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Most area farmers’ markets in full swing
As summer settles in, many Hendricks County residents will be frequenting local farmers’ markets for the best homegrown produce the county has to offer.
Private animal shelter sees big growth
In 2011, Renee Harlor and Cherie Fox set a goal of opening their own animal shelter and humane education center by the end of the following year. They were a couple months late and don’t yet have the permanent facility they seek, but Misty Eyes now officially has a home.
NITE Ride celebrates 20 years
Indiana’s largest organized bicycle ride will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year on June 22.
Ham radio operators to host field day
When an ice storm, tornado, or even an earthquake knocks out power and cell phones in Hendricks County — and for days not even police radios work — how will the vital messages get through?
One key service that will work is amateur radio, and local licensed “ham” operators will be ready, in part because of their annual field day this weekend in Danville.
Indianapolis champions lung cancer cause
Local residents are fueling the national movement to double lung cancer survival at the inaugural Free to Breathe Indianapolis Run/Walk June 22 at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis.
The event will feature a 5k run/walk and 1-mile walk, followed by a rally, tot trot, silent auction, and family activities. Proceeds from the event support the National Lung Cancer Partnership’s programs dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.
City accepting nominations for Access and Inclusion Awards
The mayor’s Advisory Council on Disability (MACD) recently announced they are now accepting nominations of individuals, businesses, and organizations for its annual Access and Inclusion Awards. Deadline for nominations is June 21.
Energy pipeline firm adds jobs in Indy
Miller Pipeline, LLC, a company specializing in pipeline installation, announced plans to expand its headquarters in Indianapolis, creating up to 48 new jobs by 2016.
BPD searches for potential serial robber
Brownsburg Police Department officers were ensconced in search efforts Tuesday morning when the Finer Things location in the Main Street Shoppes center was robbed around 10 a.m.
DialAmerica opens contact center in Indianapolis
DialAmerica, one of the nation’s largest privately held teleservices companies, recently announced the opening of its Indianapolis contact center at 4030 Vincennes Road.
The 42,012 square-foot facility expands the company’s U.S. footprint to 24 contact centers across 13 states.
White River Arts & Music Fest to debut
A major new festival known as The White River Arts & Music Festival (WARMfest) recently announced that its inaugural three-day event would take place on Labor Day Weekend Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at Broad Ripple Park in Indianapolis. WARMfest will bring together several key Indianapolis cultural groups including Indy Parks & Recreation, Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace, and Broad Ripple Music Fest. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Carl G. Fisher Society, a non-profit whose goal is to restore the waterfront of Broad Ripple.
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