RCLC Awarded a Community Foundation Grant

Author: Andy Kostielney

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As part of its 2019 spring grants cycle, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County has awarded $189,500 to local nonprofit organizations through Special Project Challenge Grants.

The Special Project Challenge Grant process encourages projects in community development and urban affairs; parks, recreation, and environment; health and human services, and youth and education. All nonprofit organizations serving the citizens of St. Joseph County are eligible to apply.…

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New RCLC Color Scheme Votes Are In

Author: Andy Kostielney

Thanks so much to the over 350 people who voted on the color scheme for the new RCLC! Please watch the video to see the winner.

We truly value the support we receive from our community and thanks for helping shape the Robinson Center for years to come.

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Chicago Blackhawks Make Very Generous Gift to RCLC

Author: Andy Kostielney

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As a legacy to the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the National Hockey League and Chicago Blackhawks have donated $100,000 to support the redevelopment of the new RCLC.

The Blackhawks, through their Get Out and Learn (G.O.A.L.) program, are providing the new center with hockey equipment, training programs and hockey clinics. Each year, the Blackhawks will offer updated training support for Robinson Community Learning Center staff and participants.…

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Monica Caponigro Wins Shakespeare Monologue Competition!

Author: Andy Kostielney

CONGRATULATIONS to all our participants in the Shakespeare Monologue Competition!

Here’s a complete list of winners:

High School
1st Place: Monica Caponigro

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Runner-up: Kennedi Bridges

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Howard Street to be Closed Beginning Monday, November 12

Author: Andy Kostielney

Beginning Monday, November 12 - Howard Street is going to be closed from SR 23 to Eddy Street - and it should reopen Wednesday, November 21.

Howard will be open to local traffic, and the RCLC entrance will also be open.

Below is a map showing the preferred detour.

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Talk With Your Baby Classes Are Beginning

Author: Andy Kostielney

Talk With Your Baby classes are beginning again, and as always, they are free of charge.

Twyb Classes

The first class starts on October 10, from 11:45am to 1:00pm or 6:15 to 7:30pm at the Robinson Center.

They will then be every Wednesday for the following three weeks.

Please go to

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Hunter Heartbeat Workshops Bring Shakespeare to Those on Autism Spectrum

Author: Andy Kostielney

Shakespeare at Notre Dame, the Robinson Shakespeare Company, and the South Bend Civic Theater are partnering to make a stage for all the world. The organizations are offering five Shakespeare performance workshops for people on the autism spectrum using the Hunter Heartbeat method.

Please read the following articles to see more:…

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