69 BridgeLink commends KY Governor Matt Bevin and KY General Assembly for critical funding in 2016 legislative session

69 BridgeLink commends KY Governor Matt Bevin and KY General Assembly for critical funding in 2016 legislative session The Board of Directors for 69 BridgeLink commend the leadership and support for the I-69 bridge project by Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and the Kentucky General Assembly during the 2016 legislative session. The passage of HB 309 …

Shaping Evansville Series

Local industry leaders and area young professionals have come together in the 2016 Young Professionals Alliance Shaping Evansville Series. The series focuses on projects and people that are transforming our community, defining and shaping Evansville today and for the future. The first event in March, Money Makes Money, featured a panel discussion on how investments …

B-Blog: Advocacy: Final Statehouse Status Update

Final Statehouse Status Update, 2016 The 2016 Indiana General Assembly wrapped up last night with some very significant wins for Southwest Indiana and the Southwest Indiana Chamber. Road funding, Regional Cities, and Land Bank Legislation all are headed to the Governor’s Desk.  Also of note, House Roads & Transportation Chairman Ed Soliday committed to hold …

B-Blog: From the President: Indiana INTERNnet

From the President: Internship Partnership to Bolster Young Hoosier Talent To strengthen our already robust workforce development initiatives, the Southwest Indiana Chamber has partnered with Indiana INTERNnet, an internship-matching program linking employers to students, to ensure that the finest young Hoosiers, and beyond, have the chance to explore all our region has to offer, beginning …

Sara Miller Named 2016 ATHENA Award Recipient

Sara Miller Named 2016 ATHENA Award® Recipient Sara Miller of Old National Bank is this year’s local ATHENA Award winner. Miller is the southern region chief executive officer for the Evansville-based bank. She is also a volunteer with area nonprofits including Evansville ARC, the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana and numerous others. The announcement came Friday, …

B-Blog: Advocacy: Statehouse Status Update 2

Statehouse Status Update 2, 2016 This is slated to be a fairly busy week in Indianapolis. The Southwest Indiana Chamber Day at the Statehouse is scheduled for Wednesday, January 27. This event provides our members with an exclusive opportunity to meet with leaders in Indianapolis. Meetings with House Speaker Brian Bosma, Senate President David Long, …

B-Blog: Advocacy: Statehouse Status Update 1

Statehouse Status Update 1, 2016 Things hit the ground running on Tuesday, January 5, which was the first day of the 2016 Indiana General Assembly. This is a non-budget “short session”. Committee hearings began on Wednesday, January 6. Check out our 2016 Legislative Agenda here> This session, the Southwest Indiana Chamber is following four specific …