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.
Visit South Bend/Mishawaka announced their 2016 Tourism Award winners on Wednesday, May 25th. The City of Mishawaka is proud to be a recipient of one of these awards, the Barnes & Thornburg Tourism Investment Award. This award was established in 2012 to recognize a venue or organization which has demonstrated a visible investment, commitment and dedication to the growth of tourism in St. Joseph County.
Mishawaka Chief of Police Ken Witkowski has announced Detective Matthew Porter, assigned to the Investigative Division, Special Victim’s Unit and Pfc. Jennifer Wilson, assigned to the Uniform Division, Midnight Shift as recipients of the Mishawaka Police Department’s “Officers of the First Quarter - 2016.”