In The News

Governor Announces State to Advance to Stage 5 of Back on Track, Face Coverings Still Required

Published Thursday, September 24, 2020
Governor Eric J. Holcomb today (September 24) announced that he will advance the state to an updated version of the Stage 5 Back On Track Indiana plan and extend the state’s face covering mandate until at least Oct. 17. Local governments may impose more restrictive guidelines. “Indiana continues to experience steady health indicators as

Gov. Holcomb Announces $61M for Education Connectivity, Devices and Resources

Published Thursday, August 20, 2020
Governor Eric Holcomb on August 18 announced the recipients of $61 million in grants designed to improve connectivity and increase devices available to students and teachers through the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund. “Indiana’s students, parents and teachers have worked hard to adapt to the challenges COVID-19 has

Community Foundation, Chamber Unite to Promote New Voter Registration Effort

Published Tuesday, August 18, 2020
The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County and the South Bend Regional Chamber of Commerce are partnering to support a new statewide initiative to help people register to vote, learn about candidates, and show up to vote in November. In four of the last five elections, Indiana has been in the bottom 10 states for voter turnout. Indiana also ranks in the

Ivy Tech Community College South Bend – Elkhart Campus Launches Career Coaching and Employer Connections Program

Published Friday, August 14, 2020
Ivy Tech Community College South Bend - Elkhart campus has officially launched its Career Coaching and Employer Connections (CCEC) program and welcomes students to participate starting this August. Ivy Tech developed the CCEC program, which brings together career development and employer outreach to meet the needs of the workforce. Most importantly, with

City of South Bend to Receive $7.7M for Revolving Loan Fund

Published Wednesday, August 12, 2020
The U.S. Economic Development Administration announced August 7 that the City of South Bend will receive $7.7 million to administer a new Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) to make loans to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. This investment in the City of South Bend, which has already committed to helping residents respond to this unprecedented challenge, will

SB Cubs Four Winds Field to Host Second Movie Night on August 14

Published Wednesday, August 5, 2020
By fan request, the South Bend Cubs will host a second Movie Night at Four Winds Field on Friday, August 14. Movie begins at 8:00 p.m. and gates open at 7:00 p.m. After polling fans on the Cubs social media pages, the featured film will be The Sandlot. Like the first movie night, a spectacular fireworks show will follow the movie. Plus, kids 12 and under

Bar Louie Reopens in New Three-Story Location with Rooftop Dining and Private Event Space

Published Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Bar Louie will open on August 10 in a new 16,000 sq. foot location as the anchor tenant of GrandView South, the second phase of the GrandView residential and retail development. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on August 17 at 9:30 am. Bar Louie Granger at 7320 Aspect Drive is more than double the square footage of the original location at

City of South Bend Opens Applications for Small Business Grants

Published Thursday, July 30, 2020
The City of South Bend has opened applications for its Small Business Resiliency Grants, which may provide $5,000 in assistance for qualifying small businesses that have suffered hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant program will be administered in partnership with Accion Serving Illinois & Indiana, a Community Development Financial