Guest writer: Tricia Hayes
One little card can do a lot of good for Irvington! Use this card to pay for your groceries or gas at Kroger, and they will donate 3% of each purchase to IDO. Just put money on the card at the store office before you check out, and then use the card to pay. It’s simple! And it costs you only a little bit of extra time.
The best part? Each card comes already loaded with $5. That’s free groceries for you! Help IDO continue its mission to make Irvington a better place to live, work, and play. Contact Margaret Banning to get your card today!
Guest writers: Vishant Shah and Nancy Larner Ruschman:
Photo cred: 3one7 Photography
Irvington Development Organization is partnering with IndyGo and others to sponsor a series of events called “Magic #8 Bus”. These events are focused on (mostly) family-friendly, affordable outings to cultural, arts and sporting events. Our first event will kick off with a celebration of St. Patrick’s Day by visiting McGinley’s Golden Ace Inn, a long-time Indianapolis institution for St. Paddy’s Day revelers – and it’s their 80th anniversary this year so you know the party will be extra special! You will ride the bus – a ten minute trip – have a few beverages and listen to some rockin’ live Irish music. Don’t worry about
We want to hear your voice…
Many of you recall the evening of November 17th when the former Historic Irvington Post Office crumbled to the ground during a severe storm carrying near-tornadic winds. The bricks and debris have now been cleared and it’s time to talk next steps.
We’re asking you to join the Irvington Development Organization and the Irvington Historical Society for a community input session on ways we might develop the northeast corner of Washington and Ritter. We want to hear YOUR creative (yet viable!) ideas. If you can’t make it,
Guest writer: Vishant Shah:
Image credit: Vishant Shah, Rita Spalding:
When Foundation East started working with Eastside artists to paint signal boxes around Irvington, we had no idea how the general public would respond. Our goals in starting Foundation East and developing this project were to beautify the Eastside and bring artists together with the public. Below are some reactions from the Signal Box Artists on painting in Irvington:
“Painting in public like this created a feeling of goodwill, and I was surprised and pleased at how it opened up and peeled away that sense of separation between people that were otherwise strangers.”
-Rita Spalding (Farm Heritage theme, Arlington at E. 10th St and Pleasant Run Pkwy N. Dr)
“I saw the joy these little pieces of art brought to the Irvington community. Although the residents I talked to had experienced poverty, misfortune, and death, they could not have been more positive and friendly. Irvington residents are real people looking for signs of hope.”
-Erin Kelsch (Car Culture, Arlington at Brookville)
“We’ve loved working on the Signal Box Art project. People drove by and smiled, waved, and
Posted by IDO on Jan 5, 2014 in Neighborhoods | 0 comments
Photos courtesy of Nancy Larner Ruschman
Just a few photos of the beautiful snowfall in and around Pleasant Run Golf Course. Enjoy!