Category: Business Resources

Businesses will be popping by downtown New Castle

A newly designed building has popped up in downtown New Castle. The “Popped” pop-up shop is a unique shop coming to 1102 Broad Street that will be ever changing. New faces and businesses will be there to welcome you to a different experience frequently. The Popped pop-up shop will be […]

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Ivy Tech continues to help Henry County

Jeannie Hamblin-Fox from New Castle Ivy Tech was at the Henry County Commissioners meeting on Wednesday to talk about how much Ivy Tech does for Henry County. Hamblin-Fox has worked for Ivy Tech for 23 years and is a Henry County resident. She said, “I really believe in what Ivy […]

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Survey About Childcare Is Underway

Talk with any employer today and the discussion quickly shifts to workforce. Locally, the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is collaborating with other community partners to explore how access to childcare impacts the local workforce, and in turn, economic development. “Access to high-quality childcare is a necessity for […]

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BRAP funds 10 downtown projects

Downtown New Castle may be looking a little different thanks to the Building Renovation Assistance Program (BRAP). Local businesses are painting, renovating, and upgrading with funds from BRAP. BRAP is a program that was designed to help downtown New Castle businesses renovate their buildings to better downtown. BRAP was created […]

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Training Grants Available For Eastern Indiana Employers

Eastern Indiana Works is preparing to launch a new application for the Next Level Jobs Employer Training Grant cycle. This year’s application will be opening on or about July 1, 2022. There are some changes planned for this year’s cycle. -Training must be in one of the following industries: Advanced […]

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Survey

The New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation is working alongside community leaders to learn how to best support the small business and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Henry County. As part of this effort, the EDC is conducting a Small Business and Entrepreneur Survey. The purpose of the survey is to […]

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EDC honors Aitchison at annual meeting & dinner

The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) held their annual meeting and dinner on Wednesday night at the W.G. Smith Building. Henry County Commissioner Ed Tarantino gave the blessing before the dinner that was catered by Stacks Restaurant. This was the first annual meeting for the EDC since 2019. […]

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State awards Henry County’s region $15 mil for READI projects

Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) Board of Directors approved plans Wednesday to award $500 million to support regional development plans across 17 regions representing all 92 counties. Henry County’s region, the East Central Indiana Regional Partnership, was awarded $15 […]

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