Tag: small business

Henry County Food & Beverage Grant

Applications are due by 4 p.m. on October 29, 2021 ***Please submit the application online via this Google Form.*** The nine member Food and Beverage Advisory Committee is appointed by various elected bodies pursuant to Indiana Code 6-9-25. Its purpose is to advise the Henry County Council on projects to […]

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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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KDC Investments Announces Flex Building Project in Knightstown

As Knightstown, Indiana, continues to grow and attract small business owners and entrepreneurs, there is a need for operational space. Many currently work out of garages, home office spaces, or communal business buildings. The problem is clear: small business owners simply need more room as they continue to grow. KDC […]

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Area SBDC Offers Business Growth Tools

Helping businesses start, grow, and flourish… that’s the mission of the East Central Indiana Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Business advisors provide confidential, no-cost consultation services to businesses in the East Central Indiana region. These services are covered by tax funding through the Small Business Association (SBA) and local funding […]

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Leading A Growing Business: Meet Aaron Stigall

Aaron Stigall started mowing lawns in Spiceland, Indiana, when he was just 11 years old. He steadily added more lawns to his list and eventually expanded into Delaware and Madison Counties. His lawn mowing business provided income to cover his four years of education at Ball State University. In 2008, […]

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Caring for Creatures Great and Small: Meet the Weimers

DJ Weimer developed a love for the agricultural community as a child, growing up on a family farm in the Knightstown area. Meanwhile, Sarah Weimer was living in Long Island, New York, helping her equine veterinarian father at thoroughbred racetracks. The two met in veterinary school at Purdue. While DJ’s […]

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New Castle Roots Lead To Business Ownership

Jennifer Barnett’s family history is rooted deeply in New Castle. She and her husband Kevin both graduated from New Castle High School, just like her parents and grandparents. While attending Purdue University, Jennifer had the opportunity to study fashion in New York City during her junior year. Living in a […]

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Love of Quilting Leads to Business Ownership

When Sandi Abrams made her first quilt for her nephew’s daughter, she didn’t realize she was being infected with the “quilting bug.” Her hobby became a part-time job she did in her spare time while working her full-time job in the pharmacy industry. Last year, Sandi left her a 30-year […]

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