Archives October 2013


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 business to use the Grant to execute a business plan that will result in expansion and growth of the small business. The deadline to complete applications is October 31, 2013.

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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 the business and the journey of selecting a new site. Several Farm Credit board members attended and offered a few words on behalf of the directors. Mayor Mike Pavey and ECDC Director John McCane also spoke. They thanked Farm Credit for the decision to stay in Rushville and for contributing to the growth of agri-business in Rush County. Pictured are staff, board members, Chamber and ECDC Directors, Mayor Pavey, Commissioner Ken Masters and other elected officials.FCS AllFCS Flyer_Page_2