Today more than 60 percent of new jobs are derived from existing companies in our communities, and research shows that in some communities that figure is as high as 80 percent.
Economic development corporations are vital to community success, and that is a fact I cannot deny, but I also must state that not enough emphasis is placed on assisting existing companies, particularly Tier 2 companies, to help them grow.
Extension Connector Newsletter - December 2014
With the transformation outside associated with the leaves changing color, pumpkins and chrysanthemums showing up in yards, and
harvest taking place, now is a great time to enjoy the outdoors in Clay County. You can enjoy the outdoors while getting involved in the
different programs offered by Purdue Extension or by visiting any of the wonderful state parks or recreational facilities located in West Central Indiana with your family. Did you know that the first state park in Indiana
Extension Connector Newsletter - August 2014