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KIB Welcomes Spring with Community Tree Planting at North Central High School

INDIANAPOLIS – (March 20, 2015) On Saturday, March 21, volunteers and members of the Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) Youth Tree Team will plant trees on the North Central High School campus. As one of the first spring tree plantings for KIB, this event will bring together members of the community and volunteers from across the city to beautify and improve … Read more

Indy Youth Compete for the World’s Greatest Summer Job this Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS – (March 4, 2015) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) will host nearly 300 Indy youth this Saturday, for Challenge Day, step 1 in the application process for the 2015 Youth Tree Team. The KIB Youth Tree Team is a paid, 7-week summer program that employs 85 Indianapolis high school students and young adults to preserve and maintain trees KIB … Read more

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