Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Food Drive

UPDATED 11/21/19 3:40PM

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council has begun their largest community service project by decorating and distributing food collection boxes to many City of Mishawaka Departments. This will be the 9th year for the Thanksgiving Food Drive and the goal this year is to provide 85 Thanksgiving Dinners to Mishawaka families in need.

Leaf Collection Begins October 28th

The Mishawaka Street Department will begin the city’s annual fall leaf collection program on Monday, October 28, 2019 and will follow a schedule that should help residents plan their leaf raking activities. Residents may begin raking leaves to their curbside starting the weekend of October 26-27.

Ironworks Plaza At Beutter Park Groundbreaking Ceremony

The City of Mishawaka will have a ground-breaking ceremony for the Ironworks Plaza on Monday July 15th at 1pm at Beutter Park. The current phase of the project includes a Biergarten, restrooms, parking, and significant utility work to allow for future construction phases. Funding for the 6-million-dollar investment is coming from the City’s Consolidated Tax Increment Financing District along with $114,000 of Regional Cities funding that was previously approved by the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Development Authority.

Central Park Performance Venue Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Mayor Dave Wood announced plans today for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new Performing Venue at Central Park. The $800,000 stage project was created to provide additional programming space along the City’s popular Riverwalk and increasingly vibrant downtown. Funding for the project came from the City’s Consolidated Tax Increment Financing District.

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