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Businesses Needed to Participate in Externships

Published Wednesday, April 10, 2019
To prepare students for the workforce, educator externships are an effective conduit through which teachers and counselors can acquire valuable experience within an industry. Through an externship, educators gain industry perspective on the skills training their students will need to be successful in the real world and identify ways to creatively integrate more»

Notre Dame to Host Internship & Career Fair April 17

Published Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Notre Dame wants to help you get connected with talented interns and full-time hires to advance your organization’s mission. In an effort to support startups and established businesses of all sizes in the South Bend/Elkhart region, Notre Dame is hosting a new event, a Regional Internship and Career Fair to introduce you to college student talent. more»

County to Receive $1M Federal Grant to Enhance Connectivity

Published Monday, March 18, 2019
In a press conference earlier today (March 15), U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski and local leaders announced more economic development investment in St. Joseph County. "We are in a perfect position to lead the way for future growth and innovation. Our position is to get a lot stronger. I'm here today to announce that the Economic Development Administration of the more»

United Way Raising Funds for Neighborhood Center

Published Monday, March 18, 2019
The United Way of St. Joseph County is raising $3.5 million to build a neighborhood center on the city’s southeast side that would be anchored by a child care center but also feature health services and other charities. The building would rise on a vacant corner of Fellows Street and Dubail Avenue, now filled with mowed grass and a tangle of trees and more»

2019 VSBM Tourism Capital Development Fund Recipients Announced

Published Tuesday, March 12, 2019
With assistance from the St. Joseph County Hotel-Motel Tax Board, Visit South Bend Mishawaka (VSBM) has contributed $500,000 in funding to benefit the advancement of St. Joseph County (SJC) as a tourism destination. Funded projects will improve visitor experience while providing critical assistance toward tourism product development. The Tourism Capital more»

Event Center & SB Chocolate Receive State Tourism Grants

Published Friday, March 8, 2019
Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Tourism Development have announced $470,000 in Destination Development Grants awarded to the city of LaPorte and South Bend Chocolate Co. The chocolate company plans to use the grant to construct a new factory and Laporte will use the funds to complete the Dunes Event Center with trails, parking more»

Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership Teams with South Bend to Train Companies to Implement Lean Principles

Published Thursday, February 21, 2019
Workers from multiple South Bend manufacturing companies recently completed Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s (MEP) Team Member Lean Certificate Training and Lean Practitioner Implementation Certificate programs. The cost of the training was covered by grant funds from the South Bend mayor’s Pathways On Demand Workforce Development more»

Area Getting Attention for Logistics

Published Friday, February 8, 2019
Plans for a new Amazon Delivery Center in South Bend aren’t the first major growth in the region’s logistics sector, and won’t be the last according to local developers and industry experts. The focus of that growth has come in areas immediately adjacent to the intersection of the Indiana Toll Road and U.S. 31, a confluence of traffic more»
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