Posts tagged the Judd Leighton foundation
May the Storefronts Be Filled – Live on Western Avenue

Jacob and Dustin interview Sam Centellas and Scott Ford, two people who played pivotal roles in the Western Avenue corridor’s economic resurgence and transformation from a street that you would drive through, to a neighborhood that you drive to.

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The $6 Million Side Project – Live at The Hibberd

Jacob and Dustin interview three partners in The Hibberd about their decision to risk time and money on a restoration project, The Hibberd’s contribution to South Bend’s resurgent narrative, and their vision of a vibrant, walkable downtown.

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Downtown Matters – Live at LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern

Jacob and Dustin explore the history of South Bend’s oldest standing commercial building with Mark McDonnell, the building’s owner and founder of both LaSalle Grill and LaSalle Kitchen and Tavern.

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Introducing Season 3 of South Bend on Purpose

In Season 3 of South Bend on Purpose, we'll tell the stories of people who are betting on South Bend by investing new purpose into old spaces, whether that's an old industrial building or a once lively plot of land; people whose internal purpose has manifested itself into a physical part of our city.

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My City Is My Assignment w/ Kintae Lark

Kintae Lark, the founder of Inspiration Barber-Salon, joins the pod to discuss how the challenges he faced growing up makes him a powerful and positive force for our city’s youth and why he firmly believes that his city, South Bend, is his assignment.

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Venture Capital, Meet South Bend w/ Max Brickman

Max Brickman, managing director of Heartland Ventures, joins the pod to discuss his decision to stay in South Bend, his venture capital firm’s unique partnerships with Midwest family-owned businesses, and how this path has shifted the way he values community.

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It's Not Studebaker, Indiana w/ Chuck Nelson

Chuck Nelson, currently working as the Executive Director of The Judd Leighton Foundation, joins the pod to discuss his current interest in economic development and entrepreneurship, Notre Dame’s relationship with the city, and memories about South Bend’s booming past that affect the way he thinks about the city today.

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