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Sunny skies and moderate temperatures were factors in a successful Bike the Bend 2013 on May 19. Organizers estimate more than 1,800 riders brought out their bikes and rode around South Bend.  The 30-mile non-competitive tour took riders from St. Patrick’s County on the north, through South Bend and on to Mishawaka. The event was presented by the Louise Addicott and Georgina Joshi Foundation. IU South Bend was the site…

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There is still time to register for Bike the Bend 2013. The ride will be from 6:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sunday, May 19. It is a non-competitive 30-mile bicycle tour for all ages and skill levels – ride side-by-side on vehicle-restricted streets and explore the community with family and friends. Organizers estimated that more than 2,000 people will participate. Riders may start and stop at any point along the 30-mile…

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IU South Bend Presented Campus and Community Sustainability Awards IU South Bend’s Center for a Sustainable Future presented four awards at its annual Earth Day Reception on April 22.   The awards recognized work being done locally to further sustainability in the community. The Campus Staff Sustainability Award recognized the work of Connie Fox, laboratory supervisor for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, who is responsible for waste disposal and laboratory…

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Free Community Health Fair IU South Bend Dental Hygiene and Nursing Programs are sponsoring a free community health fair. It will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Riverside Hall, 1960 Northside Blvd. The event is open to all ages and will include activities for children. There will be blood pressure screens, BMI testing, dental assessments including free X-rays, oral cancer screenings, nutritional information, oral health…

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