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November / December 2008 - Volume 11, Number 6

Feature Stories

2008 Annual Award Winners
A common trait among our recipients is a focus on the future – whether it’s meeting today’s challenges or improving on an already successful venture.

Business Leader: Tony George
Government Leaders: Joe Kernan and Randall Shepard
Community of the Year: Noblesville


Members Making a Difference
The Indiana Chamber’s nearly 4,900 member companies employ 800,000 Hoosier workers. Those companies, and the individuals who give back to this organization, are deserving of special recognition.

Volunteers of the Year


Growing the Life Sciences
Agriculture is making a comeback and automobiles are not going away. But there is a new, key ingredient in Indiana’s economic future.

Panel explores possibilities
Indiana Innovation Alliance
Statewide success (Muncie, Michigan City)
Indiana Ingenuity: AIT Laboratories


It’s Not Just in Indiana
An IBM team works on government efficiency efforts around the globe. An expert with firsthand experience shares his insight on implementing needed reforms.


Community Focus
You Can Book It Here
Two Crawfordsville companies – one calling the area home for more than 80 years and the other for less than eight – involved in publishing, printing and distribution prove to be strong community partners.

Indiana’s Leaders: David Johnson, MUFFY
Member Spotlight: Crawfordsville Electric Light & Power


Honoring Academic Excellence
Bright futures await the winners of inaugural Mr. Math and Miss Science awards. Learn more about these special students.


Departments

President’s Message
Looking ahead to 2009

BizVoice® Web Exclusives
An early look at three November stories

BizVoice® ReVisited
Indiana’s 21 Fund

Workplace Wellness
Try a little deskercise

Pass It On
Roach: Legislation led to innovation

Pass It On
Prickel: Selling in a slow economy
Mahlmann: Building your business

Shorts

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