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Business at a glance

Earth First has completed construction of its new recycling center and transfer facility. A grand opening was held April 19 at 4429 Allen Martin Drive in Fort Wayne.

The board of directors for Lakeland Financial Corp. approved a quarterly cash dividend for the first quarter of 2013 of 19 cents per share, payable on May 6 to shareholders of record as of April 25.

ENS Group, a technology consulting firm in Fort Wayne, has moved to 8181 W. Jefferson Blvd.

Felderman Design-Build has completed a 400,000-square-foot distribution center for Calphalon, a Newell Rubbermaid company in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Parkview Regional Medical Center has been recognized with the Healthgrades 2013 Patient Safety Excellence Award for its performance in safeguarding patients from serious, potentially preventable complications during their hospital stays.

A Harvest of Health Nutrition & Wellness Center of Bluffton was given national honor when Nature’s Sunshine Products Inc. awarded owners Jerry and Kathy Rauch the 2013 Top Retailer Award.

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development and its WorkOne Centers honored Courier in Kendallville at a recent 2013 WorkOne Achievement Awards ceremony for creating jobs and personal advancement opportunities for Hoosier workers using WorkOne services and programs.

SYM Financial Advisors, an independent investment advisory firm based in Winona Lake, has reached the milestone of $1 billion in assets under management.

Strebig Construction Inc. was awarded a contract by Rea Magnet Wire to construct a new overhead door opening in the CTC room. Work will be completed in April.

Matrix-Bio Inc., a Fort Wayne biotech company, has signed a global licensing and marketing agreement with Quest Diagnostics, the world’s largest provider of diagnostics services. The companies seek to commercialize a new blood test that accurately predicts the recurrence of cancer in breast cancer survivors.

Fort Wayne’s Allied Payment Network, a provider of online bill payment services to the financial industry, announced that $2 billion-asset, Lubbock, Texas-based City Bank Texas has launched Allied’s Picture Pay mobile bill payment solution.