Posey County Alliance presents four awards at the annual Report to the Posey County Business Community Dinner

The Southwest Indiana Chamber’s annual Report to the Posey County Business Community Dinner was held on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018. Each year the Posey County Alliance presents four awards, Posey County Business of the Year, Posey County Teacher/Administrator of the Year, Posey County Business Person of the Year, and Posey County Young Professional of the …

Niche.com ranks Evansville 5th in 2018 cities with the lowest cost of living in America

Explore the cheapest cities to live in America relative to income. Ranking of cost of living by city based on the consumer price index and access to affordable housing (housing-to-income rates) using data from the U.S. Census and BLS. https://www.niche.com/places-to-live/search/cities-with-the-lowest-cost-of-living/ Evansville Rankings Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. …

McKim’s IGA: Posey County Alliance Chamber Member of the Month April 2018

Larry Williams, General Manager of McKim’s IGA explains what makes them a unique business in the region and what services they offer that keep them HOMETOWN PROUD. Who started the business and why? The business was purchased from Sharon Roberts in Sept, 1991 due to the death of her husband Howard. The store has been …

A message from Southwest Indiana Chamber Interim President & CEO, Tim Hayden

Recognizing Disability Awareness Month Stella Young was a comedian, writer, and disability activist who believed in reshaping the way society views people with disabilities. Young stated: “The problem for many people with disabilities is not that we are not able to work a certain number of hours a week. It’s that no-one will let us.” …

Posey County Economic Development Partnership: Posey County Alliance Chamber Member of the Month March 2018

The Posey County Economic Development Partnership is our March Chamber Member of the Month. Brittaney Johnson, Executive Director, gives insights on what services and resources the partnership brings to Posey County. Who started the business and why? The organization hired the first Executive Director in 2010. Prior to the organization name change, Posey County Economic …

Just In from Justin Groenert: 2018 Legislative Update

2018 Indiana General Assembly Legislative Report This short session is moving along at a very quick pace. The first half of session is in the books. The bills that haven’t passed are no longer eligible for action, so the bill load we follow is significantly lower now. Two competing workforce proposals are working through both …

Southwest Indiana Chamber Names, Tara Barney, New President & CEO

The Southwest Indiana Chamber Board of Directors today announced the hiring of Tara Barney as president & CEO. The appointment was made after an extensive nationwide search led by an executive search firm and a local search committee comprised of regional business and community leaders. Barney served as the CEO of the Quad Cities Chamber …