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Blackthorn Operating Group Brings Topgolf Swing Suite to Toscana Park

Published Thursday, November 1, 2018
The Blackthorn Operating Group is proud to announce a partnership with Topgolf Swing Suite that will transform the Blarney Hole, located in Toscana Park in Granger, into a Topgolf Swing Suite for Michiana residents and visitors seeking a fun entertainment option. Scheduled to open in December 2018, Blackthorn Topgolf Swing Suite will house six (6)

Notre Dame Communicates $2.46B in Economic Impact

Published Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Every five years, the University of Notre Dame measures itself and its impact on the local and regional economy by conducting an impact study. This year’s Economic Impact Report uses data primarily from fiscal year 2017, and includes a broader geographic area beyond South Bend and St. Joseph County, to include Elkhart and Marshall counties. In

Chamber Testifying at Interim Study Committee Hearing Today

Published Thursday, October 4, 2018
Earlier today in Indianapolis, Chamber President and CEO Jeff Rea testified at the Indiana General Assembly’s Interim Study Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy Hearing. Of particular interest to the Chamber is discussion on the creation of a Regional Development Tax Credit. Rea commented, “We believe the Regional Development Tax Credit can be an

Manufacturing Day 2018 in South Bend Region is October 5

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
On Friday, October 5, the fifth annual Manufacturing Day in South Bend will provide more than 600 area high school students with the opportunity to visit local manufacturers, explore education and career opportunities in our community, and see how their classroom learning today is building a foundation for their future success. In addition, several tour

South Bend's ON DEMAND Program Pays Employers for Training Workers

Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018
If you are a City of South Bend-based company and have employees you would like to promote, but they require additional training with credentials that would warrant a promotion and/or raise, the City of South Bend’s “ON DEMAND” program would like to support your company in this endeavor. If your company and employees meet all the

City of South Bend Opens West Side Small Business Resource Center

Published Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Michiana SCORE, Project Impact South Bend, South Bend Heritage Foundation, and the City of South Bend are partnering to open the West Side Small Business Resource Center at 809 Lincoln Way West. There will be a ribbon cutting event on Wednesday, September 19 at 1:00 p.m. at the site. Operating from a South Bend Heritage Foundation-owned building with the

Downtown South Bend Development Update

Published Tuesday, September 4, 2018
A summary of downtown South Bend development includes: // Three Twenty at the Cascade, a first-phase project being developed on the old Wharf site just east of downtown South Bend, across from the St. Joseph River, is a seven-story structure that will include 18 luxury condominiums, a parking garage, and one street-level restaurant fronting the St. Joseph

South Bend Launches Digital Inclusion Center

Published Tuesday, August 21, 2018
As part of a broader effort toward digital inclusion, the City of South Bend, St. Joseph County Public Library (SJCPL), and St. Joe Valley Metronet have partnered to launch a Center for Learning, Information, Connectivity, and Knowledge (CLICK) at the Martin Luther King Jr. Center. The sites will be equipped with high-speed Internet, public Wi-Fi,