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‘Tiger Tank’ Winner To Open Store

Northeast ISBDC client Angie (Merkel) Brown of Fort Wayne was named as the winner of the recent Tiger Tank competition that provides one year of rent-free space, and other incentives, for her business to operate in space adjacent to the Wells County Public Library in Bluffton. A ribbon-cutting ceremony has been scheduled for this Friday, November 20, to celebrate the anticipated opening of Brown’s new boutique, called “RE:”, that will offer a variety of repurposed home-furnishing items as well as retro snacks, treats and beverages. Tiger Tank is a joint enterprise between the Wells County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development and the downtown revitalization group Bluffton NOW! The total prize package was worth $40,000, according to the Tiger Tank web page. For more details on the Tiger Tank competition and the winning business, please see the attached news release.