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South Bend Wins Small-Scale Manufacturing Technical Assistance Grant

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (August 15, 2018) — After a competitive application process, South Bend has been selected by the national organization Smart Growth America to receive technical assistance that will support local efforts to use small-scale manufacturing as a strategy to create inclusive economic opportunity and enhance quality of life. South Bend has made a…

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Groundbreaking Held for Aquatic Center, Early Childhood Learning Center

On July 18th, over 100 people from across the region attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the Aquatic Center and Early Childhood Learning Center on Miller Drive in Plymouth. Several dignitaries from the local and state level were in attendance to welcome in both facilities into Marshall County. Mayor Mark Senter spoke as well as Chris…

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Increasing the Ranks of Women in Manufacturing

Through education and mentorship, women will be encouraged to pursue careers in today’s increasingly technological and innovative manufacturing industries. As a woman who runs a second-generation manufacturing and engineering company, I am a bit of an anomaly — a disruption to the normal pattern we tend to classify as “manufacturing.” One of my professional and…

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