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SOUTH WHITLEY â As the town of South Whitley progresses with its Whitley On The Move initiative, partnerships with agencies such as the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation are vital.
Alan Tio, president of the EDC, was present at last weekâs town council meeting to share with South Whitleyâs leaders how his corporation could benefit the townâs desire to grow.
âWe can work together to get a lot of things done,â Tio said. âWe are learning from other cities, such as Wabash and Angola, to see what has worked for them.â
One tangible element the EDC can offer the town are resources needed for South Whitley to obtain grants and other funds for its redevelopment.
âIt seems like we should talk more about this,â said Town Council President Tony Starkey. âYou have the people we need to help us with assessments and studies. These are the types of reports we need to go forward with a lot of our ideas.â
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