Mayer, Kathy
September 2008
Indiana Business Magazine;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p59
The article discusses how citizens of Greencastle, Indiana are engaged in community development. Greencastle residents gathered to discuss the local economy, asset-based development, and the relationship of the city with DePauw University. In fact, Greencastle has been known for its civic involvement given awards earned from giving bodies.


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