Aspire Business Spotlight: Chad Paulin, Owner of CMP Plumbing

Chad Paulin took interest in entrepreneurship at a young age and started his plumbing career while in high school. After working for a plumbing company for a decade, Paulin moved on to build a successful family-owned business that offers unique and innovative services like hydronic flooring.

+ Learn more about CMP Plumbing and other services offered.

Supporting Employees During the 2023-24 School Year


As summer turns to fall, working parents will have added responsibilities on their shoulders including school pick-ups and drop-offs, extracurricular activities and sick days. To support employees during this transition, employers can review and update leave policies and provide flexible arrangements to accommodate families.


+ See how employers can support working parents throughout the school year

Generative AI and Indiana’s Tech Community

Businesses in the Indiana tech community are increasingly exploring the uses of artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance creative work and everyday tasks. Opinions on software like ChatGPT still vary, with ethical issues such as intellectual property rights and keeping business human centered.

+ Read about how industries in Indiana are adapting to and integrating AI here

National Suicide Prevention and National Recovery Month


September is National Suicide Prevention Month and National Recovery Month, during which mental health advocates and community members raise awareness and remove the stigma around suicide prevention and recovery support. The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline shared five key ways to make a positive impact, including checking in on loved ones, listening without judgment, ensuring safety, helping them find a support network, and following up.

 + Visit to access their mental health resources

Voter Registration Deadline Oct 10

The last day to register to vote in the November 7 election is October 10.

+ See the State of Indiana's Voter Portal here

Aspire Business Celebrations

September 7, 2023

Boujee Barks Grooming

Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

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Aspire Weekly Member Highlights

Renewed Member Investors

Aqua Systems

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen

IUPUI Office of Community Engagement


Mount Pleasant Christian Church

Pillars Co

South Grove Eye Care

New Member Investors

Home Care for the 21st Century- Indiana

Ken's Tree Care

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Aspire’s mission is to drive economic development and business success. As a convener of businesses, we will continue to facilitate networking and connections in order to best support all industries.

By attending this free reception, Aspire members can:

  • Meet other business leaders and learn networking tips
  • Join a smaller breakout circle to network and introduce yourself in a more intimate setting
  • Share ideas and solutions to common business challenges and opportunities
  • Connect with friendly, welcoming Aspire Ambassador Team members

Tuesday, September 26th

8:30am -9:30am

Greenwood Park Mall

(Von Maur court, mall entrance 1)


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Presenting Sponsors:

Law Office of Julie Fred

5-Year Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, September 21st

11:00am - 12:00pm

Law Office of Julie Fred

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Baxter YMCA Soccer Fields

Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

Thursday, September 28th

9:00am - 10:00am

Baxter YMCA

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Disability Talent Showcase

Friday, October 6th

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Central Nine Career Center

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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 Dave Leathers with Aqua Systems. Aqua Systems is a local manufacturer and retailer offering full water conditioning, purification, filtration services, bottled water, and salt. You can visit Aqua Systems in Greenwood at 905 North State Road 135. Email Dave Leathers at [email protected] for a special promotion for Aspire members!

Member Profile: League of Miracles


Built in Camby, IN in 2012 the League of Miracles began as a baseball field and program for kids with disabilities. Being the first rubberized outdoor turf field in the state and larger than the Miracle League fields across the nation, the League of Miracles is proud to be its own locally run non-profit serving both child and adult athletes in more than 5 surrounding counties.


+ Learn more

Member Updates

+ Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Announces New Central Indiana Market Partner Jason Justice

+ Baxter YMCA Sports Fields and Walking Trail Ribbon Cutting Sept. 28

+ American Red Cross Adds Bryan Hollingsworth to Serve as Regional Philanthropy Officer in Central Indiana

+ New Students Move in at Franklin College

+ CIRTA, in Partnership with CICOA, Offers Newly Expanded Transportation Services for Seniors & People With Disabilities

+ More Member News
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