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  • Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and Former Congressman Lee Hamilton Announce Bicentennial Visioning Project

    May 29, 2015 No comments

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann and former Congressman Lee Hamilton today announced the Bicentennial Visioning Project as the newest Legacy Project of the Bicentennial Commission.  The goal of the project is to envision where Indiana should strive to be in the next fifty years.  The visioning process will include thought leaders from throughout the state in various subject areas and facilitated by Lt. Governor Ellspermann through a series of working sessions.   The outcome will be to emerge a number of “big ideas” for our state’s future which may drive positive change in Indiana’s third century. Read more

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  • Brownsburg Farmers Market begins June 4th

    May 29, 2015 No comments

    The Town of Brownsburg and IU Health West Hospital are partnering again to bring fresh produce, artisan baked goods, and handcrafted items to local shoppers at the Brownsburg Farmers Market. The market runs 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, June 4 through September 3, on the Brownsburg Town Hall Green.  Brownsburg Parks will bring a special concert series and family activities to the Brownsburg Farmers Market. An opening concert by The Meek Sisters kicks off the season on June 4.

    The Brownsburg Farmers Market is WIC and SNAP certified. Families who receive WIC nutrition program or SNAP (formerly food stamps) benefits can purchase healthy and locally-produced fresh items with their vouchers. A newly-forged partnership with Fresh Bucks will allow SNAP participants to double their benefits up to $20 purchasing locally grown produce at the market.

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  • Multiple construction projects now underway in Brownsburg

    May 29, 2015 No comments

    Construction season is well underway! Town of Brownsburg contractors are working hard to complete projects, including East and West Northfield drive, that are scheduled to be done this year. East Northfield Drive just north of US 136 is closed through June so CSX can replace the railroad crossing. The official detour is 56th Street to Ronald Reagan Parkway to US 136.

    In addition to Town projects, the Indiana Department of Transportation will close US 136 west of Green Street (SR 267) for 150 days starting July 22nd for a bridge deck overlay . It is advised that you plan ahead to use an alternate route.

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  • Governor Pence Ceremonially Signs Dyslexia Bill, HEA 1108

    May 29, 2015 No comments

    HEA 1108 Ceremonial Bill Signing

    Indianapolis – Governor Pence joined Hoosiers in the Statehouse Rotunda to ceremonially sign HEA 1108, which requires teacher training programs to prepare teachers to recognize when a student may have special learning needs, including learning needs related to dyslexia. Read more

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  • Rev Rally Celebrates Racing in Brownsburg

    May 28, 2015 No comments

    BROWNSBURG – Brownsburg area race fans are invited to celebrate the Town’s rich motorsports heritage at the third annual Rev Rally fanfest. The family-friendly event is set for 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16 at Brownsburg Town Hall. Read more

  • Hendricks County Rib-fest Expanding Activities For June 27 Event

    May 28, 2015 No comments

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    AVON, IN (May 28, 2015) – Hoping to build upon the success of the decade-old Hendricks County Rib-fest, the Avon Chamber of Commerce is adding a number of new activities to what is quickly becoming a summer tradition for both locals and visitors.

    Organizers have added a run/walk event and even turned to the local high school DECA club for a little inspiration to enhance its traditional lineup that includes sampling some of the area’s best ribs, family activities and a fireworks show to cap off the night on June 27 on the grounds of Kingsway Christian Church, 7981 E. County Road 100 North in Avon. Read more

  • Pollinator Garden Creation at Williams Park, Brownsburg; Beautification/Education Project Includes 2,000 Plants and Dozens of Volunteers

    May 28, 2015 No comments

    Bees will soon be buzzing at Williams Park with the help of local volunteers who are creating a new pollinator garden that will be good for bees plus educate park-goers as to the important role pollinators play in food production. In fact, more than 150 food crops in the United States depend on pollinators, including blueberries, apples, oranges, squash, tomatoes and almonds.  Read more

  • Indy Pride Announces Complete Festival Entertainment Schedule

    May 28, 2015 No comments

    Indianapolis ‒ Circle City IN Pride Week begins on Friday, June 5, and culminates with the Circle City IN Pride Festival on Saturday, June 13, 2015. In 2012, a second entertainment stage was added to the Festival — a necessity to accommodate the growing pool of talent within the LGBT Community and the steady increase in festival attendance from year to year. The expansion continued in 2014 with the inclusion of a third entertainment stage. The complete schedule for all three entertainment stages have just been announced. Read more

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  • Anderson University announces developments to Athletics and Adult and Graduate programs

    May 28, 2015 No comments

    Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University recently announced new developments to Athletic programs and Adult and Graduate programs. These developments are the result of an ongoing Strategic Enrollment Planning (SEP) process designed to enhance student opportunities.  Read more

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  • Donnelly Discusses Efforts to Improve Access to Community Providers for Servicemembers and Advance Servicemember Mental Health “Care Package”

    May 28, 2015 No comments

    Indianapolis, Ind.— Today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly held a roundtable discussion at the Indiana War Memorial on improving access to community mental health providers trained to serve troops and veterans. Donnelly convened the meeting to discuss the Community Provider Readiness Recognition Act, one of three bills in his Servicemember Mental Health “Care Package”, which recently passed the Senate Armed Services Committee as part of the national defense bill. Roundtable participants included representatives from Purdue University’s Military Family Research Institute (MFRI), the Indiana National Guard, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the American Legion, several Hoosier mental health care community providers, and family members of those lost to suicide or who are suffering from post-traumatic stress. Read more

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