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September 18 Summit to Focus on Early Learning

Published Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Ready to Grow St. Joe welcomes regional business and community leaders to join the work of building a thriving economy by ensuring a sustainable, high quality, affordable early learning system is in place. At this event, local and statewide experts will learn how childcare and workforce play hand in hand, and how companies can better support their

chamber REWARDS Program Now Available for SBR Chamber Members to Post Discounts

Published Monday, July 16, 2018
The South Bend Regional (SBR) Chamber introduces chamber REWARDS, a new discount program, allowing businesses that are members of the SBR Chamber to post discount offers, while any user of the website can redeem the offers. The offers are listed at This is the landing page to Post a Discount as well, however, only

Trine Education Center Returns to South Bend

Published Sunday, July 15, 2018
Trine University's South Bend Education Center is moving back to South Bend. The Education Center, which had been located in Mishawaka since 2008, will now be at 3454 Douglas Road, Suite 300, in South Bend. "The city of Mishawaka has been a wonderful home for our programs over these past several years, and we are grateful to that community for their

$2.7M Approved for New Technology Resource Center in South Bend

Published Wednesday, July 11, 2018
The city of South Bend's Redevelopment Commission approved $2.7 million for the establishment of a Technology Resource Center (TRC) inside the Catalyst Two building at South Bend's technology park, Ignition Park. The 12,500-square-foot center will focus on solving problems and creating greater efficiencies through technology. The center will connect local

Four Winds South Bend Casino Adding Live Poker

Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Today, Four Winds South Bend Casino announced that they will be adding live poker to their offerings. A live poker room, with 10 tables, each table hosting up to nine players, is being planned, and should be ready by Labor Day. Construction will begin as early as next week, with the room being added to the northwest corner of the casino. Poker game

Liberty Tower to Get Phase 2 Facelift

Published Friday, June 29, 2018
The 25-story Liberty Tower building’s New York city-based owner, Tower at Washington Square LLC, and city officials have reached a deal to improve the building's roof, facade, and other touches, particularly on the Washington Street side. The city’s redevelopment commission on June 28 approved a development agreement committing the city to

JSK to Buy College Football HOF from City

Published Friday, June 29, 2018
According to an article in the South Bend Tribune, the former College Football Hall of Fame building, a longtime headache for the city, will be sold to a subsidiary of JSK Development, with plans to find a tenant for the building or move its offices there. The South Bend Redevelopment Commission amended an agreement June 28 that will sell the downtown

IDEA Center's Venture Accelerator Opens to the Public

Published Friday, June 15, 2018
The IDEA Center at the University of Notre Dame, Startup South Bend - Elkhart and Elevate Ventures announced today (June 15) that the IDEA Center's venture accelerator program, the Commercialization Engine, is now open to residents of the South Bend-Elkhart region to submit their business ideas to free of charge. Already responsible for the creation of 25