Indiana Legislative Update Bills Almost All Released

This week we closely followed the early movement of legislation and the individual assignment of bills to committees. Committee hearings are beginning to take place, while at the same time new bills are still yet to be assigned. The week’s highlights came as Governor Eric Holcomb delivered his 3rd State of the State address to a …

Project of ECHO Housing and Aurora Selected for 10th Annual Indiana Supportive Housing Institute

ECHO Housing Corporation and Aurora Inc. – two homeless housing solutions agencies serving Evansville and the surrounding community – today announced that they have been selected as one of six teams from across Indiana to participate in the 10th Annual Indiana Supportive Housing Institute hosted by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and …

United Way Offers Free Tax Preparation Services

United Way’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program offers free tax preparation and e-filing services to individuals and families who had an annual household income at or below $54,000 in 2018.  VITA volunteer tax preparers are certified by the IRS to ensure that clients receive all eligible Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) and Child Tax …

University of Evansville offers community Professional Development Mini-Workshops

The Center for the Advancement of Learning (Formerly Adult Education) is now offering professional development workshops starting this spring. The first workshop will be February 13 from 6:00-8:00 pm titled Enhancing Creativity and Building Collaborative Teams to Solve Complex problems. The second workshop will be offered on April 10 from 6:00-8:00 pm titled Creating a …

Old National’s Bob Jones to retire as CEO after 14 years; current CFO Jim Ryan named as his successor

Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ: ONB) today announced that Bob Jones will retire as chief executive officer after over 14 years of service with the company and almost 40 years in banking. Old National’s corporate board of directors has appointed Jim Ryan, currently Old National’s chief financial officer, to succeed Jones as CEO. Ryan will transition …

Easterseals Rehabilitation Center to host developmental series for parents and caregivers

The Easterseals Rehabilitation Center will host a series of free presentations this year for parents and caregivers of young children (birth to age 5). The first session is set for Jan. 22. Each presentation in this Developmental Series will focus on a different child development topic. All sessions will be held at the Easterseals Early …

EXTEND GROUP Awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for their Collaboration and Development of the Vanderburgh County Crime Victim Resources Website

EXTEND GROUP was honored at the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Recognition Ceremony with a Certificate of Appreciation for the team’s community collaboration and work on the Vanderburgh County Crime Victim Resources (VCCVR) website. Shawn Collins of EXTEND GROUP and Detective Matt Elrod, who first recognized the need for an online crime victim resource hub in Vanderburgh …

Evansville Police Department Foundation to receive AEDS from Heartsaver

Evansville Police Officers and Mayor Lloyd Winnecke will be presented 10 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at a ceremony on Wednesday, January 16 at 10 AM in the main lobby of the Deaconess Orthopedic & Neuroscience Hospital located on the Deaconess Gateway Campus. These AEDs are being donated to the Evansville Police Department Foundation by HeartSaver …

Southwest Indiana Chamber Announces results from Family Business peer group study

The Southwest Indiana Chamber Family Business Alliance in partnership with the Southwest Indiana Small Business Development Center announced the results of a study performed by Diehl Consulting Group to examine and understand the efficacy of the Family Business Alliance Next Generation Peer group. The Next Generation Peer Group members are emerging leaders in various family …