Recommended Funding Includes Community Learning Center

(Released by the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, 2/11/20) 

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA) has recommended Regional Cities Initiative funding for four projects in Northeast Indiana.

The Northeast Indiana RDA board voted to fund the following projects:

IndianaINTERN Reaches Milestone of 10,000 Placements

A news release issued last week reports 2019 marked a milestone for IndianaINTERN, a free internship-matching program that links employers, students, high schools, colleges and universities. Late last year, the program reached 10,000 completed internships, not including post-internship relationships that may have led to students and post-graduates enjoying even more experiences and connections.

Ligonier Wins $450k for Drainage Improvements

According to a news release from Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, Ligonier is one of 21 rural Hoosier communities that will receive more than $12.3 million in federal grant funding. The news was announced in early January.

Noble County Development Highlights 2019

Download a .pdf of the Noble County 2019 Development Highlights (annual report) here.  

(If you are unable to download or open the linked document, you may request a hard copy by mail by calling (260) 636-3800.)

Northeastern Center Breaks Ground - Two New Facilities

By Sheryl Prentice  (Shared with permission from KPC Media).

KENDALLVILLE — The Northeastern Center formally broke ground Friday for its new residential building, Promise Home, and new maintenance building at 1905 Dowling St. Ground preparation work is already underway at the site, but staff and community leaders donned hardhats and took golden shovels in hand for the ceremony, made brief by frozen ground, blustery wind and the 26-degree temperature.