June Tip Sheet

Education

Five Star Living is a program sweeping our northern Indiana communities. Five Star Life is focuses on "At-Risk Education & Academic Support", "Workforce Rediness", "Mentoring", "Character Education", and "Experiential Learning". It is not too early to consider this avenue for your children or the children of those closest to you. Apply to enroll your students in Five Star Life! Take the action to reduce highschool drop out while they are still in middle school, do your part to reduce juvinile crime and increase the success of our next generation. *click for link to application

Financial

SNAP is the Spay Neuter Assistance Program. You must be a resident of the State of Indiana. Limited-income pet owners pay $20 per surgery after meeting eligibility requirements. It is very important to get your pets spayed and neutered to reduce the number of stray and unwanted animals, as well as keep your animals safe and healthy.

Health

If you are looking for some peace of mind during this season of birth for you and your family, register at 1-855-88-SJMED. There will be a tour of the Family Birthplace at the SJ Health System Mishawaka Medical Center. Meet in the main atrium at 6:00 pm on 06/18/18, there is no fee.

For the Family

June 9th, go to the 25th annual "Shortcakes on the blacktop" at the Cathedral of St. James, 117 N. Lafayette Blvd. in South Bend. call ahead and pre-order starting June 1st! $5 charge

Join the St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church on June 9th-11th | ($3; free for ages 12 and younger) | for the 42nd Annual Greek Festival

The Leeper Park Art Fair is June 17-18, and is free to the public. Leeper Park will be hosting an exciting art fair suitable for all ages! 900 N. Michigan St., South Bend.

The second Saturday of every month this summer, there will be free movie nights on the Gridiron. Movies start at approximately 9:30 pm, with more information about the movies being shown coming soon.

This is a special day for all military families. On June 3rd at the Potawatomi Zoo from 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. there will be featured organizations that are dedicated to helping current members, veterans, and the families of service members. Along with proper identification, admission if free for members of the military including veterans, active and reserve.