SBA Announces National Small Business Week

The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Administrator Linda McMahon has announced that this year’s National Small Business Week will be held from May 5-11, 2019. Administrator McMahon will start the week in Washington, D.C., where she will recognize and award outstanding small business owners and SBA Resource Partners from around the nation. She will …

Evansville named the #1 city to buy a home for young millennials by realtor.com

From realtor.com Where 20-Somethings Actually Buy Homes: The 10 Hottest Cities for Young Millennials 1. Evansville, IN Median list price: $155,000Percentage of mortgages issued to buyers aged 20 to 29**: 33.2% This Midwestern river town is striving to become a place where young folks want to live and hang out on the weekends. The city purchased a …

Indiana Legislative Update Deadlines Approaching

On Tuesday the controversial, newly minted “bias crimes bill” SB198, received a 34-14 concurrence vote in the Senate. This was the last procedural step before the bill went to the Governor. Governor Eric Holcomb received the brunt of the anger from those opposed to the bill, Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis), who called SB198 a “transphobic …

President & CEO, Tara Barney to speak at the IVY Tech School of Business Speaker Series

On Wednesday, April 10 at 6:00 pm, Tara Barney, Southwest Indiana Chamber President and CEO, will present ‘Intentional Collisions’ at the Ivy Tech Community College School of Business Speaker Series. Tara will speak about applying the science of “thinking outside the box” by seeking out spontaneous opportunities to build a stronger community in the workplace.  …

Region 11 High school students honored at JAG State Career Development Conference

Nearly 200 high-school students from across the state competed in 10 different categories at the 11th annual Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Career Development Conference in Indianapolis on March 15. Region 11 winners: Public Speaking, First: Savannah Young, Vincennes Lincoln High SchoolCover Design, Second: Jaydlyn Goeppner, Pike Central High SchoolChapter Marketing Brochure, Second: Vincennes Lincoln …