LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation Honors Seven Area Companies with Inaugural "Business Excellence" Award

02/09/2011

 LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation Honors Seven Area Companies with Inaugural "Business Excellence" Award

 

LaGrange, IN. (February 9, 2011) The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation today honored seven LaGrange County companies with the inaugural "Business Excellence" award at the LCEDC’s second annual Investor’s Meeting.

The companies honored were: Cruiser RV, LLC, Lennard Ag Company, Open Range RV Company, Spectrum Finishing, LLC, Starcraft RV, Inc., Therma-Tru Doors, and Tri-State Hardwood Company, Inc. The companies were chosen for the award to honor them for their contributions to LaGrange County’s economic growth in 2010, as well as for utilizing the services of the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation to help them in their growth.

"We are honored to be able to work with the companies that were recognized today" said Keith Gillenwater, Executive Director of the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation. "All of the companies honored today are industries in core areas of focus for LaGrange County’s current and future economic development, and exemplify the quality of companies that we have in LaGrange County."

"The companies that were honored today have a tremendous economic impact on LaGrange County and are very valued employers" said Joseph Pierce, President of the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. "We developed this new award as a way to acknowledge companies who have contributed to our communities continued growth and I cannot think of a more deserving group to recognize."

In addition to honoring the local companies, the LCEDC also held its second annual Investor’s Meeting. Gillenwater and Pierce both gave reports on the state of the local economy, a recap of the organizations 2010 activities and successes, and a preview of projects and priorities for 2011.

 

About the LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation

 

The LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation, established in 2009, is a 501(c) 3 corporation designed to assist business development needs. The LCEDC partners with local, regional, state, and federal agencies to attract, retain, and develop new businesses and entrepreneurs in LaGrange County and its communities. For more information about the LaGrange County EDC, please visit www.lagrangecountyedc.com or call at 260.499.4994

 





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