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The Economic Strength of the South Bend – Elkhart Region is Supported in 2019 Wages & Benefits Report

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (November 13, 2019) — In a survey of employers in the South Bend – Elkhart Region, the regional economic development organization found more than 80 percent of participants added workers in the last six months, with 63 percent already planning further employment growth in 2020. This is a slight decrease from 85…

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BUTTIGIEG TO CUT RIBBON ON TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTER

Mayor Pete Buttigieg will join City leaders and regional partners for the grand opening of South Bend’s Technology Resource Center (TRC) in Ignition Park on November 6, 2019. The ribbon cutting will consist of a 9:00 a.m. panel of local tech leaders followed by remarks from Mayor Buttigieg. The TRC was built with the mission…

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South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership Welcomes Director of Education & Workforce

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (July 11, 2019) — The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is pleased to welcome Leighton Johnson as its Director of Education and Workforce, effective July 15th. In this newly developed role, Johnson will lead the South Bend – Elkhart regional efforts in executing strategies focused around increasing the availability of work-ready…

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Little BIG Idea Grant keeps on boosting Elkhart County kids’ creative ideas

On Friday, June 7, 2019, Little BIG Idea Grant committee members awarded its seventh micro-grant to an Elkhart County resident who is younger than 18. Ten-year-old Oluwatobi Busari’s project to create a regular ongoing music and information radio program aimed at Elkhart County kids will soon be a reality, thanks to the $1,093 grant. Committee…

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Startup Spirit Fuels Growth in the South Bend – Elkhart Region

As the South Bend – Elkhart Region celebrates a $42.4 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., we know that the work to make the best investment with it is really just beginning. The spirit of entrepreneurship has been a vibrant part of our region for decades and the story of our family company could be…

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