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Strategic Vision For Southwest Central Indiana To Be Released
Updated November 25, 2014 7:20 AM | Filed under: Business
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(FRENCH LICK) - After more than a year of research, planning and community engagement, stakeholders in southwest central Indiana will announce the completion of a regional economic development strategy aimed at fostering new growth and at capitalizing on existing assets in the region, including but not limited to, Indiana University and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Crane.

The strategy will be presented on Tuesday, at an event in French Lick.

The event is not open to the public.

Presentation of Southwest Central Indiana Regional Strategic Plan and Panel Discussion with Steering Committee Regional leaders representing business, education and government will be attending:

  • Deborah Cummings, Battelle Memorial Institute

Steering Committee Members:

  • Brian Blackwell, director, Office of Engagement, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane;
  • Duane Embree, national director of Military and Defense Initiatives, Ivy Tech Community College;
  • Paul Mitchell, president and CEO, Energy Systems Network (ESN);
  • Dan Peterson, vice president of Industry and Government Affairs, Cook Group; Steering Committee Chair
  • Tina Peterson, president and CEO, Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County
  • Becky Skillman, president and CEO, Radius Indiana; and
  • William Stephan, vice president for Engagement, Indiana University

The group will meet Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the French Lick Resort Convention Center.

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