Mishawaka Mayor David Wood has announced that Tim Ryan and Dave Majewski will fill the vacancies created by the retirement of two, long-time City of Mishawaka employees - Ronald "Mike" Watson, Street Commissioner/Director of Central Services, and Bruno Trimboli, Water Division Manager for Mishawaka Utilities.
Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski has announced Sergeant Louis Beehler as the "Officer of the Year" for 2013. The award recognizes Sgt. Beehler's tireless investigation of three suspects involved in numerous scams and thefts throughout St. Joseph County as well as his attention to detail in the performance of his daily job duties. "Sgt. Beehler can always be counted on to gather enough evidence and complete a very precise report," states Chief Witkowski. "His investigations are very thorough, leaving no stone unturned."
Mishawaka Parks & Recreation has announced the schedule for their "Rockin' by the River" Summer Day Camps. The camps will run weekly Monday thru Friday between June 9th and August 15th and feature a different theme each week. Camps are open to all youths ages 6-11 and feature both 3-day and 5-day options with activity schedules running from 9:15am-3:30pm (Basic) or from 7:30am-5:30pm (Extended).
In 2011, U.S. Senator Richard Burr, a ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, encouraged Communities across the nation to establish “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.” A resolution was passed unanimously by the United States Senate designating March 30th as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day” to honor the return home of our armed services members after serving in Vietnam.