Statehouse Update: Remote Worker Grants and Rare Moment of Bipartisanship

The next two weeks can be a frenetic time during session when lawmakers and constituents race to persuade committee chairs to hold hearings before committee hearing deadlines. Aspire will take part in the frenzy. Here are updates on some key issues we have been tracking. And we end this week’s update on a proud moment of bipartisan progress for Indiana.

Has your Business Operated in Indiana for 50 Years or Longer?

The state of Indiana is currently accepting nominations for the Governor's Century and Half Century Business Awards, which honor Hoosier businesses that have remained in operation for at least 50 years and have demonstrated a commitment to serving the community. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation has more details and the online application.

Aspire Elects New Board Chair

John Sturm, CEO of JCREMC, has been elected the new Board Chair of Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance for 2021. John serves with a new slate of 2021 board officers. Meet John and our senior leadership team.

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This Week's Aspire Member Investor Highlights!
Renewed Member Investors

Center Grove Community School Corporation
Easy Street Insurance Inc.
Franklin College
Harry Cooler Conference Center
Humane Society of Johnson County
Runnebohm Construction
Sport Clips Haircuts
Williams Barrett & Wilkowski, LLP
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Growth + Planning Team
Thursday, February 11th
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Meeting

SKILLFUL 104: Employee Retention
Friday, February 19th
9:00am - 10:30am
Zoom Meeting

Legislation Matters
Friday, March 5th
11:30am - 1:00pm
Zoom Meeting

Community Matters

Wednesday, February 24th
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Meeting

At this meeting, we'll be hosting Amanda Rubadue, Vice President of Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance and Adam Stone, CPA as they lead us in a presentation on economic development.

Aspire Community Matters is the leading community educational and engagement forum in Johnson County. This event series features guest speakers, panel discussions and various community and government partners to spotlight opportunities and successes in community development. Our Aspire volunteer community development teams also use this forum to share updates on their work, seek collaboration, and invite new volunteer support.

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