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Kennedy King Great Indy Cleanup

by Clarissa Hendershot-Thomas Clarissa Hendershot-Thomas is Chair of the Neighborhood Cleanup committee for the Kennedy King Neighborhood Association Board of Directors. She is excited for neighbors, volunteers, and KIB to make Kennedy King the focus neighborhood of the the 2017 Great Indy Cleanup. In years past, the clean-up efforts for the Kennedy King Neighborhood have relied on a steady group of residents … Read more

2017 October Great Indy Cleanup Focus Neighborhood: Kennedy King

by Clarissa Hendershot-Thomas Clarissa Hendershot-Thomas is Chair of the Neighborhood Cleanup committee for the Kennedy King Neighborhood Association Board of Directors. She is excited for neighbors, volunteers, and KIB to focus on the Kennedy King neighborhood during the fall 2017 Great Indy Cleanup.   Kennedy King is a well-loved community that has stood the test of time and continues today to look for ways … Read more

A Brief History of BRAG

by BRAG Resident Kim Mathews about the beginnings of BRAG.  Led by founder and the first president, Jane Lommel, Binford Redevelopment and Growth, Inc. (BRAG) began in April 2005 when hundreds of concerned citizens met to discuss the blight in the area.  June saw the first official BRAG meeting – where residents met to discuss strategy – and by October, … Read more

Head over to the IMA to see some Neat(ure) Exhibitions!

Spring has sprung and the Indianapolis Museum of Art has a number of exhibitions right now that may be of interest to nature lovers: Audubon: Drawn to Nature This exhibition features the stunning works of John James Audubon, a key figure in ornithology, American art and conservation. It includes 75 of the masterful hand-colored etchings of birds that Audubon observed and … Read more

A Guide to Earth Week 2017 with KIB

It’s here! It’s here! It’s really here!! Earth Week is finally upon us and we have SO much going on this week. Here’s a little run down of all the ways Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is celebrating and how you can get involved to party for our planet. Monday: We’re kicking off the week with a work day at the River West Triangle. … Read more