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November / December 2004

Volume 7, Number 6

Featured Stories

2004 Annual Award Winners 
Business Leader - Jerry Semler 
Government Leaders - David Ford and Brian Hasler 
Community - Muncie

2004 Volunteers of the Year 
D. Jean Northenor 
Jim Edwards 
Jim Heyde

ExecConnect 
Retail Challenges, Opportunities 
Companies cope with economy, competitive forces, new technology

Economic Vision 2010 Report Card 
Complete Indiana results; independent analysis

Going for the Win 
Winning Communities program guides improvement process

Regional Focus: Benton, Jasper, Newton Counties

Departments

President's Message 
Local government efficiency won't go away

From the Board Chair 
A year to remember

At Work 
The Design Collaborative

Watch Out 
Sarbanes-Oxley: Whistleblower provisions

Pass It On 
Successful public speaking

Finance 
Sarbanes-Oxley: Private company impact

Guest Column 
Seeking legal reform

Shorts

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