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Business winners

Monday, April 1, 2013 - 12:01 am

•Ehlerding Motorsports, Fort Wayne, welcomes the Kawasaki line back to its dealership family after an 8-year absence. It will house the full line of Kawasaki model motorcycles, ATVs, Mule Utility Vehicles, and Jet-Ski Watercraft along with parts, accessories and services.

•University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne, has launched the College of Adult Learning to make expanding education accessible for working professionals. It will offer undergraduate and graduate degrees. It includes a virtual campus that houses 100 percent online programs.

•Strebig Construction, Fort Wayne, has been awarded a contract by the city of Garrett for emergency roof and parapet repairs to the City Hall building. Work consists of shoring and bracing structural roof framing, roof parapet steel support bracing and the patching of holes and cracks. Work will be completed by May.

•The Hagerman Group has received the Project of the Year and Subcontractors Choice Award at the seventh Annual Indiana Subcontractors Association Awards Program.

•Weigand Construction, Fort Wayne, has been awarded by St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 7710 E. State Blvd., the creation of a 27,000-square-foot addition to the south of the existing structure, along with a 6,500- square-foot renovation to the basement. Construction is scheduled to commence as early as June.

•Blue Jacket Clothing Company, Fort Wayne, has opened at 2826 S. Calhoun St. It is a new enterprise from the staff, clients and volunteers of Blue Jacket Inc. The company sells high-quality, gently used clothing and accessories 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, with proceeds raised through the enterprise supporting Blue Jacket's mission and operations to train, employ, and give vocational direction to ex-inmates.

•DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction, Warsaw, earn the Governor's Workplace Safety Award for reducing workplace injuries by 30 percent through its 2012 Slip Trip and Fall Awareness Campaign.

• WANE-TV, NewsChannel 15, remains the most watched TV station in northeast Indiana, according to the February 2013 Neilsen Station Index.

In addition, WANE.com is the preferred website for news and weather, based on data compiled by comScore and Hitwise.

•Manchester University, Fort Wayne, has received its first LEED Gold certification for the environmentally friendly design and construction of its Fort Wayne campus, College of Pharmacy structure.

•Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority announces the return of nonstop service to Myrtle Beach, S.C., via Allegiant. Travel will begin May 16.

Send information about your company’s awards and contracts on company letterhead, to be received by noon Wednesday, to The News-Sentinel, Business Monday, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801, or fax information to 461-8817, or email to nsbusiness@news-sentinel.com.