Upcoming Open Houses:

Orange County Workforce Housing Development Open House for House #8!

January 4th from 4:00-6:30!

House #8 will be open specifically to French Lick Resort Employees first.

Drawing for house #8 will be the afternoon of the 6th.

Dickason Corporation Board Open House!

January 11th from 4:00-6:30!

Stop by & check out these beautiful homes just within walking distance of downtown French Lick!

Business Retention & Expansion Program

Orange County Economic Development Partnership has announced a unique new Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) program to learn more about conditions at businesses throughout the county and how OCEDP can help

support them.

Local businesses can expect to receive a phone call and/or email in the coming weeks from the organization and will have an opportunity to share more about their business, projected future growth, challenges or concerns, and more. 

Radius Hoops & Hops

Radius Indiana invites local homebrewers to put their skills to the test in its first-ever regional Home Brewing Competition Saturday, March 18 in Jasper, Indiana. 

As the regional economic development organization for the region, Radius works to create opportunities for entrepreneurs to further develop their products and ideas. The new homebrew competition is the latest initiative for residents to showcase their talents.

Competitors will be judged by a panel based on their specific brew category and cash prizes are guaranteed to raise a few cheers from the lucky winners. Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each category.

The Orange County Economic Development office will be an official Drop Off Location for the Hoops & Hops Contest.

For questions or more specific information on drop off hours and times, please email


New Business in the County

Elite Therapeutic Massage & Tanning West Baden

Elite Therapeutic Massage & Tanning has expanded into West Baden!

With a soft launch in October the business is now fully up and running!

Legacy Barber Shop

Legacy Barbershop is open and accepting new clients!

Appointment and walk ins are welcome. Specializing in modern men/children cuts and styles.

Located: 8205 W. St Rd 56, West Baden, IN 47469

Hours: Tues-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-3


Kentucky Fried Chicken located in Paoli is a family business headquartered out of New Albany, Indiana. The Paoli KFC is their first stand alone KFC in their family owned company.

KFC-Paoli prides themselves in treating their employees like family.

Springs Valley High School Career/Trades Fair

OCEDP was happy to help coordinate the Springs Valley 8th-12th grade students Skilled Trades/Career Fair.

This fair was intended to help students learn about opportunities for a successful career in the skilled trades.

OCEDP wants to say THANK YOU to all of our Orange County businesses & organizations who took the time to participate.