More Than 4 Million More Workers Will Start Getting Paid Overtime Under New Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor’s overtime rule, introduced in August 2023, aims to raise the salary threshold for white-collar exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and the threshold for highly compensated employees (HCEs). The new rule will require employers to review their payroll policies and reexamine compensation packages for their workers.

+ Read more about the new overtime rule

Purdue, IEDC, Belgian Firm Partner to Advance Indiana’s Semiconductor Industry


The Indiana Economic Development Corp., Purdue University, and Belgium-based Imec have committed over $10 million over five years to advancing semiconductor research and development in Indiana. This agreement is part of broader efforts to boost Indiana's semiconductor industry, including significant investments in research facilities and workforce development initiatives.

+ Read more on how Indiana will be at the forefront of microelectronics innovation 

Property Spotlight: 91 Linville Way, Franklin


91 Linville Way in Franklin is a 5-acre site with utilities and light industrial zoning in place. This site would be an excellent opportunity for a small manufacturer to locate surrounded by other similar businesses, within close proximity of I-65 near Franklin's defined truck route. Additional local properties can be found on Aspire’s sites and building database.

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Aspire Business Celebrations

Allies, Inc.

Relocation Ribbon Cutting

May 13, 2024

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Aspire Weekly Member Highlights

Renewed Member Investors


Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance

Indy Staffing

Pack Away Hunger

Stone Municipal Group

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Featured Aspire Event

Tuesday, June 4th

8:00am - 10:00am

Dye's Walk Country Club


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More Upcoming Aspire Events:

+ Unlocking Potential: Partnering with Educators Through Teacher Externships - May 24

+ Business Unwind - May 30

+ Teacher Field Trip: Manufacturing Careers - June 6

+ The Mocha Nut Coffee Shop 5-Year Anniversary Celebration - June 6

+ D.R. Horton Lone Pine Farms Neighborhood Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting - June 12

You may have complimentary tickets to select events available with your membership. Contact Angie Keene for more information.

Johnson County Public Meetings

If you are interested in learning more about our municipalities and attending local public meetings, you can access websites and meeting calendars through the links below. 

+ City of Franklin

+ City of Greenwood

+ Johnson County

+ Town of Bargersville

+ Town of Edinburgh

+ Town of New Whiteland

+ Town of Prince's Lakes

+ Town of Trafalgar

+ Town of Whiteland

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This week’s Monday Member Moment features the Johnson County Museum of History and a conversation with David Pfeiffer about the museum’s own history. 

Member Profile: Southwestern Consulting


Southwestern Consulting is a team of experts in sales and leadership development with 165+ years of experience building individuals and businesses. They offer a variety of programs including 1:1 sales, leadership, executive and life coaching programs that help you increase sales and productivity, reframe your approach, streamline goals and renew your focus. 

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Member Updates

+ Karen Mills to Perform Comedy Act at Franciscan Health Tickled Teal Women’s Event on June 6 in Franklin

+ Marks Named CIO at Home Bank

+ Franklin College Announces Innovative New Academic Concentration

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