In addition chief meteorologist Nicholas Ferreri has been named among the top meteorologists in Indiana.
•Snowbird Services, Fort Wayne, has gained accredited member status in the National Home Watch Association. The company serves the counties of Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Wells and Whitley. Contact information: email Jason@GetSnowBirdServices.com; call 312-8510; or visit www.GetSnowBirdServices.com.
•CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) announces that its Center for Community & Economic Development ahs been awarded a CDFI certification from the U.S. Department of Treasury. The center will use this certification to access additional lending capital and provide micro loans to small-business owners and entrepreneurs residing in Allen County.
•Felderman Design-Build, Fort Wayne, has been awarded the design-build contract by First Federal Savings Bank for an interior remodel of their downtown Huntington branch.
•Ruoff Home Mortgage, Fort Wayne, recently cleared the final review process of becoming a Ginnie Mae MBS (mortgage-backed securities) lender.
In addition, the company has ranked No. 722 on the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies and on the Inc. Hire Powers Awards listing as the No. 3 job creator in the state.
•Do it Best Corp., Fort Wayne, has concluded a weeklong, intensive leadership training development program. The inaugural Leadership Development Institute (LDI) was held Nov. 12-15 in Fort Wayne, world headquarters. Key Do it Best Corp. leaders shared their leadership insights along with several outside leadership development experts.
•ExecuTrain, Fort Wayne, has a new website. The URL is www.executrain.com.
•Northeast Indiana Regional Workforce Investment board has changed its name to Northeast Indiana Works. Northeast Indiana Works assists more than 40,000 people annually with skills training and job leads and helps more than 1,200 companies each year with customized hiring and training assistance.
•Memories of You, Fort Wayne, has opened a 2,800 square foot facility at 6413 Lima Road. The store helps keep the memory of loved ones through jewelry, frames, keepsakes, garden stones, urns, sympathy gifts, and custom products.
•Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI) has launched its new design for LivingFortWayne.com.
•Three Birds Casual, Larwill, the luxury casual furniture manufacturer has completed relocation of its headquarters facility to the former Larwill High School building at 414 E. North St., Larwill.
•OMCO, Pierceton, plans to expand its operations, creating up to 40 new jobs by 2016. The company manufactures steel metal forming for the transportation industry.
•Kiddie Academy, Fort Wayne, has opened at 1627 Coldwater Road. For more information, go to www.kiddieacademy.com/fortwayne.
•Anchor Films, Fort Wayne, celebrated their newly renovated studio with a ribbon cutting and open house on Nov. 15 at 1501 E. Berry St.
•Strebig Construction, Fort Wayne, has broken ground on Phase 2 of the Corner Landing at Lake James, which includes razing and reconstructing the Historic Bait Shop.
•Group Delphi, Fort Wayne, has acquired Image Exhibits of Fort Wayne.
•Asher Agency, Fort Wayne, has added 21 new Subway Restaurant markets to its portfolio. They are Dallas-Fort Worth, Tyler-Longview, Amarillo, Lubbock, Midland-Odessa, Abilene, Sherman-Ada, San Angelo, Waco, Bryan College Station and Beaumont Texas; Biloxi-Gulfport, Hattiesburg and Jackson, Miss; and Wichita and Wichita Falls, Kan.; Shreveport, Monroe and Lake Charles, La., and Oklahoma City and Tulsa Okla. The company plans to open an office in Oklahoma City.