Premier Advertisers:  Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield     |     Centier Bank     |     FORUM Credit Union     |     Grand Wayne Convention Center     |     Horizon Bank     |     Indiana Blood Center     |     Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance     |     Lake City Bank     |     Purdue Research Foundation     |     Reid Health     |     Smithville Fiber     |     Sym Financial Advisors


November/December 2007

Volume 10, Number 6

Feature Stories

Annual Award Winners
A business leader who is making a difference for his company and beyond, a mayor who has utilized new techniques and partnerships to improve his city and a community that has emphasized infrastructure investment and diversification are this year's honorees.
Niel Ellerbrook • Mayor Graham Richard • Anderson

Companies, Individuals Lift Organization
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has more than 4,500 member companies and serves more than 26,000 customers each year. Each contributes to the overall success, with special recognition for long-time supporters and individual leaders.
Introduction 

Volunteers of the Year:
Gale Given • Tom Hirons • Steve Walker 

50-year members


Making an IMPACT
The second Indiana INTERNnet award winners include: Scott A. Jones Internship Program, employer of the year; Jackie Dowd, career services professional of the year; and Katie Scott, intern of the year.

Education Model Comes to Indiana
New Tech High incorporates enhanced technology with focus on problem-based learning to boost student skills. Rochester High School is among the early adopters.

Indiana Ingenuity
Instant Analysis on the Way
Indianapolis start-up Vyante is developing new Internet monitoring technology to allow companies and organizations to respond quickly to online issues.

Straight From the Congressmen
The Indiana Chamber's annual D.C. Fly-in brings together the state's federal delegation for a roundtable discussion. Read their thoughts on taxes, spending, energy and trade.

Power By the Numbers
BP Statistical Review of World Energy examines national and international trends that impact the industry. China, coal and oil prices are among the key topics.

Community Focus
Internal Optimism Abounds
Controlled growth, from the inside out, is on the agenda for Shelbyville leaders. Enhancing the Intelliplex technology park remains a high priority.


Indiana's Leaders: Robert Claxton, Knauf Insulation 
Member Spotlight: American Lawn Mower Co.


Departments

President's Message
Property Tax Central online

BizVoice® Web Exclusives
An early look at three November stories

BizVoice® ReVisited
Key economic indicators

BizVoice® ReVisited
Incorporating older workers

Organization Overview
Indiana Business Diversity Council

Watch Out 
Caregiving policies

Pass It On
Supporting employee soldiers

Workplace Wellness
Workout options

Shorts

Found Elsewhere