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Custom Holiday Lighting Company Chooses South Whitley to Expand Operations

SOUTH WHITLEY, Ind. (April 1, 2020) ­­­– Artistic Holiday Designs, a custom professional holiday lighting company, plans to expand its operations in South Whitley’s former Shindigz Headquarters building, subject to the company closing on the purchase of the building. To support the growth in ...Read More

Artists Encouraged to Apply for Make It Your Own Mural Fest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2020 11 Locations Selected throughout Northeast Indiana FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Make It Your Own Mural Fest, organized by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc., is asking artists to apply for the Artist and Mentorship ...Read More

Duke Energy awards Marketing Partnership Program grants to 24 Indiana economic development groups

Contact: Lew Middleton Office: 317.838.1505 | 24-Hour: 800.559.3853 Date: February 27, 2020 Duke Energy awards Marketing Partnership Program grants to 24 Indiana economic development groups PLAINFIELD, Ind. – Duke Energy has awarded grants of up to $5,000 to 24 Indiana economic develop...Read More

Sew What Moves to Main Street

Something old, something new—it is all the same at Sew What LLC in Churubusco. Sew What is an upholstery and canvas shop in Churubusco that recently moved to the main street but it isn’t new to town.   Sew What was a business idea that single-mom and business owner Angela Enright star...Read More

Make It Your Own Mural Fest Announced for September

Feb. 13, 2020 FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, in collaboration with Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, Inc., announced today the creation of Make It Your Own Mural Fest. The mural festival begins on ...Read More

Whitehead Construction Moves Family Business Home to Whitley County

A Whitley County family recently moved their family-owned business home. Whitehead Construction of Columbia City is in the process of moving into the old OmniSource Recycling building.   Brenda Whitehead-Myers took possession of the building in June 2019 and has been preparing the site to...Read More

NEWS | Pyrotek Inc. Receives Training Grant for New Process, Only Kind in America

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (January 28, 2020) – Pyrotek Inc. announced that four new jobs will be created to support a new manufacturing process at its plant in Columbia City, where it’s producing one of the company’s newest products for the aluminum industry. Pyrotek is a global company headquart...Read More

Whitley County EDC Announces Myers Retirement

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. (January 24, 2020) – The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) board of directors chairman, Brooks Langeloh, announced today that Jon Myers, EDC president, will retire later this spring. "Jon told us about six months ago he wanted to pursue other projects un...Read More

2019: Businesses Plan 27,000+ New Hoosier Jobs with Record-High Average Wage

Whitley County had a successful 2019, and made state headlines with our economic growth. Indiana Economic Development Corporation released the press release detailing the state's success. ********************* IEDC details a year of record-setting capital investment, advances in high-growth in...Read More

NEWS | New Economic Development Plan and TIF District Established in Larwill

LARWILL, Ind. (January 6, 2020) – There are new opportunities for investment and development in Larwill. The Whitley County Redevelopment Commission (RDC), Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), and Town of Larwill announced that an economic development plan and new Tax Increment F...Read More

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