Business Briefs


Central National Bank plans open house for new facility

-Central National Bank, Hillsboro, is inviting the public to an open house of its new facility at 206 N. Main from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, July 26.

The bank was previously located on South Main but thoroughly renovated the former building on North Main that was used most recently by The Body Shop fitness center and Rod’s Tire & Service.

CNB will be offering guests refreshments and gifts.

Duerksen retires from Northview after 21 years

– A. Dennis Duerksen, Hillsboro, was honored July 3 with a reception at Northview Developmental Services Inc., in Newton, to mark his retirement after 21 years as an employment support specialist with NDS.

Besides cards and gifts, Duerksen received a wishing well that was manufactured at Northview’s Industries in Newton. In addition to a decorative plant inside the well, well-wishers signed their name on it.

Duerksen and his wife, Norma, plan to continue past mission work through the Mennonite Church’s Senior Program in the United States.

MC Medical Equipment adds new service line

-Margie Tajchman, an employee at Marion County Home Medical Equipment, located at St. Luke Hospital in Marion, recently attended training to become a certified Amoena fitter.

Amoena is a company that has been making breast forms, bras and skin-care products for more than 20 years. It manufactures a variety of different breast forms in different shapes and sizes.

Tajchman was trained in fitting the breast forms and bras and also how to relate to the psychological needs of clients.

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