Chamber of Commerce Seeks Nominations

2015 Educator of the Year Nominations Sought

Apple for the TeacherThe Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County will once again honor outstanding educators in Harrison County with the 2015 Educator of the Year Award. One educator from each of the four Harrison County School Districts, and one administrator county-wide, will be honored at the 2015 Excellence in Education Celebration on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. Each of the five recipients will receive $500 to use in their classrooms or departments and a Zimmerman Art Glass apple commemorating their outstanding contribution to the education of Harrison County students. Students, administrators and fellow educators are encouraged to nominate exceptional educators in Harrison County by completing the 2015Educator of the Year Award Nomination Form below. Nominations must be submitted to the Chamber of Commerce located at 111 West Walnut Street, Corydon, Indiana no later than Friday, May 15, 2015. Nominations may be hand delivered, faxed to 738-0500 or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.." target="_blank">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please direct questions to Lisa Long at 738-0120 or the above email address.

Educator of the Year Nomination Form (pdf)

Educator of the Year Application (pdf)

Welcome New Chamber Member

Born and raised in Corydon, Graylin Porter started practicing yoga while in college at the University of North Carolina - Asheville. What started as a casual activity, quickly evolved into a dedicated practice while living abroad. In 2009, she started work as a teaching assistant to Karen Breneman at the Bristo Yoga School in Edinburgh, Scotland. After moving back to the US, she worked full-time in administration at Castle Hill Yoga in Austin, Texas. In June 2012, she completed a 300 hour level teacher training program with instruction from Linda Smith at Orbis Yoga in Louisville, KY. She is registered with Yoga Alliance, certified in pre/postnatal yoga, and currently working towards a 500 hr level certification at the Asheville Yoga Center in Asheville, NC.

Her classes at Yoga on Capitol Avenue, which is located across the fairgrounds at 326 S. Capitol Avenue, are for ALL levels. The weekly schedule offers classes for beginners, advanced practitioners, and those looking to relax. Her teaching style is grounded in anatomy and alignment-- focused to increase flexibility, strength, and body awareness.

For a complete class schedule, directions, and other info, visit her website: www.graylinporter.com

After living away for eight years, Graylin is thrilled to be back in Corydon and to be joining the Harrison County Chamber of Commerce. Namaste!

Welcome New Chamber Member

The Chamber would like to welcome our newest member! 

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Request for Information Released for Harrison County, Countywide Broadband Internet Project

Vendors encouraged to respond, help set direction for countywide broadband internet infrastructure development

Connect Harrison County, Inc., with the assistance of the Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County, released a request for information (RFI) to encourage and examine the level of interest Internet Service Providers, municipal utilities and various cooperatives have in working with Harrison County, Indiana on providing broadband Internet infrastructure for high-capacity network connectivity – which will allow homes and businesses to access high-speed broadband Internet reliably.

This RFI is the next step in gathering information to move the Connect Harrison County, Inc. countywide broadband Internet project forward.

Harrison County, Indiana, is a thriving community located approximately fifteen miles west of Louisville, Kentucky. With a population of just over 39,000, according to the 2012 census, most of Harrison County is rural and is comprised primarily of small businesses and residences. Harrison County is home to Indiana’s first state capital in Corydon and, as a result, has a strong historical connection to the area that they are proud to preserve and promote.

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