The City of Rushville announced today that Ivy Tech Community College will become the first tenant in the soon- to- be renovated City Center Building on Main Street. Current Ivy Tech Richmond offices and classrooms at 126 South Main Street will move to the City Center Building in late 2016. Rushville Mayor Mike Pavey said, [Read More…]
Posts By: Carolyn Bunzendahl
ECDC aides regional employers by organizing JOB FAIR
When local business and industry leaders shared the struggles they were having in filling current job openings, a task force of representatives from the Rush County ECDC, the Rush County Chamber of Commerce, and WorkOne embraced the challenge to identify workers capable of filling the void. The First Annual Rush County Economic Development Job Fair [Read More…]
Rush County ECDC Coordinates JOB FAIR; meeting the needs of area employers
Hometown Collaboration Initiative Focusing On Economy
Posted: Friday, August 21, 2015 7:00 am By Kate Thurston Rushville Republican Last week, the Hometown Collaboration Initiative team met to kick off the building block they chose, economy. The team welcomed five new members to the group as well as Bo Beaulieu and Michael Wilcox, both with the Purdue Center for Regional Development and [Read More…]
Precision Parts Manufacturer to Grow in Rush County / Add 62 new JOBS!
The Rush County Economic & Community Development Corporation announced that JM CNC, LLC, a computer numerical control (CNC) manufacturer, plans to expand its operations to Rush County, creating up to 62 new jobs by 2018. The homegrown Hoosier company will invest $4.5 million to add 40,000-square-feet to its Rushville location. The renovation will provide additional [Read More…]
GOOD NEWS FOR INDIANA – Duke Energy Rates Decrease!
PLAINFIELD, IND. – Duke Energy customers in Indiana are getting a break on their summer electric bills, and they can expect additional savings through the end of the year due to lower fuel costs. Rates for the average residential customer have declined about 8 percent compared to last July, in large part due to lower [Read More…]
RUSHVILLE BECOMES FIRST INDIANA CITY CERTIFIED AS BROADBAND READY COMMUNITY!
In a concerted effort to promote private investment in broadband infrastructure, The City of Rushville and the Rush County Economic & Community Development Corporation completed all steps required to apply for the Broadband Ready Community certification. Application was made to the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and its Broadband Ready Communities Development Center. The City of [Read More…]
KROGER invests $1.2 million; builds new Fuel Center in Rushville
Kroger Central Division leaders celebrated the grand opening of a new fuel center adjacent to the company’s Rushville store at 202 South Main Street in Rushville Friday morning. The total economic investment in this fuel center is $1.2 million. Kroger’s project was led by Project Manager Reggie Henderson. This investment strengthens Kroger’s economic and workforce [Read More…]
ECDC Hosts Social Media Event: Blogging 101
Does your organization have a website? What’s its purpose? Brand identification, public relations, and lead generation? If you want to improve your SEO (search engine optimization), which means increasing visibility, therefore, bringing more visitors to your site, great, fresh content is the key. Effective blogging can and will improve SEO, which leads to a higher [Read More…]