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Spec Building

This Spec Building is available in New Castle, Indiana. Check out a video tour of the project and surrounding land. The building is 50,000 sq. ft. and expandable to 200,000 sq. ft. Easy access to I-70. […]

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EDC Appoints New Officers and Board Members

The monthly meeting of the New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) staff and board of directors included updates to the board for 2024-2025. The board approved the slate of officers and board seats unanimously. Jennifer Fox, Henry County Community Foundation, is serving as board chair with Brian Ring, […]

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Supporting Entrepreneurs in Henry County

Supporting entrepreneurs and the expansion of small businesses is part of our mission at the New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and our community partners. Creating a healthy environment or eco-system for the creation and growth of small businesses is a long term strategy for improved quality of […]

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ECI region awarded $35 mil in READI 2.0 funds

Henry County officials learned Friday that East Central Indiana is receiving $35 million through the second round of funding in Indiana’s Regional Economic Acceleration and Development Initiative (READI), called READI 2.0. This is the second-highest regional allotment awarded from the total $500 million state initiative. The $35 million will be […]

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Henry County Education Fund offers certification scholarships

A scholarship opportunity will soon be available for Henry County residents who want to obtain a post-secondary career certification. “The Henry County Education Fund is a community-based initiative born from the 2022 Bicentennial Celebration to positively impact the area’s future residents,” according to an announcement press release. “The fund is […]

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Making Community Connections

Sixteen local students are participating in capstone internships as the result of the New Castle Community School Corporation’s Next Gen School Improvement Grant. Those internships were the focus of a Tuesday “Community Connections” luncheon at the East Central Education Service Center (ECESC), formerly known as Sunnyside Elementary School. The four-year, […]

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Saddle Club had nearly $5 mil in local economic impact in 2023

Henry County Saddle Club (HCSC) President Rebecca Baker updated county elected officials this month on the many things the saddle club accomplished last year. The HCSC is wrapping up construction of the new Jordan Arena, a $300,000 project funded through Henry County Food and Beverage tax money, as well as […]

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Lilly Endowment awards $50,000 to Henry County Community Foundation

The Henry County Community Foundation has received a $50,000 planning grant as part of the Lilly Endowment’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VIII) initiative. “This GIFT VIII planning grant will allow us to continue the momentum that began with our efforts from GIFT VII in childcare development,” said the […]

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Making moves in Henry County

Henry County’s MakeMyMove program is well underway. Since the launch of the program in August of 2022, Henry County has welcomed three “movers.” The MakeMyMove initiative is a partnership between the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. (EDC), the Henry County government, the City of New Castle and the Indiana […]

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