Category Archives: Announcements

General news from the Greater Martinsville Chamber of Commerce (GMCC)

Coworking highlighted at April Luncheon

At their monthly luncheon, Chamber members and their guests enjoyed a delicious lunch catered by Tomato Pie Pizza and learned about the ins and outs of coworking and the benefits of this relatively new phenomenon to our community and to our economy. Although you are hearing more about coworking, it is still a relatively new… Read More »

The countdown to National Small Business Week (NSBW) is on; webinars announced

NSBW (April 30th – May 6th) is an annual event hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration to recognize the nation’s top small businesses, entrepreneurs, small business advocates and champions. We’re pleased to announce this year’s webinars on a variety of business topics.   The U.S. Economic Outlook and Its Impact on Small Businesses Presented by Visa… Read More »

Martinsville Chamber proud partner in CoderDojo – coding club for middle schoolers

The Martinsville Chamber is a proud partner, with MSD of Martinsville, TechPoint Foundation for Youth and Eleven Fifty Academy, bringing #CoderDojo to Martinsville! #EFAImpact #GoCodeMartinsville. What a great time our middle schoolers had with “Spheros” at our January session! CoderDojo at the CEC in Martinsville Every 1st Tuesday of the month from 6-8 p.m. Middle… Read More »

I-69 Section 6 Draft Environmental Document Published for Public Comment Exhaustive study recommends locations for highway, exits and local access

  INDIANAPOLIS (M) – The final leg of Interstate 69 from Evansville to Indianapolis is one step closer to reality with the release of its Tier 2 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). In addition to increasing economic activity in the corridor, exhaustive studies and public input conclude that I-69 Section 6 will improve safety and… Read More »

Is original Medicare enough medical coverage for a senior?

by Steve Keefe, President of Medicare Your Way LLC You’re approaching your initial election period (IEP) for Medicare which is normally when you are close to turning age 65. You could already be on Original Medicare, and the main question most want to know; “is Original Medicare sufficient medical coverage”? Answer – Probably not. There… Read More »

Things to keep in mind this tax season by Melissa Schiff, CPA

The IRS is demanding ever increasing organization and improved record keeping from business owners. In our ongoing effort to help you stay compliant we would ask you take a moment to review the issues below and make sure your operations are in order. Updated forms: Sales Tax Exemptions, W-4’s, W-9’s You should have new versions… Read More »

LIFEDesigns partners with Home Bank

LIFEDesigns has been accepted into the 2017 CSH Supportive Housing Institute where Susan Rinne, CEO, will serve as Team Leader. Partners for the project include the South Central Community Action Program; Valenti Real Estate Services, Inc.; Milestone Ventures, Inc.; and Home Bank. The purpose of the Institute is to better understand the needs of the… Read More »