City By City Report for July 21, 2014

Here's a recap of our City By City report from Monday July 21, 2014:

Elkhart

The Elkhart County Public Library is hosting a "bridge build-off" for kids ages 12 to 17 on Monday. It’s happening at Pierre Moran school at 2:30 p.m. Participants can see how strong they can build a bridge out of just glue and popsicle sticks. Parents should sign up kids ahead of time. We have a link on the Big Red Bar.

St. Joseph

The Krasl Art Center in St, Joseph is working on a new look for their outdoor gallery and they’re using the talent of some local students. According to our reporting partners at the Herald Palladium, architecture students from Andrews University came up with a new design to help visitors enjoy the outdoor sculptures. Right now, youth from the Renaissance Kids architecture day camp are in the process of helping with the construction.

Fulton County

For those who've considered starting their own business, Fulton County is starting a business planning course. According to our reporting partners at WKVI, the 2014 Next Level Business Planning and Management course will meet on Thursdays between August 21 and September 25. Classes will be at the Fulton Economic Development Corporation Office. We have a link to registration information on the Big Red Bar.

South Bend

Time is running out for storm debris collection. The Department of Public Works will pick up large limbs and other tree debris larger than 3 inches in diameter and longer than three feet from the curb through Friday, July 25. After that -- beginning July 28 -- you will have to call "311" and schedule a pick up time.

Warsaw

Ivy Tech is offering four new technical degree and programs on its Warsaw campus, including a quality assurance technical certificate, industrial technology degree and industrial automation degree certificate. According to Stacey Page Online, industrial automation can also be followed through to an advanced degree. The school says it's looking to meet local industry needs.

Porter County

The Wings of Freedom tour starts at noon on Monday; three of the most famous World War II bomber and fighter air crafts will be at the Porter County Regional Airport through Wednesday. Tickets to tour them cost $12 for adults, $6 for children and free for World War II veterans. They're also offering flight experiences.

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