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Fishers Freedom Festival Announcement

A Statement from the Fishers Freedom Festival President Don Dragoo After 29 years of providing a long-standing tradition for Fishers residents and families, it with great sadness that the Fishers Freedom Festival announces the immediate ceasing of the Fishers Freedom Festival event held annually that celebrates Independence Day. In August, Fishers City Council with the support of Mayor Fadness decided to discontinue all grant money and in-kind services to the festival when they selected 13 organizations to split $331,000. Due to large financial challenges for 2018, the festival is forced to terminate future efforts and the 2017 Fishers Freedom Festival ...

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West Grove Time Capsule from 1975 to be Excavated

In 1975, the West Grove Elementary School students and teachers buried a time capsule in front of the school to be opened in the year 2000. Led by longtime Principal Mr. Broyer, students created several papers, letters, drawings and even an audio recording of every student on the only audio cassette recorder in the school. Mr. Broyer tried unsuccessfully to locate the time capsule, citing that the reference trees he had planted died and were removed. In a Daily Journal article, Broyer said, “the trees had died, so when it came time to dig up the time capsule, no one ...

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Ponte Vedra, Jacksonville Beaches Magazines to Launch in October 2017

Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Beaches Magazine

Towne Post Network, Inc. (TownePost.com) announced today the launch of two new franchise magazines in northeast Florida: Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Beaches. The inaugural issues are scheduled to be direct mailed to over 27,000 affluent homes in late September. “As print, Internet, social and video medias converge, we’re redefining how hyper local media will be delivered and consumed in the communities we serve,” said Tom Britt, founder and publisher of the Towne Post Network, Inc. headquartered in Fishers, Indiana. Operating as a franchise under the Towne Post Network, Inc., the Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Beaches Magazines will be published by ...

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Augmented Reality Debuts in Towne Post Network Magazines

All Nine Hyper Local Community Magazines Now Offering Interactive Print Writer / Tom Britt July issues of the Towne Post Network magazines will be the first in Indiana to showcase the latest in Augmented Reality (“AR”). What has been popular with gamers for the past few years is now making its way into print marketing, adding an interactive layer to an otherwise 2-dimensional print publication. How does it work? Download the Layar app to your mobile device. Scan a page with the AR logo on it. Watch the page come to life! How will I know which pages are interactive? ...

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Center Grove Singers Named Grand Champions in Chicago

Center Grove’s varsity concert choir, CG Singers named Grand Champions in the Concert Choir division at the Heart of America Chicago competition held at the Palmer House Hilton on Saturday, March 4th. CG Singers were also awarded Best Choral Tone and Best Repertoire. Center Grove choirs are directed by Jennifer Dice, Jared Norman, and Greg Sanders, and choreographed by Andy Haines. Center Grove Varsity and JV Show Choirs will compete at the Shelbyville Singing Sensational on Saturday, March 11th. All choirs will perform their competition show on Tuesday, March 7th at Center Grove High School. Please visit www.centergrovechoirs.org for more ...

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Jeffersontown Magazine Coming in May 2017

We are excited to announce that we will be launching a new monthly print magazine in mid-April serving Jeffersontown, Plainview and Hurstbourne residents in the greater Louisville area called the Jeffersontown Magazine. Advertising deadline for our inaugural issue: March 31, 2017 We are part of the Towne Post Network of community magazines which was started in the affluent communities around Indianapolis. Our Jeffersontown Magazine will be the first of what we hope to be many in the greater Louisville area. Highlights of the media kit include: Direct mailed each month to 17,905 homes and businesses Stories highlight local businesses, people, ...

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Zionsville Chamber to Move into New Town Hall Building

This fall the Zionsville Chamber of Commerce will be closer to the Town of Zionsville. Literally. When the new Town Hall opens this year, the Zionsville Chamber will move their offices, currently located on Elm Street, into the second floor of the building. The future 1,125-square-foot Chamber space will include a welcome area, work stations and dedicated offices for Executive Director Tracy Phillips, Director of Member Services Diana Schultz and one other employee. The space will also include a conference room and a work room. By relocating into Town Hall, the Chamber will be able to utilize various conference rooms ...

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Fallen Tree in Starkey Park Closes Trail

Early Thursday morning, Zionsville Park Department crews found a fallen oak tree in Starkey Park that permanently damaged parts of one of the trails. Park users will not be able to access Trail SP-1 from the Starkey Park parking lot to the trails intersection at Trail SP-2 until at least the end of spring. The oak tree, which was six feet in diameter at its base and four feet in diameter at chest height, fell onto the pedestrian boardwalk on SP-1. The boardwalk, originally constructed by an Eagle Scout project, is permanently damaged. Up to 10 feet of the base ...

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Now Hiring: Outdoor Landscape Sales & Design Consultant

Job Status: Full-Time, Year-Round, Salary commensurate with experience, Paid Vacation, Health Insurance, Company Vehicle Job Overview: Attend appointments with customers to define needs and gather data for outdoor living and landscape jobs. Prepare and present designs and estimates for customers with knowledgeable explanation of layouts and scope of work for installation. Follow up with prospective clients and revise quotes and designs as necessary to ensure the satisfaction of each customer. Communicate the scope of work and details of outdoor living and landscape installations to the field manager and crew leaders to guarantee the job is installed correctly as quoted. Requirements: ...

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Center Grove High Art Students Excel

Center Grove High School (CGHS) continued its tradition of excellence in art with 46 students receiving recognition in the 8th Annual Scholastic Art Competition. Six CGHS students received prestigious Gold Key awards and will advance to national competition. Fourteen students earned Silver Key awards. Twenty-six CGHS students received Honorable Mention awards. The Gold and Silver Key winning art will be on display at Clowes Hall on the Butler University campus from February 1-26. This year, the Scholastics Central and Southern Indiana Region competition had more than 2800 submissions with 105 Gold Keys, 182 Silver Keys, and 419 Honorable Mention awards.

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