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From Our Founder | Why Local Matters
Shopping local is more than just a trend.
"Local Matters with Mel McMahon" | What is going on behind the scenes with Indiana Owned, Indiana Gifts, and the WIBC Radiothon for The Salvation Army.
Mel McMahon updates you on what is going on behind the scenes with Indiana Owned, Indiana Gifts, and the WIBC Radiothon.
Indiana Owned Features Burke Metal Work on WISH-TV8's Life Style Live
Indiana Owned Features Burke Metal Work on WISH-TV8's Life Style Live
From Local Banking to Local Investing, Every Dollar that Stays Close to Home Matters
Don't underestimate the importance to place your funds in banks and businesses based where you live.
Etsy’s Holiday Trends for Online Retailers and Small Business Owners
Etsy has released its top holiday search trends, giving online retailers and small business owners crucial insights.
"Local Matters with Mel McMahon" | Special Feature: #LoveinLebanon Podcast interview with Karla Gosche-Williams, Midwest Marketplace
Joe LePage, Community Development Director for the City of Lebanon interviews Karla Gosche-Williams with Midwest Marketplace
Don't Miss Out on the Ultimate Leadership Summit: Get Your Tickets Before It's Too Late!
Live2Lead is an experience designed to equip you with new perspectives, practical tools, and key takeaways!
There are opportunities to support local, learn from local leaders, and meet new local talent all throughout October!
New events are added all of the time!
Why Care about Independent, Locally Owned Businesses?
Support Local = Stronger, Healthier Communities
"Local Matters with Mel McMahon" | Beacon of Hope Crisis Center | October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Mel McMahon chats with Sandy Ziebold, Chief Executive Officer of Beacon of Hope Crisis Center
Holiday shopping doesn't have to be haunting or daunting this year. We're here to help!
Midwest Marketplace Christmas Market is the perfect place to start your holiday shopping!
The Heart of Lebanon | Fall Stroll and Sidewalk Sale
Claim YOUR ticket for this fun, festive event!
Inaugural PitchDox Competition awards Indiana filmmaker Denise Blane $10,000 towards documentary production at the 32nd Heartland International Film Festival
Filmmakers from around the state submit their passion projects for a chance to earn funding in the first PitchDox event!
Indiana Work-Based Learning Conference | Cast your vote for the 18th Annual Impact Awards
Vote for your favorite work-based learning provider, program, or participant!
Local Matters with Mel McMahon | "Art & Soul: A Portrait of Nancy Noel"
Mel McMahon interviews Director and Producer Alex Kosene and Editor and Producer Sami Mustaklem
Experience the Best of the Local Scene: Indiana Owned Member Events
Join our members at these local events and make a positive impact on our economy and community!
Indiana Owned Features Member Defcon Security Solutions on WISH-TV8's "Life.Style.Live!"
Meet Defcon Security Solutions Owners Josh Mollenkopf and John Hayden
Raising Awareness During Domestic Violence Awareness Month: What You Need to Know
Mark your calendar for fun, networking, and opportunity in October!
There are many opportunities to support local throughout October!
Indy Holistic Hub | 2023 Well-Being Fest
Connect with local experts in the holistic health and wellbeing community at the 2023 Wellbeing Fest from Indy Holistic Hub!
Breaking the Mold on Entrepreneur Success Rate
How Indiana's first-of-its-kind tool empowers its thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Local Matter with Mel McMahon | Subscribe. Share. Review
Take time to subscribe, share, and review Local Matters. By doing so, you create a healthier, stronger Hoosier community!
Bottoms Up Bash | Support diaper distribution to children throughout Indiana!
Get your ticket for the event and bid in the silent auction to support those in need of diapers throughout Indiana!
Checklist | How to Start a Business (in Indiana)
Indiana Owned and Indiana Gifts Co-Founder Mel McMahon outlines the steps to starting a business in Indiana.
Local Matters with Mel McMahon | Martin's Market
Mel McMahon chats with Blair and Mary Martin of Martin's Market in Mitchell, Indiana.
Why opt for local?
To opt to support local business means to cast a vote for a bright, vibrant future.
Prices Rising Slightly on Main Street as Inflation Remains a Top Business Problem
Local Matters with Mel McMahon | Indiana Gifts
On this special episode, Indiana Owned and Indiana Gifts co-founder Mel McMahon chats with Cody Adams about the retail store.
Featured Member | Hayes Young Law, LLC
Hayes Young Law, LLC create healthier, stronger communities through their work with small businesses, non-profits, and more.
LIFE. STYLE. LIVE! | Indiana Gifts in Lebanon supporting local businesses
Mel McMahon Stone and Cody Adams discuss how Indiana Gifts came to Lebanon, Indiana and showcase various shop favorites!
LOCAL MATTERS WITH MEL MCMAHON | KAREN YOUNG, HAYES YOUNG LAW
Mel McMahon chats with Indiana Owned member Karen Young of Hayes Young Law.
Saint Meinrad Archabbey | Reaching Out to their Local Community from High on the Hill
Saint Meinrad Archabbey helps to create stronger, healthier communities throughout Indiana!
Indy Now | 10th Annual Indiana Bacon Festival
The 10th Annual Indiana Bacon Festival draws near! Mel McMahon Stone and Jill Leahy give insight to the immense fun planned!
Meet Our Member | Beck Financial Strategies
Learn more about our member Beck Financial Strategies!
LIFE. STYLE. LIVE! | PIG OUT at the 10th Annual Indiana Bacon Festival!
Indiana Owned is a proud sponsor of the 10th Annual Indiana Bacon Festival, featuring member Whyte Horse Winery!
LIFE. STYLE. LIVE! | Athlete Bouquets Celebrate the Finish Line
Read to redeem a SPECIAL OFFER for our readers!
Meet Our Member: Moon Drops Distillery [VIDEO]
18 Days of Celebration: The 166th Indiana State Fair
The 166th Indiana State Fair begins Friday, July 28th. Don't miss the food, festivities, and fun the fair has to offer!
Work Hard, Play Hard: Happy Hour with Zachary Tinkle Racing (Recap)
Happy Hour with Indiana Owned combines business with pleasure to create a perfect environment to exchange ideas and network!
St. Elmo's Ready-to-Pour Cocktails Take Home Gold at World Spirits Competition
St. Elmo Steak House shares their recent success by offering specials on their ready-to-pour spirits!
Find your newest treasure at Raiders of the Lost Antiques!
Life. Style. Live! | Indiana Owned: Get Diapers and Give Diapers
Create healthier, stronger communities by helping families in need.
Alley Oop: A Celebration of Basketball History
Support the effort to revitalize a portion of Downtown Lebanon!
Support Local at Uncork Me (Indiana) THIS WEEKEND!
Show your support for Hoosier wine, cider, and mead makers!
Indiana Gifts Presents the 2023 Father’s Day Gift Guide
Find the perfect gift for Dad this Father's Day with the Father's Day Gift Guide from Indiana Owned!
Indy Now, June 6th: Indiana Owned Father’s Day Gift Guide with Mel McMahon Stone
Mel McMahon Stone showcases the 2023 Father's Day Gift Guide on Indy Now!
Zachary Tinkle Announces Small Business Car For ARCA Menards East Lucas Oil IRP–His Home Track Race
Indiana Gifts Presents the 2023 Father's Day Gift Guide
2023 National MED Week Call for Nominations is OPEN!
Nominate your favorite minority-owned business of a National MED Week Award!
LOCAL MATTERS WITH MEL MCMAHON | BIG GEORGE, THE GREEK ISLANDS RESTAURANT
We revisit an episode from 2021 with Big George of The Greek Islands Restaurant.
Indy 500 Insights: 5 Tips to Pack the Perfect Race Day Cooler
Pack the perfect cooler for your Indy 500 experience.
Klooz Brewz Offers Race Day Ready Refreshments
Klooz Brewz bring their custom creations to IMS!
Indiana Grown June Marketplace: Spotlighting Local Indiana Products
Find your new favorite Hoosier-made products at the Indiana Grown June Marketplace!
Small Business Optimism Index: Discouraged
Meet Up with Mel and Members Klooz Brewz and Storm Striker at Carb Day
Join Mel at Carb Day!
Indiana Owned Helps You Shop Local with the 2023 Mother's Day Gift Guide
Mel Showcases the 2023 Mother's Day Gift Guide
Celebrate the American Spirit during National Small Business Week
National Small Business Week — 5/1-5/8
Local Matters with Mel McMahon | Lucas Molloy, Brothers Molloy Events
Mel McMahon chats with Lucas Molloy of Brothers Molloy Events about Uncork Me Indiana on June 24
LOCAL MATTERS WITH MEL MCMAHON | CHAD PETERMAN, PETERMAN BROTHERS
Mel McMahon Interviews Chad Peterman of Peterman Brothers on "Local Matters with Mel McMahon"
Two Indiana Owned Businesses Show Support for HIV Care and Prevention, One Meal at a Time
Hoagies & Hops and Greek Islands Restaurant participate in Dining Out For Life® to support the Damian Center of Indianapolis
Local Matters with Mel McMahon | Missy Krulik, The Heart of Lebanon and Claire Collett, Boone County Economic Development Corporation
Mel chats with Missy and Collett about their roles, how Indiana Owned and Indiana Gifts came to Lebanon, and MORE!
Mel McMahon Showcases New Indiana Gifts Store on WISH-TV8
Mel McMahon announces new location of Indiana Gifts!
Indiana Owned Riding With Zachary Tinkle For the ARCA Menards East Series Season As A Supporter
Be sure to catch the Indiana Owned logo aboard the Zachary Tinkle race car this upcoming season!
B105.7 Showcases Local Female Leaders in InspireHer Campaign
Mel McMahon Stone & Beth Rovazzini nominated in InspireHer series
Local Businesses Shine Among the Best and the Brightest
Indiana Owned and Indiana Gifts Co-Founder, Mel McMahon Stone, Receives Accolades
Countdown to the Indianapolis 500 Creates Opportunity for Local Businesses
2023 Indiana Owned Valentine's Day Gift Guide Featured on WISH-TV8's Life Style Live!
Support local with gifts for your Valentine/Galentine from Indiana Owned businesses
Initial Selections for the Visiting All Neighborhoods Initiative Include Two Indiana Owned Members
Stomping Ground and Hampton Designs Studio & Shop are building stronger, healthier communities.
Indiana Owned Features Jennifer Rubenstein, Publisher of Edible Indy on Local Matters
Mel McMahon chats with Jennifer Rubenstein about leadership, "farm-to-table" + more!
Community First Bank of Indiana is Indiana’s Small Business Lender of the Year for 2022
Indiana Owned Member, Kim's Key Lime Cookies on Life.Style.LIVE!
Kim’s Key Lime Cookies reveals her newest product!
Moon Drops Distillery on Life.Style.Live!
Indiana Owned company Moon Drops Distillery opens new tasting room
Indiana Owned Member, Edible Indy, Named Indiana Grown Commission Member!
Lt. Governor Crouch appoints Edible Indy as an Indiana Grown Commission Member
Does Your Company Experience a "Slow" Winter? Take Advantage of It!
Does Your Company Experience a "Slow" Winter? Take Advantage of It!
The People Behind the Holiday Gift Guide 2022
Here are the people and companies behind the Holiday Gift Guide...
Mel Shares the Holiday Gift Guide on Life.Style.Live!
Indiana Small Business Development Center - Ever Heard of It?
Our Holiday Gift Guide is LIVE on LifeStyleLive!
Find the perfect (local) gift for everyone on your list!
Holiday Gift Guide 2022
Shop the 2022 Holiday Gift Guide Now!
Thank You for Your Support with Radiothon
It's Time for Radiothon!!
SBA Resources to Increase Funding
We have all heard the saying, "You have to spend money, to make money," but where is everyone getting this money?
Shop with Indiana Gifts in Person!
Indiana Owned Member Teaches SBA Lending Basics
Learn the Fundamentals of Small Business Administration Loans
Indiana Owned Features Pat Sullivan on Local Matters Replay
Mel McMahon chats with Pat Sullivan of Sullivan Hardware & Garden and Allisonville Home & Garden by Sullivan
Indiana Grown Announces New Director and a Website Refresh
Caroline Patrick named new Director of Indiana Grown and will lead its nearly 2,000 members.
An Update from Mel McMahon, Co-Founder of Indiana Owned and Indiana Gifts about the Local Matters Podcast
Indiana Owned Features Vincent Aguirre on Local Matters - Replay
Mel McMahon chats with Distinct founder Vincent Aguirre about the importance of controlling your marketing message.
Jiffy Lube tapping local artists to splash murals on its stores
Jiffy Lube of Indiana, an unlikely patron of the arts, is commissioning more artists around the state to paint murals on its
Indiana Owned Features Fluid Life by Sharon on Local Matters
Mel McMahon chats with Sharon Hashim about starting a business while being a stay-at-home mom and becoming a local artist.
Indiana Owned business Windsor Jewelry helps turn old pieces into something new
Windsor Jewelry showcases their custom work on Life Style Live.
Indiana Owned Features Georgetown Market on Local Matters (Part II)
Mel McMahon shares Part II of the LIVE broadcast from Community Day at Georgetown Market.
Resources to Help Entrepreneurs Start and Grow their Businesses this Women’s Equality Day and Beyond
August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. The SBA is celebrating by connecting women entrepreneurs with the resources they need to t
Indiana Owned Features Georgetown Market on Local Matters
Mel McMahon chats with Andrew Montieth about family business and how the customer base of local health food has evolved.
Meet Our Member: Midwest Associates
When you see the Indiana Owned badge, you know you are supporting a local business like Midwest Associates!
Indiana Owned Features Beck Financial Strategies on Local Matters
Mel McMahon chats with Nancy Beck about the importance of investing in your team and breaking stereotypes.
The Impact of Supporting Women Owned Brands & Businesses
Here's why everyone should be supporting women owned businesses...
Meet Our Member: Indianapolis City Market
When you see the Indiana Owned badge, you know you are supporting a local business like Indianapolis City Market!
Shelly and Mark Rice Promote Optimal Cognitive Function with Pure Memory Water
Shelly and Mark share how a lifestyle change sprouted into a business, their take on wellness, and why they're Indiana Owned.