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We’re not just one city. We’re a mosaic of individuals, different paths, and unique opportunities all coming together as one beautiful region. This is a place where you can be who you want to be and create a life that matters.

Are you an entrepreneur? A hard worker? An artist? A volunteer? A parent? There’s room for you in East Central Indiana. You can get involved, grow a family, open a start-up, or simply enjoy being you.

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It’s Summer Festival Season in ECI!

We’re celebrating summer with several great festivals in East Central Indiana. We’ve got events for food, history, art, culture, literature, and more. Many festivals are either free to the public or fairly budget-friendly for families…

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CANPACK Ceremony

CANPACK Celebrates Topping Off Ceremony

CANPACK, a global packaging manufacturer, celebrated the completion of steel framing for its new 862,000-square-foot plant during a Topping Off ceremony with Governor Eric Holcomb and local community officials. The company will invest $380 million and create…

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NearSpace Companies Will Celebrate 100+ Satellites in Orbit

NearSpace Launch, Inc. (NSL), an Aerospace Manufacturer of small satellites, and NearSpace Education 501c3 (NSE), a STEM non-profit, will celebrate 100+ satellites manufactured and in orbit with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 23rd from 12:00-2:00pm.…