Mishawaka Parks is excited to announce the schedule for the 2014 Summer Concert Series. These family-friendly concerts are held primarily the Battell Park Bandshell and at Beutter Park along with some August programs also available on the Clubhouse Deck at Eberhart-Petro Golf Course.
Battell Park Bandshell concerts are scheduled on Mondays starting June 2nd from 7:00-8:00pm. Beutter Park concerts are Thursdays starting June 5th from 6:30-8:30pm. Eberhart Deck concerts are presently scheduled for Fridays beginning August 4th from 7:30-9:00pm. Fireworks will follow the concert at Beutter Park on Friday, July 4th (note the date change from Thursday to Friday).
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."
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.