How We Help West Central Thrive

Creating Leaders for Our Communities


Thrive is an innovative regional driver dedicated to enhancing community assets while improving the overall quality of life in West Central Indiana through problem solving, quality service, and collaborative partnerships


Our History

The West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Inc., was organized under Public Law 89-136, the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, and by Executive Order of the Governor of Indiana, on April 29, 1968. The organizational bylaws were […]

Full History

Upcoming Meetings & Events

1006, 2021

Board Meeting

June 10th, 2021

Annual Meeting and Fundraiser at the Red Barn


Thank you for your gift of support! Your gift will immediately be put to work empowering one of our community development, aging, or disabled programs to help members of our communities live healthier, independent, or a high-quality life.

Make your giving easier and leave a lasting impact! Set up your contribution as a recurring monthly gift by checking “Make this a monthly donation” in the payment section of this form. For more information on ways you can support West Central Indiana Economic Development District and its direct impact to our programs and services, please visit our Giving Page.


Become a Business Sponsor

Thrive prides itself on having a great working relationship with area businesses and community organizations and we are deeply grateful for their continued support of our mission.

We have many notable and fun events throughout the year that you can be a part of to help promote your organization and market to a wide variety of demographics.

  • Monthly Economic Development, Community Development, and Quality of Life Educational Events

  • Congregate Meal Site Bingo, Wellness Activities, and Games

  • Health Fair

  • Holiday Resource Baskets

  • Food Resources

  • Become a Trail-Friendly Business

    Meet the team

    JENNIFER BIGHAMAssociate Director of Care Management
    TIONA BROADNAXAssociate Director of ADRC
    SAMANTHA MAUDLINAssociate Director of Care Management
    DAN WEGNERAssociate Director of Community Development
    KRISTINE KRUEGERCommunity/Economic Grant Specialist
    Meet the rest of our team

    Join the Team!

    Want to be a part of the solution for making West Central Indiana a great place to live, work, and play? Are you a problem-solver and a good communicator? Are you interested in working for an organization that leads with a servant’s heart? If so, you may be who we are looking for to join our team! We offer full-time, part-time, internships, and volunteer positions.

    Check out our openings today!

    Current openings

    Staff Accountant

    January 27th, 2021|

    Job Summary: The Staff Accountant is responsible for providing assistance to the Business Operations Manager. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for a variety of accounting, [ more]

    Care Manager

    January 27th, 2021|

    Job Summary: A Care Manager accurately assesses the social, emotional and environmental need of elderly and disabled clients, develops client care plans, implements care plans by linking [ more]

    Promised Growth.

    Dedicated Quality of Life.

    Dedicated Care.