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KIB and Eastside Neighbors will Celebrate the Creation of a network of Community Greenspaces Today

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (July 25, 2013) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB) along with IndyTilth, Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation (MFCDC), and other community partners will celebrate the completion of the four IPL Project GreenSpace projects in the Mapleton-Fall Creek neighborhood today. The celebration will begin with opening comments from project partners and neighborhood residents, then participants will take a walking tour of four project sites: Broadway Community Garden, Double 8 Rain Garden, Fall Creek Gardens, and Ruckle Street Pocket Park.

The celebration of these projects will highlight the creation of a tangible place for residents to enjoy and help foster a sense of community pride. Sun King Brewery and Nicey Treat will be providing refreshments at the celebration.

  • WHO: KIB, Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation, IndyTilth, and other community partners
  • WHAT: Mapleton Fall Creek GreenSpace Projects Celebration
  • WHERE: Ruckle Street Pocket Park, 3023 Ruckle Street (walking tour to follow)
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 7:00 PM

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 Company, the City of Indianapolis, Lilly Endowment, Constellation Energy, LISC, the employees of CICF, and many others; 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.