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Business at a glance

Lakeland Financial Corp.’s board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 17 cents per share on its common stock payable on May 7 to shareholders of record on Wednesday.

LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications and Training completed the product launch of the all-new BMW 3 Series at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.

Hoch Associates provided architectural, engineering and interior design for Ioton Industries of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Parkview Health was selected as the Member Organization of the Year from the Indiana Perinatal Network. The award honors contributions to the field of perinatal health and to recognize those who are working to improve the health and lives of mothers and babies in Indiana.

Dirig Sheet Metal won the HVAC/duct work contract for an addition for the multipurpose room at Albion Elementary School.

Fort Wayne Medical Oncology and Hematology is among the first cancer practices in the nation to offer Provenge, a biological treatment option for advanced prostate cancer patients.

Group Dekko announced its alliance with Toshiba International Corp. to supply TIC as its manufacturing source for architectural LED products in North America.

Current Mechanical received the MSCA GreenSTAR award, which recognizes mechanical service contractors that have shown an exceptional commitment to sustainable mechanical services and are recognized as leaders in the energy and cost-saving movement within the HVAC industry.

Construction recently began for the $2 million renovation to transform portions of the former Parkview North Imaging Department into the new Ronald McDonald House. The 10-bedroom house is expected to be open in December.

Paul Michaylo Agency, an Allstate Insurance office, recently opened at 6242 W. Jefferson Blvd. For information, call 459-1700 or go to

Ivy Tech Community College received a Gold Award in Radio Advertising/Single Spot for Graduation and Merit Awards for Poster – Students: Our First Priority, Television Advertising/Series-Graduation and Brochure-Corporate College at the Annual Educational Advertising Awards sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report. All work was produced by Asher Agency.

Specialized Printed Products launched new Web identities for CMS Roofing Inc. at, Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry at and Monroeville Box, Pallet and Wood Products at

Numerix Inc. in Columbia City and Second Steps LLC in Fort Wayne received the Economic Development Through Growth and Entrepreneurship Awards through the Indiana Economic Development Corp.’s Small Business Development Center network. Numerix Inc. won in the Established Business category and Second Steps LLC won in the Emerging Business category.

Southeastern Equipment Co. now offers Hyundai Construction Equipment at its Fort Wayne location at 3333 Coliseum Blvd. W. For information, call 483-8868.