Tag: COVID Grants

EDC president announces Food and Beverage Grant is open

The Henry County Commissioners met for their first meeting of September on Wednesday night with plenty of business to discuss. New Castle Henry County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) President Corey Murphy was in attendance to update the commissioners on the state of the EDC. Murphy announced that the Henry County […]

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Henry County Small Business Grant Fund Recipients Chosen

The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation recently distributed funds to businesses that were awarded a Henry County Small Business Grant. The grant’s funding source is the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. The federal national objective of the grants is to benefit low-to moderate- income people through job […]

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EDC hoping to get another round of COVID relief funds

After going to bat for the city of New Castle, the local economic development office wants to take a swing at helping businesses in the county. Last week, members of the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Board of Directors authorized the local office to serve as a “sub-recipient” in another […]

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EDC now working on a triple crown of projects

First in a series Eight years ago this week, Corey Murphy began serving as the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Director. Since then, he and his dedicated team consisting of Penny York and Kelli Wasson have become such good jugglers, local officials hope the circus doesn’t lure them away. Murphy […]

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EDC director’s 3 wishes granted by Commissioners

New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. President Corey Murphy was a man on three monumental missions Wednesday night. Murphy brought three requests to the County Commissioners at their January meeting. Each could be described as a beacon of hope for Henry County. No impediments for home rehabilitation Murphy requested and […]

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EDC leaders praise county’s COVID response

Rising from the “dumpster-fire year” called 2020 is a civic glow spreading throughout Henry County.

So said New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. President Corey Murphy Thursday morning, who told EDC members local response to those businesses with COVID-19-related needs has been “phenomenal.”

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City of New Castle Business Grant Funds Distributed to Chosen Businesses

The New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corporation recently began distributing funds to businesses that were awarded a City of New Castle Business Grant. The grant’s funding source is federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) through the state’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA). The federal national objective of the […]

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EDC business lifeboat sails in unchartered waters

During a flood of change and hardship due to COVID-19, the New Castle-Henry County Economic Development Corp. has tried to be a lifeboat for local business. Last week, EDC President Corey Murphy said his 3-person office has worked hard to help in its role as distributor of funds from an […]

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Short EDC Report Long on News

Applications for COVID-19 business relief are still be accepted. A tower-ful local building is on the market again. A powerful marketing tool is one step closer to groundbreaking. That trio of headlines came from New Castle-Henry County Economic Development President Corey Murphy at Monday’s City Council meeting. The short report was long on opportunity knocking for the local economy. Here’s a recap. […]

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