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The South Bend – Elkhart Region’s Manufacturing Day Pivots to Virtual for Fall 2020 K-12 Student Engagement and Industry Tours

SOUTH BEND – ELKHART REGION, Ind. (Oct. 2, 2020) – The Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network is sponsoring the South Bend – Elkhart region’s Virtual Manufacturing Day for 2020. Leadership groups across Elkhart, Marshall, and St. Joseph County are partnering with nine regional manufacturing firms to provide insights to career pathways, opportunities,…

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Regional Partnership Welcomes Sarah Kovich as Executive Assistant and Office Manager

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Sept. 25, 2020) — The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership (Regional Partnership) is pleased to announce the hiring of Sarah Kovich, who joins the economic development organization as the Executive Assistant and Office Manager. In this new role, Kovich will be responsible for providing a wide range of office management and…

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Manufacturing Day in the South Bend – Elkhart Region: Past, Present, and Future

Notes: This article is the first piece within a five-part series titled the LIFT Network Career Exploration Series, highlighting features and insights into the region’s pivot to virtual career exploration during COVID-19. The LIFT Network, managed by the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership, provided a grant to support industry video production in collaboration with…

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The New Work of the Diversity Council

A Brief History of D&I Diversity and inclusion efforts emerged in the 1960’s in the military and higher education. Businesses began using diversity training in the late 1980s and throughout the ’90s as protection against and to settle civil rights suits. What began as a response to civil rights lawsuits has evolved into a solid…

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Regional Cities Manufacturing Center Breaks Ground in Marshall County

PLYMOUTH, Ind. (Sept. 15, 2020) — Today, community leaders and regional representatives gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony in Plymouth to celebrate the beginning construction of the latest “Manufacturing Center” in Marshall County. Developing readily available buildings for industry has proven to be a successful strategy that Marshall County has capitalized on in the past. Manufacturing…

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