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The 2013 Clean Energy Challenge, a $300,000 national competition sponsored by the DOE, recognizes early stage entrepreneurs with innovative clean technology business concepts. To participate in the national competition, a team must win its state and regional competitions.
The Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2012 Clem T. Otolski “Business Person of the Year” award. Sponsored by the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce, this award is given to an exceptionable business person whose activities demonstrate significant contributions to the community.
We are taught from an early age that we need to be proactive with keeping up on automobile maintenance, and that this will extend the life of the car. With cars, every three months (or 3,000 miles, as we're taught) they need to have the oil changed in order for the engine to continue functioning properly.
While it's in the shop, they're also going through their own special combination of proactive maintenance by checking the fluids and making you aware of any additional steps that need to be taken in order to keep your vehicle in tip top shape.
Workshop topics include:
Hoosier Hot 50 Provides Information about Top High-Wage/High-Demand Jobs by 2020
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today unveiled the “Hoosier Hot 50” jobs list, a tool which provides Hoosiers an insight into the most in-demand and high paying careers in today’s job market and in the future. First introduced in 2006, the Hoosier Hot 50 is published every two years by DWD. The 2012 installment lists the top 50 jobs of out of approximately 300 reviewed for the program to showcase the most high-wage and in-demand jobs of today in Indiana, through 2020.
Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) has partnered with the American Lung Association and the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) to provide up to $5,000 in instant rebates to northern Indiana residents who change out or retrofit their older, high-emissions wood burning boilers, stoves and fireplaces with more efficient appliances. The Northern Indiana Wood Stove Changeout Program was designed to help improve air quality and reduce pollution by encouraging adoption of cleaner-burning appliances.
INDIANAPOLIS (November 21, 2012) – Governor Mitch Daniels said today that Hoosiers who file individual returns next year will receive a credit of $111 and joint filers will receive a credit of $222 because of the state’s automatic taxpayer refund (ATR).
“We insisted on a per capita refund for two reasons: first, maximum simplicity, as seen on the new tax form. Second, to provide the most relief to lower and middle income Hoosiers, for whom $222 may be meaningful right now,” said Daniels. “Past a point of rock-solid fiscal strength, it’s better to leave this money in the pockets of those who earned it than to let it burn a hole, as it tends to do, in the pocket of government.”
What is one of the most important things in our 21st century lives? Is it the Internet? Constant access to information or social media? While all those are important, something even more critical is our digital data. What do I mean by digital data? How about all those photos you took with your iPhone or digital camera this weekend of the kids? What about all those spreadsheets, word documents and QuickBooks files that make up your business. Could you suddenly, without warning, live without them?
The average person changes jobs 10 to 15 times during their lifetime. That can mean leaving a trail of retirement accounts behind. Many people are finding that it makes sense to move those funds into a single IRA. The trick is to manage the process carefully in order to avoid triggering fees and taxes.
What is a rollover?