(MARION, IN) January 26th, 2017 – The City of Marion is unveiling a new brand and identity through a partnership with an academic group at Indiana Wesleyan University. In April of 2016, Marion Mayor Jess Alumbaugh reached out to IWU, while a group of professors had recently stimulated an academic initiative comprised of about […]
Entrepreneurship is thriving in Grant County! On November 17th community leaders, business men and women, students, and families gathered at Meshingomesia Country Club to celebrate the 10th annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship dinner. The night focused on honoring the Young Entrepreneurs Program (YEP) and Spirit of Entrepreneurship (SOE) award winners. Other awards were presented throughout the […]
The Growth Council will be accepting RSVPs for the Spirit of Entrepreneurship dinner through Monday, November 14th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 765.662.0650 to save your spot.
You’re invited to the upcoming 10th annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Dinner! Event details are below. Please note the cost of the event is $30 and RSVPs are due by November 10. To make your reservation, please call 765.662.0650 or email email@example.com The Growth Council would like to thank our sponsor, Salin Bank for making this event possible.
Join the Marion Public Library for their Business Before Hours event on October 7th. Take this opportunity to connect with Grant County community members, experience the Marion Public Library Museum, and learn all about the manufacturers that call Grant County home. A continental breakfast will be provided. The event will showcase local manufacturers and their products. […]
The success stories of Grant County are many, and it’s the people behind these stories that inspire the community to continue their hard work. Judy Fitzgerald, a Marion realtor and board member of the Grant County Economic Growth Council, recently proved this to be true once again. Judy Fitzgerald of Maidenberg Real Estate Services was […]
Past Winners 2007 – Mike & Sherri Bartrom of Computer Age Engineering and Steve & Phyllis Moorehead of Moorehead Communication 2008 – Dave & Sandra Loer of GP Design 2009 – Rob & Ed Wiley of Wiley Metal Fabrication 2010 – Jerry, Joe & Tom Collins of the Collins Group 2011 – Henry Olynger & Patti […]
Indiana will once again celebrate innovation this October at Centric’s Day of Innovation conference. This exciting one-day event brings together leaders and practitioners from all sectors and backgrounds. The convergence of minds from business, non-profits, academia and start-ups creates for an unprecedented mix of energy and creativity. Network with others who share an innovation mindset and expose […]
Earlier this year, Tim Eckerle, Executive Director at the Growth Council was selected as one of the Top 50 Economic Developers in the country. As a follow up to that recognition, Consultant Connect, the award host, recorded a podcast to talk about economic development. Click here to hear the podcast!
Huhtamaki, Inc in Marion began working with Norfolk Southern in 2015 to add a rail spur to their 38th Street facility. The rail spur will help Huhtamaki service their customers more efficiently. On May 16th, state and city officials joined Huhtamaki, Norfolk Southern and the Growth Council to celebrate the completion of the project. The […]