Dozens of media outlets, businesses and organizations are taking part.
An unprecedented effort to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey involving several central Indiana media outlets and organizations begins today. Hoosiers Helping Houston will be raising money and collecting needed items at four drop-off sites through Saturday.
The American Red Cross says the items it needs most at the moment are bottled water, diapers, baby wipes, juice in non-glass containers and snacks with an expiration date after September 30.
Hoosiers Helping Houston will accept donations at four drop-off sites from Thursday, September 7 through Saturday, September 9 from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. The drop-off sites are:
Kroger Marketplace: 5350 E Thompson Rd | Indianapolis, IN 46237
Kroger: 9799 E 116th St | Fishers, IN 46037
Kroger: 5718 Crawfordsville Rd | Indianapolis, IN 46224
Buckingham Offices: 10th and Meridian | Indianapolis, IN 46204
You can also donate online by clicking here or texting the word STORM to 51555. You can find more information about Hoosiers Helping Houston as well as volunteering opportunities by clicking here.
By Brian Harris Executive Creative Director, Bradley and Montgomery
It may sound like a marketer’s dream scenario: efforts have proven to be so successful it appears a company has completely saturated their target audience. While it may be a good problem to have, it still may be a problem. Hitting a marketing plateau is an opportunity for companies in any industry to reevaluate, re-energize and come to the table with new ideas for better understanding existing customers and engaging new audiences.
The face of downtown retail in Hammond is changing once again with the demolition of Carson’s department store, the one-time the anchor of Woodmar Mall. Our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana report excavating crews have started to demolish the last vestige of the shopping center which stood since the 1950s.
Pittsburgh-based U.S. Steel has announced it will idle its tin mill operations in East Chicago, affecting nearly 300 workers, half of which will lose their jobs. Our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana report U.S. Steel blames the layoffs on the Del Monte food company which announced its own mass layoffs.
FK Restaurant Group has named Shaina Keck sales and banquet manager for Pier 48 Fish House and Bar in downtown Indianapolis. She previously served in sales at Kilroy's Bar & Grill. Keck is a graduate of Indiana University Kelly School of Business with a bachelor of science degree in finance and accounting with a concentration in international studies.
The city of Bloomington has promoted Lucy Schaich to volunteer network coordinator, a program of the Community and Family Resources Department. She served as assistant coordinator from 2000 until 2018, when she became the volunteer network’s interim director. Schaich is a graduate of Indiana University.
Last month, it became legal for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp and a Gas City-based startup is being aggressive in being among the first to take advantage of market opportunities. Heartland Harvest Processing is helping farmers connect the new agricultural commodity to consumer products, including CBD. Founder and Chief Marketing Officer Chris Moorman says the first hemp harvest under the new law is expected to begin next month. In an interview with Business of Health...