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Webinar on Next Level Jobs: An Inside Look for Local Chamber Members is 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

Beacon to Expand in Granger; Bremen Added to System

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

Bevi Bistro to Hold Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening Celebration on Thursday, May 10

Published Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Join new South Bend Regional Chamber member Bevi Bistro for their official Ribbon Cutting & Grand Opening on Thursday, May 10, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., at their 12479 Adams Road location in Granger. The ribbon will be cut at 4:00 p.m., however, the public is invited to stay for the grand opening celebration including complimentary appetizers, drink

South Bend Elkhart Region Receives Skill UP Grant Funding

Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development has awarded nearly $10 million in grants through its Skill UP Indiana! program. This year's funding, which aims to further develop the talent supply chain in local communities, was awarded to 11 innovation networks that work to create a talent pipeline matched to the current and future workforce needs of

Gov. Holcomb Declares Small Business Week in Indiana

Published Monday, April 30, 2018
Governor Eric J. Holcomb today (April 30) issued a proclamation declaring April 30 - May 6 as Small Business Week in Indiana, celebrating the nearly 500,000 small businesses in Indiana and the more than 1.2 million hardworking Hoosiers they employ. "This week we recognize all the many ways small businesses drive our state’s economy forward,”

TayCo Brace Wins 1st Source Bank Commercialization Award

Published Thursday, April 26, 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

Courtyard South Bend Opens in Downtown

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

SF Motors Bringing Electric Vehicle Production to Region

Published Friday, March 30, 2018
On a stage in the heart of Silicon Valley on Wednesday night, a business rolled out a product with major implications for manufacturing in the South Bend Region. SF Motors, the company that in November purchased the former AM General Commercial assembly plant in Mishawaka, unveiled a pair of electric vehicles that will be produced there. Challenging