FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08/16/21

Ashley Salesman

Thrive West Central

(812) 238-1561 Ext. 222

[email protected]

Shelburn, Indiana, Awarded $2.6 Million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance

The Town of Shelburn has received a $2.6 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce-Economic Development Administration to construct new water infrastructure at the Sullivan County Community Hospital Business Park. The investment will improve water quality and fire safety.

Project construction is anticipated to begin early next year and the infrastructure is expected to retain over 400 jobs. The development was made possible by the town’s local match and with the assistance of Thrive West Central in developing the grant application. Thrive West Central is an innovative regional driver dedicated to building strong communities and improving quality of life in West Central Indiana.

Any questions can be directed to Thrive’s Economic Recovery Liaison, Ashley Salesman, at [email protected]

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