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Mooresville Chamber October Newsletter by keara


									Volume 1, Issue 2

October 2005

Mooresville Chamber of Commerce Newsletter
Scholarship Recipients Receive Funds

New Members:
• • • Indiana Martial Arts Elwood Staffing ASAP Payroll Services • • American Senior Communities American Family

Josh Jones is enrolled at Indiana State University. He is majoring in Exercise Science and his minor is in business. He is also on the football team.

Josh Jones Mooresville High School

Inside this issue:
New Members 2

Nicholas Oschman is currently enrolled at Purdue University. He is majoring in Engineering and his minor is in mathematics.
Nicholas OIschman Mooresville High School



Member Spotlight


Mississippi Chambers Hit Hard
Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce office completely gutted, they are now operating from a temporary space at the community college. Hancock County Chamber of Commerce (ground zero with the eye) . Their office has disappeared. They are operating at the Coast Electric Power Association’s Conference room. Biloxi’s chamber ~ gone. Please keep all the businesses and individuals affected by the storms in your thoughts. Mississippi’s web site is or to view photos of the area at this link:

Note from the President




Scholarship Fair


Chamber information


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Mooresville Chamber of Commerce Newsletter

New Members

Indiana Martial Arts, owners John & Valerie Paul. Located on Main Street. Elwood Staffing. Temporary staffing services. Located in Pioneer Point. ASAP Payroll Services. Owner Tom Masengale

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American Family Insurance, Gary Kurucz. Located in Camby. American Senior Communities, Meadow Lakes. Located at the corner of SR67 and Old SR67. Currently building patio homes, assisted living quarters and a nursing home. Contact Kelly Ponsler for more information.



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Fifth Third Bank Ponderosa Wards Apparel Morgan County Democrat Central Committee Atwell Interiors Monrovia Mudworks

“Your continued support helps make it possible for our chamber to be a success for you ~ our members, and to our community”

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Member Spotlight…..Great Day Party Rental
Great Day Party Rental is a local family owned business, specializing in rental of party equipment and retail sales of party supplies. Started in 1994, the business has grown from just a few tables and chairs in the garage to an extensive line of tents, tables, chairs, wedding equipment, and party supplies for all occasions. In addition to the rentals and supplies, Great Day offers balloon décor, dance floors, arches, bouquets and floral (fresh & silk). Prompt and courteous service to the customer is of utmost importance to owners Mark & Cathy Coss. Mooresville residents for over 30 years. They take pride in the way their employees, Bill (son), Mandy (daughter), Brenda and Chris utilize these principles in dealing with each customer. Great Day Party rental, located at 359 E. Main Street Bldg. A is open Monday thru Saturday. Stop by and visit!

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From the President, Karen Bain
I would like to congratulate Mooresville and Monrovia High Schools for being named “Best Buy” by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. These two high schools were among 160 Indiana High Schools to receive this honor. In addition Mooresville was awarded the distinction of being an “Honor Roll” School. These awards are being made to schools with the Highest level of achievement for the lowest amount of tax dollars. The honor roll award is given to schools that excel academically, despite having at risk factors. Morgan county residents and businesses should be proud of the efficient use of their school tax dollars. Our Mooresville Chamber will be hosting a “Scholarship Fair” December 13, 2005 from 6:30p.m.- 8:30p.m. at Mooresville High School. Our Chamber awards scholarships each year to selected senior from Mooresville, Monrovia, and Eminence High Schools. It is our goal to get all organizations that award scholarships or funding to our area high school seniors to participate in this fair to provide students and their parents or guardians knowledge about available scholarships and the opportunity to pick-up the applications. Participating organizations will have the ability to meet students who are pursing postsecondary education programs and explain the scholarship process. We are also making plans to have high school counselors available at this fair from all three schools. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments. I can be reached at 317-831-4921 or 317-290-7910. I look forward to participating in giving our area seniors additional opportunities in achieving their goals and future career.

Karen Bain, President

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

“One of our goals at the chamber is to be a resource of information for our community.” Mindy Taylor, Office Admins

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

Susan Lowe, Scholarship Committee Chairperson

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 Susan Lowe, Secretary Dair Grant, Treasurer Steve Helming, Director Dave Doyle, Director Michael Craciunoiu, Director Sharon Durham, Director Jim Small, Director Robbi Lollar, Director Bev Viles, Director
Phone 317.831.6509 Fax 317.831.9557

Mooresville Chamber Of Commerce
25 E. Main Street Mooresville, IN 46158 For more information contact Mindy Taylor

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