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Keep It Local

Noblesville’s Small Business Saturday Initiative Unites the Community Writer/ Christy Heitger-Ewing Photographer / Brian Brosmer Small Business Saturday, a national initiative created through American Express, was launched seven years ago as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday to encourage holiday shoppers to give their business to local brick and mortar merchants. In Noblesville, Small Business Saturday is hosted by Noblesville Main Street, a stand-alone 501c3 whose focus is to provide positive community experiences by connecting members of the community in organic ways. “We’re here for the good of downtown. We’re advocates for downtown,” says Chris Owens, CEO of ...

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State of the City Speech by Mayor Ditslear

Writer  /  Kara Reibel Mayor John Ditslear presented his annual “State of the City” address, focusing on all that the City of Noblesville has to be proud of. Highlights From His Speech • Noblesville made the “Best 25 suburbs for retirement” in 2015 by forbes.com. • Klipsch Music Center was named top 5 best outdoor venues in the nation. • #NoblesvilleWORKS launched the Stay Here Grow Here website, and launch of the #NoblesvilleWORKS community-wide soft skills initiative has experienced early success. Technical skills may get you an interview, but soft skills will get you the job and help you keep ...

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Music & All That Jazz Starts Friday on the Square

Noblesville Main Street and Executive Director Chris Owens are pleased to announce that Music & All That Jazz will return to the courthouse square for four shows starting this Friday, June 19, 2015. The series kicks off with the Blue Door Jazz Combo (formerly Blue Dorian Jazz), which is a piano/vocals/bass/drums jazz group and has been a favorite at past Noblesville Main Street jazz events. Their repertoire includes both jazz standards and jazz arrangements of Coldplay, Radiohead, Genesis, The Beatles and more. Blue Door Jazz features Eric Baker on piano and vocals, Bethany Robinson on bass and Daniel Sterner on ...

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Farmers Market to Open May 9

The Nobleville Farmers Market is returning a week earlier this year, bringing fresh and healthy food choices to residents May 9. The 24-week event is hosted by Noblesville Main Street and will remain in its usual spot at Riverview Health overflow parking lot located on Conner Street at the intersection of State Roads 32 and 19. “We are once again pleased to host the Noblesville Main Street Farmers Market in the area adjacent to the hospital,” said Pat Fox, CEO of Riverview Health. “This event is a long-standing staple of Noblesville and we support anything that enables our community members ...

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Hipstoric Leader: Noblesville Main Street’s New Executive Director Chris Owens

Writer / Allie Nash Chris Owens is the new executive director of Noblesville Main Street and his passion for the city and its people make him the perfect candidate. A nonprofit organization charged with promoting and developing downtown Noblesville, Main Street has a small office on the south side of the square overlooking the historic city hall. By way of background, Owens grew up just north of Anderson in Alexandria and later attended Anderson University where he majored in communications. If you recognize his name, or voice, it’s probably from his stint with the Indianapolis Colts where he helped with ...

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