Goshen News, Goshen, IN


July 7, 2014

Local News Briefs


Historic walking tour Wednesday

Staff members of Studebaker National Museum will present a walking tour of the historic downtown South Bend district at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The tour will begin at the clock in front of Cafe Navarre, located on the corner of Washington and North Michigan Streets.

Steve Szaday of the Historic Preservation Commission of South Bend and St. Joseph County will conduct the tour for a cost of two for members and $4 per person for non-members. The tour will last approximately 90 minutes. Those who attend should be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Contact Lieren Lorenc at 235-9002 or llorenc@studebakermuseum.org for reservations to make reservations.

The Studebaker National Museum, 201 S. Chapin St., is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults, $6.50 for seniors older than 60 and $5 for youth ages 6-18.

For more information, call 235-9714 or toll free 888- 391-5600 or visit www.studebakermuseum.org.


GreenLockers distribution days this weekend

New and slightly used school supplies, books and clothing collected this year by greenLockers will be distributed to local charities and teachers Friday and Saturday. Supplies from 55 local school’s locker clean-out days have been sorted and organized and will be distributed at no cost to charitable organizations and teachers who have filled out an application at greenlockers.org. Distribution will be on a first come, first served basis.

Supplies will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at:

• Waypoint Community Church, 56893 C.R. 29, Goshen;

• Granger Community Church (Elkhart campus), 2701 E. Bristol St., Elkhart; and

• Clay Church (south campus), 17646 Cleveland Road, South Bend.

Visit greenlockers.org for additional information or to fill out an application.


Original Jonah Fish Fry Saturday

The Nappanee Fire Department will sponsor an Original Jonah Fish Fry Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the fire station, 300 W. Lincoln St. in Nappanee. Drive-through carry outs will be available. Cost for a meal is $9 for adults and $5 for children 5 years of age and older. Purchase tickets at the door or prior to the event by calling 773-4111.

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