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Nappanee & Wakarusa

We’re winners! Action Agenda process gets award from Indiana planning organization

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The Vibrant Communities initiative’s efforts to transform Elkhart County is winning statewide recognition. On Thursday, March 1, 2018, some of the key organizers of Vibrant Communities will accept an award at the Hoosier Planning Awards. The award for Outstanding Communication & Outreach is being presented…

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Celebrate! February is Little BIG Idea Month in Elkhart County

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From painted rocks and positive messages to racing pumpkins and Christmas cheer, the first few months of the Little BIG Idea Grant have helped to deliver amazing cool ideas throughout Elkhart County. To celebrate, the Elkhart County Commissioners have declared February to be Little BIG…

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Steering Committee sets 2018 implementation priorities, engaging ‘hands, heart and eyes’

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The Vibrant Communities initiative is picking up speed on implementation as 2018 begins. The steering committee met recently for a strategic planning retreat at Schrock Pavilion in Goshen and emerged with a set of priorities organized around the 77-item Action Agenda that was set forth…

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After wonderful 2017, Vibrant Communities looks forward to exciting 2018

By | Countywide, Elkhart, Featured News, Goshen, Little Big Idea Grant, Middlebury & Bristol, Nappanee & Wakarusa | One Comment

By Arvis Dawson & Suzie Weirick 2017 has been an outstanding year for the Vibrant Communities initiative. As the co-chairs of this movement, we’re invigorated by how Elkhart County’s cities and towns are working together to create better places to live, work and play. By…

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