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Coaching Staff to Help Lead Community Rally at Howard Park

Will take place Saturday, Aug. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame women’s basketball coaching staff will be partnering with members of the South Bend Common Council, School City of Mishawaka, the South Bend Community School Corporation, The City of South Bend Mayor’s Office, Venues, Parks & Arts and many others to sponsor a Community Rally to provide backpacks, masks and sanitizer to elementary school students.

The Community Rally will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, at Howard Park, located at 219 S. St. Louis Blvd. in South Bend. This initiative is an effort for the Irish coaching staff and all the above-mentioned members involved to provide parents and students with safety resources and school supplies for the 2020-21 school year.

Venues, Parks and Arts will design and implement social distancing markers. Boomer will also be present to provide music to add to the outdoor experience.  Lastly, masks are required for everyone over the age of two years old.

For any questions on the event, please contact Council Member Sharon L. McBride at

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