Community Corner: Fox Valley Kart

Owned and operated by karting guru John Copeland, Fox Valley Kart is a full-service dealer offering new and used go-karts, competitively priced parts, kart servicing and engine building, and reliable information for both veteran and novice karters. Located a few blocks off Main Street near downtown Lafayette, for more than four decades Fox Valley’s clientele has included Lafayette citizens as well as customers from coast to coast and even overseas.

Karting has been John’s all-consuming passion since he saw his first race at Purdue University many years ago. Since then he’s raced every sort of kart imaginable and even traveled around the nation following the World Karting Association national circuit. Out of this passion comes John’s commitment to build a business based on uncompromising quality and unequaled customer service.

For John, Fox Valley Kart is a true mixture of business and pleasure. On the one hand, in all his dealings he strives to promote karting as a wholesome family fun activity. On the other hand, John is constantly pushing the limits, researching and testing peak kart performance, and publishing widely on all kinds of technical aspects related to kart racing.

Whether you’re about to finish your millionth lap or are ready to see your first checkered flag, zip on over to Fox Valley Kart for all your karting needs!

Fox Valley Kart

520 N. 9th St.
Lafayette, IN 47990
(765) 742-0935

Community Corner: Ortman Family Dentistry

Dr. Greg Ortman and his team of hygienists at Ortman Family Dentistry work hard to keep the Greater Lafayette community smiling. They offer preventive, restorative, and aesthetic dental care for patients of all ages.

At Ortman Family Dentistry, the team’s goal is to provide the highest quality dental treatment possible, ensuring that each patient feels at home and is clearly informed about their progress every step of the way. Though he has more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Ortman practices ongoing education to stay on top of the latest technology related to tooth decay, gum disease, oral cancers, and other oral health issues to offer early detection, diagnosis, and treatment.

The Ortman Family Dentistry also strives to make their services convenient, with extended hours on Thursday evenings and a “Patient Reach” mobile app so that patients can view and confirm appointments and communicate easily with the Ortman office staff.

A healthier mouth, handsomer smile, a happier you! To learn more or request an appointment with Dr. Ortman’s team today, click here.

Ortman Family Dentistry

1530 Kossuth St.
Lafayette, IN 47905
(756) 447-0322

Community Corner: Lafayette Pain Care

Founded by Dr. Shazia Siddiqui, Lafayette Pain Care is a medical practice that is dedicated to helping people find relief from acute and chronic pain. Their mission is to help each and every patient live a fuller, happier life.

Dr. Shazia is an expert in treating pain in adults and children, combining her knowledge of the latest treatments and her heartfelt compassion to see those she treats feel better. Their treatments and therapies include interventional pain procedures, psychological counseling for pain, radiology services for pain, interventional procedures, and more.

Lafayette Pain Care brightens the Greater Lafayette community one person at a time. If pain interferes with your daily life, contact Lafayette Pain Care so their professional staff can assess your issues and help you improve your situation.

Lafayette Pain Care
770 Park E. Blvd.
Lafayette, IN 47905
(765) 714 – 4344

Community Corner: Schomers Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning

Schomers Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning has 50 years-worth of strong roots in the Greater Lafayette community. Since 1953, they’ve provided reliable service, installation and repairs at an affordable price. Brad and Brett Miller are the current co-owners of Schomers, but they once worked side-by-side with their father who owned the business previously.

Schomers specializes in plumbing, heating, cooling, and other commercial services. They take pride in serving the needs of the community, and they always put the customer first.

Plumbing and heating issues should never be put off, and that’s especially true during harsh, Indiana winters. If you think that Schomers could help with an issue in your home, take a look at the full list of services they offer, or contact them with questions today.

Schomers Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning
1450 Industrial Drive
Lafayette, IN 47905
(765) 447-4014

Community Corner: Natalie’s Second Chance Dog Shelter


Since 2009 Natalie’s Second Chance has been saving dogs in the Greater Lafayette and surrounding areas. Opened by Natalie Moore, the shelter is non-profit and no-kill. Their mission to help animals spreads the spirit of goodwill in our community by taking in and helping stray dogs as well as dogs that have been surrendered by owners that can no longer care for them. Natalie’s also works with other rescues and animal shelters to re-home dogs and puppies. They do not discriminate by breed, size, age, or even health.

Thanks to the compassionate team at Natalie’s Second Chance Shelter, many dogs have also been rescued from high-kill shelters. Natalie regularly posts photos of dogs that are available for adoption and fostering on the shelter’s Facebook page. If you’re considering adopting or fostering a dog, look into Natalie’s first!

Click here to make a meaningful contribution to Natalie’s Second Chance Shelter and help them fulfill their mission.

10 S. 16th Street, Lafayette, IN
Lafayette, IN 47905

Community Corner: Cooke Law Offices

Cooke Law Firm has been protecting the injured and their families for more than 40 years. They are dedicated to providing excellence and compassion to the Greater Lafayette community and their clients. Their areas of specialization are auto accident injuries, medical malpractice, defective products, and premises liability cases as well as other areas. Not only are they highly experienced, they are also thorough in all aspects of a case from start to finish.

Their commitment to serving the Greater Lafayette area moves beyond law. The attorneys of Cooke Law Firm are actively involved in civic and charitable activities including service on community boards. Cooke Law Firm has current involvement with The Brain Injury Association of Indiana, Tippco Soccer Club, United Way, Greater Indiana Master Swimming Association, and more.

If you’re looking for experienced representation that has trusted roots in the Greater Lafayette community, contact Cooke Law Firm.

331 Columbia Street
Lafayette, Indiana 47901
Phone: (765)588-3666