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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

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, City of Indianapolis to host Great Indy Cleanup October event with more than 1,000 volunteers this Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS – (October 9, 2014) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) along with more than 1,000 volunteers will be working all over Indianapolis this Saturday on more than 30 neighborhood beautification and community improvement projects. A citywide effort to beautify and strengthen our communities, the Great Indy Cleanup is a partnership between KIB and the City of Indianapolis. The October cleanup … Read more

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Receives $20,000 Grant from Lowe’s

INDIANAPOLIS – (October 6, 2014) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB), announced today that Lowe’s has awarded a $20,000 grant to support the organization’s mission to engage neighborhoods in building and sustaining vibrant communities, helping people and nature thrive. The Lowe’s Community Partners grant will provide funding for KIB’s IPL Project GreenSpace program, specifically to Westminster Pocket Park. This project will … Read more