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					Volume 1, Issue 2


October 2005
                                      Mooresville Chamber of
                                       Commerce Newsletter

                              Scholarship Recipients Receive Funds
New Members:
•   Indiana Martial Arts       Josh Jones is enrolled at
•   Elwood Staffing
                               Indiana State University.
                               He is majoring in Exercise
•   ASAP Payroll
                               Science and his minor is in
    Services
                               business. He is also on the
•   American Senior            football team.
    Communities                                                                  Josh Jones
                                                                            Mooresville High School
•   American Family

                               Nicholas Oschman is cur-
                               rently enrolled at Purdue
                               University. He is majoring
                               in Engineering and his mi-
Inside this issue:             nor is in mathematics.

New Members               2                                                    Nicholas OIschman
                                                                              Mooresville High School
Renewals                  2


Member Spotlight          2
                              Mississippi Chambers Hit Hard
                              Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of       tric Power Association’s Conference
Note from the President   3   Commerce office completely gutted,      room. Biloxi’s chamber ~ gone.
                              they are now operating from a tem-      Please keep all the businesses and
Community                 3
                              porary space at the community col-      individuals affected by the storms in
                              lege. Hancock County Chamber of         your thoughts. Mississippi’s web site
Scholarship Fair          3
                              Commerce (ground zero with the          is www.mec.ms or to view photos of
                              eye) . Their office has disappeared.    the area at this link:
Chamber information       4
                              They are operating at the Coast Elec-   http://alt.ngs.noaa.gov/KATRINAOOOO.HTM
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                                      New Members
                                  •    Indiana Martial Arts, owners             •   American Family Insurance,
                                       John & Valerie Paul. Located                 Gary Kurucz. Located in Camby.
                                       on Main Street.
                                                                                •   American Senior Communities,
                                  •    Elwood Staffing. Temporary                   Meadow Lakes. Located at the
                                       staffing services. Located in                corner of SR67 and Old SR67.
                                       Pioneer Point.                               Currently building patio homes,
                                                                                    assisted living quarters and a
                                  •    ASAP Payroll Services. Owner
                                                                                    nursing home. Contact Kelly
                                       Tom Masengale
                                                                                    Ponsler for more information.




                                      Renewals
                                  •    Fifth Third Bank
                                  •    Ponderosa
             “Your continued
         support helps make       •    Wards Apparel
            it possible for our   •    Morgan County Democrat Central Committee
              chamber to be a
                                  •    Atwell Interiors
             success for you ~
           our members, and       •    Monrovia Mudworks
          to our community”


                                      Member Spotlight…..Great Day Party Rental
                                      Great Day Party Rental is a local fam-    customer is of utmost importance to
                                  ily owned business, specializing in rental    owners Mark & Cathy Coss. Moores-
                                  of party equipment and retail sales of        ville residents for over 30 years. They
                                                                                take pride in the way their employees,
                                  party supplies. Started in 1994, the
                                                                                Bill (son), Mandy (daughter), Brenda
                                  business has grown from just a few ta-
                                                                                and Chris utilize these principles in
                                  bles and chairs in the garage to an ex-       dealing with each customer.
                                  tensive line of tents, tables, chairs, wed-
                                  ding equipment, and party supplies for           Great Day Party rental, located at
                                  all occasions. In addition to the rentals     359 E. Main Street Bldg. A is open
                                  and supplies, Great Day offers balloon        Monday thru Saturday. Stop by and
                                  décor, dance floors, arches, bouquets         visit!
                                  and floral (fresh & silk).
                                       Prompt and courteous service to the
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From the President, Karen Bain
I would like to congratulate Mooresville and Mon-     organizations that award scholarships or
rovia High Schools for being named “Best Buy” by      funding to our area high school seniors to
the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. These two            participate in this fair to provide students
high schools were among 160 Indiana High              and their parents or guardians knowledge
Schools to receive this honor. In addition Moores-    about available scholarships and the op-
ville was awarded the distinction of being an         portunity to pick-up the applications. Par-
“Honor Roll” School. These awards are being           ticipating organizations will have the ability
made to schools with the Highest level of             to meet students who are pursing post-
achievement for the lowest amount of tax dollars.     secondary education programs and explain
The honor roll award is given to schools that excel   the scholarship process. We are also mak-
academically, despite having at risk factors. Mor-    ing plans to have high school counselors
gan county residents and businesses should be         available at this fair from all three
proud of the efficient use of their school tax dol-   schools.                                           Karen Bain,
lars.
                                                      Please feel free to contact me with any             President
Our Mooresville Chamber will be hosting a             questions or comments. I can be reached
“Scholarship Fair” December 13, 2005 from             at 317-831-4921 or 317-290-7910. I look
6:30p.m.- 8:30p.m. at Mooresville High School.        forward to participating in giving our area
Our Chamber awards scholarships each year to          seniors additional opportunities in achiev-
selected senior from Mooresville, Monrovia, and       ing their goals and future career.
Eminence High Schools. It is our goal to get all



The Chamber Needs To Be “In The Know”
Many of our chamber members wear many                 If you’re are a not for profit organization
hats when it comes to our community. Car              chances are we can even put your informa-        “One of our goals at the
washes, bake sales, poker runs, car shows,            tion on our web site! Call Mindy at the cham-    chamber is to be a
are just to name a few of the events that the         ber office for more details 317-831-6509 or      resource of information
chamber office receives calls about weekly.           email mindy@mooresvillechamber.com
                                                                                                       for our community.”
Please let the chamber know of any events /                                                                        Mindy Taylor,
fundraisers.                                                                                                       Office Admins


Scholarship Fair Date Changed to December 13, 2005
Our first scholarship fair will be at
The Mooresville High School gymna-                    Monrovia and Eminence. The small
sium on Tuesday evening, December                     number of applicants we receive
13th at 6:30 p.m. We are inviting all                 each year lead us to believe that
businesses, associations and organi-                  many local seniors are unaware of
zations that provide scholarships to                  the numerous scholarships provided.
local seniors to set up booths to pro-
                                                      Please help us get this information to
vide seniors and their parents infor-
                                                      our local seniors & their parents.
mation on scholarships that are                                                                        Susan Lowe, Scholarship
available. Many scholarships are                      For additional information or booth              Committee Chairperson
available and we just need to get the                 space call Susan Lowe at 831-6272
word out to seniors in Mooresville,
                                                 OUR MISSION

                          The Mission of the Mooresville Chamber of Commerce is to
                         provide a positive, proactive business environment on behalf of
                         its members. We are dedicated to being the leader in providing
                        solutions that promote the advancement of economic, industrial,
                        professional and educational opportunities for our members and
                                                     community.

                                                CORE PURPOSE

                        Support Mooresville Chamber of Commerce members to become
                         more successful. And to assist in promotion and attraction of
                                     new businesses to entire county of Morgan.

                                                  OUR VISION

                           The public will look to Mooresville Chamber of Commerce
                               members for value, service, information and professional

                                                      integrity.




2005-2006 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

       Karen Bain, President

    Mark Chester, Vice President                                   Mooresville
       Susan Lowe, Secretary

       Dair Grant, Treasurer
                                                                   Chamber Of
      Steve Helming, Director                                       Commerce
        Dave Doyle, Director                                                   25 E. Main Street
                                                                             Mooresville, IN 46158
    Michael Craciunoiu, Director                                   For more information contact Mindy Taylor

     Sharon Durham, Director
                                                                            Phone 317.831.6509
        Jim Small, Director                                                  Fax 317.831.9557
                                                                         www.mooresvillechamber.com
       Robbi Lollar, Director

         Bev Viles, Director

				
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