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December/January 2023

Evansville Business

Leaders for Life

For many people, retirement is a time to simply relax after a long career, and while these five Evansville-area residents enjoy having more command of their free time, they’re not exactly resting on their laurels. They have branched off from

A Warrior for Warrick County

Through a lifetime of service, Howard Nevins has left his mark on places and people who changed the landscape of our community. From service projects to the creation of Warrick Trails, he was – quite literally – a trailblazer. Many

Racing Ahead

As chronicled in the story “Family Strides” in the October/November 2021 issue of Evansville Business, running — especially at the University of Southern Indiana — is in the Nolan family’s blood. Austin, the third of USI Hall of Famer Jim

Editor's Letter

The ‘Big Man’ and a ‘Beast’

As I write this, it’s two days before Thanksgiving, and whomever coined the phrase “the calm before the storm” must have had some insight into the Tucker household prior to the holiday weekend. We evolve from very quiet, empty-nester living

Building Evansville

On the Rise

When the former Old National Bank Tower was imploded on Nov. 21, 2021, a cheer went up from the crew of contractors watching from the 400 block of Vine Street in Downtown Evansville. They weren’t celebrating the icon’s demise; rather,

Back Talk

Tim Bollmann

Education: Courses while in the U.S. Army serving in South Korea, Texas, Washington, and Iowa Resume: Slot technician, Hollywood Casino, Aurora, Illinois; slot director and senior director of operations, Isle of Capri Casino, Reno, Nevada; general manager, Wild Rose Casino

Departments

Taking It to the Court

The Evansville community is a force for continuity in college athletics. It is home to a pair of storied college basketball programs. The University of Evansville Purple Aces were the best College Division (later Division II) basketball program in the

Business Front

‘A Place for Respite’

Ziemer Funeral Home had two goals in mind when renovating its East Side location: functionality, and a soothing sense of style. “A comfortable gathering place — a home,” is how Operations Director Jennifer Ziemer describes it. The Ziemers worked with

A Place to Call Home

2,581 New listings from January to October 2022 3.5 Percent decrease in new listings since October 2021 $175,000 Median sales price per home in 2022, a 6.1 percent increase from October 2021 306 Inventory of homes for sale in October

Banking on the Future

The Teamsters Local 215 labor union has invested in the community by way of post-secondary education scholarships for 25 years, awarding more than 2,100 scholarships for nearly $4 million to the children of union members. Chuck Whobrey, president and business

Heart and Sole

New sneaker releases don’t excite Blake Jeffress quite like they used to. The Castle Highschool graduate says it was increasingly difficult to find the right pair to add to his own collection of more than 100 sneakers. So, he decided

An Artist with a Bulldozer

Joe Titzer is thrilled to be back in the River City. It is his first time working in Evansville since his days at the former Clearcrest Pines Golf Course. Since then, the Mater Dei High School graduate has been all