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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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East Central Indiana is READI for Regional Success

On Tuesday, December 14th, Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Secretary of Commerce Brad Chambers and the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) Board of Directors approved plans to award $500 million to support regional development plans across…

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Indoor Vertical Farm Expanding to Muncie

A Minnesota company that bills itself as the world’s largest indoor vertical aeroponic farm is setting up shop in Delaware County. Living Greens Farm says it will invest nearly $70 million to establish a 200,000-square-foot…

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Ball State University Accepting Proposals for Community Engagement for the Arts Grant

Ball State University’s Office of Community Engagement is now accepting proposals for its Community Engagement for the Arts Grant. This annual competitive grant program provides funding up to $35,000 to an East Central Indiana community…