The second annual Mishawaka Heritage Festival will take place on Sunday, September 4, 2016 from 4pm-10pm in Central Park and celebrates the ethnic, religious and industrial heritage of the Mishawaka community. It includes music, dance, food, drink and history; focusing on where our City has been and the core of what makes our City unique today.
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.