Celebrating Michiana Women Leaders — Marguerite Taylor Honored

August 6th, 2016

Honoring Women, Preserving History
August 6, 2016
South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center

A celebration of women who have blazed new trails, who have been relentless advocates, ha e guided the community through change, have supported the arts and other cultural assets, or have dedicated their lives to caring for or educating others. Our own Marguerite Taylor was among the 2016 honorees as a woman whose leadership is widely recognized in the community.


NENC Annual Meeting, Solomon Anderson Receives Monk Malloy Award

June 6th, 2016

June 6, 2016

Robinson Community Learning Center

The NENC Board and community members gathered for our annual meeting.  Election of officers and annual reports were accepted by board members.  Each year we present the Monk Malloy award to an outstanding member of the community for their dedication and contributions.  This year’s recipient was Solomon Anderson for many years of service as the treasurer of the NENC and an active neighborhood volunteer.solomon.jpg

Mamas Against Violence March

May 28th, 2016

This annual march took place on Memorial Day weekend as a way to promote awareness of the need to combat gun violence as summer nears. It was a unity walk of remembrance of loved ones whose lives were lost to acts of violence. The theme was to choose life and love rather than death and destruction.

The walk began at the Robinson Center and wound through the community, ending at Coquillard Park.

Back The Bend, 2016

April 3rd, 2016

Above: Tour bus stop at Le Mans on St. Mary’s campus 

The annual day of service was held on Saturday, April 2nd. Despite chilly weather, 400 students and community members volunteered. 5,000 bricks were laid at Leeper Park and Madison School. St. Joe H.S. students cleaned up Kelly Park.

View of Spes Unica Classroom Building, Commons Area

The bus tour was at capacity. The tour included sites on St. Mary’s campus for the first time. The group also visited sites on the Notre Dame campus.


Holy Spirit Chapel in LeMans Hall, St. Mary’s College 

Robinson Community Learning Center Celebrates 15 Years

February 19th, 2016

The Robinson Center celebrated 15 years on Friday evening, February 19th. The “standing room only” gathering was treated to a full program. Rev. “Monk” Malloy, CSC blessed the event with an opening prayer. Remarks followed from Rev. John Jenkins, CSC; Lou Nanni, VP University Relations; and Mrs. Mary Williams, RCLC Parent. A video was presented, Shakespeare monologue performed and live music during refreshments.