Mayor Dave Wood has appointed Mishawaka Fire Battalion Chief Bryon Woodward to succeed Dale Freeman as Fire Chief of the Mishawaka Fire Department. Freeman will retire on June 13, 2016 after a 36-year career with the Mishawaka Fire Department, having served the last 19 years as Fire Chief.
Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski has named Detective Lt. Robert Pawlowski as the recipient of the Mishawaka Police "Officer of the Year" award for 2015. "Lt. Pawlowski has proven to be an outstanding officer," commented Chief Witkowski. "His accomplishments and actions over the course of the year and beyond reflect highly upon him and the Mishawaka Police Department."
The Mishawaka Police Department will honor those who have fallen in the line of duty with a memorial ceremony on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 7:00pm. The ceremony will take place at the Mishawaka Police Department located at 200 North Church Street in Mishawaka.
The public is invited.
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 6th and August 12th 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).