses to global markets

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Small Business Development Center recognized five small businesses from across the state for completing the Export Indiana Accelerator Program. The EIAP is a free, 12-week, annual program offering Hoosier small businesses professional export guidance and leading research resources to create an executable, proactive export business plan.

This year’s awardees included two in Anderson: Scout & Zoe’s, which makes pet treats; and ChefsFridge Co., with locations in Anderson and Fishers and combines aerospace and defense industry expertise to create coolers. Other awardees included El Popular in East Chicago; Hewitt Molding Company in Kokomo; and Huber Winery/Starlight Distillery in Borden.

The program, which is available to new and existing exporters, connects companies with certified advisers who offer services such as business management training, foreign market research, tax, tariff and regulatory compliance in addition to application assistance for the Indiana State Trade and Export Promotion program. For more information on the Export Indiana Accelerator Program, visit