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Business at a glance

Lamplight Inn, a senior housing facility at 300 E. Washington Blvd., recently added nearly $1 million of building renovations and upgrades.

Felderman Design-Build won the construction contract for an interior and exterior remodel of Summit City Chevrolet.

Vera Bradley Inc. recently presented at the CL King 10th Annual Best Ideas Conference in New York City.

3Rivers Federal Credit Union recently broke ground for its new branch location at 5703 YMCA Park Drive E.

Max Fitness announced that renovation and expansion at its location at 9914 Illinois Road are expected to be completed by the end of the month and completion of its location at 1245 Maplecrest Road is expected later this fall.

Dirig Sheet Metal won the HVAC/ductwork contract for the new three-story building for Indiana Tech Law School.

Faegre Baker Daniels LLP was selected as a “standout firm” in the area of securities and finance litigation in an independent study by BTI Consulting Group and published in the 2013 BTI Litigation Outlook report.

Hylant Group, a privately owned insurance brokerage firm, was honored as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in Insurance by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group.

Strebig Construction Inc., L.A. Electric and Service Mechanical were contracted by IPFW for the casework installation project at the Neff Hall Dental Clinc.

The Whitman Group celebrated the opening of its new national headquarters with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 220 Parker St., Warsaw.

Independent Alliance Banks, the holding company for Grabill Bank and MarkleBank, was listed at 103rd in a list of the top 200 community banks and thrifts in the American Banker Magazine’s annual ranking of best performers. The ranking is based on a 3-year average return on equity as of Dec. 31.

LaBov & Beyond Marketing Communications and Training received 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Awards for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility. The award is part of the national When Work Works project administered by the Families and Work Institute and the Society for Human Resource Management.

Irving Ready-Mix Inc. recently completed the sale of substantially all of its operating assets to business interests under the control of Larry Gerig, president of Erie Haven Inc.

Sailrite Enterprises, a marine canvas supplier in Columbia City, was honored as a 2012 Indiana Company to Watch by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and the Indiana Small Business Development Center.

American Electric Power was selected as a Top Utilities in Economic Development by Site Selection magazine.

Covington Box & Packaging Inc. of Waterloo sold its import casket business to the Buchanan Group. Imports account for about 2 percent of the company’s sales.

Memorial Coliseum was named a Top Stop and Prime Site by Venues Today and Facilities, respectively. It was ranked No. 13 in the world for ticket sales among similar-sized venues for the June-July 2012 reporting period.

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