Chamber News

Seeking Locations for the 2020 Color the County Mural Program


Individuals, businesses, and/or government units are invited to submit proposals for site locations for the fifth year of the Color the County mural program.

Edinburgh Recycling Depot Opening Postponed

By Johnson County Recycling District

The Town of Edinburgh has postponed the opening of the Recycling Depot due to COVID-19.

JCCF Creates COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund


Johnson County Community Foundation (JCCF) has established the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund.

Legislative Update Final Week: : Bills that Crossed the Finish Line

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Here are session highlights, beginning with an update on House leadership and Aspire’s 2020 session top priorities.

Aspire Volunteer Opportunities: Make a Difference and Build your Network

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Our volunteers come from the community and private business sector. They work to position the Johnson County area more competitively in the marketplace.

Middle School Career Forum: Building Talent Pipeline for Tomorrow

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Representatives from Endress+Hauser will be presenting an update on the Community Career + Education Forum on Wednesday.

Legislative Update Week 7: Distracted Driving, Workforce Bills Moving

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Studies have shown distracted driving is the leading cause of traffic accidents and fatalities. The penalty for breaking this law would be a ticket and fine up to $500.

Legislative Update Week 6: Second Half Begins

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

The countdown to sine die (the end of session) is officially on.

First Merchants Corporation Announces 2019 Results

By First Merchants Corporation

The institution reported fourth quarter 2019 net income of $47.8 million compared to $41.7 million during the same period in 2018.

Hirons Hires New Senior Vice President

By Hirons

Sheila is an expert digital marketer with more than 20 years of experience leading strategic marketing campaigns from both the client and agency sides.

Member Profile: American Senior Communities

By American Senior Communities

We are here to help you and your family find answers, solutions and peace of mind.

Legislative Update Week 5: Too Fast, Too Furious?

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

It is officially halftime for the 2020 legislative session. What does this mean?

FORUM Credit Union Announces 2019 Member Giveback and Savings Winners

By FORUM Credit Union

FORUM awarded a grand prize of $5,000 to a member with a Weekly 5 Account, and awarded three additional Weekly 5 account holders prizes of $50, $250, and $1,000.

Member Profile: Christian Brothers Automotive

By Christian Brothers Automotive

Founded in 1982, Christian Brothers Automotive is a faith-based franchise with over 200 locations nationwide.

New Word-Based Organization System Coming to GPL

By Greenwood Public Library

Greenwood Public Library changing from Dewey Decimal to Subject Savvy.

Legislative Update Week 4: : Committee Deadline Week

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Any piece of legislation that hasn’t crossed the desk of its originating Chamber for a second time for potential amendment is considered “dead” for the session.

Legislative Update Week 3: And The First Bill Is...

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Priority bills are continuing to make progress in both houses – especially policies related to health care and tobacco.

Aspire Accepting Applications for Pitch Contest

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Event to drive Johnson County and south Indy business growth

Forbes Ranks First Merchants as Top-Five U.S. Bank for Third Consecutive Year

By First Merchants Bank

Rated fifth in the country, company recognized for growth, credit quality.

Girls Inc. Releases 'Girls Take the Lead' Report

By Girls Inc.

New evaluation from American Institutes for Research found Girls Inc. girls more likely to see themselves as leaders, influencing and improving their local communities.

Johnson County Museum Valentines Workshop on Feb. 8

By Johnson County Historical Society

Visitors will learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and then create a holiday masterpiece to give to family or friends.

WalkerHughes Named Indiana's 2019 Agency of the Year

By WalkerHughes Insurance

The award is presented to a member agency that exemplifies leadership and innovation within the system and top-level customer service.

Member Expert: Three Ways Your Car Puts You at Risk in the Winter

By Dave Barnett, Owner, Christian Brothers Automotive - Greenwood

With some basic precautions, your car should provide many safe and reliable miles in a winter wonderland.

Fifth Generation Takes Over at Gregory Appel & Associates

By Gregory & Appel Insurance

Dan Appel will continue to serve as Non-Executive Board Chair and will transition his focus on the expansion of his community leadership and philanthropic work.

Legislative Update Week 2: SOTS, Women’s Suffrage Centennial and Bill Movement

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced that Fiat-Chrysler has chosen Indiana for diversification and will invest nearly $400 million in its Kokomo facility.

Member Profile: Ascension Medical Group, St. Vincent's Immediate Care, Primary Care and Imaging

By Ascension Medical Group, St. Vincent's

Our Immediate Care offers walk-in express care services for non-life-threatening situations that require immediate attention.

Legislative Update Week 1: Moved Fast

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

It is a short session which means that statutorily the legislature is required to finish their business by no later than March 14.

Member Expert: Who Oversees Your Property Condition?

By Jim Schwarz, Operating Principal, Center Grove Real Estate Inspections, LLC

Many times, the condition of a property gets overlooked due to there not being a trained professional identifying concerns.

Indiana Members Credit Union Donates to Center Grove High School

By Indiana Members Credit Union

The IMCU Center Grove Trojans debit card is free to members with IMCU’s free checking account and can be issued immediately through IMCU’s Instant Issue program.