Robinson Community Learning Center to celebrate 11th anniversary

Author: Brittany Collins

Robinson Community Learning Center

The Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC) will celebrate its 11th anniversary from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 (Friday).

Guest speakers at the celebration will be Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame; South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg; and Jill Donnelly, representing her husband, U.S. Rep. Joe Donnelly.

Entertainment will be provided by Oblates of Blues, and the evening will include the presentation of awards honoring outstanding adult and youth learners, as well as student, community and Notre Dame volunteers. Light refreshments will be provided.

The RCLC is located at 921 N. Eddy St., South Bend. Founded in 2001 as a community-driven education center sponsored by Notre Dame in partnership with school, religious and civic leaders, the center offers innovative tutoring, violence prevention, youth entrepreneurship and performing arts projects for adults and children in South Bend’s Northeast Neighborhood. RCLC programs have grown to involve more than 17,000 visits in 2010-11.

Contact: Jennifer Knapp Beudert, RCLC manager, 574-631-2686,