Official OSHA Training Institute coming to VU Gibson County Center

A variety of training opportunities will soon begin at the Vincennes University Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics, thanks to the introduction of an official OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Host Site.  In cooperation with the University of Cincinnati and the Great Lakes OSHA Education Center, VU can now host training, primarily geared to occupational safety …

14 WFIE Special Report: Getting Rid of Red

By Jackie Monroe, Anchor If time is money, then city planners and the Indiana Department of Transportation are working to save you a little of both. There’s a first of its kind study underway that will look to relieve congestion along two important corridors, Highway 41 and the Lloyd Expressway. When the long-range work is done, you’ll be able to …

Indiana’s Jeffersonville and Mount Vernon ports are certified as ‘AT&T Fiber Ready’

All of Indiana’s ports now offer high-speed, fiber-based internet Leaders from AT&T* and the Ports of Indiana joined local elected officials and business leaders today at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville to announce that the Jeffersonville and Mount Vernon ports have both been certified as “AT&T Fiber Ready.” The initiative was part of AT&T’s continuing efforts …

Coalition Letter: America’s business community to Congress: The Time for Tax Reform Is Now

The Southwest Indiana Chamber joined 297 other organizations around the country to support comprehensive tax reform.  Read the letter below or visit: https://www.uschamber.com/letter/coalition-tax-reform-letter TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS: We urge you to deliver on the promise of tax reform. It has been 31 years since Congress last reformed the tax code. Since …

LOCAL BUSINESS GETS CREATIVE WITH CITY’S E IS FOR EVERYONE CAMPAIGN

Earlier this year, the City of Evansville launched a major campaign, and its momentum continues to build. The Diamond Galleria, located on Evansville’s east side, has partnered with the city of Evansville in their “E is for Everyone” campaign. This October, The Diamond Galleria and owners Bert and Tyna Wheat celebrate four years as a …

HELP FUND TED: Trolley of Evansville’s Districts NOW!

The Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville and the Franklin Street Events Assoc. has launched the crowdfunding campaign for TED: Trolley of Evansville’s Districts.  They now have 29 days to reach their fundraising goal of $25,000 to bring TED to life in Evansville! Giving levels start at low as $5 and every dollar they raise will be …

Indiana Becomes 25th State to Approve FirstNet Plan for Modernized Communication Network for Public Safety and First Responders

Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced that Indiana will opt-in to the nationwide public broadband network deployment plan offered by FirstNet and AT&T. The plan will build modern, high-speed, wireless communication infrastructure for the state’s public safety workers and first responders at no cost to taxpayers. “Indiana’s first responders need fast, accurate information to keep …

Evansville Promise Zone Presents Promise to Support Business Tour

On October 18th Evansville Promise Zone will present ‘Promise to Support Business Tour’,  which will be about capital designated for business starts and expansion in and around the Evansville Promise Zone.  During this presentation, you will hear about the new City Revolving Loan Fund, as well as Vectren’s Grow Local Fund, SBA loans, and Southwest …

Indiana business leaders connect with Congress in annual DC Fly-In

Members of the Southwest Indiana Chamber joined over 100 members of the business community from around Indiana to participate in the Indiana Chamber’s annual D.C. Fly-in September 27 – 28, 2017. The two-day event featured briefings from members of the Indiana congressional delegation, a dinner keynote address by U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio, and …