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East Central Indiana has 9 counties, nearly 400,000 people and endless opportunities for you to build a life and make a difference here.

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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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Spectators admire art at The Portland Center of Arts Place in Jay County, Indiana


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Liberation Labs Selects Richmond for First Biomanufacturing Facility

Liberation Labs Selects Richmond for First Biomanufacturing Facility 

Liberation Labs, a large-scale precision fermentation manufacturer providing an alternative source of protein, has chosen the city of Richmond for the site of its first commercial-scale biomanufacturing facility. The new facility will have a fermentation…


Lt. Governor Crouch, OCRA award over $728K to 10 properties

Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs announced 10 properties will be awarded $728,671 through the Historic Renovation Grant Program. The program is designed to preserve and rehabilitate historic properties to further…

Ball State University Arts & Culture

Ball State University Hosts Holiday Arts & Culture Night

Celebrate the holiday season with a diverse array of seasonal activities throughout Ball State University’s campus and Minnetrista during their annual Holiday Arts & Culture Night and Enchanted Luminaria Walk on Saturday, December 3rd, from…