The Northwest Indiana Forum is launching a new marketing campaign touting the Region with the slogan "Welcome to the middle of everywhere" and is launching a sweeping five-year economic development plan for the seven-county Region.
Maggi Spartz has been president of the Unity Foundation of LaPorte County since the foundation's inception in 1992, overseeing the growth, management and finances of the philanthropic organization. The foundation serves the social and economic needs of the 110,000 residents of the county, awarding about $1 million in grants and scholarships a year. She provided her thoughts on the Region's progress and needs.
A proposed massive new data center on the Lake Michigan lakefront could be used by companies and institutions from across the country, providing opportunity and leaving space for future growth, city leaders say.