WARSAW — Cadets from this year’s Kosciusko Leadership Academy are organizing a marketing campaign called Kosciusko by Choice featuring individuals who have chosen to move to and stay in Kosciusko County.
Team members working on this project include: Laura Rothhaar, Kosciusko County Convention & Visitors Bureau; Leo Patino, Indiana Tech; Jeremy Price, Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams; and Logan McDonald, Instrumental Machine & Development.
For this project, the KLA team has partnered with KCCVB, Clearly Kosciusko, and DreamOn Studios to create eight video interviews with community members who are transplants to Kosciusko County and have chosen to make this area their home. The project is focusing on representing the diversity as well as the quality of life the Kosciusko County community offers and will primarily act as a talent attraction tool.
These videos will be Clearly Kosciusko branded and be published via Clearly Kosciusko’s website and social media channels. They will also have accompanying blog posts that feature more of each individual’s story that could not fit into the videos.
The first five videos will be released every week on Tuesday from March 14 to April 11. The remaining three videos will be published throughout the rest of the year. Individuals being featured include: Lakesha Green, Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts; Rusty Martinez, Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams; Chris Scheeren, Blue Barn Berry Farm & Empowering Voices, Inc.; Ben Navarro, Grace College; Jennifer Olson, Cardinal Services; and Lorena Yenith Oplinger, Wildman, as well as more to come.
“Kudos to the KLA team and KCCVB for bringing this campaign to life. These stories will support our continued efforts in attracting talent, particularly remote workers through our partnership with MakeMyMove,” said Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation Talent Partner, Jessica Hauck.
Participating individuals will also share their stories on the Clearly Kosciusko Podcast.
Clearly Kosciusko is community-wide voice and brand led by KCCVB with support from KEDCO, Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce, and Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams. Originally spearheaded by the Lilly Center, the organization has passed leadership of the brand to KCCVB.
“The goal of this campaign is to tell the amazing stories of individuals who have chosen to move here and invest in our community, and this is one way we’re helping to further the Clearly Kosciusko brand. The people of Kosciusko County are what make our community such a great place to live, work, learn, and play,” said Laura Rothhaar, Marketing Manager at KCCVB.
To watch the videos and read the blog posts, visit clearlykc.com/blog or follow Clearly Kosciusko on Facebook or Instagram @ClearlyKosciusko. For more information, contact Laura Rothhaar at [email protected] or (574) 269-6090.