Officials with NewAllen Alliance, a coalition of communities in eastern Allen County, recently received word they were selected as one of six regions invited to compete for millions of dollars in state funds through the Indiana Regional Stellar Communities Program. NewAllen Alliance, in cooperation with the Allen County Board of Commissioners, submitted the East Allen County Rural Renewal Initiative proposal back in March. "We have been planning for several years for an opportunity just like this”, expressed Kent Castleman, NewAllen Board Chairman. “So many times, plans lay on a shelf and struggle to be implemented in small communities with little staff and financial resources.
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