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Start where you are

By: Alan Tio, CEcD, Whitley EDC President  For 2014, the EDC team is using the theme "start where you are" to talk about our work to help clients plan, build, and equip businesses. We encourage business owners and managers, as well as entrepreneurs, to "start where you are," no matter how how bi...Read More

EDC program to accelerate growth of new business ventures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EDC program to accelerate growth of new business ventures COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (Mar. 11, 2014) – The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) announced today the launch of a business accelerator program, the Whitley County Growth Venture Accelerator, which will ...Read More

Whitley County is moving forward

If you didn't get a chance to check out the recent article from Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly featuring the Whitley Forward initiative, here's a brief recap. The article, "All Eyes Forward" features segments from interviews with Whitley County Community Foundation Executive Director, Septe...Read More

Sites Medical expanding in Whitley County

Sites Medical expanding in Whitley County COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. - Sites Medical, LLC, a medical device company serving the orthopedic industry, announced plans today to expand its operations here, creating up to 45 new jobs by 2017. "The motor of the medical device industry is centered in northeas...Read More

Join the EDC’s GreenLight program

Have a great idea but don't know where to start? The Whitley County EDC's GreenLight program, part of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Initiative (SBEI), provides aspiring entrepreneurs, and existing business owners with the time to evaluate the viability of a business idea in a safe and int...Read More

First Quarter Talking Points 2014

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Building Community: Highlights from speaker and author Clifton Taulbert

By: Katie Rethlake, Marketing Project Manager "Look for the place where you can't live without others," was one piece of advice given by acclaimed speaker and author, Clifton Taulbert at the University of Saint Francis Performing Arts Center, Tuesday. The renowned speaker, author and founder of...Read More

Regional Millennials and Leaders Unite for Speed Networking Event

By: Katie Rethlake, Marketing Project Manager Almost 50 members from the Millennial Leaders Alliance (MLA), Regional Opportunities Council (ROC) and Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana (YLNI), participated in the speed networking event hosted by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership's Millenn...Read More

Want to get involved with WhitleyForward?

Thanks for your interest in the WhitleyFORWARD initiative. We are pleased with the spirit of partnership that is emerging as community leaders in Whitley County come together to support this effort. Following our recent "State of the Region" meeting at Peabody Public Library, we would now like to...Read More

Solstice Medical hires healthcare IT Veteran as CEO and announces growth plans

Solstice Medical hires healthcare IT Veteran as CEO and announces growth plans COLUMBIA CITY, IN – (February 4, 2014) Solstice Medical (Solstice), a leading provider of advanced surgical supply chain (SSC) software solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today new company leadership ...Read More

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