You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Business

  • 16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapse
     BEIJING – A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.
  • Kidney settlement derided
    DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc. this week agreed to one of the largest ever anti-kickback settlements in the U.S.But even a $350 million penalty isn’t enough to satisfy Jamie Court’s sense of justice.
  • Disney woos Japanese moviegoers
    TOKYO – Disney executives call their next film “a love letter to Japanese culture.” No wonder: This nation can't get enough of animation, especially Disney's.
Advertisement

Chamber recognizes 4 in business awards

The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce has selected two businesses, an individual and a group for recognition this year for its 2012 Business of the Year Awards:

  • BND Commercial Real Estate, which employs 30, was chosen as Small Business of the Year. The 8-year-old partnership has played a key role in developing Fort Wayne’s downtown with projects including Harrison Square, the Anthony Wayne condos, and the Lutheran Sports Complex.
  • General Motors Co., which employs more than 3,600 locally, received the Large Business of the Year Award. The automaker has had a substantial effect on the community by recently bringing 700 new families to the area, supporting non-profits and making the truck assembly plant landfill-free.
  • Arthur Snyder, president of Indiana Tech, was named CEO of the Year at Monday’s ceremony. He is known as “a great motivator and someone people look up to,” the Chamber said in its announcement. Indiana Tech will open the region’s first law school next year.
  • The Chamber also created the Community Impact Award this year to honor contributions made by Col. David Augustine and the 122nd Fighter Wing. The men and women were recognized for their service to the country and the community, including the recent Fort Wayne Air Show.
sslater@jg.net

Advertisement