A Place to Find This, That, and Everything In-between

By Tara Kritzer | August 2, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Inside Nana’s This N That, antiques, collectibles, furniture, trinkets, dishes, handmade items, and everything in-between line the shelves. Tina Lee describes the shopping experience in her story like that of a treasure hunt. Lee, who opened the shop on May 8, was inspired to go into business by two things – history…

A Lunch Break Together: July’s Chamber Luncheon

By Tara Kritzer | July 28, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Over 40 chamber members took their lunch break together for the monthly luncheon on July 25 in the Washington County Awareness building. Catered by Shady Patch, attendees had their choice of pasta, with sides of bread, salad, and green beans. After filling up on the main course, members could grab their dessert…

Truth, Hope, and Help for Local Parents

By Tara Kritzer | July 17, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Choices Life Resource Center, formerly CARE Pregnancy Center, provides direction with compassion, according to their mission statement. Care Pregnancy Center adopted their new name of operation at the start of 2019, but did not abandon their purpose – first, to save lives for “now and eternity”, and to educate, counsel, and deliver…

Financial Expertise at the June Luncheon

By Tara Kritzer | June 28, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Each of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and Tourism’s monthly luncheons begin the same – with pledge, prayer, and introductions. Prior to this official start to the luncheon, attendees chat about their work schedules, struggles and concerns, and personal lives. However, each meeting has something different – innovative information from a…

Pied Piper Productions: A Love Story for the Theatre

By Tara Kritzer | June 26, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Children ran through the theater’s doors yelling, “Daniel! Daniel! Daniel!” They were eager to begin rehearsal for their next production, and Daniel Main, the director, was their leader. Parents told him that he was like the Pied Piper who lured away rats with his music. While the original tale is much less…

A Coffee Shop and Cafe Inspired by and Dedicated to a Silver Fox

By Tara Kritzer | June 18, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Holly Drury experienced her first taste of coffee as a child when her grandmother gave her a sip. Her love for it grew from there and she and her grandma shared this bond. They traveled to different coffee shops together, discovering small businesses, new and old, that served specialty beverages with personalities…

Giving Back to the Community ‘One Shirt at a Time’

By Tara Kritzer | June 12, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Nick “Turtlefish” Weymouth joked to his later business co-founder Joe “Iceman” Steepleton that he should start his own clothing line after he created shirts that flashed “Turtlefish,” Weymouth’s high school nickname. This joke, though, soon became so much more – it became an idea that evolved into TurtleFish Clothing Company. Weymouth and…

IU Center for Rural Engagement’s Partnership to Enrich Life in Washington County

By Tara Kritzer | June 6, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Improve, discover, build, work, educate, and demonstrate – the goals of the Indiana University Center for Rural Engagement – inspire a mission targeted to small communities near Bloomington. Using resources from IU Bloomington, the center connects members in rural communities with a relationship to the university. Provost and Executive Vice President at…

Mosier Family Chiropractic – Empowering, Inspiring, and Giving Hope

By Tara Kritzer | June 5, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Christopher Mosier stood behind the checkout counter at Family Dollar, working his minimum wage job to make ends meet for his family after he and his wife relocated to Salem from Anderson, Indiana where they worked together at Brauchla Family Chiropractic. Even in this humbling transition, Dr. Mosier didn’t lose sight of…

Fellowship and Presentation at the May Luncheon

By Tara Kritzer | May 29, 2019

By Tiffany Cooke Chamber members met at the May Luncheon to catch up on local business news and receive a presentation from Schneck Medical Center and Family Care in the Awareness Washington County building on Thursday. Just over 40 members attended the Luncheon, a turnout that filled the tables. While members caught up with their…

Skip to toolbar