Business briefs – Octber 7

Franklin chamber named neighborhood champion

The Franklin Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its designation for the fifth year as a Neighborhood Champion in support of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25. This is the fifth consecutive year the chamber has received this award.

The chamber rallies small businesses and residents to support small, local, independent businesses. Small Business Saturday is the Saturday after Thanksgiving and is marked across the country as a way to boost small businesses.

Trampoline park marks opening

Urban Air Adventure Park, at 1172 N. Main St. in Franklin, is having its official grand opening at 10 a.m. today.

The adventure park is opening in the former Marsh off U.S. 31 and includes a ropes course, climbing walls, indoor obstacle course and trampolines.

New leader for Mutual Savings Bank

Mutual Savings Bank in Franklin has named a senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Ryan Cook is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at IUPUI and has spent eight years working at Home Bank in Martinsville.

“At Mutual, we pride ourselves in the abilities of our employees and the excellence they provide to our clients,” said Bob Heuchan, president and CEO of Mutual Savings Bank, in a news release. “Ryan brings professionalism and great spirit that will only better our community here at Mutual.”

Cook is active in Morgan County Habitat for Humanity and served three years on its board.

Mutual was founded in Franklin and has five locations in Franklin, Nineveh and Trafalgar.