Tag: business growth

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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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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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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Merry Christmas to and from the EDC

Business leaders and elected officials celebrated the 2023 holiday season with a special Christmas breakfast Thursday. The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. (EDC) December meeting took place at Primo Restaurant in New Castle, with a buffet menu of eggs, bacon and sausage, fresh fruit and Jack’s donuts for dessert. […]

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Creating Unforgettable Wedding and Event Memories in Henry County

Denise and Joe Peacock are the proprietors of the magnificent Boondocks Barn & Lodge on Montgomery Creek Ranch in Knightstown. Boondocks is a wedding and special occasions venue hosting events 365 days a year with activities and accommodations for an entire weekend. Denise Peacock’s love for the beauty of the […]

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Draper cuts ribbon on 100,000 sq. ft. addition

SPICELAND — Draper, Inc., officially unveiled Building 10 at its manufacturing campus in Spiceland on Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring company leadership. The 100,000 square foot building brings the amount of total space to 500,000 square feet. In a nod to the expanded space, guests were treated with “100 […]

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Local Couple Leans Into Hospitality Through Homestay Hosting

Henry County receives an estimated 218,000 visitors annually and needs more accommodations to cater to them. The historic New Castle Fieldhouse alone attracts visitors annually for the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Classic, state tournaments, championship games, and more. These events bring money into the local economy, and more accommodations […]

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