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Indiana’s Oldest Zoo to Undergo Major Upgrade in the South Bend – Elkhart Region

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Sept. 12, 2018) — The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) has approved Regional Cities Initiative funding to support significant improvements at the Potawatomi Zoo, one of the region’s most popular quality of place assets. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and state officials will join Potawatomi Zoological Society executives to break ground on…

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South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership Welcomes Director of Industry Growth Initiatives

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (July 30, 2018) — The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership announced today that local community development professional Jill Scicchitano has joined the leadership team to serve as Director of Industry Growth Initiatives. In this newly developed role, Scicchitano will focus on advancing regional employment in higher pay traded industry clusters by…

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SOUTH BEND TO HOST U.S. CONFERENCE OF MAYORS AUTOMATION TASK FORCE

South Bend and Mayor Pete Buttigieg will host members of the United States Conference of Mayors Task Force on Automation from July 26-27. Mayor Buttigieg, who chairs the task force, will be joined by mayors and thought leaders on the future of automation and artificial intelligence. The task force examines a number of automation challenges,…

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EY announces Jason Lippert of Lippert Components Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award winner in the Midwest

Elkhart, Ind. — Jason Lippert, CEO of Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®), received the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Midwest. The award recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Jason Lippert was selected by an independent panel of judges, and…

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Regional Cities Investment Impacts Argos Economic Development

Argos, IN (June 6, 2018) – Business attraction, job creation, and population growth are the expected outcomes of a new, estimated $2.77 million project in Argos, Indiana. After many years of planning, the Town of Argos and the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) are celebrating the substantial completion of a Regional Cities Initiative funded…

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