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    The Right Place, Inc. Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (October 9, 2015) – The Right Place, Inc. received a Gold Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council, at the organization’s annual conference on October 5th. 
    The award was received for a 2015 project in the category of Special Purpose Print Brochure for communities with populations of greater than 500,000.  The printed piece was developed for fundraising activities, but has been used across the organization. You can view the brochure at this link. 
    “From localized community projects, to large scale endeavors, economic development efforts have played a vital role in the global economy,” said JoAnn Crary, CEcD, Chair of the International Economic Development Council and President of Saginaw Future Inc. “As we address new and longstanding challenges, these efforts continue to take on even greater importance. The award serves as a salute to pacesetting organizations like The Right Place, Inc. for leading the charge."
    Recipients of IEDC's Excellence in Economic Development Awards demonstrate to an experienced panel of judges that they are at the forefront of the economic development profession. They are recognized as the world’s best economic development programs and partnerships, marketing materials, and the year’s most influential leaders. These awards honor organizations and individuals for their efforts in creating positive change in urban, suburban, and rural communities.