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June / July 2012

Evansville Business

Engineered Evolution

Dave Patterson had only one job before he started working for FLANDERS, a North Side motor repair shop co-owned by his father, Roy Patterson. In high school, Patterson stacked field tile for his uncle’s concrete manufacturing company — enough to

Building Evansville

Building by Building

From satellite imagery of the entire globe to hundreds of 3-D cities throughout, Google Earth is taking on the world — literally. The virtual map and geographical information site was released in 2005, and has since become the go-to site

Back Talk

Vicki Snyder

Job: Retiring principal and executive director of Signature School Hometown: Evansville Her Story: After more than 10 years as principal of Downtown’s Signature School, Vicki Snyder is ready to pass on the reigns. Retiring at the end of the 2011-2012

Business Front

Miles to Go Before I Sleep

Well Aren’t I just Parent of the Year? For the first time ever, my boys (eighth grade and fourth grade) actually were able to attend the last day of school this year to witness the pent-up mayhem prior to summer

The Daily Grind

Since he was 8 years old, Glenn Davidson, owner and designer of Killer Skate Park & Shop in Evansville, hasn’t stopped skateboarding. His childhood hobby led him into a life dedicated to bringing skaters together, supporting the community, and turning

W G Who?

Don’t go looking for the 2012 football schedule for Western Governors University. There is no football team at WGU, or school mascot. There’s not even a campus or classrooms. While it may be ‘W G Who?’ to many people, it’s

App Attack

Smart phones have led to smart ways to do business, or, in some cases, to avoid it. Whether it’s an app for organizing your day, killing a few minutes before a meeting, or stargazing, there’s no doubt that our phones

Into the Wild — in Style

There’s something nostalgic about planning a vacation that doesn’t involve hotel reservations, expensive dining, or long lines at airport security checkpoints. This summer, plan a trip that’s centralized around the vast outdoors, without fretting about leaving behind household luxuries and

Beyond the Resume

Tucked behind the East Side’s Burlington Coat Factory off North Green River Road sits Reference Services, Inc., a company well-versed and nationally accredited for pre-employment background screenings. Their office buzzes with productivity, with phone lines open 24/7 for their extensive

Military Meets Main Street

Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center. Just the name stirs up images of shadowy characters from a Tom Clancy novel. NSWC-Crane is the third largest naval installation in the world, employing about 3,700 people in a sprawling facility that occupies nearly

Who Connects You?

Entertainment comes at a cost. Whether consumers want 200 channels, digital video recording options, or great customer service, they choose the most accessible and reasonably priced cable or satellite service available to them. In the case of cable, households often

A Force on Every Court

Being drafted into the WNBA doesn’t show up on many resumes. Reaching such an elite level of athleticism takes weeks, months, even years of continuous full-court drills, rigorous workouts, and unfaltering mental agility. In essence, being at the top takes

Online Exclusives

Link Up

To show how stories in our June/July 2012 issue of Evansville Business fit into the broader context of world events, this edition of Link Up brings the Internet to you. No Google search required. No Ordinary Boardroom In our story