Christmas Party, 2015

December 15th, 2015

The NENC Board members and their families gathered at the Robinson Center on the evening of December 7th for fellowship and celebration. In addition to good food and conversation, there was spirited singing to celebrate the season.

Turning Over a New Leaf 2015

November 10th, 2015

On November 7th, The Robinson Community Learning Center and Notre Dame Students sponsored Turning Over a New Leaf,  a leaf raking project to help senior citizens. 140 students participated along with the Girl Scouts, volunteers from St. Adalbert Parish and members of the Unity Hospital staff. Forty homes of Northeast Neighborhood senior citizens were taken care of.

Red Ribbon March Against Drugs and Violence, October 23, 2015

November 1st, 2015

Committee members Lu Ella Webster, Marguerite Taylor and Kathy Reese prepare t-shirts for participants in the 27th Annual Red Ribbon March. Hundreds of local kids hit the pavement on October 23rd,  as part of an annual tradition designed to keep them and their friends drug free.

Kelly Park

October 20th, 2015

playground-equipment.jpgJust to update you the Kelly Park Renovation Project.  YEAH!!! Work has once again resumed at the park.  Thanks goes out to South Bend Park Dept.  for installing our first piece of playground equipment with funds donated by the Northeast Neighborhood Revitalization Organization (NNRO) and Tire Rack.  Also thanks to all who have worked so hard to make this project happen for the children of the community.  Children will be playing today.

There is still time to purchase bricks and pavers at

Back to School Picnic

October 2nd, 2015

balloon-man-picnic-2015.jpgThe 2015 Back to School Picnic was a  success. It was held on Friday, October 2nd at the Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC). We had a great turnout of students, neighbors and families totaling over 200 people! Chef Andrew Kostielney and his sous-chef Roland Reese grilled hot dogs and hamburgers for all.Andy at Grill  Fresh corn on the cob was steamed by Donna the daughter of the late Sonny Ross who was missed by all at the picnic. Notre Dame cheers were led by the Leprechaun and cheer-leading squad. Members of the N.D. LaCrosse team played with the children. Children were also treated to Lu’s famous popcorn, face-painting, balloons and bubbles.Both the South Bend Fire Department and Notre Dame Fire Department arrived with trucks for the children to explore. St. Eve and the Vibe provided fantastic live music.