Why Stay Here?

If you’ve grown up in northeast Indiana, you know there are so many things that make our area a wonderful place to learn and live.

From vibrant downtown Fort Wayne to outdoor adventures, professional sports, awesome festivals and events and outstanding educational choices, our region consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the United States and offers one of the nation’s lowest cost of living.

What does that mean for you? Whether you want to pursue a certification, attend college or be your own boss, our area is bursting with exciting educational opportunities, career options and lifestyle choices. And by choosing to stay in your home area, you’ll save thousands on tuition, housing, food and activities that are substantially more expensive in larger cities.

But you want the big-city experience, you say? No worries. We are in the middle of it all, with Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit and Indianapolis all within a few hours’ drive. Take a weekend adventure anytime, then come back to a friendly, authentic, affordable community that you can genuinely call home.