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Monday, September 30, 2013 - 12:01 am

•Whitley County Economic Development Corp., Columbia City, recently recognized locally based employers Ag Plus LP and ChromaSouce for their efforts in supporting Whitley County's economic development growth.

•STAR, 88.3-FM, Fort Wayne, a contemporary Christian radio station, has been named the Radio Station of the Year for medium markets by Christian Music Broadcasters. This is the second time in four years STAR has been recognized with this national award.

•Be Adaptive Equipment, Columbia City, will be featured in a web-based reality series “Good Company” profiling some of the country's most unique entrepreneurs. The company designs and manufactures activity trays and shooting rests for rifles, shotguns, pistols, crossbows and compound bows that can be used by outdoors enthusiasts with disabilities as well as controls for shooting the weapons and lifts for all-terrain vehicles. Products are sold online and through a number of assisted living and veterans facilities.

•Breyden Products, Columbia City, announces plans to expand its headquarters, creating up to 23 new jobs by 2016.

•DeKalb Health, Auburn, recently opened a DeKalb Health after-hours walk-in clinic. The clinic will be open 4-9 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in its temporary location at Physician Office, Entrance 1310, Suite G. Cost is $25 in addition to co-pay.

•Strebig Construction, Fort Wayne, has been selected by the Plymouth Congregational Church to be the contractor to install a three-stop elevator shaftway and hydraulic elevator in the church. The elevator will be completed and functioning by mid-December.

•Zeeland Lumber Operations, Elkhart, plans to open a facility, creating up to 72 jobs by 2016.

•Coventry Meadows, Fort Wayne, has received a deficiency-free survey by the Indiana State Department of Health, which is now using new inspection standards.

•The Towne House will break ground Wednesday on a $3 million, 19,000-square-foot specialized memory care center. Twelve full-time jobs will be created at the retirement community, 2209 St. Joe Center Rd.

The memory care center will be named The Towne Square.

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