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MCEDC Appoints New Communications and Marketing Manager

December 14, 2015
MCEDC Appoints New Communications and Marketing Manager

The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) announces that Nancy Tyree has joined the organization in the role of Communications and Marketing Manager. Nancy Tyree is no stranger to the community, both as a life-long resident of Marshall County, and having previously served as the Marketing and Social Media Intern at the Marshall County...
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MCEDC Director Shares Progress Across the County

December 9, 2015
MCEDC Director Shares Progress Across the County

Coming to the end of another year, Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director, Jerry Chavez reviewed progress across Marshall County. The Indiana Municipal Power Agencies (IMPA) and the Town of Argos came together this year to bring Marshall County’s first solar electric generation park online, giving local residents and businesses access to green...
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“Invest in Marshall County” Campaign Hits Four Month Milestone

September 1, 2015
“Invest in Marshall County” Campaign Hits Four Month Milestone

The “Invest in Marshall County” campaign has achieved early success, reaching one third of its goal since it was launched by the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) last April. The campaign aims to increase private sector support for economic development. This financial support is imperative to MCEDC which will utilize the funds to...
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Marshall County Economic Development Corporation 2014 Annual Report

July 16, 2015

Thursday, the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) releases its 2014 Annual Report. This year’s report details improvements made by economic development within each community and across Marshall County. The MCEDC is proud of the new direction it is taking, allowing the corporation to better fulfill its mission of expanding and diversifying the economy...
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Four Year Capital Campaign “Invest in Marshall County” Launched

April 29, 2015
Four Year Capital Campaign “Invest in Marshall County” Launched

Bill Davis, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Marshall County Economic  Development Corporation (MCEDC), announces the launch of  “Invest in Marshall County,” a four year campaign with the goal of increasing private sector participation to further grow and strengthen the county economy. “Local governments across Marshall County have been very supportive of...
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MCEDC Director Chavez Discusses Economic Development in the County

December 2, 2014
MCEDC Director Chavez Discusses Economic Development in the County

Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Center, Jerry Chavez updated the County Commissioners this week on economic development in the county. Since taking the position about six months ago Chavez said, “There are a lot of changes with MCEDC. Some of those are very visible but a lot of them are not.”...
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Lots of Interest in the Commerce Shell Building

November 19, 2014
Lots of Interest in the Commerce Shell Building

Members of the Plymouth Redevelopment Commission were updated by City Attorney Sean Surrisi on the Garmong Commerce Building in TIF District #3. Surrisi said, “There’s been a lot of activity out there.” Mayor Mark Senter and Surrisi met with a prospect on Monday and they have another meeting on Thursday. He said, “It seems...
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Strategic Plan Launched to Grow and Diversify the Economy

October 14, 2014
Strategic Plan Launched to Grow and Diversify the Economy

The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) has launched a long range strategic plan focusing on strategies and tactics for guiding economic growth initiatives and diversifying the economy in the county. It is the first formal countywide economic development plan to be implemented by MCEDC and its partnering agencies. The plan, which can often...
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Milestone Reached on Development of Shell Building in Plymouth

July 15, 2014
Milestone Reached on Development of Shell Building in Plymouth

The City of Plymouth has reached a milestone in the development of a new 45,000 square foot shell building with the erection of three of the massive concrete panels, or exterior walls, of the building. Heavy construction cranes can now be seen from U.S. 30 located less than a half mile to the south....
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Former MCEDC Director Died of Lethal Levels of Perscription Medications

June 10, 2014
Former MCEDC Director Died of Lethal Levels of Perscription Medications

  Marshall County Coroner Bill Cleavenger and Chief Deputy Coroner, Bridget Hite said Tuesday morning that autopsy and toxicology results conducted on former MCEDC Director, Jay Michael Bahr showed elevated prescription drug levels in the lethal range.  Bahr was found dead in the downtown Plymouth apartment on March 28th.  According to the pathologist, Bahr’s...
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MCEDC Releases 2013 Annual Report: Focuses on Business Expansions, Retention & Attraction Efforts

April 1, 2014
MCEDC Releases 2013 Annual Report:  Focuses on Business Expansions, Retention & Attraction Efforts

The mission of the MCEDC is to expand and diversify the economy of the County by fostering investment in new and existing facilities and creating entrepreneurial capacity. The recently released 2013 Annual Report identifies how the MCEDC is striving to fulfill its mission.  The report highlights assistance provided in many countywide business retention, expansion,...
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Marshall County Welcomes New Executive Director

March 17, 2014
Marshall County Welcomes New Executive Director

Plymouth IN: Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) announced Monday that Jerry Chavez has been selected to position the county for success in growing the economy. “We are proud to announce that Jerry will take over the responsibilities of executive director. He is a 17 plus year veteran in economic development with a successful...
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Agreement Signed for Marshall County Shell Building

November 17, 2013
Agreement Signed for Marshall County Shell Building

  11/18/13 Jay Bahr, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation announced Friday the finalization of the agreement for the Shell building.  Garmong Development Company and Garmong Construction Services have executed a public/private joint venture Project Agreement with the City of Plymouth Redevelopment Commission, the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation, and the...
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MCEDC & Stakeholders Continue Discussion on Countywide Development Opportunities

November 14, 2013
MCEDC & Stakeholders Continue Discussion on Countywide Development Opportunities

  11/15/13 On November 12th, the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) held the fourth in an ongoing series of discussions titled “County Development for the Future” at the Swan Lake Resort & Conference Center. The purpose of this event, attended by 26 MCEDC stakeholders was to report progress on prior action items established...
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MCEDC & Stakeholder Discuss Development Progress

August 30, 2013
MCEDC & Stakeholder Discuss Development Progress

  09/03/13 On Wednesday, August 28th, the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) held the third in an ongoing series of discussions labeled “County Development for the Future” at the Swan Lake Resort & Conference Center. The purpose of this event, attended by 33 MCEDC stakeholders was to report progress on action items set...
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NIPSCO & Purdue TAP Offer Free Training Sessions

August 23, 2013

08/26/13   Jay Bahr Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation would like to announce the opportunity of free training sessions provided by NIPSCO and the Purdue Technical Assistance Program.  The sessions are open to NIPSCO commercial and industrial customers interested in quality energy training.    The free training sessions will be...
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MCEDC here to Serve Exicting Businesses

April 28, 2013
MCEDC here to Serve Exicting Businesses

    04/29/13 What does the Marshall County Economic Development Commission do for current industry?   One of Marshall County Economic Development Commission’s primary roles is to be engaged with existing and potential new businesses and provide assistance in expansion, relocation, and start ups.  In this role, the staff often works with businesses involved...
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MCEDC Meet & Greet for New Executive Director

April 22, 2013
MCEDC Meet & Greet for New Executive Director

  04/23/13 The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation will host an open house to introduce their new executive director, Jay Bahr. The open house will be a “Meet and Greet” on Tuesday, April 23rd from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The MCEDC office is located 2864 Miller Drive, next to the new Hacienda Restaurant...
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MCEDC Announces New Executive Director

April 8, 2013
MCEDC Announces New Executive Director

  04/09/13 The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce that is has hired Jay M. Bahr, MPA, as Executive Director effective April 15th.  Mr. Bahr most recently worked for the Ohio Department of Development as a Regional Workforce Director in their Toledo, Ohio office.  In this capacity he assisted 20 counties...
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MCEDC Updates Council on Activity

March 11, 2013
MCEDC Updates Council on Activity

  03/12/13 “Since the loss of our executive director in December, staff and board members of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation have responded”, according to Roger Umbaugh.  Umbaugh appeared before the Marshall County Council to talk about accomplishments in 2012 and goals for 2013. Roger Umbaugh serves as the County representative on the...
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