A region with deep roots in collaboration today submitted a $49.5 million grant proposal to the State of Indiana to support $378 million in projects to stimulate housing, regional amenities, workforce training, and innovation. The ambitious plan was developed through a collaboration of communities, non-profit organizations, and employers who are located ...
September 30, 2021Katia Hatter
PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Duke Energy has awarded $90,000 to 18 Indiana economic development groups for the 2021 Marketing Partnership Program. Each group was awarded $5,000. “Duke Energy is committed to strengthening collaborative efforts with our local and regional economic development partners,” said Erin Schneider, Indiana director of economic development for Duke ...
April 7, 2021Katia Hatter
The following article was written and published by Barbara King in the December 2020 edition of the North Vernon Plain Dealer & Sun newspaper. Throughout 2020, women and men across our nation celebrated and marked the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment which gave women the right to vote. It was ...
March 22, 2021Katia Hatter
Small business support grants of up to $10,000 are coming down the pipeline for Jennings County businesses through the Jennings County Economic Development Commission (JCEDC). The county has been awarded $250,000 of COVID-19 Response funds through a competitive grant by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affair (OCRA). The ...
August 31, 2020Katia Hatter
Participants: JCS 5th-7th Grade Students (approximately 50 students) June 2016 Description: Purdue University instructor oversees a week long camp for students interested in robotics. Program is widely used across the United States and very well liked. Our limitation is number of Lego Robots. We currently use theirs and our wish would be to purchase ...
Participants: JCHS College Graduates June 2016 Description: Graduates submit resume’s for a compilation to be distributed to local companies, and JCEDC tracks College Grads and congratulates in the newspaper. Partners: JCEDC, North Vernon Plain Dealer, Local Companies
Participants: JCHS Students (approx. 200) All Year Description: Coordination of speakers as needed in classrooms (instead of traditional career day). Partners: JCEDC, Community and Regional Companies and Individuals
Participants: JCMS - 750 Students April 2016 Successful female engineers specializing in diverse disciplines speak to interested 7th and 8th grade students. New this year all student will take a career assessment prior to the event and speakers will be invited to speak to specific groups of students. Partners: JCEDC, JCS, Army Corp of Engineers, ...
Participants: Students and Community October 29, 2015, 6:00 – 8:30 pm Description: JCHS previously partnered with Jackson County which has become ineffective as they now hold it during our Spring Break. Area colleges, universities, support agencies are invited to participate at no charge. 11th and 12th graders upon registering will be entered into a drawing ...
Participants: 850 Students Description: Students are invited to tour three post-secondary options their 6th, 8th and 10th grade years. All students are surveyed for feedback. Discover IU: 6th Grade countywide (approximately 400 students) ...