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Manufacturing Day 2022 – Huge Success

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Rush County ECDC partnered with our manufacturers, Ivy Tech Community College, and Eastern Indiana Works to celebrate Manufacturing Day 2022. Today, students from RCHS were treated to VIP tours at Emerson Climate to learn about cellular manufacturing, as well as, job opportunities that can be found right here in Rush County. Big thanks go out [Read More…]

Students visit Trane for MFG Day 2022

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Trane Technologies hosted a group of students and staff from RCHS today where they were treated to a VIP tour and learned more about careers in manufacturing.  Huge thanks to Adam Dollarhide and his team at Trane for hosting us this year!

RCHS Students Tour Local Manufacturers

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Rush County ECDC partnered with Ivy Tech and Eastern Indiana Works to run a month-long campaign to increase awareness of the career opportunities available in Rush County’s rich manufacturing sector.  Stop 1 for these students was a VIP tour of Intat Precision in Rushville.  Students learned about production processes and safety, as well as, observed [Read More…]

Rush County Manufacturing Day 2022

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Partnering with local manufacturers to provide an entire month of activities that open students’ minds to celebrate #MFGday22.  RCHS Live helped us by filming interviews with management at Intat Precision and ECDC Director, John McCane.

Rushville utilizes Brownfield Grant for redevelopment, building cleanup

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In 2015, the City of Rushville applied for and received a Brownfield Assessment Grant from the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 5 office in Chicago. According to the EPA, these grants provide funding for brownfield inventories, planning, environmental assessments and community outreach. “These are monies we put out on a competitive basis to primarily local [Read More…]

Commerce Park receives Indiana Site Certified Prime Designation

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Officials from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA), the Rushville Redevelopment Commission and the City of Rushville announced the Commerce Park at Rushville was designated Indiana Site Certified Prime. “We are honored to receive the ‘Prime Shovel Ready Certification’ from the State of Indiana,” Mayor Mike Pavey said. “The Commerce Park at [Read More…]

Site Selection Magazine Recognizes “Stellar” Rush County

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Shining Stars A program focused on quality of place is yielding positive economic and wellness results in 16 small Indiana towns — with more to come. by ADAM BRUNS If you’ve seen the inspirational film “Breaking Away,” you know that the locals known as “cutters” got their name from Indiana’s limestone business, which has produced [Read More…]

Rushville Community Celebrates Grand Opening of Rush to Work Job Center

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Rush to Work Job Center offers a unique “one-stop-shop” benefiting employers and job applicants alike. Partnership was the catalyst and cause for celebration Wednesday, February 7, as the Rushville, Indiana community cut the grand opening ribbon for the Rush to Work Job Center.  Born of a collaboration among Eastern Indiana Works, Ivy Tech, the City [Read More…]