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-Induction Ceremony to be held at Forest Hills Country Club, Thursday, March 9th, 2023 -

Richmond, IN – Since 1991, Junior Achievement of Eastern Indiana Business Hall of Fame has honored the most distinguished businessmen and women for their outstanding contributions to free enterprise and the promise of a better, stronger society. For this year’s 32nd annual event, five business leaders will be welcomed as Laureates into the Junior Achievement of Eastern Indiana Business Hall of Fame at the dinner and induction ceremony to be held Thursday, March 9th 2023 at Forest Hills Country Club in Richmond. 

The Business Hall of Fame Laureates for 2023 are: Kevin Ahaus and Jeff Sheridan of Ahaus Tool & Engineering, Inc. in Richmond; Tom Cox (retired) of Midtown Prescriptions in Richmond; and Jim and Brenda McLane (retired) of Western Wayne News in Cambridge City. These five honorees join a distinguished group of 76 men and women who have been inducted into the Junior Achievement of Eastern Indiana Business Hall of Fame since its founding in 1991. These Laureates are chosen by a selection committee of business and community leaders, independent of Junior Achievement.

JA envisions a world in which young people have the skillset and mindset to build thriving communities. JA educates and inspires young people to succeed in a global economy through providing free JA programming to local schools on the topics of financial literacy, career and workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship. JA of Eastern Indiana serves the counties of Wayne, Fayette, Franklin, Union, Ripley, Dearborn, and Ohio impacting approximately 3,500 students each year.   

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