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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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Why Quality of Place is Important

First Lady Janet Holcomb reflects on how the arts  impacted her life growing up in Muncie, Indiana A passion for drawing and visual expression began at a very early age for me. Growing up in…

Careers

East Central Indiana Awarded 21st Century Talent Region Designation

Indiana Secretary of Career Connections and Talent Blair Milo virtually joined state and local officials on January 22, 2021 to announce the East Central Indiana Region as Indiana’s tenth 21st Century Talent Region, a statewide…

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Red-tail Land Conservancy in East Central Indiana

New Nature Preserve Protects the White River

The Red-tail Land Conservancy announced the establishment of Hidden Canal Nature Preserve, a 50-acre forest in Anderson, IN. Located on the White River across from Mounds State Park, this preserve creates a protected corridor along the…