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While it is Black Friday on Nov. 27, it’s also Small Business Saturday on Saturday, Nov. 28. Small Business Saturday is a holiday in which it is encouraged for patrons to shop at smaller shops and businesses. It’s also the beginning of the 4th Annual Discover Plymouth Downtown Scavenger Hunt…
Attorney General Curtis Hill today announced that he and 46 other attorneys general have obtained a $17.5 million settlement from Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot. The settlement resolves a multistate investigation of a 2014 data breach that exposed the payment card information of appro…
Carranza: Nearly nine million loans worth $750 billion stabilized small business sector and put it on the road to recovery
PLYMOUTH – Marshall County will receive a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs (OCRA) - COVID-19 Phase II. These funds will be used to develop a program to help businesses that are struggling because of the pandemic. Marshall County Crossroads - Industry Gr…
Bipartisan Legislation to Overhaul National Stockpile Includes Walorski Measure to Strengthen Domestic Manufacturing of Critical Medical Supplies
Comprehensive Review of Steel and Aluminum Exclusions Finds Inefficiency, Inconsistency, Failure to Review Economic Impact
PLYMOUTH – Developing readily available buildings for industry has proven to be a successful strategy that Marshall County has capitalized on in the past. Manufacturing centers are a unique solution to spurring industrial growth for our area. Marshall County Economic Development Corporation …
Plymouth, Indiana — In July, the City of Plymouth and the Plymouth Economic Development Corporation (“PEDC”) launched their COVID-19 Small Business Financial Support Program. The program, which makes available grants and/or loans to eligible companies doing business in the city and its 2-mil…
Marson International (Marson), a state-of-the-art tube fabricator, announced plans today to expand its Elkhart operations. The company, which has more than doubled its team over the last five years, plans on creating up to 25 new Hoosier jobs by the end of 2023.
On Aug. 7, it was announced that the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) Economic Development District was selected to receive $400,000 in funding for a non-competitive Institutional Capacity Grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to build MACOG's capacity and tech…
INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 13, 2020) – The Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC) recognized seven small businesses this week for completing the 2020 Export Indiana Accelerator, a statewide initiative assisting Indiana companies in creating ready-to-execute export plans to position…
INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 7) – Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch today announced her Rural Road to Recovery initiative in partnership with Purdue University's Center for Regional Development and Ball State University's Indiana Communities Institute. This partnership has resulted in the creation of bluepr…
Legislation Would Boost Investment in Innovation, Expand Access to Tax Credit for Small Business Startups
As reported in today's edition of The Pilot News, after 35 years Ponderosa served their last customers yesterday afternoon. They were planning to officially close tonight but decided to wrap it up yesterday after an overwhelming influx of customers. Staff (past and present) and friends surpr…
Indiana SBDC, IU Kelley School of Business partner to provide direct technical support, assist small businesses in expanding online capabilities & sales
AREA — Walmart and Sam’s Club will require customers to wear face coverings while in their stores beginning July 20. Dacona Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S., and Lance de la Rosa, Chief Operating Officer, Sam’s Club issued the following press release.
PLYMOUTH — On July 13, the City of Plymouth and the Plymouth Economic Development Corporation (“PEDC”) are proud to announce the launch of their COVID-19 Small Business Financial Support Program on July 15, 2020. The program will make available grants and/or loans to eligible companies doing…
WALKERTON — It may be on the smallest land parcel in the state of Indiana, but it’ll soon be known for dishing out tasty treats. The delicious variety of hand dipped cones are sure to become a big hit with the residents of Walkerton, young and old.
CULVER -- Owner of Legacy Salon Angela Maroules was honored as Culver Chamber Business Person of the Year for 2019. Chamber member and owner of Lakehouse Grille Mark Damore read her biography, written by Ginny Munroe.
Lincolnway Auto Body is one of the local car dealerships and auto body repair businesses that has made its home in Marshall County. Run by the Wilson family, the shop is owned by Cecil and Pam Wilson.
PLYMOUTH -- New to Plymouth is a one of a kind salon called Essence Spa and Salon. Owned by Julie Sweeney, this fully functioning spa and salon has been open for only three weeks! In the spa and salon there is a Himilayan salt room, a sauna, and a tanning salon among the classic aspects of a…
PLYMOUTH -- A new nonprofit has made its way into Marshall County. A new kind of grief center has made its home in Plymouth and aims to connect with kids who are grieving. Dustin’s Place is a non-profit child’s grief center focusing on peer support.
PLYMOUTH -- During the recent Ladies Night Out, customers purchased swag bags Fernbaugh's Diamonds and Fine Jewelry with all proceeds going to Blessing in a Backpack.
PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth Common Council on Monday took the initial step in approving a tax abatement for a staple of Marshall County manufacturing – the second time in a little over a year the council has considered this.
King’s Jewelry, located in historic downtown Plymouth, has made a name for itself during the holiday season with their annual “Giving Tree.” Gloria Lorenz, manager of King’s Jewelry for over 30 years, came up with the idea last year. The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce puts out Christmas…
PLYMOUTH -- Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group is a company that has found a home right in the heart of Plymouth, although the company has footholds in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin. There are 12 real estate agents in Plymouth and Culver. Ed Rodriguez is one of the real estate ag…
STARKE COUNTY — The Starke County Young Professionals (SCYP) are hosting a Holiday Cook Off on Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Community Services of Starke County Building in Knox.
PLYMOUTH -- Stefanie Pippenger, owner of La D’zert Café, opened Valentine’s Day of 2013. La D’zert Café is a ‘cupcakery’ or a cupcake bakery at its core, but is currently branching out.
KNOX -- On Thursday, Nov. 7, the Starke County Chamber of Commerce held their annual award banquet. After a meal catered by Melinda Kennedy, Chamber President Jerry Gurrado and Executive Director Brenda Palmer announced the award recipients. “There is so much good in Starke County that the w…
PLYMOUTH — Plymouth was named the Indiana Chamber of Commerce 2019 Republic airways and LIFT academy Community of the Year. Thursday evening, Mayor Mark Senter and several community leaders were joined by a bus full of community members to the 30th annual awards Dinner held at the Indiana Co…
KNOX – Common Collabs, a startup manufacturer specializing in cold brew coffee and other consumer packaged goods (CPG) beverages, announced plans recently to establish operations in northwest Indiana, creating up to 80 new jobs over the next few years.
PLYMOUTH — Downtown Plymouth’s annual Christmas tree lighting will be held on Saturday, November 30. The theme for the festivities this year is “Christmas on the Silver Screen”.
PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth Board of Zoning Appeals on Wednesday approved a tattoo studio’s request to move to a new location downtown after water damaged business’s current building.Jamie Fonseca, of Plymouth, owner of Ink Style Studio, 212 N. Michigan St., asked the city’s board of zoning appe…
CULVER — “By the Lake” Holiday Bazaar celebrates 20 years in Culver this November. Organizers Connie Overmyer and Lois Curtis are excited about the strength of the event and the continued development of area crafters and artists.
MICHIGAN CITY – The Indianapolis-based trade organization Aviation Indiana named Plymouth Municipal Airport its Indiana Airport of the Year for 2019 during the group’s annual conference earlier this week.
KNOX — A new coffee business was hopping with Knox City officials and other members of the community on Friday. Rabbit Coffee Roasting Company owners Nathan and Mary Bradley and the Starke County Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate their new location, at 10 S. M…
PLYMOUTH — A little over a year ago, on the morning of July 18, a kitten was found sleeping on top of a refrigerator behind Opie’s restaurant in downtown Plymouth. The next morning, there were two kittens and their mother. ‘A.J.’ from Opie’s took both kittens home. The mother cat was too thi…
PLYMOUTH – The Plymouth Redevelopment Commission approved on Tuesday giving $30,000 to the Marshall County Economic Development Corp. for its annual disbursement.
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