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Rose & Walker sold, but workers to stay on

By Jeff LaFave 812-331-4356 | jlafave@heraldt.com | Posted: Saturday, January 3, 2015 12:55 am

Original article at the Herald Times:
http://www.heraldtimesonline.com/news/local/rose-walker-sold-but-workers-to-stay-on/article_ec9004b9-fcc1-51ce-93e1-c8eade37d7e5.html

In 1966, Dave Rose started a drywall mega-power in his Bloomington basement. He was just another working-class neighbor, a curious 21-year-old living on South Washington Street blessed with helpful friends and a business partner-to-be in John J. Walker. All they meant to do with drywall was hang it, then finish it.

The simple business model took root within Rose’s home, then grew into a house at 2527 S. Rogers St. soon after. Merely 49 years later — and with the construction of a 10,000-square-foot warehouse at 300 W. Country Club Drive — Rose & Walker Drywall and Insulation has come a long way, and it’s going through some additional changes right now.

Read the entire Herald Times article