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Project Updates
April 23, 2018

ValpoNEXT: Over Three Years of Successful Implementation

Planning NEXT is committed to working with communities to develop plans that inspire action, turning recommendations into reality. Over the past three years, implementation of the ValpoNEXT Vision Plan, which…
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Project Updates
May 16, 2016

Valparaiso and Madison, Indiana Present in America’s Best Communities Competition

During the last week of April, semifinalists in the America's Best Communities contest traveled to Durham, North Carolina for the penultimate round of the competition. Two Planning NEXT clients–Valparaiso and Madison, Indiana–were…
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Project Updates
March 21, 2016

Will Valpo Go Viral?

Valparaiso, Indiana (Valpo) cannot get enough competitions. You've read about their ascension into the semi-finalist round of the America's Best Communities Competition, here, and the preparation for the Summit on April…
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Project Updates
September 2, 2015

Valparaiso kicks off arts district planning with open house

An Arts and Culture Ideas Open House kicked off the planning process for Valparaiso's Arts District Plan. The event drew enthusiastic members of the public to share their thoughts about a proposed…
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Staff Activity
August 13, 2015

Valparaiso, Indiana prepares for “America’s Best Communities” competition

Valparaiso, Indiana has been selected as one of 50 communities designated as a quarterfinalist for the "America's Best Communities" competition sponsored by Frontier Communications and DISH Network, As part of…
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Headlines
May 11, 2015

Visioning pays off for Valparaiso and Madison, Indiana

Congratulations to planning NEXT clients, Valparaiso and Madison, Indiana, which have each been selected as quarterfinalists in a nationwide competition to identify "America's Best Communities." The contest, sponsored by Frontier Communications and DISH…
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AwardsProject Updates
April 13, 2015

ValpoNEXT wins Award for Outstanding Public Outreach

The City of Valparaiso, Indiana has won a Hoosier Planning Award from the Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association for Outstanding Public Outreach. The award recognizes the ValpoNEXT Vision…
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Project Updates
December 15, 2014

An “extraordinary process”: City Council approves the ValpoNEXT Vision Plan

Valparaiso City Council has approved the ValpoNEXT Vision Plan! A large number of community members turned out for the hearing and many spoke with glowing praise about the plan and the…
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ValpoNext Big Idea Workshop - From Valpo Life
Project Updates
March 4, 2014

ValpoNext seeks Big Ideas for Valparaiso

Over three nights in February, nearly 300 people braved sub-zero temperatures to share their big ideas for Valparaiso, Indiana. These Big Idea Workshops were the public kickoff for ValpoNext, a…
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