Tag: workforce

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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Henry County Breaks Ground For New Spec Building

Officials in Henry County recently broke ground on a new speculative (shell) building project in New Castle, Indiana. The new construction will become New Castle-Henry County Industrial Park’s third spec building. The newest spec building is currently available to interested buyers. The building sits on 15 (+/-) acres and will […]

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Find Your Fit: Machine Trades Program Hosts Career Signing Day

Signing day is usually associated with an athlete signing a letter of intent to continue their athletic career at a four-year university. The Machine Trades Program at New Castle Career Center recognizes that there are other opportunities awaiting students after graduation and want to celebrate with a different kind of […]

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Infrastructure is key to growth

One of the main arteries of Henry County could bring new life to the area. Interstate 70 does more than just give locals a quick way to a Colts game. It gets products to market and employees to work. The connection of Ind. 3 to I-70 is seen by local leaders as […]

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Partnership between RDC and Career Center Designed to Strengthen Workforce

Henry County’s Redevelopment Commission (RDC) recently made an important investment in economic development. The investment wasn’t in land or infrastructure. Rather, the investment was in the future workforce for the area. The Commission approved an annual contribution of $30,000 to the New Castle Career Center. This three-year agreement will help […]

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A Workforce Way Forward

Right before their eyes were keys to future economic development. For members of the New Castle Henry County Economic Development Board Wednesday morning, those keys were not available land drawings or tax abatement incentive documents. They were young people displaying true talent. Shenandoah FFA students served as guest speakers for […]

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Indiana’s INTERNnet Program is a Catalyst for Experiential Learning

Indiana’s INTERNnet program is a key strategy for retaining Indiana’s talented students. The power of an internship is mighty, especially since jobs are the primary reason that people stay or leave the Henry County community. What qualifies as an internship?  An internship is a form of structured and supervised experiential […]

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