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Tech, Logistics Firms Adding 150+ Jobs Across Central Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 29, 2015) – Four companies announced plans today to expand their Central Indiana operations, creating more than 150 jobs in Hamilton, Marion and Tippecanoe counties. “Today, more Hoosiers are working than at any time in the state’s history,” said Jim Schellinger, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. …

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Food Safety a Top Priority for Local Public Health Officials

HENDRICKS COUNTY, IN – Food safety is a top priority for public health officials at the Hendricks County Health Department, and they want to remind residents how to prevent foodborne illness at home during National Food Safety Education Month. “Our staff works daily to prevent foodborne illness and make sure …

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Six Counties Including Hendricks Change Local Income Tax Rates

INDIANAPOLIS (September 28, 2015) — Blackford, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Putnam and Tipton counties have changed their county income tax rates. These changes take effect on Oct. 1, 2015. The changes for Blackford, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Putnam and Tipton counties are as follows: Blackford – The resident rate has increased from …

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HCCF Deedee Daniel Opportunity Fund Cycle Closes Wednesday

There are just a few days left to apply for the 2015 Deedee Daniel Opportunity Fund grant cycle. This cycle will close this Wednesday, September 30th at midnight. All grant applications must be submitted online. Grant monies awarded must be used within one year of the grant date. Guidelines and …

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Bicentennial Trail declared an Indiana Legacy Project

HENDRICKS COUNTY – The aptly-named Bicentennial Trail connecting the Avon and Brownsburg trail systems was selected as a Legacy Project by the Indiana Bicentennial Commission. It was one of 80 projects around the state recently approved as Legacy Projects honoring the state’s 200 years of history and leaving a legacy for …

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The Indianapolis Foundation Awards Nearly $1 Million To Marion County Arts, Community Center, Child Services, Other Not-For-Profits

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (September 24, 2015) – The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors approved and awarded $956,000 in grants to 16 projects and not-for-profit organizations serving Marion County residents at its September 8, 2015 board meeting. Grant requests were approved by The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors and made possible by …

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Danville Community Awards nominations now being accepted

DANVILLE, INDIANA (September 23, 2015) – The Greater Danville Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for its annual Community Awards. Each year, the Chamber gives awards to one winner in each of the six categories; Public Servant, Community Servant, Educator, Business Leader, Philanthropist and Chamber Member, at their annual …

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Hoosier Works Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system will have a temporary outage this weekend – September 26th & 27th

INDIANAPOLIS (September 22, 2015) – As was previously announced earlier this month, there will be a temporary outage of the Hoosier Works Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system this weekend – Saturday, September 26 beginning at 11:00 p.m. [EDT] – as the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) moves its …

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