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Grant County Economic Growth Council


Originated in the early 1980s by the Chamber of Commerce and Mayors Moore and Linn as a means to provide a single focus organization to deal with the first wave of deindustrialization First countywide public/private non partisan effort locally When the Growth Council started, there were only eight similar organizations now there are over one hundred. Today, there are 15,000 in the US competing for approximately 250 deals per year. Hired the first Executive Director, Tim Eckerle, in 1984 and secured IRS 501(c) 3 status soon after

Grant County Indiana


Located at the midpoint between Indianapolis and Fort Wayne on the Interstate 69 corridor, Grant County is home to a diverse blend of people, businesses, industry, and history. We have peaceful small towns, urban centers of Marion and Gas City, two world class universities, Indiana Wesleyan University and Taylor University, and a state of the art Ivy Tech campus.:

Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce


The Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce located in Marion, Indiana is focused on fostering a healthy and vibrant local economy. To cultivate an environment for business growth and sustainability, the Chamber has pledged to provide business support, networking opportunities, advocacy, educational and peer outreach for the business community.