Community development is an important strategy in the pursuit of economic development success. Read how Aspire is leading community development efforts and how it can help attract companies – and jobs. This is the fourth and final installment in a series of articles about economic development efforts in Johnson County. Previous installments in the series dealt with site selection, business retention and expansion, and business attraction incentives, and they can be viewed here.

The Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is currently accepting applications for the Indiana Technical Assistance Program (INTAP). This program helps small businesses connect with critical professionals assistance to complete growth and improvement projects. Eligible small businesses may apply to receive up to $15,000 in professional services from a qualified vendor.

We are already nearing the halfway point for the 2022 legislative session. Committee report deadlines are this week – January 25 in the House and January 27 in the Senate – which means bills that do not receive a hearing by these deadlines are considered dead for the session. Here are updates on Aspire’s top issues along with other bills of interest.
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This Week's Aspire Member Highlights!
Renewed Member Investors

BeLocal Johnson County & Center Grove Living
Center Grove ICON
CKV Finished Products
Community Health Network
Endress + Hauser, Inc.
Excel Heating and Air Conditioning
Express Employment Professionals - Indy South
Indiana University Credit Union
Professional Labor Support
Reis-Nichols Jewelers
Winteregg & Associates, LLC

New Member Investors

Boyd, Pinegar & Associates, P.C.
Express Employment Professionals - Columbus
GBC Bank (Greenfield Banking Company)
New Start Inspections Corp
Winters Plumbing LLC

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Tuesday, February 8
11:30am - 1:00pm
Dye's Walk Country Club

Series Presenting Sponsors
Wednesday, January 26th
8:30am - 10:00am
Virtual Meeting

Thursday, January 27th
8:30am - 9:30am
Virtual Meeting

You may have complimentary tickets to select events available with your membership. Contact Angie Keene for more information.
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Member Updates
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Craig Haggard for State Representative District 57
Hoosier Brewing Company
Journey Health and Wellness
Koon Financial Planning and Consulting
Oil Change Near Me
Robert's Salon and Day Spa
Congratulations member investors celebrating milestone membership anniversaries!

Carter’s My Plumber
Girls Inc. of Johnson County
Main Street Grille
Masters Heating & Cooling
Reising Radio Partners Inc. - QMIX 107.3, KORN Country 100.3, Mojo 102.9

Athletico Physical Therapy
Johnson Memorial – Greenwood Primary Care Center
Tried & True Alehouse

Dave & Buster’s Greenwood
Fall Creek Branch – American Family Insurance
Franklin Insurance Agency
LifeStance Health
Thank you member investors who renewed in December!

A New Smile
Approved Mortgage
Christian Brothers Automotive - Greenwood
Duke Energy
FA Wilhelm Construction Company
Franklin Insurance Agency
Greenwood Homes Realty
HWC Engineering
Indiana American Water Company
Jackson County Bank
JLW Turf Group and Supply LLC
Johnson & Shelby County VASIA
Johnson County Senior Services
Main Street Grille
Mainstyle Flooring
McGee & Company Fine Jewelers
Midland Atlantic Properties
Network Electric Inc.
NSK Precision Corp
Reising Radio Partners Inc. - QMIX 107.3, KORN Country 100.3, Mojo 102.9
Restoration Landscape, Inc.
SPG Roofing and Restoration LLC
The Garrett Companies
The Sycamore at Mallow Run
Tom O'Brien Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram - Greenwood
Tried & True Alehouse
Ulta Beauty Inc.
Vino Villa
Williams Barrett & Wilkowski, LLP