News Archive

January 2015

Purdue Extension’s involvement in community development initiatives helps individuals, businesses and communities acquire the knowledge and skills to make sound decisions on how best to move forward. Learn more through this article and video. Read more Watch video…
Indiana Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann announced six communities that have been selected to participate in the Office of Community and Rural Affair’s Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI) pilot program this year. Selected communities include Corydon, Lebanon, Perry County, Pulaski County, Rush County and Seymour. This initiative is open to communities of fewer than 25,000 people that …
On December 19, 2014, the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana Board of Directors adopted a plan to increase the number of meals distributed by two million meals by 2018. This will alleviate the hunger gap in the region by 12 percent. The plan includes: A capital campaign for a new $3,500,000 facility; Fundraising projections for a $1,000,000 increase …