Tgear has new manager

ANGOLA, Ind. – An Angola woman has been named manager of Trine University's Thunder Gear store, which stocks a variety of apparel and other items.

Lynn Tyler brings more than five years of experience as a retail merchandiser to the position. Before joining Trine in April, Tyler was a librarian at Carlin Park Elementary School in Angola.

Tyler said she had desired to work on a college campus and enjoys the pace and interacting with students.

Thunder Gear is located at 705 W. Maumee St. and is open to the public. The store stocks a variety of printed and embroidered shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, shorts and hats. Athletic apparel covering all sports, band, cheer and dance is available for purchase. The store also carries items such as lanyards, key chains, travel mugs, sunglasses and Trine flags.

Tyler invites everyone to stop in and check out the inventory. Monthly specials are offered and every Tuesday customers get 20 percent off the purchases of items that are not already discounted. To see the deal of the month, visit

Thunder Gear is open from noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.