On Saturday, November 26th, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce and ForthPhaze Technology, Inc. hosted the Chamber Tailgate for the Purdue vs. Indiana football game. See photos below from the event!
Master Rental Groundbreaking Ceremony
Congratulations to Deron Lavin the owner of Master Rental on the groundbreaking for your new location! Master Rental has been operating in beautiful Bloomington, Indiana for over 26 years, and has been in its current location for over 11 years. Master Rental rents construction tools and machinery to the handyman, homeowner, and contractor. The business also rents tents, tables, chairs, and more through the Tent & Event division. Congratulations Deron!
Congratulations to Julie Duhon and Haddie Katz the co-founders of Tandem Community Birth Center and Postpartum House on their grand opening and the first phase of their services. Tandem is a nonprofit offering comprehensive perinatal medical and supportive services to our community. They strive to be a place of choices, connection, equitable healthcare, and inclusive support and care. Their mission is to improve perinatal outcomes by trusting patients, increasing options for care, and challenging the status quo.
Business Spotlight: Allison Chopra Law
Allison M. Chopra, Owner of Allison Chopra Law, began her private practice in May of 2022.
Allison is an Army veteran (2000-2005), a former Bloomington City Council Member, and a former owner of Urban Fitness Studio, LLC. She also was the former Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Lawrence County. Allison received her Bachelor's of Arts in Criminal Justice from Indiana University in 2005, her Master's of Science in Kinesiology from Indiana University in 2007, and her Juris Doctor from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2018.
You can find her business on Facebook - @allisonchopralaw. For more information on Allison Chopra Law and her services, go to the website at allisonchopralaw.com.
On Thursday, November 16, 2022, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce held it's monthly Business After Hours at Express Employment Professionals. See the photos from the event below!
On Tuesday, November 15, 2022, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce held it's bi-annual Community Conversations on Justice Reform at the Elk's Lodge. See the photos from the event below!
On Thursday, November 10, 2022, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Bloomington Rotary hosted it's annual Business Outlook at Ivy Tech Community College's Shreve Hall. See the photos from the event below!
New Business Mondays with WVNI Spirit 95- Julie Carter of Healing Hands Outreach Center
Listen in as Jim Webster of WVNI Spirit 95 talks with Julie Cater, City Church Outreach Director. Healing Hands is a not-for-profit organization that gives away essential items to anyone in need. They give away clothing, shoes, household items, furniture and so much more. Healing Hands is also a food bank they have partnered with Hoosier Hills Food Bank. They are located on the south side of town and open Monday- Thursday from 11am- 3pm. Healing Hands has been serving the Bloomington Community for about 13 years. They are always looking for volunteers and donations to find out more information visit their website at healinghandsbloomington.org
2022 Life Sciences and STEM Fair
On Friday, November 4th at Ivy Tech ICLS, the Success School held its annual Life Sciences and STEM Career Fair. Over 260 students attended from Edgewood Jr. High School, Bloomington High School North, The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship, and Jackson Creek Middle School. 28 local STEM and Life Sciences businesses and educators talked with students about the plentiful opportunities in their career field and engaged students in fun, interactive activities!
We would like to thank our sponsors for making this event possible. Thank you to Baxter BioPharma Solutions, Cook Medical Group, IU Credit Union, Ivy Tech Community College, IU Health, Chase, Singota, Tasus, and Indiana University.
Congratulations to Tammy Carson the owner of Axecalibur Axe Throwing on your Grand Opening. Axecalibur is an indoor axe-throwing venue with 8 projected target lanes and no bounce borders for safety. In addition, they feature a Gellyball arena that can feature up to 12 people at a time. Axecalibur can host your next birthday party or company event. They offer snacks and food catered by Carson’s BBQ. Check them out on the west side of Bloomington, next to Fresh Thyme.
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