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April 20, 2014

Logansport Curves up for sale

McKinney Place undergoing rebrand

Logansport’s Curves franchise is up for sale, its manager says.

Owner Angie Wisler and manager Audrey Eaker, Wisler’s daughter, intend to simplify their lives by selling the Logansport franchise as well as their Delphi Curves franchise, Eaker said.

The Delphi franchise has been for sale for two years, Eaker said.

“We’ve got children and grandbabies, so just the idea of spending most of our time at a small business is not something we’d like to do right now,” she explained.

The Logansport Curves is coming up on its 10th anniversary in October and serves more than 200 members. Just under 200 are members of the Delphi Curves, which is 9 years old.

Eaker has fielded some interest in the Delphi franchise but nothing serious for the past year, she said.

Eaker and Wisler are hoping to sell the Logansport franchise by its anniversary date.

The Logansport Curves franchise is located at 618 15th St. Staff may be reached at 574-739-2878.

McKINNEY PLACE REBRANDING

McKinney Place, formerly McKinney House, is undergoing a rebranding project that’s changing its name and appearance.

The senior assisted-living facility was formerly owned by Assisted Living Concepts before the company was bought out by investment firm TPG in July 2013.

Now, the facility and about 220 others in 18 states form a company called Enlivent. All are being renamed to incorporate “Place” in their name, according to Megan Birge-Sincroft, executive director of McKinney Place.

“We still have the same management that we had before. The one true benefit that we have is that our corporate office moved from Menomenee Falls, Wis., to Chicago, Ill.,” Birge-Sincroft said.

The facility will host a grand renaming ceremony from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday. It will include a ribbon cutting, a free hog roast and entertainment from a local school swing choir.

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