The City of Mishawaka, in partnership with a committee of citizens, will hold the first annual Mishawaka Heritage Festival on Monday, September 7, 2015 (Labor Day) from 10am-4pm in Central Park. This new festival, made by the people of Mishawaka for the people of Mishawaka, will celebrate the ethnic, religious, and industrial heritage of the Mishawaka community. It will include music, dance, food, drink, and history; focusing on where our City has been and the core of what makes our City unique today.
On Tuesday August 4, 2015 neighborhoods throughout the City Of Mishawaka are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the Annual National Night Out. The National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness in our neighborhoods and business districts. Support is generated for local anti-crime efforts and to strengthen neighborhood spirit.
Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski announced that Detective Lt. Robert Pawlowski, currently assigned to the Investigative Division, as the recipient of the Mishawaka Police Department's "Officer of the First Quarter for 2015." Lt. Pawlowski received the award for response when observing gunshots fired from an apartment as he was driving home after his regular shift.
Join Mishawaka Parks as they kick-off the Summer Movie Night in the Park series this weekend, July 17-18. Movies are free and open to the public so bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the show!