News Release

 Contact: Sherri Johnston, LaGrange County Economic Development Corporation, 260.499.4994

 Launch LaGrange Students attend Pitch Deck Workshop

 LaGrange, IN (March 2, 2020) On Friday February 28th, at the Garage Community Center Andi Hines-Lagemann, Regional director of Entrepreneurship with the Fortitude Fund presented a Pitch Deck Workshop to the Launch LaGrange students.  The students then worked individually with Andi, Nikki Heffelfinger (Small Business Development Center, and Andy Linder (Trading Post Outfitters) on their potential business endeavors.   Launch LaGrange County is March 17th at the Lakeland High School Auditorium beginning at 6pm.

About the Launch LaGrange County Program

The Launch LaGrange County Program was established in 2015 as a collaboration between the LaGrange County EDC, LaGrange County Chamber of Commerce, LaGrange County Community Foundation in conjunction with  Lakeland High School, Prairie Heights High School and Westview High school.  Launch LaGrange County was designed to provide LaGrange County youth with a unique, real-world entrepreneurial experience that will promote both business creation and critical skill development.


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 or call at 260.499.4994.