April / May 2020

Building Evansville

New Life

The Evansville Sanitarium was opened in Downtown Evansville on Jan. 18, 1894, by Dr. Edwin Walker and a group of local physicians. In its 126-year life, the building has had quite a history. In 1933, the hospital was renamed the

Back Talk

Nate Hahn

Education: Bachelor’s degree in aviation administration, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana Resume: Airport operations, Midland International Airport (Midland, Texas), 2005-2011; director of operations and maintenance, Evansville Regional Airport, 2011-2019; executive director, Evansville Regional Airport, 2019-present Hometown: Nappanee, Indiana As a

Business Front

Selling Our City

A Valley of Opportunity. Feel the Pride Come Alive. Go Forward with Evansville. Gateway to the South. e is for everyone. Over the course of Evansville’s 208 years as a city, we’ve marketed ourselves through many phrases and slogans. Each

Head to Head

“I enjoyed making women look pretty,” says Anne Duncan. Duncan has worked in the wig industry for about 45 years and has watched Evansville’s business and wig needs grow and change. While her customers originally bought wigs to match popular

Evolving Care

Sheila Seiler was 25 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the second youngest person in the country to be diagnosed at the time. In 2004, after working as a secretary for the Warrick Education Center for nine

Break the Rut

Staying creative and motivated at work can be tough. In 2016, the World Economic Forum predicted creativity would be the third top skill needed in 2020 to succeed. Now is the time to find ways to stay inventive in our

Work-Home Balance

Three locals share at-home office setups. Nora Walsh • Chemistry teacher, F.J. Reitz High School • Working remotely since March 16 I find it takes me much longer to get things done at home than it does at work. Teachers

Combating the Crisis

On March 23, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb passed an executive stay-at-home order for the entire state, beginning March 24, to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 that is sweeping the globe. Indiana’s order was extended to last until

A City Pulls Together

Count me among the mayors who feel they represent the city with the biggest heart. Evansville is pulling together like never before as a result of the novel coronavirus. As we all acclimate to the new normals of our world,

We Stand Together, Six Feet Apart

I would imagine the two of you who read this letter regularly would agree that I am not a writer. I am a late 50s, fat, balding man whose training for a career in magazine publishing consisted of 15 years