KLA Hosts Water Resources Session

KOSCIUSKO — Kosciusko Leadership Academy met at the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation, located off SR 13 in Syracuse, for a session on the importance of protecting the Kosciusko County water resources.  Guest speakers included Dr. Nate Bosch, Director, Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College and … Read More

KLA Meets With Local Entrepreneurs

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kosciusko Leadership Academy met at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center for a session on Entrepreneurship.  Guest speakers included Carolyn Shanklin, Rocket Fizz; Eric Lane, Fellowship Missions; and Nick Deeter, Wishbone Medical.  Kosciusko County is home to a multitude of industries and opportunities, many of which … Read More

KLA Seeks Public’s Opinion In Community Pool White Paper Project

WARSAW — Kosciusko Leadership Academy member Tori Perry is seeking the public’s opinion of having a public pool in Kosciusko County. Every year, the KLA experience culminates with a White Paper Project. Students form teams and research relevant community issues and needs. Class members then propose workable solutions … Read More

Kosciusko Leadership Academy Learns About Healthcare In The County

By Jason Zaugg, KLA Public Information Director KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kosciusko Leadership Academy recently met at the CE National Russell Center.  Hosted by Kosciusko Community Hospital, the cadets learned about healthcare in Kosciusko County.  Joy Lohse, Director of Marketing and Public Relations for KCH spoke on the current … Read More

Cadets Learn History Of Orthopedics

WARSAW — Kosciusko Leadership Academy recently met at the Ivy Tech Community College Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center, where cadets learned about the history of orthopedics in the county and the impact the industry has on the region. Bob Hastings, research director for DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction, … Read More

KLA Cadets Learn About Kosciusko County Economics

By JONI TRUEX KLA Public Information Director WARSAW — KLA Cadets were welcomed to Syracuse by Henry DeJulia, town manager, to learn about Economics in Kosciusko County. Tony Cirillo also welcomed the cadets and spoke about the Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy, which he has moderated since its inception. … Read More

Kosciusko Youth Learning Economics

By JONI TRUEX KLA Public Information Director KOSCIUSKO — KLA Cadets were welcomed to Syracuse by Henry DeJulia, town manager, to learn about economics in Kosciusko County. Tony Ciriello also welcomed the cadets and spoke about the Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy, which he has moderated since inception. Joni … Read More

Global Perspective And Orthopedic Industry Latest KLA Topic

By JONI TRUEX Kosciusko Leadership Academy Public Relations Director KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The world of the orthopedic business was the topic for a recent Kosciusko Leadership Academy meeting. Seth Nash, global sales, Zimmer Biomet, offered a global perspective and introspective look at the U.S. market. Nash stated the … Read More

Local, County And State Government KLA Topic

By JONI TRUEX KLA Public Information Director Kosciusko Leadership Academy met at the city of Warsaw Police Department to learn about local and state government in Kosciusko County. Mayor Joe Thallemer, city of Warsaw, addressed the cadets and spoke about leadership. The community lost four men who truly … Read More

KLA Learns About Aquatic Ecology

SYRACUSE — Kosciusko Leadership Academy met at the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation to learn about Aquatic Ecology in Kosciusko County. Nathan Bosch, Ph.D., director of Center for Lakes and Streams, explained the far reaching effect of the lakes.

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Kosciusko Leadership Academy Kick-Off Tour

KOSCIUSKO — The Kosciusko Leadership Academy kick-off tour for the 2015/2016 year started at the Kosciusko County Community Foundation for an introduction to KLA by Moderator Allyn Decker, history of KLA by Advisor Dr. Steven Grill and Advisor Emeritus and Founder Jean Northernor.

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KLA Hears Of Winona Lakes’ Rich History

By JONI TRUEX KLA Public Information Director The Kosciusko Leadership Academy Class of 2014/2015 held their last regular session at Westminster, Winona Lake. Terry White, author, Winona Lake, informed the KLA cadets about the history of Winona Lake. “Winona 100, Third Wave Rising” is a published collaboration between … Read More

Kosciusko Leadership Academy Learns About Agri-Business

By JONI TRUEX Public Information Director, Kosciusko Leadership Academy Kosciusko Leadership Academy met at Creighton Brothers to learn about Agri-Business in Kosciusko County. President of Creighton Brothers, Ron Truex, began the session by welcoming the KLA class to Creighton Bothers, a family farm in operation since 1925. With … Read More

Public Invited To Annual Chamber Career Fair

By ALYSSA LOWE Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce The public is invited to the second annual Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Career Fair, GPS 2 Success. The event will be Tuesday, April 14, at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College. Recruiting to the public will be from 3 … Read More

Public Invited To Annual Kosciusko Chamber Of Commerce Career Fair

By ALYSSA LOWE Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce The public is invited to the second annual Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Career Fair, GPS 2 Success. The event will be Tuesday, April 14, at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College. Recruiting to the public will be from 3 … Read More