SOUTH BEND and MISHAWAKA - Visit South Bend Mishawaka has announced recipients for its 2019 Visit South Bend Mishawaka Tourism Marketing Grant. $125,000 in funding has been awarded to support organizations with the promotion and hosting of tourism events.

The grant was awarded to 35 recipients in 2019:

Fischoff, Junior Irish Hockey, USA Hockey, Studebaker Drivers Club, Sunburst, Penn High School Robotics, IAWRP, Elite Baseball World Series, Irish Aquatics – May & July, Pastime, American Advertising Federation, Lacrosse America, Concours D’Elegance, AJGA, IDEA Week, Storm the Stadium, South Bend Jazz Fest, OneLAX, ETS Sports, Michiana Pickleball, South Bend Museum of Art, Ramencon, St. Joseph High School Thanksgiving Hockey, SJ Valley Table Tennis, Art Beat, Sugar Camp Days, Music Village Block Party, St. Paddy’s Day Party & Pub Tour, IUSB Jazz Fest, History Museum Notre Dame Exhibit, Ren Fest, Potawatomi Zoo’s Festival of Lights, National Junior Hockey and New Carlisle Hometown Days. 

 “Since the inception of this fund in 2011, $950,000 has been allocated to qualifying events or organizations to offset regional marketing and facility hosting expenses. It’s a great way for Visit South Bend Mishawaka to directly assist our partners in attracting more visitors and their associated spending to St. Joseph County.” Executive Director of Visit South Bend Mishawaka Rob DeCleene, said in a news release.