On Tuesday, August 23rd, the South Bend Medical Foundation Bloodmobile will be at Battell Community Center, 904 N. Main St. in Mishawaka, from 11:00am - 3:00pm. Your donation will go to our area hospitals and could save the lives of three people! There is also still time to sign-up for the Promise Project, which rewards donors who donate at least three times in 2016. Everyone who donates will receive a $15.00 gift certificate to the Bruno’s Pizza on Edison Road!
Mayor Dave Wood and Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski have announced the appointment of Lieutenant Russell Haimbaugh to the position of Assistant Police Chief - Services Division of the Mishawaka Police Department. The Assistant Chief post is one of three Assistant Chief Positions in the Department, each reporting directly to the Chief of Police. Haimbaugh replaces Steve Ravotto who retired on July 7th after having held the Assistant Chief post since he was appointed on September 25, 2006.
Mayor Dave Wood has announced the hiring of Phil Blasko as Superintendent of Mishawaka Parks. Blasko was hired to fill the opening created when previous Superintendent Terry Zeller left for a position in Chico, California.
Mayor Dave Wood has announced that Joe VanNevel will be the new Code Enforcement Director for the City of Mishawaka as of June 20, 2016. VanNevel replaces George Obren, who will retire on June 17th, after 38 years with the City of Mishawaka.