JACH NEWS SERVICE. LAFAYETTE Jon White said he created Flyer Buddies while working as a satellite television retailer, but has literally learned about the job door-by-door while tweaking and polishing his business.
JACH NEWS SERVICE WEST LAFAYETTE -- Located at 917 Sagamore Parkway West , Miracles Fitness sells itself on the motto: ordinary people, extraordinary results. Miracles owners Dan Ritchie and Cody Sipe, MET at Purdue University while working on their doctorate degrees.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. LAFAYETTE -- Greater Lafayette's newest hotel, the Courtyard by Marriott, is making a name for itself in style and convenience. Since opening in March, the Courtyard Lafayette has already become a favorite spot for Purdue University football fans as well as some of the area's top companies such as Caterpillar and Eli Lilly Tippecanoe Labs.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. LAFAYETTE It was about a year ago when Jason Murray, with Bob Rohrman Auto Group, and his cousin Bobbie Shackleferd, of Staffing Resources, talked about joining some of the business networking groups in the area.
JACH NEWS SERVICE LAFAYETTE A love for animals, having a great knack for their needs and taking care of them has led Lisa Alkire to operate Pets To Go! for the past two years. Alkire worked as a private pet sitter for nine years before creating Pets To Go!
LAFAYETTE -- Opening its doors in July, 2009, Maximumedia, a full-service media company with a combined experience spanning three decades, offers top-of-the-line designs at competitive prices. Owned and operated by Purdue Alum, Noah Mattern, the company has roots in the local community while maintaining a broad national clientele.
Many small businesses are founded on great ideas by individuals brave enough to step out of their jobs and go it on their own. These men and women are the backbone of the American economy. Once they step out they quickly discover that running and growing a small business has arms and legs they didnt think about or were not completely prepared for.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. While most people are sound asleep or squeezing in the final moments of rest before the sun dissolves the morning darkness, the first employees has already grinding wheat and making dough at the Great Harvest Bread Co. at 1500 Kossuth St.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. Jason Rubsams work life is computers, information technology and security. Just don't think of his company, Lafayette PC by Rubsam Consulting, a "bunch of geeks." Rubsam Consulting provides quality information technology support to local small businesses along with general computing support. Rubsam, using the phrase No geeks here as a motto, said he wants to connect with customers with an approachable and non-intimidating way.
BY KEVIN HOWELL, OURTOWN.COM. After more than 30 years of making awards and trophies for others, SchugAwards.com has been presented with one of its own. SchugAwards.com, owned by Pete and Sharon Schug, was named 2008 Small Business of the Year by the Greater Lafayette Commerce and honored at a reception in January.
BY THOMAS K. MILLER. A Web site design and development firm based near Purdue University is launching a completely new interactive version of their Web site today. Stormfront Productions, Inc. has had the same Web site for the last four years.
POSTED: Saturday, January 3, 2009/JACH NEWS SERVICE. It was the first New Years Eve at Scagnolis Cajun & BBQ downtown and for a moment the thought of getting a new restaurant off the ground in a brutal economy was forgotten in the chatty near standing-room-only crowd and the music of Dr. Fine.
In nine years, the Bison Financial Group has become a fixture in the Greater Lafayettes philanthropy community. Managing director David C. Vorbeck said that has not happened by accident. Vorbeck said he believes Bison's giving has played a big role in his company's success.