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SpU TH 8F <br /> R R <br /> 1865 <br /> CITY OF SOUTH BEND <br /> PETE BUTTIGIEG, MAYOR <br /> OFFICE OF THE MAYOR <br /> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE <br /> February 22, 2012 <br /> Contact:Debra Johnson,Director of Communications <br /> Phone: 574-235-9261 <br /> BUTTIGIEG TAKES PART IN MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CENTER GREEN <br /> RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY <br /> South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg will partake in the green ribbon cutting ceremony at <br /> the Martin Luther King Jr. Center to highlight energy savings generated from an Energy <br /> Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant that was awarded to South Bend. The ceremony <br /> will take place on Thursday,February 23,2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The King <br /> Center is located at 1522 Linden Avenue. <br /> "I'm glad to see that the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant has generated <br /> energy savings for this wonderful center," said Buttigieg. <br /> Mayor Buttigieg will be joined by 2nd District Councilman Henry Davis,Jr., Jon Burke, <br /> the Municipal Energy Director,representatives from the South Bend Parks and <br /> Recreation Department,members of the community and the Green Ribbon Commission. <br /> Funds from the grant went toward lighting upgrades for the center's gymnasium,which <br /> has shown a 20 percent reduction in energy consumption in the building. <br /> "The lighting upgrades represent the tip of the iceberg when it comes to energy <br /> management and conservation around the city," said Burke. <br /> Visit the South Bend Municipal Energy Office's website at <br /> for more information.Additional information can also be found on Facebook at <br /> For more information contact Jonathan Burke, <br /> Municipal Energy Director at 574.235.5910 or <br /> 1400 COUNTY-CITY BUILDING- 227 W.IEFFERSON BOULEVARD-SOUTH BEND,INDIANA 46601 <br /> PHONE 574/235-9261 FAx 574/235-9892 <br />