WGU Indiana scholarship rewards high performers at Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Dean’s List Scholarship helps students earn their bachelor’s degree   WGU Indiana is offering an exclusive scholarship to students who have earned a spot on Ivy Tech Community College’s dean’s list. The $2,000 Ivy Tech Dean’s List Scholarship is for Ivy Tech students who have made the dean’s list and would like to …

Southwest ISBDC Client Update: New Harmony Soap Company

  Jim and Stephanie Spann opened New Harmony Soap Company in a true entrepreneurial fashion. The couple had never started their own business before, but, after visiting New Harmony and falling in love with the city, the couple felt inspired to start a business there. The Spanns packed their bags, moved to New Harmony from …

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 …

B-Blog: Manufacturing Bootcamp a Unique Opportunity for Educators

Alcoa Foundation Teachers’ Manufacturing Bootcamp a Unique Opportunity for Educators For 28 middle and high school teachers and counselors throughout Southwest Indiana, summer break called for a different kind of vacation—bootcamp. Alcoa Foundation Teachers’ Manufacturing Bootcamp kicked off on June 15 and included eight full days of rotations between Alcoa, Berry Plastics, SABIC and Toyota. …

B-Blog: Shoe Carnival’s Hometown Roots

Shoe Carnival: Hometown Store turned Nationally Recognized Retailer Shoe Carnival began in Evansville, Indiana in 1978 as a result of the creativity and entrepreneurship of a then local shoe salesman, David Russell. His ingenuity and personality carried the shoe store from its small flagship store “Shoe Biz” into the publicly traded, leading family channel footwear …

B-Blog: Sterling Square Reflects Past, Present, Future

Brewing Up a Rich History: Sterling Square a Reflection of Past, Present, and Future As with so many revived habitats and hangouts in our region, Sterling Square, an in-the-works development near the intersection of Fulton Avenue and Lloyd Expressway, boasts a long life and compelling story. Time travel back to 1880 when Sterling Brewery, then …

B-Blog: Haynie’s Corner Springs to Life

Haynie’s Corner Springs to Life Uniquely Positioned to Thrive Haynie’s Corner is located a short walk from historic homes, charming apartments, the Evansville Museum, and the future home of both the new medical education and research campus and a new DoubleTree by Hilton convention hotel. Once within the Arts District, you feel the area’s history …

Chamber Launches Keep It Local! Campaign

Keep It Local! We launched our Keep It Local! campaign earlier this year to bring awareness to and promote purchasing from business in the Southwest Indiana region. This campaign celebrates our community by highlighting our many amenities and businesses, organizations, and agencies that make our region a globally competitive place to work, live, and grow …