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Regional Entrepreneurship Support Organizations Convene to Strengthen the Ecosystem

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Nov. 19, 2020) — As a part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), 14 South Bend – Elkhart regionally-based entrepreneurship support organizations (ESOs) met virtually to share information and latest activities with one another to foster a more transparent and effective network of support for local entrepreneurs. Each organization shared their valuable service…

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Regional Partnership Director of Education and Workforce Appointed to Indiana Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship Advisory Board

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Oct. 14, 2020) — Indiana’s Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship has created an advisory board to review the past successes and future plans of the office, as well as provide expertise and support within the developing work-based learning system. Since 2018 when the Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship (OWBLA) was…

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The South Bend – Elkhart Region’s Manufacturing Day Pivots to Virtual for Fall 2020 K-12 Student Engagement and Industry Tours

SOUTH BEND – ELKHART REGION, Ind. (Oct. 2, 2020) – The Labs for Industry Futures and Transformation (LIFT) Network is sponsoring the South Bend – Elkhart region’s Virtual Manufacturing Day for 2020. Leadership groups across Elkhart, Marshall, and St. Joseph County are partnering with nine regional manufacturing firms to provide insights to career pathways, opportunities,…

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Regional Cities Manufacturing Center Breaks Ground in Marshall County

PLYMOUTH, Ind. (Sept. 15, 2020) — Today, community leaders and regional representatives gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony in Plymouth to celebrate the beginning construction of the latest “Manufacturing Center” in Marshall County. Developing readily available buildings for industry has proven to be a successful strategy that Marshall County has capitalized on in the past. Manufacturing…

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Ivy Tech South Bend – Elkhart to Host Formal Groundbreaking Ceremony for New iFlex Lab

South Bend, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College South Bend – Elkhart will host a formal groundbreaking ceremony September 9 (10:00 AM) at the Elkhart County location on the new 10,000 sq. ft. iFLEX lab for Advanced Manufacturing and Automation. There will be a limited number of guests due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. The…

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