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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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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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South Bend Ranked Fifth in Top 25 Cities for Creative Professionals in 2019

These Are the Best Cities for Creative Professionals Right Now It’s no secret that simply living in some of the most popular cities in the US has become nearly impossible, thanks in large part to a crappy combo of stagnating wages and ever-rising real estate prices. For folks in creative fields that don’t typically pay…

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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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