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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s Economic Development Corporation welcomed a new marketing project manager last week.
Katie Rethlake, a 2012 graduate of IUPUI and granddaughter of county commissioner Tom Rethlake, began working in the area with Schrader Real Estate & Auction Co., Inc. last year.
At the EDC, she will focus on updating the website for the development corporation and other communication projects.
â€śOur marketing and communications capabilities are critical to our vision of the EDC as a focal point for planning, building, and equipping businesses in Whitley County,â€ś said EDC President Alan Tio. â€śI look forward to working with Katie to further develop the tools we have available to reach business and community leaders.â€ť
For Rethlake, she is happy to be working in her hometown.
â€śI was excited to come back from Indy, to come back to where I grew up and get involved with the community,â€ť she said.
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