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  • Growing Up in a Family Business

    As the daughter of Geist Community Newsletter publisher Tom Britt and his wife, Jeanne, Stefanie Turk remembers the very first issue of the newsletter. “I was about 14 when my step-dad announced, ‘I have this great idea!’ and then all of us sitting around a table helping to put out the first issue,” she said. […]

  • Bella Vita Thrived With Help from atGeist.com

    Bella Vita Ristorante, a thriving restaurant with plenty of outside seating in the summertime, music concerts and open air bars, has been at its present location for 10 years and opened the year Tom and Jeannie Britt started the Geist Community Newsletter. Shelley Najem, owner of the restaurant, said in a phone interview that her […]

  • Reputation and Quality are Important for Shane’s

      Shane’s Outdoor Living & Landscape owner Rob Delaby was willing to advertise in the Geist Community Newsletter from the beginning because of publisher Tom Britt’s reputation. “Tom is held in high regard in the community, and people know him,” Delaby said. “That’s one reason the publication has been so successful.” He continues to advertise […]

  • Bob Tollini, From Mentor to Friend

    Even in today’s rapidly changing world, one thing holds true: You’ll find atGeist.com publisher Tom Britt and his good friend Bob Tollini at Mama Bear’s in Fishers on Thursday mornings. At first glance, Britt and Tollini might seem like an unlikely pair. Tollini is a generation removed from Britt, holds advanced degrees and has decades […]

  • Massaging Boom: Massage Therapy is One of the Hottest Professions in Midwest

    There are so many openings for certified professionals that “the demand is not getting met at this point,” said Marsha Thompson. The program chair of massage therapy at Harrison College at the Indianapolis East Campus has seen the demand skyrocket since she completed her training in 1998. Then, most practitioners would start out very small, […]

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