BrightSide is a community driven effort to shine light on the positive stories, places, and people of Wayne County, IN. Come, take a walk on the bright side.

Live entertainment brings businesses and non-profits together in concert

When Dudley Fetzer joined the Richmond Lions Club in 2010, the group was in the middle of making a tough decision. For years, the club’s biggest fundraiser had been an annual home improvement show, but expenses were rising, and attendance was falling. Not only did the event require a great deal of time and work […]

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Earlham offers unique (and EPIC) Advantage to area businesses

Caleb Smith envies Earlham College students. It hasn’t been long since he was one himself. Smith graduated from the Richmond liberal arts institution in the spring of 2017. During his last year, he helped develop a Playground With a Purpose – a special playground for children with sensory processing issues – for Richmond Parks & […]

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Candle business glows with success

Twenty-three years ago, Jackie and Alan Carberry started a candle-making business in the basement of their home. Today, Warm Glow Candles are sold in 2,000 stores across the nation. The Carberrys manage an 80,000-square-foot manufacturing facility that during peak season employs more than 20 and produces as many as 10,000 candles a day. Almost half […]

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