Regional Cities Kickoff Event Planned Today

Governor-Mike-Pence-235x300Gov. Mike Pence will join area leaders for a Regional Cities grant award kick-off event today in downtown Elkhart.

Officials from the Indiana Economic Development Commission will also be on hand to honor the 22 cities and towns in Marshall, Elkhart and St. Joseph counties as represented by the Regional Cities of Northern Indiana who were awarded one of three state grants for a regional economic development plan.

The $42 million grant will be enlisted as part of an overall plan for the tri-county area that totals more than $700 million in private, public and philanthropic investments.