City of South Bend

South Bend, Indiana

Look for the smiling face in a red shirt! For assistance, call 574-400-3949. A key strategic goal for us is to provide hospitality and assistance to merchants, residents, and visitors in downtown South Bend. Ambassadors are available as an information source, for safety patrols and escorts, motorist assists and more from 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m

Downtown Ambassador are hired locally and trained to accomplish the following:

  • Assist merchants, residents and visitors downtown
  • Offer maps, brochures and directions to visitors
  • Speak with business owners to learn their issues and concerns
  • Provide information and opportunities through DTSB
  • Discourage panhandling and promote safety
  • Report code violations, damage or hazards to city departments
  • Plant and maintain 250+ flower baskets and 3,000+ flowers in 150+ beds
  • Install hundreds of flags, banners and seasonal decorations

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Number of Blocks 60 - Serving Since: 2006