Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


August 24, 2012

ETC donates to United Fund

Greensburg — The Decatur County United Fund (DCUF) recently expressed its gratitude to Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) of Greensburg for donating $500 toward its goal of $330,000 for the 2012 Decatur County United Fund "Building a Better Tomorrow' Campaign.

ETC's $500 donation will help ensure quality health and human services are available for everyone in Decatur County.

Gifts such as this can build strong kids through programs such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters, scouting, and Advocates for Children, according to representatives of the DCUF.

A donation makes health services, including the Community Healthcare Clinic and Hospice, readily available. Organizations such as the American Red Cross, Bread of Life food pantry and Meals on Wheels can continue to function thanks to individuals and businesses who donate to the DCUF. In all, 25 programs will be funded in 2013.

In addition, ETC donated a Kindle Fire for the United Fund auction planned for Friday, Nov. 2 at Greensburg's Knights of Columbus.

The Kindle Fire by Amazon is a device intended for anyone who enjoys entertainment, web, games, reading and similar activities.

Last year, 295 individuals placed bids on autographed items, local artwork, destinations, and much more to raise just shy of the $60,000 toward the campaign goal. The Kindle Fire will be a new item this year.

Joane Cunningham, DCUF executive director, stated, "ETC continues to support programs provided by over 21 agencies here in our community that are funded by the Decatur County United Fund. It is businessesÕ like this that can make the most impact in one single donation.'

Jenni Hanna, ETC public relations coordinator, added, "ETC is proud to support local, community-serving organizations like the United Fund. The local United Fund does an excellent job of analyzing local needs and stretching dollars to help fill those gaps. ETC is privileged to play a small part in the work the United Fund does."


Text Only
  • Stocks rise; home construction rebounds NEW YORK — Encouraging economic news helped push the stock market higher on Tuesday. Home construction rebounded in July, while inflation remained muted.Aeropostale, a teen-clothing company, surged after reinstating its former CEO. Home Depot climbed

    August 20, 2014

  • Inside Indiana Business Mattress maker creates 300 jobsKentucky-based Tempur Sealy International Inc. (NYSE: TPX) has announced plans to locate a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Plainfield. The move will create 300 jobs by 2015.Officials break ground on $36M

    August 16, 2014

  • Nordstrom, Gilead: big market movers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSENordstrom Inc., down $3.58 to $65.11The luxury department store operator reported quarterly sales at established s

    August 16, 2014

  • Stocks, Berkshire Hathaway higher NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are modestly higher on Wall Street. The Dow has been up 40 to 50 points this afternoon, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq are also in positive territory. Some analysts have been fretting that stocks look expensive with the S&P

    August 15, 2014

  • Indexes higher, Amazon gains NEW YORK — A modest gain for the stock market Wednesday tugged the Dow Jones industrial average back into the black for the year as investors set aside concerns about Ukraine and Iraq. Amazon led the gains in light trading, despite a mixed batch of e

    August 14, 2014

  • Inside INdiana Business Hoosier farmers could topple recordsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is projecting a blue ribbon year for Indiana crop production. The department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says Hoosier farmers are on pace for record corn production

    August 13, 2014

  • Stocks fall on geopolitical risks NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market eased in afternoon trading Tuesday following two days of gains. Investors focused on problems in Ukraine and Iraq and the damage those problems are starting to have on the broader, global economy. Energy stocks were a

    August 13, 2014

  • Global turmoil weighing on stocks, but US prices up NEW YORK (AP) -- Fear is creeping into stock and bonds markets around the world against a backdrop of escalating global turmoil.Prices in Europe and Asia slumped Friday on news of U.S. fighter jets dropping bombs in Iraq, the end of a three-day cease

    August 9, 2014

  • Stocks move lower on weight of earnings NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks moved lower in afternoon trading as investors assessed the latest company earnings and the outlook for the economy. Investors are still troubled by the potential for escalating tensions between Russia and the West over Uk

    August 8, 2014

  • S&P: Income inequality is hurting economic growth WASHINGTON — Economists have long argued that a rising wealth gap has complicated the U.S. rebound from the Great Recession.Now, an analysis by the rating agency Standard & Poor’s lends its weight to the argument: The widening gap between the wealthi

    August 8, 2014