March 5, 2019   
Bi-Monthly News
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Small Business of the MonthSBOM
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Member Announcements MemberAnnouncements
Local Merrill Lynch Financial Advisors Bart Burrell & David McGaughey Named on the 2019 Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" List

Merrill Lynch announced
that Fi
nancial Advisor Bart Burrell & David McGaughey has been recognized on the 2019 Forbes "Best-in-State Wealth Advisors" list , published on February 20, 2019.  In all, 1,019 Merrill Lynch advisors are included on this year's list, the most of any firm.  
Business Success BusinessSuccess
Ask the Experts

Are you facing barriers to your business? Wish you had an expert to provide guidance? Our Ask the Experts portal is the resource you need.
Click the link to submit your questions to our experts.
Greater Lafayette Commerce Events GLCEvents
Never miss an event! Our 2019 events calendar and events registration are available 24/7.
Business INnovations Series:  Finding a Work/Life Balance
March 12, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

This series is free to the community!  Register now before the class reaches capacity. 
Steve Bush, with Ivy Tech, will discuss ways to establish a work/life balance in today's business world.
Accelerate765 - Freshman Federal Legislative Forum Luncheon
March 19, 2019 
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Hear from Representative Baird and Senator Braun with a discussion of their legislative priorities for 2019 as well as the U.S. Chamber offering a quick overview of the tasks for 2019.
Holiday Inn City Centre 
515 South St, Lafayette, IN 47901
11:45 a.m. - Registration Opens
Noon - Buffet Opens
12:30 p.m. - Program Begins
$25 for members, $35 for non-members. 

Table of 8 seats:
$200 for members, $280 for non-members.

Membership 101 
March 22, 2019 
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Learn more about your membership benefits through Greater Lafayette Commerce and meet some of the GLC team and other fellow members.  
RSVP by emailing Jake Franklin 
Evergreen Leadership Series 2019
April - November 2019
Evergreen Leadership Circles are high impact, deeply transformational face to face experiences that are designed to facilitate learning that transfers to the workplace, create enduring relationships between participants, and provide an opportunity to practice leadership skills.
Evergreen circles create powerful peer groups that offer candid feedback, new insights and challenges every person to become their best self. Each circle includes learning topics, our creative problem-solving process, reflection and action planning.
Learn more and register here 

Contact Kelli for sponsorship opportunities.
2019 Diversity Summit:  Discussing Whiteness
April 24, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Diversity Roundtable, of Greater Lafayette Commerce, presents the bi-annual Diversity Summit with the theme being "Discussing Whiteness".  In a polarized national climate where there are 'us versus them' views, it is necessary to engage in conversations that lead to better understanding and healthy discussions on and across difference.  This year's summit will provide space for a conversation of this nature to take place in an environment that is engaging and conducive to learning.   
To learn more, view a list of workshops offered, and register, please click

Calling All Young Professionals!

Want to get engaged in the community, develop professionally, find new opportunities, and give back through service? Join Tippy Connect Young Professionals!


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New Breakfast Event:  Rise & Shine Greater Lafayette
May 3, 2019
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
The Outpost 
Fun and full of opportunity! Join us for the pilot launch of our new breakfast event.  It's Networking with a side of community programming.   
Come see what it is all about!
There are many opportunities for affordable sponsorships.  View Sponsorship Menu or Register 
Quarterly Development Series:  Construction Season Update
May 15, 2019
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
The Trails Banquet Hall
More details to come.  Get your ticket(s) early, the last luncheon sold out!
Early Registration is Open for Our Annual Golf Outing
 Contact Kelli for sponsorship opportunities or to register early.
Community News and Events CommunityNews
INFINITI Timeout For the Win

Purdue University Men's Basketball Coach Matt Painter is competing against 47 other D1 NCAA Men's Basketball coaches in the INFINITI Timeout For the Win challenge, raising up to $1 million for the American Cancer Society to help defeat everyone's rival - cancer.

Now through March 11, 2019 fans can vote for Coach Painter, helping him place in the top three on the national leaderboard and win a donation by INFINITI in his name to the American Cancer Society.
You can vote up to three times, every day, by doing the following:  
  1. Visit, search for "Matt Painter" and click "Vote"
  2. Post a photo signaling a timeout on Twitter, and including two hashtags: #TIMEOUTFTW AND #CoachMattPainter
  3. Post a photo signaling a timeout on Instagram, and including two hashtags: #TIMEOUTFTW AND #CoachMattPainter
Vote today and vote often! And go Boilermakers.
Greater Lafayette's Employer Opioid Strategy 
March 21, 2019 
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Ivy Tech Lafayette 
Ivy Halls 1106 & 1112

To view the full agenda and to learn more, click here.
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