Business View Magazine | December 2020

394 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2020 AT A GLANCE JASPER, INDIANA WHAT: A historic, inclusive community; population 16,500 WHERE: Dubois County, Indiana WEBSITE: I nviting and inclusive, the city of Jasper, Indiana lives up to its reputation as one of America’s best communities. Ideally situated less than half an hour away from popular Indiana attractions, such as French Lick Casino and Patoka Lake, Jasper excels as a stand-alone destination and the county seat of Dubois County. Residents and visitors can enjoy the city’s rich history, while exploring the beautiful parks and trails, or enjoying the diverse art, entertainment, shopping, and dining experiences. With a population of 16,500, Jasper is a small but growing community. Protecting its safe neighbourhoods, clean streets, and quality of place are priorities in the city, where newcomers are always welcome. Director of Community Development & Planning, Darla Blazey, shares, “What makes Jasper unique is we are a small, very proud community. People notice as soon as they drive into town, how clean and neat the community is. We have an excellent school system, an excellent park program, and we are known for the arts.” IANA EMBRACING DIVERSITY