Small Business Spotlight: Mulhaupts, Inc.

Small Business Spotlight: Mulhaupts, Inc.

This Downtown Lafayette, IN business services our community in one of the most necessary aspects of life: security. With small beginnings, Mulhaupts started as a locksmith in 1876, and continues to serve our area with this service today! Mulhaupts, thankfully, now has expanded their specialty into so much more! After reading this blog, you’ll know right where to go if you need anything related to electronic security or monitoring, doors or frames or hardware, overhead doors, keys or locks or safes, or hollow metal fabricating. Here are all the details on each service from their Mulhaupts’ website. Electronic Security or Monitoring “Did you know you’re three times less likely to be burglarized when you install a security and entry access monitoring system? Mulhaupts can help you protect your home or business, as well as assist with company-wide access control and monitoring, with keyless entry, security systems, video surveillance, and more. Click on each word to learn more about electronic security for homes, contractors, or businesses.” Doors, Frames, and Hardware “Mulhaupts’ professionals can assist with providing the best door and opening solutions for your next commercial project. Whether you need a door replaced or repaired, or you’re looking for a comprehensive door hardware partner, we can help. We have certified staff who can assist with ADA compliance and meeting specific industry code standards. Click on each word to view more information for contractors or businesses.” Overhead Doors “Our certified Overhead Door technicians can help you fix, replace, and install a genuine, original Overhead Door. You can even custom design or review your options by stopping by or visiting our online ‘Design Your...
I Still Believe by Lionsgate

I Still Believe by Lionsgate

Through the years, Lafayette, IN has produced several big names in the music industry. Axl Rose and Izzy Stradlin from Gun ‘N’ Roses and Shannon Hoon from Blind Melon are just a few to name! However, there is one local name coming to the big screen soon. He’s a musician born and raised in Lafayette, IN, and he’s got roots here still with family and friends. Photo courtesy of MovieGuide Who is Jeremy Camp? Jeremy Camp is a Christian contemporary artist who has sold over 4 million albums. According to his website, here are some stats marking his music career: “Throughout his 17-year career, Capitol CMG artist Jeremy Camp has established himself with landmark accolades including: Lifetime consumption of almost 5 million and 325M lifetime streams Holds title for most #1s among solo artists on the Christian Airplay chartBillboards #2 artist of the Decade in 201040 #1 radio hits across all formats4 RIAA certified gold albums and 1 gold single1 Grammy nomination, 3 American Music Award nominations & 4 ASCAP Songwriter of the Year Awards Jeremy has also authored an autobiography, I Still Believe (2013, Tyndale) and toured the world, sharing his music in more than 36 countries, and his organization, Speaking Louder Ministries, has allowed him to travel to Brazil, Guatemala, Ukraine, Japan and Kyrgyzstan.” I Still Believe: the Movie We proudly love and support the entire Camp family as friends, and this spring, on March 13th, 2020 a movie releases about Jeremy’s life, love, and career as a musician. Here’s what his website says on that: ” [Jeremy] is heavily involved with the biopic feature film about his life,...
Fire Safety Tips

Fire Safety Tips

“Did you know that if a fire starts in your home you may have as little as two minutes to escape?” With this statement, The American Red Cross gives some perspective on just how fast a home fire can impact our lives. Having the correct fire safety precautions and plan can make all the difference for just a couple of minutes. We absolutely hope that day never comes for you and yours, but the Romanski Group is here with just a few tips to prepare you for an emergency if you have to face one! These tips come from the American Red Cross. Install Smoke alarms on every level of your home, inside bedrooms, and outside sleeping areas. Test those once a month, and if they’re not working, change the batteries. Click here to purchase smoke detectors.Keep a fire extinguisher inside the home! To operate a fire extinguisher, just remember “PASS: Pull the pin, Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, Squeeze the handle, and Sweep nozzle side to side.”Communicate! Talk with anyone living inside your home and form an escape plan. Then, practice the routine. Click here for a print out to draw your floor plan and plot an escape. If a fire occurs in your home, get out and stay out! Do not go back inside the home for anyone or anything. Call for help! Your local fire department will know what to do and are trained for any fire situation, big or small. Other resources: Click here for a Fire Safety Checklist created by FEMA or here for one from Prevention 1st. Both are great...
Small Business Spotlight: East End Grill

Small Business Spotlight: East End Grill

Check out this cozy, trendy and vibrant downtown Lafayette, IN serving up some pretty amazing food and hand crafted cocktails! You are invited for game night (BOILER UP!), date night, girl’s night, lunch with a friend, or a family dinner. Sit at the bar, on the patio, in the dining room, or reserve the private room for your special event (for up to 20 guests). American style classics fill the menu (see below), and with a full bar, craft beer selection, and wine list, there is not much more you can ask for in a Downtown Lafayette, IN establishment. We think it’s just the perfect combination! Their Facebook page state this: “East End Grill merges classic steakhouse dishes with innovative bistro style. The menu combines simple yet hearty fare ranging from chopped salads, to burgers & sandwiches and the best steaks and seafood available.” For practical application to those ideals, click here to view lunch, dinner, wine, beer, and whiskey menus! With on site chefs forming these creations, there are seasonal additions all the time. Click here to view the Facebook Page to keep up to date on all the goodies! Ground braking across the street from East End Grill gives us hope on the horizon for the Ripple and Company. Keep your eyes open for this innovative Downtown Lafayette, IN restaurant addition! Here’s the concept: “The first floor looks to satisfy a need for a fast casual, counter-service concept that will serve roasted & smoked meats, family-style side items and draft beer & draft cocktails. All of this will be available in to-go & large group catering offerings for...
Small Business Spotlight: Habitat Restore

Small Business Spotlight: Habitat Restore

Habitat for Humanity might be a name you recognize. Believe it or not, this national organization has one of its most successful branches here in Lafayette, IN with building over 300 affordable homes making Greater Lafayette, IN residents homeowners. Additionally, the Lafayette Habitat for Humanity spends their spare time rebuilding and pouring into neighborhoods throughout the city. To put into words what it means to have an investment organization such as Habitat for Humanity working for our community is one of the harder things we’ve done in life. We’re thankful to say the least. However, one of the coolest parts of Habitat for Humanity’s presence in our community is the Habitat ReStore. Here’s Habitat’s words describing how the ReStore serves: “Whether you’re looking for furniture for a room, building materials for a remodel, or that extra something special to make your DIY project shine, you’ll find it at the ReStore. Keeping quality items out of landfills, the ReStore takes donations from people just like you and sells them to the general public at a fraction of the retail price. We use the proceeds to provide access to affordable housing and revitalize neighborhoods. Shopping that makes a difference. What’s better than that?” We couldn’t have said it better ourselves! So, whether you’re looking to donate some perfectly good items, such as kitchen counters, appliances, light fixtures, furniture items, paint, rugs, 2×4’s, or anything home related, click here to schedule a donation pick up. Habitat ReStore Hours, Location, and Reviews The Habitat ReStore is open Tuesday – Friday from 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.and Sunday from 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M....