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Diversity & Inclusion Top of Mind During Roundtable Discussion: Executives from the Region Talk Inclusive Action

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (September 25, 2019) — On Thursday, September 19th, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership hosted its first roundtable event. Centered around implementation and execution of diversity programs, the roundtables were comprised of key leaders from across the region’s private and public sector. The event, Driving…

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Indiana Chamber of Commerce Names Plymouth ‘Community of the Year’

PLYMOUTH – The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has named the northern Indiana city of Plymouth its 2019 Community of the Year .In making the decision, the chamber recognized collaborative partnerships and significant economic projects within the city. “Plymouth has a rich history steeped in commerce. Companies settled here because of the foresight of good leadership;…

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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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Startup Spirit Fuels Growth in the South Bend – Elkhart Region

As the South Bend – Elkhart Region celebrates a $42.4 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., we know that the work to make the best investment with it is really just beginning. The spirit of entrepreneurship has been a vibrant part of our region for decades and the story of our family company could be…

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