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ECDC Announces Participation in The ACT Certified Work Ready Communities Initiative

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Goals have been set to reach “Certified” status Cathy Wenning, Chair of the Rush County Economic and Community Development Corporation and Government and Community Relations Manager for DUKE Energy opened the program “No Foolin’ We’re Going for the Gold” at the April 1st Rotary meeting. This informational program described Rush County’s acceptance to and subsequent [Read More…]

City of Rushville Breaks Ground on 80-Acre Industrial Park

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Economic development officials from Rushville joined Mayor Mike Pavey and Donald Kathan, Area Director for the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration to break ground on a new $3 million industrial park on the Northside of the City. The new development is planned for a late-2014 completion. “This is an exciting step in this [Read More…]

Join us for the Groundbreaking Ceremony of this Shovel-ready 80 acre site!

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The Groundbreaking Ceremony will be held Monday, March 24th at 11:00 a.m.  2201 North State Road 3, Rushville.  Speakers will include Mayor Mike Pavey, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Economic Development Administration Thomas Guevara, Rushville Redevelopment Commission President John McCane and Rush County ECDC Chair Cathy Wenning.

Manufacturing Matters Graduates First Class. Accepting Applications for Next Class.

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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…]

ECDC, Chamber of Commerce and East Central Small Business Development Center to host Social Media Roundtable

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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…]

CITY AWARDS CONTRACT FOR INDUSTRIAL PARK CONSTRUCTION

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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

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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…]