Star Bank received the Pillar of Support Award from United Way of Allen County for its support of the United Way’s fundraising campaign. It also won the Indiana Bankers Association Best in Show in the campaign category for its summer/fall 2011 business banking advertising campaign.
Max Fitness celebrated the opening of its new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1415 W. Dupont Road. For information, call 755-2216.
Preston Allen Homes LLC won the construction contract for Phase 1 of the Canton Laundry Rehabilitation and Stabilization project by ARCH of Fort Wayne.
Frontier Communications Corp. has made the Fortune 500 list, ranked 464th. Frontier, a major provider of telecom services in the Fort Wayne area, recorded $5.2 billion in annual revenue last year. Frontier acquired Verizon Communications Inc.’s landline phone, Internet and cable business in 14 states, including Indiana, in 2010.
The Building Contractors Association of Northeast Indiana 2012 BCA Excellence in Construction Award winners: MSKTD & Associates Inc. and The Hagerman Group for the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo new entrance for renovation under $2 million; Design Collaborative and Weigand Construction for Maple Leaf Farms headquarters for renovation over $2 million; Fetters Construction Inc. and the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department for Taylor’s Dream at Kreager Park for new construction under $4 million; and Michael Kinder & Sons Inc. for the Strauss-Peabody Aquatic & Fitness Center for new construction over $4 million.
First Federal Savings Bank was named in the Top 200 Community Banks in America among banks and thrifts with less than $2 billion in assets by American Banker Magazine.
Franklin Electric Co. declared a quarterly dividend of 14.5 cents a share payable May 31 to shareholders of record on Thursday.
Independence Alliance Banks Inc., the holding company for Grabill Bank and MarkleBank, declared a quarterly cash dividend of 60 cents per share payable to shareholders of record as of Tuesday.
Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Co. of Fort Wayne and Medtronic of Warsaw were named as 2012 Best Places to Work in Indiana by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Co. ranked fifth and Medtronic ranked 25th.
Signature Mac, a computer and network services company, is rebranding its commercial division to SMi. The company also was recognized as an Apple Premium Service Provider by Apple.
Hallmark Home Mortgage will be celebrating its 5-year anniversary the week of May 21. For information, call 469-0751.
Regal Beloit Corp. declared a quarterly dividend of 19 cents per share payable July 13 to shareholders of record on June 29.