Community News

Skillful Talent Four-part Series Workshops Soon Available

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

The new Skillful Talent Series is a four-part workshop that walks employers through attraction of the right talent, candidate evaluation, selection and onboarding, and employee retention.

Aspire Announces Winners of Business Resilience Award

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Aspire Spotlights Hiring Employees Out of Judicial System

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

With the employment rate as low as it is, programs like these provide our employers with additional options when it comes to hiring.

Aspire Welcomes New Town Managers for Whiteland, Edinburgh

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Both the Whiteland and Edinburgh town managers have an extensive background in land development and service on the county plan commission.

Aspire Opens Nominations for Business Resilience Award

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

All local for-profit and non-profit organizations are eligible for nomination

Aspire Working to Help Solve Broadband Challenge

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

In the 21st century, it is important that everyone has access to broadband to help our businesses grow and our communities thrive.

Rise in New Home Building Permits in Johnson County

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Filings in 2020 rose 27% over the prior year to a total of 955 and this demand continued into January 2021, which saw a 36% increase to 90 permits compared to the year-ago period.

Aspire Community Development Teams Pursuing Major Projects in 2021

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

The trio of Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance community development teams are moving ahead with major projects in 2021 as part of an effort to have a positive impact on Johnson County.

Aspire Recognizes Norm Gabehart Accomplishments

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Whiteland town manager to retire after more than three decades of public service.

Aspire Volunteers Making a Positive Impact on Our Community

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

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.

District to Re-Open Tox Box for 2020 Season

By Johnson County Recycling District

The center, at 1051 Hospital Road in Franklin, begins accepting items on March 2.

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.

Jobs Program + Employer Participation = Economic Development Advantage

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

As a participant, Johnson County can identify skill gaps and quantify the skill levels of its workforce, helping educators meet business and industry needs.

Greenwood Mayor Unveils New Destination Park, Interior Designs for Downtown Fieldhouse

By City of Greenwood

Ninth State of the City emphasizes city’s sound finances, improved quality of life.

Aspire Program Spotlight: Community Matters

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

Aspire Community Matters is the leading community educational and engagement forum in Johnson County.

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.

Foundation Announces 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients

By Johnson County Community Foundation

Three students will receive full-tuition scholarships and an annual $900 book stipend as the 2020 Johnson County Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.

Greater Greenwood Chamber, JCDC Finalize Merger

By Aspire Economic Development + Chamber Alliance

These unions expand services, strengthen reach and business advocacy, and better coordinate potential economic development opportunities.

Johnson County Approves Trails Master Plan

By Indianapolis Star

Johnson County's Commissioners formally adopted the 94-page vision of a countywide trails system. With the master plan in place, municipalities can apply for grants to fund the expensive undertaking of expanding trails.