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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to Hold First Community Tree Planting of 2015 in Just Two Weeks

INDIANAPOLIS – (February 18, 2015) With temperatures below freezing, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) is channeling the impending Spring with a community tree planting on March 4. More than 30 volunteers will join KIB in Fountain Square to ‘tree-up’ the neighborhood just in time for spring. While this volunteer event is full, many other KIB community tree plantings are seeking … Read more

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Welcomes New Board Chair

INDIANAPOLIS – (February 9, 2015) Elsie Rivera Palabrica of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) and former Keep Indianapolis Beautiful board vice-chair, has been elected to serve as KIB’s board chairperson from 2015-2017. Additionally, Mark Jacob of Citizens Energy Group, and Ryan Loy of Eli Lilly & Company, have each begun a three-year term on Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s board of directors. Palabrica … Read more

Creative Placemaking on the Westside Leads to an Art Showpiece in the Hawthorne Neighborhood

INDIANAPOLIS – (January 29, 2015) Earlier today, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB), and neighbors along Holmes Avenue, in the Hawthorne neighborhood, welcomed a vibrant, creative, and repurposed piece of public art—a bright yellow 1964 Bonneville, installed vertically. This repurposed Pontiac—which will serve as the canvas for a mural that will be completed later this spring—is the centerpiece to the Purpose … Read more

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful named among top dog-friendly companies across the nation

INDIANAPOLIS – (October 27, 2014) Barker Kitsen, a San Francisco-based, national blog catering to urban pet parents has recently named Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) as one of the most dog-friendly small businesses across the country. In company with such organizations as Etsy and Clif Bar, KIB’s dog-friendly workplace is garnering national attention. Since 2013, KIB has had a formal … Read more

Inaugural RUN(317) Kicks off Tomorrow at 6pm at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

INDIANAPOLIS – (October 22, 2014) On Thursday evening, October 23rd, over 800 participants from 2 countries, 9 states, and over 40 cities and towns in Indiana will take to the streets of Fountain Square to run 3.17 miles in celebration of everything (317)! Sinden Racing’s street legal NASCAR will be leading the race which kicks off at 6:00pm in front … Read more