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Forté debuts new name, new direct-to-employer program

By Kegan Schmicker | August 30, 2022

While you’ll soon see a new sign going up in Tipton, you can rest assured the physicians behind it remain dedicated to a tradition of patient-focused care. Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics changed its name from Methodist Sports Medicine in December as part of a rebranding process to find a name that better highlights its…

The Wyman Group

By Kegan Schmicker | August 15, 2022

Company Website About Full Service Real Estate Firm – Residential and Commercial Real Estate and Land Acquisition What makes your organization stand out? Our people, high level of service, and giving back to the communities we serve. Our culture puts people first. Describe an exciting recent highlight for your organization 2021 was a record-breaking…

Dan Young Tipton LLC

By Kegan Schmicker | July 14, 2022

Company Website About Year Founded – 1993 We are an automobile dealership, selling and servicing vehicles for our customers. We offer New Chevrolet, Buick and GMC cars, trucks and suv’s as well as certified pre-owned vehicles What makes your organization stand out? We are a loyal and family driven business that excels in community…

Summer Sherer, Associate Broker at Remax Anew Realty

By Kegan Schmicker | June 20, 2022

Company Website About I was born and raised in Tipton County. My Husband, Dustin, and I purchased a home in Tipton County in July of 2020. After graduating from Tipton High School in 2012, I attended Indiana University – Bloomington where I received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Sports Marketing & Management Degree.…

Member Message: Michelle Owens, Ruoff Mortgage

By Kegan Schmicker | May 31, 2022

Mortgage News:  As we see mortgage rates increase you may ask yourself, “What does this mean to me?” Are you looking to purchase a home?  Are you looking to access the equity in your home?  Do you want to purchase a vacation home?  Accessing your equity can come in a couple of forms.  There are…

Britni Merrell, Associate Broker at Remax Anew Realty

By Kegan Schmicker | May 23, 2022

Company Website About I was raised in the Clinton county area and currently live with my husband and three children in the Tipton area. I specialize in relocation and have much personal experience with cross country moves and relocations. I am a strong residential agent who will help you navigate every twist and turn…

IN28 Relinquishment in Tipton County

By Kegan Schmicker | December 17, 2021

Rerouting semi-truck traffic out of the City of Tipton is a rather old idea for the City of Tipton. Logistically it makes sense for these semis to travel through the City of Tipton on IN28; however, this traffic has led to significant safety concerns and is hindering the ability for the downtown to attract outdoor…

Tipton County Chamber graduates 21 leaders from its Tipton County Leadership Program

By Kegan Schmicker | October 22, 2021

The Tipton County Chamber is excited to announce the graduation of its first leadership class. This program was made possible through the support of the Tipton County Foundation and is expected to be an annual offering to begin building leadership capacity within the community. “The goal with this program was to help establish a pipeline…

The Art of Housing

By Kegan Schmicker | October 6, 2021

Written by Kegan Schmicker, Executive Director of the Tipton County Chamber of Commerce What has been surprising with respect to the conversation of housing is that most in our community agree it is an obstacle. I have participated in many community meetings and discussions that focused on creating a needs assessment for Tipton County. In…

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