West Central Indiana Local Retail Guide During COVID-19   The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is committed to supporting business in the wake of COVID-19. We encourage the West Central Indiana community to support local business as much as possible, and in a way that is comfortable and safe. Many of our Chamber members are qualified as "essential" business during Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb's "Stay at Home" order. Below is a list of businesses open and/or offering special shopping options. #supportlocal Perfect Assistant 4...

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans now open for Indiana Small Businesses Thanks to a concerted effort by our partners throughout the state, Indiana small businesses can now apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). What's an EIDL? The SBA EIDL program can provide low-interest loans of up to $2M to businesses and private non-profits. EIDLs may be used to pay fixed debts, payroll, accounts payable and other bills. The interest rate is 3.75% for small businesses without credit available elsewhere. The interest rate for non-profits is 2.75%. EIDLs have long-term repayment...

Old National temporarily shifting delivery method to banking by appointment only & drive-thru in response to COVID-19 Starting Friday, March 20, ONB will see clients in its banking centers by appointment only Drive-thru banking will remain open and hours will not change This allows ONB team members to clean and disinfect surfaces after each appointment Appointments during the first hour of each day will be reserved for clients 60 or older, or those deemed high-risk Evansville, Ind. (March 19, 2020) –...

Information from the West Central Indiana Small Business Development Center in reference to COVID-19.  We know that these are uncertain times. Please know that the Indiana SBDC is here to support you in any way you need. President Trump has allocated $50 billion to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for Economic Injury Disaster Loans. For Hoosiers to gain access to this funding, we need to collect small business economic impact data from every county in Indiana so that Governor Holcomb can declare...

West Central Indiana Local Restaurant Guide During COVID-19   The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce is committed to supporting business in the wake of COVID-19. We encourage the West Central Indiana community to support local business as much as possible, and in a way that is comfortable and safe. Many of our Chamber members are offering special menus, dining specials, delivery and carry-out options. Each of these restaurants have also shared information on how they are being preventative, pro-active and safe during this...

Vigo County Capital Improvement Board receives three RFPs for convention center operators The Vigo County Capital Improvement Board has received three proposals in response to their Request for Proposals (RFPs) issued in January for seeking a qualified facility operator for the new downtown Terre Haute Convention Center. The responding parties include ASM Global, Oak View Group, and Spectra.  Each responder is nationally recognized and poised to provide valuable partnerships for the convention center and the community. The operator selection committee – Brad...

Terre Haute Regional Airport Seeks New Partner For Airport Terminal REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY - TERRE HAUTE REGIONAL AIRPORT TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA The Terre Haute Regional Airport-Hulman Field seeks to identify interested parties to enter into a lease agreement to operate and manage a retail space within the airport terminal building. The Terre Haute Regional Airport is located on the East side of the City of Terre Haute approximately 7 miles from the city center. The airport is nearly adjacent to Interstate 70 on...

Hamilton Center Awarded DMHA Poverty Simulation Systems of Care Grant Terre Haute, IN- Hamilton Center has been awarded the Project AWARE Systems of Care (SOC) School Based Engagement grant by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA). The grant provides $4,942 to fund Community Action Poverty Simulations (CAPS) that will help increase awareness and understanding about poverty and how it impacts the youth and families in our community. In partnership with local SOCs, Hamilton Center, Inc. will serve Vigo, Sullivan, Parke,...

Glas-Col Celebrates 80 Year Anniversary   Terre Haute, Ind. – A Terre Haute company is celebrating 80 years in business. Glas-Col, the world’s leading manufacturer of laboratory products and industrial heating and mixing technology is ringing in 2020 with a celebration of the company’s 80th anniversary. The company will host a celebration and plant tour on Wednesday, January 15 at 3pm. The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce and Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett will also contribute to the event. Located at 7th Street and...

New Housing for Homeless Coming To Terre Haute Terre Haute, Ind. – Mental Health America of West Central Indiana, a Terre Haute nonprofit, was selected for a fast-tracked funding program on Monday. This program, administered by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority in partnership with the Corporation for Supportive Housing, will provide the funding and technical assistance necessary to develop an apartment complex that provides supportive housing for persons experiencing homelessness in the Wabash Valley. Proposals for this program, referred to as...