Cummins

How Innovative Businesses Serve the Community

Posted on 08/15/2013 by | AARP Education & Outreach | Comments

Great PlacesWhat do Columbus, Ind., and Las Vegas have in common? On the surface — geography, size, weather — not much. But after visiting each of these cities this summer, I discovered a common thread: Both have benefited from corporate visionaries who employed innovation and philanthropy in their communities to attract a world-class workforce. Columbus, Ind., population 45,000, has long been known as headquarters to manufacturing companies — most notably, Cummins Engine Co. But what may surprise you is that Columbus is also …