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Seven Secrets to Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s Success

I’m on a Southwest Flight to Washington D.C. today. Ever notice their logo? A heart is at the center. As I prepared to speak to a conference of 1,000 millennials about social entrepreneurship and the urban environment, I built a list of ten or twelve top of mind reasons that have been “secrets” to KIB’s growth and long-term success. When … Read more

KIB Announces Tree Canopy Planning and Mapping Tool

KEEP INDIANAPOLIS BEAUTIFUL ANNOUNCES TREE CANOPY PLANNING AND MAPPING TOOL KIB celebrates Arbor Day and the future of Indy’s tree canopy with release of mapping tool to guide work and urban forestry growth INDIANAPOLIS (April 28, 2017) — Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s new Tree Canopy Planner and mapping tool is a community resource to help Indianapolis residents visualize where trees are, … Read more

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Helps Students Turn Fruit Orchard Dream into Reality

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Helps Students Turn Fruit Orchard Dream into Reality KIB and Eleanor Skillen Elementary School plant fruit trees on vacant school property INDIANAPOLIS – (April 28, 2017) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) and KIB Club school, Eleanor Skillen Elementary School (Indianapolis Public School #34), will plant an orchard of 15 fruit trees on the school’s property. Coinciding with … Read more

BRAG to Receive Facelift as April 2017 GIC Focus Neighborhood

Binford Redevelopment and Growth Area will Receive a Facelift with the Help of Nearly 200 Volunteers this Saturday Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, City of Indianapolis to host annual Great Indy Cleanup Focus Neighborhood event with community volunteers on Saturday to clean one of Indy’s major gateways INDIANAPOLIS – (April 25, 2017) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) will host nearly 200 volunteers … Read more

Fairbanks Symposium at the University of Indianapolis to examine role of greenspaces in city development

(INDIANAPOLIS) Local and national community leaders will discuss the value of urban parks and greenspaces in maintaining a world-class city at the upcoming Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership at the University of Indianapolis.  “Building Vibrant Cities Through Greenspaces and Parks” is the topic of this year’s symposium, which will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on … Read more