Immigrants Hemang and Darshana Shah, the owners of the Quality Inn in Huntingburg and Days Inn in Jasper, have realized the American Dream and continue to contribute to the economy with investments in new businesses.
Bardwell saw a need for adding a space at the Southridge High School library. She applied for a $2,000 grant through Toyota Motor Manufacturing and received $1,000 to go towards her plans.
When she announced the idea in the school’s newsletter, that brought in a parent, Amy Maxey, who also worked at National Office Furniture. Maxey took the idea to the company to see how they could help.