Listen in as Jim Webster of WVNI Spirit 95 talks with Rob Waller, Plant Manager at Printpack Bloomington. Printpack specializes in food packaging, for example, bread bags, chips, and ice cream. Lately, they have been focusing on investing in sustainable products. All the bags that Printpack makes are recyclable. Printpack is looking to hire warehouse staff, press staff, and maintenance staff. What set them apart from anyone else that is hiring is, they believe it’s about the people, they have employees that have been there for 35-plus years. If you’re interested in a new job opportunity visit printpack.com/careers.
On Thursday, November 3, 2022, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce held it's quarterly Morning Buzz at the College Mall Food Court. See the photos from the event below!
Congratulations to Dane Ericson and the entire team at Paragon Wellness Center on your new and beautiful location! Paragon Wellness Center is the premier center for true health and healing in the greater Bloomington area. They provide state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and therapeutic care, coupled with enlightening and empowering educational programs to give their patients the information and services they need to reclaim their health and revive their lives.
On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce held it's bi-annual Member Connect at the IU Foundation's Showalter House. See the photos from the event below!
On Thursday, October 20, 2022, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce held it's monthly Business After Hours at The Monroe County Airport. See the photos from the event below!
Listen in as Jim Webster of WVNI Spirit 95 talks with Jennifer Hill of Centerstone Foster Care Select. At Foster Care Select they cover all of Central Indiana and can provide services for the entire family. When looking into fostering an agency is the way to go. There are 405,000 children in the foster care system in the United State and, 13,000 in the State of Indiana. There is a huge need for foster parents, if you are interested in more information or want to become a foster parent go to their website at centerstonefamilies.org.
Congratulations to Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance- Main on your new location! At Indiana Farm Bureau they are proud to protect Hoosiers with a range of insurance and financial products from renters or life insurance to covering your business. If you are looking for coverage, check out their new beautiful location on the east west of Bloomington.
On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce's Bloomington Women in Leadership group participated in a community engagement day with Girls Inc. of Monroe County. During this event, volunteers created toiletries to-go packs to put in the local schools girls bathrooms, bringing awareness to period poverty in our community. After three shifts, volunteers created 654 packs!
Girls Inc. programming focuses on the development of the whole girl. Their comprehensive approach addresses all aspects of a girl's life and helps her discover and develop her inherent strengths and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. A combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and research-based programming equips girls to lead fulfilling and productive lives, break the cycle of poverty, and become role models in their community.
See photos from the event below!
On Tuesday, October 11, 2022, The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce participated in its Innovation Week at the Mill with a session from Rusty Shields of Develefy. During this event, Rusty presented on A Taste of Change - Make the Connection Between Innovation and Adoption. See the photos from the event below!
Congratulations to Bloomington Public Transportation Corporation on 40 years in providing service for Bloomington! Bloomington Transit’s goal is to provide safe and high-quality transportation services to the Bloomington community in a cost-effective manner, to make BT fixed route and BTAccess service more attractive to increasing numbers of people. To give special consideration to those whose transportation needs can most often only be served by public transportation (seniors, persons with disabilities, and economically disadvantaged). To contribute and cooperate towards the economic and social improvement of the community and to provide a work environment for BT employees based on respect, integrity, and personal responsibility. Thank you, Bloomington Public Transportation.
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