Chamber Partners with NAACP, Cummins and First Financial to grow Black-owned Businesses
The Columbus Bartholomew NAACP Branch, in collaboration with Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, Cummins Inc., and First Financial Bank announces the Bartholomew County Targeted Investment in Minority Entrepreneurs (TIME) program, designed to support Black-owned businesses.
The program will provide expansive resources for Black business owners including personal development opportunities, business development coaching, and financial resources through grants, microloans, and forgivable loans. A Kick Off Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 16 Learn more.
Third House Session
Monday, March 22nd
8:00 am via Zoom
This is a free virtual forum where you can hear directly from your state legislators.
Topics likely will include:
Expanding broadband coverage to rural areas
New regional development programs
Small Business Restart Program
Sessions will take place once a month, through April. Register to receive the meeting link.
Join us on Zoom, to hear from Trang Ho, Founder of Befitstailor.com, for the April Founder's Friday.
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Apex Benefits offers a unique opportunity for employers to benchmark the competitiveness of their benefit plans against the plans of hundreds of other Indiana companies and public sector organizations with the 2021 Indiana Employee Benefits Benchmarking Survey. Deadline to participate is March 19th. Learn more.
Did you miss our Talent Talks or one of our other fine programs? Catch up on great content on the Columbus Chamber YouTube channel!
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