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Business Feasibility Workshop Offered

September 28, 2011
Business Feasibility Workshop Offered

09/29/11 Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Before you start a business, you plan.  Before you try to develop a business plan, you ask questions.  The first question you should ask is, “Can I make money at this?” To answer that question the North Central Indiana Small Business Development Center in...
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SBDC Offers Individual Services to Marshall County Businesses

August 30, 2011
SBDC Offers Individual Services to Marshall County Businesses

08/31/11 Individual SBDC advisement services are offered monthly in Plymouth.  Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs and business owners in Marshall County are encouraged to sign up for one on one business counseling with Alan Steele, Advisor with the North Central Small Business Development Center. The next session will be Tuesday, September 6th at the offices of...
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Argos Could Qualify for Community Focus Funds

July 18, 2011
Argos Could Qualify for  Community Focus Funds

07/19/11Jennifer Laurent, Executive Director of the Marshall County Economic Development Corporation, announced to the Argos Town Council the outcome of the income survey.  54.2% of the households reported an income below the national average.  At least 50% of the households surveyed had to be below the national average to qualify for grants. Jennifer told the...
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Small Business Counseling Offered at MCEDC

July 12, 2011
Small Business Counseling Offered at MCEDC

07/13/11 Individual Small Business Development Consolation services are offered monthly in Plymouth at the Marshall County Economic Development office on Pioneer Drive.  Entrepreneurs, potential entrepreneurs and business owners in Marshall County are encouraged to sign up for one on one business counseling with Alan Steele, Advisor with the North Central Small Business Development Center....
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NextEra Energy Completing Due Diligence Phase for Wind Farm Development in Marshall, Fulton Counties

July 5, 2011
NextEra Energy Completing Due Diligence Phase for Wind Farm Development in Marshall, Fulton Counties

07/06/11 NextEra Energy Resources, the largest wind generator in North America, is finalizing wind analysis and environmental impact studies in Marshall and Fulton Counties in preparation for a proposed 100 megawatt, 40-70 turbine wind farm.  NextEra has recently hosted a series of informational open houses for Marshall County and Fulton County citizens, and has been working with...
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Andrea Cook, Jennifer Laurent Named to Michiana “Forty Under 40” Class of 2011

May 25, 2011
Andrea Cook, Jennifer Laurent Named to Michiana “Forty Under 40” Class of 2011

05/26/11  Two young local leaders in business and economic development, Andrea Cook, owner of the Midas Center, a full service marketing firm in Plymouth, and Jennifer Laurent, Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) Executive Director, have been named to the esteemed Michiana “Forty Under 40” Class of 2011.   The Michiana “Forty Under 40” program...
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MCEDC asks for participation in the 2011 Michiana Wage & Benefit Survey

May 24, 2011
MCEDC asks for participation in the 2011 Michiana Wage & Benefit Survey

05/25/11 Data gathering is underway for the annual Michiana Wage & Benefit Survey.  Are you curious as to how your company’s wages and benefits compare with others in the Michiana region?  Are you looking for a basis to plan adjustments in the coming year? Companies, businesses and organizations in the seven-county Michiana region can find...
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MCEDC Talks Job Growth in County from Existing Companies

April 19, 2011
MCEDC Talks Job Growth in County from Existing Companies

04/20/11 Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Jennifer Laurent updated the commissioners on what her organization has been doing. “We have been building communication at every step,” Jennifer explained.  She talked about being a resource broker for industries and businesses, the implementation of several new programs and the use of energy and lots...
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MCEDC Announces Partnership with SBA

March 2, 2011
MCEDC Announces Partnership with SBA

03/03/11 Marshall County Economic Development is pleased to announce that in partnership with the North Central Indiana Small Business Development Center, free, confidential, one-on-one business assistance will be available at our Plymouth office on Miller Drive once a month beginning Wednesday, March 23rd. Individual appointments to meet with Alan Steele, ISBDC Business Advisor, will...
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Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Jennifer Laurent to Lead MCEDC

October 1, 2010
Marshall County Economic Development Corporation Jennifer Laurent to Lead MCEDC

10/04/10 Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) announced today that it has appointed Jennifer Laurent to be the Executive Director of the organization. Laurent joined the staff in February, 2010 as Assistant Director of Development Finance and has served as Interim Executive Director since June. “Jennifer was given the opportunity and support of the...
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