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KIB and Eastside Neighborhood will Celebration the Creation of a Community Greenspace this Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS – (July 16, 2013) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) along with numerous community partners will celebrate the creation of a Community Hub and Bus Shelter this Thursday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Presentations from Governor Pence and Mayor Ballard will also take place at the ceremony to highlight this KIB IPL Project GreenSpace project, and its building strong connections to the senior housing development being constructed on Staughton—just west of the bus stop. Key partners with this project include the Devington Communities Association, Arlington High School, BWI Development & Management, Inc., Department of Public Works, IndyGo, People for Urban Progress and w/Purpose Urban + Public Design.

  • WHO: KIB, Governor Pence, Mayor Ballard, and numerous community partners
  • WHAT: Devington Neighborhood Community Hub & Bus Shelter Celebration
  • WHERE: Corner of Arlington Avenue and Staughton Drive
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM

Governor Pence and Mayor Ballard will greet and address attendees from 5:30PM to 7:00PM

IPL Project GreenSpace is a grassroots driven effort that helps transform vacant lots and underused spaces into natural, beautiful and functional pocket parks and greenspaces for a neighborhood. Sponsors for this program include: Indianapolis Power & Light Co., the City of Indianapolis, Lilly Endowment, Constellation Energy, LISC, and the employees of CICF, for more information please visit www.kibi.org/project_greenspace.

About Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB)
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. is a private, nonprofit organization with a mission to engage diverse communities to create vibrant public places, helping people and nature thrive. In 2012, KIB worked with more than 30,000 volunteers on over 600 community projects. To learn more, visit www.kibi.org, or follow us on Twitter @kibiorg and like us on Facebook @kibiorg.