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NextLevel Jobs Webinar June 7

Published Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Join staff leaders from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development to take a look inside the new Next Level Jobs initiative recently launched by Governor Eric Holcomb. A webinar, June 7 at 10:30 a.m. ET, is being offered exclusively for members of local Chambers of Commerce throughout Indiana, including the South Bend Regional Chamber. The program more»

Beacon Health Expands in the South Bend Region

Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Beacon Health System announced plans to break ground on a hospital with an emergency department on Beacon Parkway in Granger, across from Beacon Health & Fitness. At the same time, Beacon will welcome Community Hospital of Bremen to the health system, pending final approvals. By expanding its geographic footprint, Beacon will make it more convenient more»

More Than $400,000 Awarded in McCloskey Competition

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018
More than $400,000 in cash and in-kind prizes were awarded to 17 regional teams at the 2018 McCloskey New Venture Competition on April 27, as part of the first-ever IDEA Week innovation festival celebration. The $50,000 grand prize, which is given to teams founded by University of Notre Dame students or alumni, was split between Enlighten Mobility and more»

Shark Tank's Daymond John Offers Entrepreneuial Advice at IDEA Week

Published Thursday, April 26, 2018
The University of Notre Dame welcomed ‘Shark Tank’ star Daymond John on Thursday night (April 26) as he gave one of the 2018 IDEA Week keynote speeches. John, FUBU clothing line creator, talked to the crowd on the University of Notre Dame campus about the qualities of a SHARK: Set goals Do your homework Amor (love; have passion for what you more»

TayCo Brace Wins 1st Source Commercialization Award

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018
TayCo Brace, LLC, a South Bend-based startup business was crowned winner of the 2018 1st Source Commercialization Award at a ceremony April 24 in South Bend. The company makes an external ankle brace that was produced initially to stabilize ankle injuries sustained on the football field. The product was the brainchild of Mike Bean, an associate athletic more»

Holcomb Nominates 156 Opportunity Zones

Published Monday, April 23, 2018
INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has submitted Indiana’s 156 Opportunity Zone nominations to the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. The federal Opportunity Zone program was created in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and provides federal capital gains tax incentives to attract private sector investment to low-income urban and rural communities. more»

South Shore Project Update

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018
The South Shore project includes double-tracking 16 miles between Michigan City and Gary, as well as the relocation of the South Shore Station in South Bend, all with the goal of reducing travel time from South Bend to Chicago from 2 hours 40 minutes to 90 minutes by 2020. Findings of a study looking at station relocation options are expected soon. The more»

Courtyard South Bend Downtown Adds to Hotel Inventory

Published Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Courtyard by Marriott South Bend Downtown is now open for business in South Bend, Indiana. Featuring an innovative lobby space as well as Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design, the new hotel provides flexibility and choices that allow guests to optimize and elevate their travel experience. Courtyard constantly researches trends and evolves to more»

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