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February 23, 2014

Business Briefs: Feb. 23

Private Fleet Backhaul honored

INDIANAPOLIS — A record-tying 100 companies, including 27 new honorees from last year, have been selected as a 2014 Best Place to Work in Indiana, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has announced.

Locally, in the Small Company category (15-74 employees), Anderson-based Private Fleet Backhaul was honored.

Private Fleet Backhaul is a specialized logistics firm that opened in 2002 and coordinates hauling for private truck fleets.

Actual rankings for the companies will be unveiled at a May 1 awards dinner, presented in partnership with Hylant, at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.

Winners were selected from four categories: small companies of between 15 and 74 U.S. employees; medium companies of between 75 and 249 U.S. employees; large companies of between 250 and 999 U.S. employees; and major companies with 1,000 or more U.S. employees. Out-of-state parent companies were eligible to participate if at least 15 full-time employees are in Indiana.

Mermaid named ‘Retailer of the Year’

PHOENIX — Mermaid Pool, Spa & Patio, represented by owners Tom and Brenda Murr, was named BioGuard Retailer of the Year during the recent United Aqua Group Annual Conference held recently at the Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz.

Mermaid Pool, Spa & Patio, with locations in Anderson and Muncie, is celebrating its 36th year of business in central Indiana. BioGuard, supplier of pool and spa care products in the USA, has been with Mermaid since 1995.

Westminster Village celebrates 40th

MUNCIE — Westminster Village will honor its 40th anniversary with a celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the facility at 5801 W. Bethel Ave., Muncie.

Westminster Village is a not-for-profit, Continuing Care Retirement Community for residents 62 and over.

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