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August / September 2017

Building Evansville

Born Again

The date June 16 has meaning for Mike Allen. In 2014, Allen and his Evansville Christian School team signed official paperwork for the acquisition of land to build a stand-alone high school for the organization. The move started a three-year

Back Talk

Helen Zimmerman

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri Education: Lindbergh High School graduate; bachelor’s degree in psychology from DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana; master’s degrees in marketing and media communications from Webster University, Webster Groves, Missouri Resume: HR and marketing for GrandPa Pidgeon’s, St. Louis,

Business Front

Taking Root

Jim McCarty Jr. still remembers the building — a two-car, metal garage with a rhinestone gravel floor and doors that lifted after turning a knob on the front. McCarty, or J.T. as most call him, was 5 years old when

We Can Do Better

“I’m mad as hell and not going to take this any more.” This is the lament of the longtime news anchor Howard Beale (Peter Finch) in the classic 1976 movie “Network.” I have been outspoken in my enthusiasm and optimism

Welcome Back

Since opening on Feb. 14, 2017, the DoubleTree by Hilton Evansville already has brought a resurgence of business not seen in Evansville since the Executive Inn closed eight years ago. The DoubleTree has experienced multiple weeks of full bookings, according

Final Lap

There is no average day at work for D-Patrick Porsche Technician Steven Davis. Surprises and challenges at every turn are the norm for the tech, but it’s a job he relishes. “I love to diagnose electrical problems, to do something

Prompting Progress

If you take a glance at just a couple of the numerous projects the Chamber has taken on in recent years, you would find it no surprise the Indiana Chamber Executives Association awarded Southwest Indiana Chamber CEO Christy Gillenwater as

Pay As You Go

In a world where almost everything is becoming digital, Vectren is working hard to make their online services as easily accessible as possible. Their new website, launched in May 2017, provides simplified payment processes, service request forms, and electric outage

Under the Sea

Jeff Kinney began his coral and marine business like many hobbyists do. He sold pieces out of his personal tank on Craigslist, leading him to his business partner Matt Varble and their eventual shop Whitlyn Aquatics. “He was in the

Local Ties

Take a minute and think of a few community leaders, people you do business with or perhaps engage with in the city. You’re familiar with them, you see them often, but how much do you really know? From time to

Made for the Stage

Seven-year-old Ange Humphrey may not have known much, but she knew one thing for certain — she wanted to be a movie star. “But when people ask you what you want to be and you say you want to be