Grant funding lifeline during COVID-19 pandemic

Just days before closing the One Southern Indiana office for the COVID-19 pandemic, President and CEO Wendy Dant Chesser had two challenges facing the economic development and Chamber of Commerce organization — how to not only sustain, but also help the 1,068 business members that would be scared and hurting financially.

Grant provides new tools to improve training, safety

Hoosier Energy presented $5,000 to the Lawrence County Economic Growth Council to help fund enhancements at the North Lawrence Career Center located in Bedford, Ind. CoBank, a national cooperative bank, matched Hoosier Energy’s investment with an additional $5,000 through its Sharing Success Matching Grant program.