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SBR Chamber to Present Momentum 2019 on October 29. Early-Bird Booth Reservations Now Open Through September 23

Published Monday, September 2, 2019
On Tuesday, October 29, the South Bend Regional Chamber will present Momentum 2019, an event where you make catalytic connections that progress you toward your business goals. A hybrid of a B2B B2C trade show and street fair, Momentum showcases our region’s businesses on the move, those implementing forward-thinking ideas, products and services that

Center for Hospice to Hold Bike and Walk Event

Published Friday, August 30, 2019
Center for Hospice Care (CHC) and the Hospice Foundation are excited to announce the 11th Annual Bike Michiana for Hospice and the 34th Annual Walk for Hospice, happening on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Both events will begin and end at CHC’s Mishawaka Campus and the neighboring Central Park. Bike Michiana for Hospice will be a day filled with fun,

South Bend Eyeing ESports Type Arena

Published Saturday, August 24, 2019
On Friday, August 23, $2 million was approved by the St. Joseph County Hotel-Motel Tax Board to convert the underused 700-seat Bendix Theatre at South Bend's Century Center into a 500-seat arena hosting esports-type events, such as “Fortnite,” “Rocket League,” “Overwatch,” “League of Legends,”

SB Community Investment Announces Public Meetings to Discuss Zoning Code Updates

Published Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Department of Community Investment will hold a series of public meetings to inform and gather feedback regarding proposed updates to the South Bend Zoning Ordinance. Each meeting will consist of a short presentation followed by an opportunity for the public to ask questions and provide feedback. The public may view a draft of the proposed ordinance

South Bend Excel Center Seeking Applicants

Published Wednesday, August 21, 2019
The Excel Center, a free public high school for adults, is currently accepting enrollment applications for the next term at its South Bend, Hammond and Gary locations. Applications must be received by Monday, September 2nd for classes beginning September 10th. Those interested can apply online at: The application is free and takes

ND Hydroelectric Facility Construction Begins

Published Tuesday, August 20, 2019
On August 19, the University of Notre Dame and South Bend’s Venues Parks & Arts broke ground on a 2.5-megawatt hydroelectric generation facility on the dam in the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend, near Seitz Park. Mostly underground, the new facility is expected to generate about 7% of the University’s electrical needs and offset

Local Man Opens Goddard School in Memory of Late Wife

Published Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Goddard Systems, Inc., franchisor of The Goddard School, announced the School located in Granger, IN is anticipated to open this fall. Ahead of its opening, the School will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, August 8 at 4 p.m. at the School located at 14201 State Road 23, Granger, IN. After losing his wife to cancer in 2015, Bhavesh Patel wanted

Second Cohort of South Bend Region Educator Externships Launching Aug 5

Published Friday, August 2, 2019
On Monday, August 5, the South Bend Regional Chamber will launch Cohort 2 of their pilot Educator Externship program. Twenty-six educators participated in Cohort 1, June 24-28, (see attached article) and 17 will participate next week. This pilot program was made possible through Skill UP Indiana grant funding and 29 employer partners who provided