Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Goshen Community Relations Commission put out a request for proposals for a workshop for CRC members and elected officials to learn about the need for bystander training. Bystander training is based on social science principles that prepare individuals or groups to address a situation of... more
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The City of Goshen, in partnership with the Salvation Army, Maple City Chapel and Goshen Public Library, is working to provide resources for residents during the upcoming days with extreme heat. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Elkhart County from Thursday,... more
Monday, July 15, 2019
In this month's Newsletter read about how Indiana's stormwater regulations have only changed once since August 2003 and yet they are a way to keep America the Beautiful, beautiful. Lean about the beautiful and beastly sides of fireworks. Lastly, read about the 11 times the Elkhart River has reached minor... more
Nestled in the heart of Elkhart County, Goshen, Indiana is home to over 30,000 residents. Settled in 1831, it is the county seat.
The City prides itself on community service with many active service clubs and nonprofit organizations giving back on a daily basis. There are 33 religious denominations with 64 local churches.
Goshen has one of the most vibrant downtown's in the State!
The revitalization of the downtown contributes to the City's overall appeal to residents, visitors, business, industry and entrepreneurs. In addition, Goshen’s business development philosophy is progressive and responsive with the City's Community Development Department focusing on the re-purposing of past industrial sites for future development. Goshen is an innovator in the use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) directing tax dollars to neighborhoods needing assistance.
Seniors enjoy retiring in Goshen, home to Greencroft, which is the largest private senior care facility in Indiana. The 165-acre campus offers seniors a wide choice of housing options and activities.
With both public and private schools available, Goshen is among the top 10% of Indiana schools for National Merit Scholars. The City is home to the county's only four-year institution, Goshen College.
Goshen is home to IU Health Goshen Hospital and IU Health Center for Cancer Care. Each of these medical care providers have won multiple state and national awards for patient and employee satisfaction. In 2010, Dr. Douglas Schwartzendruber, Director of the Center for Cancer Care, was named one of Time magazines top 100 people for his research of a melanoma vaccine.
We are proud of our community...can you tell?