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    Regional Development Plans are due Friday, Sept. 20

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    CDBG Round 2 proposals are due Oct. 4 at 4 PM

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The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs works with Indiana communities to build relevant and economically thriving places where people want to live, work and grow.


The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs works with local, state and national partners to provide resources and technical assistance to aid communities in shaping and achieving their vision for community and economic development. 

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On Oct. 11, Crawfordsville Main Street is hosting the next Main Street Community Exchange! At this session you will learn more about how the City completed projects made possible by the city's 2015 Stellar designation and how these projects successfully addressed aspects of the Main Street Four Point Approach. Zachary Benedict of MKM Architecture & Design will be the keynote speaker - Zach is a leading figure in the "Lifetime Community Movement" and was the kick-off presenter at the 2019 Great Lakes Conference. The cost is $30 and the fee includes lunch courtesy of The Juniper Spoon. Spots are limited so register today!

Do you think you know the best of Indiana? Vote for Indiana's best brewery, hiking trail, and (for the first time) Main Street! Vote now until Nov. 3 for @VisitIndiana's #BestofIndiana at http://visitindiana.com/vote

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