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SOU TH 8F <br /> O \liii� 4d <br /> 4 � <br /> i <br /> r-- <br /> x x <br /> 1565 <br /> CITY OF SOUTH BEND <br /> PETE BUTTIGIEG, MAYOR <br /> OFFICE OF THE MAYOR <br /> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE <br /> February 6, 2013 <br /> Contact: Mike Schmuhl <br /> Phone: 574-235-9261 <br /> SOUTH BEND TO WELCOME CODE FOR AMERICA FELLOWS <br /> Mayor Buttigieg to Welcome Fellows at Data Realty <br /> SOUTH BEND Mayor Pete Buttigieg will welcome the 2013 Code for America fellows to the <br /> South Bend community at a public event on Thursday at Data Realty in Ignition Park in South <br /> Bend. The event will start at 5:00 p.m. at 1440 Ignition Drive. <br /> The South Bend fellows are Tamara Manik-Perlman, Dave Guarino, and Reed Ducey Gibbs. <br /> Their sketch biographies can be found on the Code for America website. <br /> "We're excited to welcome Tamara, Dave, and Reed to South Bend so they can get to world" <br /> said Mayor Buttigieg. "Good government starts with being a smarter and more creative city. The <br /> fellows will be able to add to the work we've already done on new technology upgrades,the <br /> development of a 311 phone line, and the internal measurements that monitor City operations." <br /> Media organizations and individuals interested in attending the welcoming event should bring a <br /> government-issued photo I.D. to Data Realty. If possible, people should R.S.V.P. to the event <br /> through the Mayor's Office by emailing Matt Sikora(msikora=,southbendin.Qov) or by calling <br /> 574-235-9261. <br /> The partnership was made possible with the support and collaboration of the City of South Bend, <br /> the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, AT&T, <br /> Memorial Hospital, Teacher's Credit Union Foundation, and 1" Source Bank. <br /> Founded in 2009, Code for America held its inaugural fellowship in 2011. In 2012, Code for <br /> America has connected 26 fellows with eight cities across the country. Through the Accelerator <br /> program, Code for America supports civic startups, and through the Brigade program, Code for <br /> America encourages civic participation by organizing local groups of civic technologists to take <br /> action in their communities. <br /> 1400 COUNTY-CITY BUILDING•227 W.JEFFERSON BOULEVARD•SOUTH BEND,INDIANA 46601 <br /> PHONE 574/235-9261 • FAx 574/235-9892 • TTD 574/235-5567 <br />