Molly Whitehead, Boone EDC, accepts the Indiana Chamber NextEra Community of the Year Award on behalf of Boone County. Joining Molly on stage, L-R: Kevin Brinegar, Indiana Chamber; Jason Plunkett, Zionsville Town Council; Eric Nichols, Whitestown Town Council; Jeff Wolfe, Boone County Commissioner; Craig Melton, Zionsville Town Council; Kate Swanson, Zionsville Deputy Mayor-Designate; Elise Nieshalla, Boone County Council; Mayor Matt Gentry, Lebanon; Aaron Williams, Boone County Council; Shari Richey, Boone County Council. Courtesy: Indiana Chamber

The Boone Economic Development Corporation (Boone EDC) is pleased to announce that Molly Whitehead, executive director of the Boone EDC, accepted the prestigious NextEra Energy Resources Community of the Year Award on behalf of Boone County, as recognized by the Indiana Chamber for 2023.

This distinguished honor is a testament to the remarkable efforts and achievements of Boone County in advancing economic growth, community development, and innovation. The Indiana Chamber’s NextEra Energy Resources Community of the Year Award acknowledges the outstanding commitment of communities that actively contribute to the betterment of their residents and businesses.

Molly Whitehead expressed her gratitude for the recognition, stating, “This award is a reflection of the collaborative spirit, resilience, and dedication of our community members, businesses, and local leaders. Boone County has always been committed to creating an environment where innovation thrives, and we are honored to be acknowledged by the Indiana Chamber for our collective efforts.”

The award ceremony, held on November 14, 2023 in downtown Indianapolis, showcased Boone County’s achievements in economic development, workforce initiatives, and community engagement. The recognition is a testament to the county’s commitment to sustainable growth, attracting investment, and enhancing the quality of life for its residents.

The Boone EDC extends its appreciation to the Indiana Chamber for recognizing Boone County as the NextEra Energy Resources Community of the Year for 2023. This accolade serves as a source of pride for the entire community and reaffirms Boone County’s position as a leader in fostering a thriving and innovative business environment.

Read the beautiful article: Grand Transformation featured in the Indiana Chamber’s November 2023 Issue of BizVoice here.