READY FOR MANUFACTURING RICHMOND — The new fast track training program for good jobs, Manufacturing Matters, graduated its first class Friday. The program led by Ivy Tech Community College Richmond’s Corporate College in collaboration with WorkOne is accepting applications for the next class that starts Feb. 24. Twelve area residents celebrated the completion of the [Read More…]
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ECDC, Chamber of Commerce and East Central Small Business Development Center to host Social Media Roundtable
Even if you could not join us for the first “training” class, join in on this Roundtable discussion group all about the uses of Social Media in your business. No charge to get a chance to talk to Chris Wilkey of Hosskey who promotes “digital success for small businesses”. Call either Sandy Fussner at Chamber [Read More…]
Skills Training Available at no charge to Rush County residents!
Due to the generous support of Duke Energy, Rush County residents can take advantage of this great training worth at least $2600! Getting certified as a Production Technician will qualify participants for many area jobs. These are high skill, high wage jobs that will go unfilled if enough trainees are not found. Call today to [Read More…]
CITY AWARDS CONTRACT FOR INDUSTRIAL PARK CONSTRUCTION
The Rushville Redevelopment Commission has awarded a construction contract to a Seymour firm to begin the long-awaited development of an 80-acre industrial park on the north side of the City. King’s Trucking and Excavation, Inc. was awarded the $2.7 million contract. “We have been anxiously anticipating this milestone since last August when we were awarded [Read More…]
ECDC, Chamber of Commerce partner with East Central Small Business Development Center to Offer Training on Social Media
Does your business want to “Jump on the Social Media Bandwagon”, but you are wondering where to start? Well, help is on the way! In response to numerous requests, the Economic & Community Development Corporation and the Rush County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the East Central Small Business Development Center to offer “Social [Read More…]
Farm Credit Services Breaks Ground – Moves Forward
Construction goes on night and day as Farm Credit Mid-America builds their new Regional Center.
MISSION MAIN STREET GRANTS for SMALL BUSINESSES
Twelve Small Businesses will be Awarded Individual Grants of $250,000! Mission Main Street Grants is an effort by JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (“Chase”) to increase awareness of the important role small businesses play in local communities and to help small businesses grow. Chase will provide funds designed to enable an eligible established for-profit small [Read More…]
Farm Credit Mid-America Breaks Ground for New Office
Rushville Farm Credit Mid-America is growing! They have chosen to expand their operations and remain in Rushville. First opening in the 1970’s, today they have a team of 8 employees servicing $115 million in loan volume. Gary Coleman, Regional Vice President hosted the groundbreaking event as the formal greeter and spoke to the group about [Read More…]
Rush County selected for ACT Certified Work Ready Community Academy
Rush County announces its participation in ACT’s Certified Work Ready Communities (CWRC), a national workforce development initiative designed to assist counties in developing their workforce pipeline to provide skilled workers for employers. The Rush County Economic & Community Development Corporation (ECDC) recently received word of acceptance into the initial county Academy, an executive leadership and [Read More…]
Governor Pence to Visit Rushville October 4th. Join the ABATE of Indiana Ride!
All motorcyclists are invited to join ABATE of Indiana on the annual motorcycle ride with Governor Mike Pence. This is a benefit ride for the Indiana National Guard Relief Fund. Motorcycles should arrive in Rushville approximately 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 4th. Everyone if invited to come to the Rushville Park (near swimming pool) on Friday [Read More…]