Know your groups: Pendleton Business Association

Group name: Pendleton Business Association, started in 1997, celebrated 20 years in March.

Group mission: The mission of the Pendleton Business Association is to promote and support the Pendleton, Indiana, community by developing a strong network of local businesses to achieve the following objectives:

• Stimulate, enhance and nurture an inviting atmosphere for civic, cultural, social and economic activities in Pendleton.

• Sponsor and develop events to promote increased public awareness of Pendleton.

How many members: 52 businesses

Meets: 5:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month; locations vary

Who can join: Businesses located in the South Madison school geography

Officers: Jack Wilson, president; Yvonne Chastain, secretary- treasurer; Julie Schnepp, vice president

Board of directors: Same as officers

Dues: $75 annually

Website: www.PendletonIN.org

Email: pba@pendletonin.org

Social media: www.facebook.com/pendletonbusinessassociation/

Information compiled by Community Editor Scott Slade..