Congratulations Business Resilience Award Winners

Aspire is pleased to announce the winners of our Business Resilience Award, honoring employers that discovered innovative ways to adapt, forge a new path of resiliency, and survive the COVID pandemic. Finalists were previously announced May 4. And the awards go to…

Aspire Releases 2021 Indiana Legislative Session Report

Aspire ran with the best. We teamed up with a strong coalition of chamber of commerce lobbyists from around Indiana to remain effective in the legislative process. We had a very good session, making progress on three of our four priority issues. We opposed several measures which would have hampered economic development and business success, including threats to stall improvements to regional public transportation.

Indiana Positioned Well for Company Site Selection Activity in 2021

The Site Selectors Guild has released findings of its 2021 survey on corporate location trends. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Ginovus managing director Larry Gigerich said Indiana is well-positioned to take advantage of the projected growth in company site selection activity. 

Introducing: Business Recovery Series

Members tell us they connect with Aspire to gain insights into the local economic landscape. Over the coming months, this newsletter will spotlight how key industries driving our local economy are recovering and reopening. You will meet local business leaders and learn how the pandemic impacted them, and how the local impact contrasts with regional and national trends. Stay connected and watch for the new “Business Recovery series” coming soon. 

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

GEICO Local Office: Greenwood
Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County, Inc.
Sertoma Club of Greenwood
State Farm Insurance - Ebbie Crawford
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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Business Matters Luncheon

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

This program will host a panel discussion to understand diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. Panelists will represent diverse groups of residents and employees. They will discuss their experiences living and working in Central Indiana. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of how diverse employees feel in the workplace, how diverse employees perceive our employers, and practical “dos and don’ts” in starting a DEI conversation at your business.

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Community Matters
Wednesday, May 26th
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Community Engagement Team
Monday, June 7th
10:00am - 11:00am
Johnson County Museum of History

Growth + Planning
Thursday, June 10th
3:30pm - 5:00pm

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Welcome new member investors who joined in April!

Indiana Foundation Service
Stone Municipal Group
Tonn and Blank Construction
Trusted Insurance Producers

Congratulations Member Investors Celebrating Milestone Membership Anniversaries!

Allstate Insurance Agency
Facilitators International

Torchbearer Public Affairs, LLC
Wurth Service Supply Inc.
Thank you member investors who renewed in April!

2355 Productions
AAA Hoosier Motor Club
Allen Commercial Group
Archer's Meat & Catering, Inc.
Central Nine Career Center
D.W. Planker, Inc.
F45 Center Grove
Facilitators International
Festival Country Indiana (Johnson County Convention, Visitor & Tourism Board)
Gateway Services
Greenwood Park Mall
Greenwood Public Library
Gregory & Appel Insurance, Inc.
Horizon Bank
Kenosis Counseling Center
KYB Americas
Louisville & Indiana Railroad
My Marketing Gals
Petro's Culligan of Johnson County
Pilsung ATA Martial Arts
Ray's Trash Service, Inc.
Sign Solutions
Teachers Credit Union
The Peterson Company, LLC
Tonn and Blank Construction
Two Men and a Truck
Vectren Gas Company
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5864
Village Shoppes
WalkerHughes Insurance