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New Business Bootcamp launches supporting local entrepreneurs business growth

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (July 26, 2019)The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership (SBERP) opened applications today for Hustle SBE, a six session business bootcamp specific to minority and women entrepreneurs across the five-county region. Hustle SBE is focused on building the capacities of small businesses to scale beyond their current operations, regardless of industry. SBERP…

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South Bend – Elkhart Region Launches Regional Branding Initiative

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (July 15, 2019) — The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is pleased to announce their engagement with Resonance Consultancy to develop a comprehensive Place Brand Storyline, Identity, Guidelines and Marketing Plan for the South Bend – Elkhart region. With its broad, high-performance economy, connected across two states through technology, education, transportation,…

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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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Regional Cities Mixed-Use Development Project Breaks Ground in Elkhart River District

ELKHART, Ind. (Jun. 18, 2019) – Ground was broken today for a $40 million mixed-use development in the heart of downtown Elkhart, bringing together the private, public and philanthropic sectors as part of an unprecedented partnership aimed at redeveloping the 105-acre River District. Led by Great Lakes Capital, the River Point West development will consist…

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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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