Southwest Indiana Chamber’s 2017 Annual Meeting & Dinner

Congratulations to our 2017 Annual Meeting & Dinner Award Recipients! * Norman P. Wagner Business of the Year: Deaconess Hospital * Richard A. Schlottman Business Person of the Year: Bob Koch * Small Business of the Year: Hahn Kiefer Real Estate Services * Young Professional of the Year: Andrew Wilson * Volunteer of the Year: …

WGU Indiana has announced 15 new scholarships for women

As Indiana continues to cultivate workforce talent and employment opportunities for women in the male-dominant field of information technology (IT), WGU Indiana has announced 15 new scholarships for women in any of its bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in the College of Information Technology. Each of the Women in Technology Scholarships offered through WGU Indiana …

Author Partners with ISBDC and Local Universities

Book Highlights 1,000 Activities for Kids in Greater Evansville To make her new book, The Big Book of Boredom Busters for Kids, author Autumn Cherry enlisted the help of the Southwest ISBDC, Students from the University of Evansville, and Students from the University of Southern Indiana. It took the hard work of these three organizations …

Wilde Horticulture is a fast-growing landscaping design and install company.

Wilde Horticulture is a fast-growing landscaping design and install company. Its owner, Brian Wildeman, is an Evansville native, a downtown dweller, and community dreamer. Wildeman explains: “The idea of having a flower truck and an opportunity to engage with the community at events and festivals has always intrigued me. Many bigger cities greatly enjoy these …

WGU Indiana Offers $16,000 in Tuition Scholarships to OneMain Financial Employees

EVANSVILLE, IND. (Aug. 22, 2017)— WGU Indiana made $16,000 in scholarships available today for OneMain Financial employees across the nation. Eight scholarships will be available, at a value of $2,000 each. WGU Indiana announced the scholarship at a check presentation at OneMain Financial’s largest corporate office in Evansville, Ind. “OneMain Financial provides responsible lending to …

HOWARD SELECTED AS 2017 ISBDC STATE STAR

Evansville, Ind. (August, 17 2017) – Each year, one individual in the Indiana Small Business Development Center’s (ISBDC’s) statewide network of ten regional offices is chosen to represent it as its State Star at the national SBDC conference.  The 2017 Indiana Small Business Development Center State Star is Kim Howard, Regional Director of the Southwest …

CHAMBER LEADER SELECTED FOR WORKFORCE EDUCATION FELLOWSHIP

GILLENWATER ONE OF 21 NATIONWIDE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE Evansville, IN (August 2, 2017) — Christy Gillenwater, President and CEO of Southwest Indiana Chamber, has been selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to study education attainment and workforce development along with 20 other chamber of commerce professionals from communities throughout the United …

Lefler Collision Donates $1,000 to Newburgh K9 Program

Newburgh, Indiana – LEFLER COLLISION AND GLASS will be presenting a $1,000 donation to the Newburgh Police K9 Program. This check presentation will take place on Wednesday, August 16th at 1pm at the Newburgh Police Station, 527 State Street, Newburgh, IN. The K9 Program provides food, veterinary care, and training to keep their K9 companions …