Bargersville Main Street

The restaurants that have been popping up in Bargersville are one of the latest examples of the town's growth and revitalization. Development initiatives and projects such as Bargersville Main Street are helping to establish new amenities that will attract businesses, residents, and visitors.

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ESG: The New Metrics in Construction and Real Estate - Area Development

With growing focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) in industries such as construction and real estate, investors and lenders are increasingly seeing a company’s ESG policies as sign of its success. Contractors and other stakeholders will have to consider ESG practices more closely as part of their operations in the coming years.

 + Learn more about the new ESG metrics in construction and real estate here.

Statehouse Update: Education Spending and Mental Health Support

Lawmakers are deep into second half committee work with week 10 of the legislative session now in the books. Budget writers heard several proposals, including K-12 funding. And business groups from around Indiana, including Aspire, are rallying to support Republican’s mental health bill.

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Aspire Celebrates the Life and Legacy of Pat Van Valer and the Van Valer Family

Pat K. Van Valer, a prominent local business and community leader, passed away on March 9th, 2023. He was a proud resident of Indianapolis and had lived in Greenwood since his family moved in 1945. Pat was a devoted family man and deeply committed to his community giving back through public service.

+ Learn more about the Van Valer family's long history in the local community.

Aspire Business Celebrations

March 15, 2023

The Belmont Barbershop

Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

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Aspire Weekly Member Highlights

Renewed Member Investors

BlueTriton Brands

Greenwood Library Foundation

Mission Hills Village Apartments

Ms. Pat Enochs

One of a Kind Events / 56th & Bloom

PHD Carpet Care

United Way of Johnson County

WorkOne Franklin

New Member Investors


German American Bank

The Redwine Corporation LLC

Uplifting Community-Building Fitness

VS TEES & Apparel

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Aspire 2 Serve

Corporate social responsibility is at an all time high, allowing businesses of all sizes to give back in their communities while boosting their brands and employee engagement. At our next Aspire 2 luncheon you’ll have an opportunity to hear from three local businesses about how they have made service to community a part of their corporate culture, what successes they have had with this, how these programs help with employee retention, and provide tips on how to implement a program at your business.


Thursday, April 6th

11:30am - 1:00pm

Hilton Garden Inn Greenwood


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Friday, April 14th

11:30am - 1:00pm

Valle Vista Golf & Coference Center

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Tuesday, April 18th

8:30am - 10:00am

Endress + Hauser

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You may have complimentary tickets to select events available with your membership. Contact Angie Keene for more information.
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This week’s Monday Member Moment features Parin Music, owner of Biggby Coffee, located in the Meijer parking lot on State Road 135 in Greenwod. Try one of the most popular drinks including cold brew, spotted owl, and teddy bear. For small or large catering needs, visit

Customer Service and Retention

By: Laurenica Borgerhoff, Business Development Manager, Crown Staffing

Staffing in 2023 is not what it used to be. There seem to be thousands of jobs, thousands of people who need work, but no actual interest in working; covid being the catalyst in the deterioration of our current work climate. This new era of employee shortages is affecting almost every industry and baffling HR departments who once had their pick of qualified candidates. Now more than ever, retention and development of current employees should be your main priority.

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Member Updates

+ Christian Community Connect - Matthew 6:33 Event on March 23

+ Ivy Tech Offers Free Classes for Senior Scholars

+ Third Century Bancorp, Holding Company for Mutual Savings Bank, Releases Earnings for the Fourth Quarter 2022 and for the Year Ended December 31, 2022

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