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Jill Scicchitano Earns Scholarship to National Economic Development Conference

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Sept. 25, 2018) — South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership Director of Industry Growth Initiatives, Jill Scicchitano was recently named one of the 2018 recipients for the annual Bob Ady Scholarship Program. Scholarship recipients receive registration to the 2018 Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector Forum to be held December 2-4, 2018 in Chicago, along…

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Project Propel is on it’s way to major economic impact across the region

$100 million in new economic impact is within our grasp. $100 million every year. All we have to do is reduce our real costs for business travel. Look at this snapshot of the 1st and 2nd quarters of 2018. Diverting our money from the Chicago and Detroit economies back to our own is already making a difference. We’ve…

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SOUTH BEND PARTNERS TO OPEN WEST SIDE SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER

Michiana SCORE, Project Impact South Bend, South Bend Heritage Foundation, and the City of South Bend are partnering to open the West Side Small Business Resource Center at 809 Lincoln Way West. There will be a ribbon cutting event on Wednesday, September 19 at 1:00 p.m. at the site. Operating from a South Bend Heritage…

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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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Lippert Components uses soccer to enhance unity among hundreds with Goshen tournament

GOSHEN — Lippert Components employees in the hundreds were brought together under the unifying banner of sport Saturday for the company’s first soccer tournament at Goshen College. A first for Lippert, a supplier of components to the recreational vehicle, residential housing and numerous other industries, the tournament was the brainchild of Julio Cruz Reyes, a…

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