Posts filed under: "IDO News"

The Irvies – FAQ, FYI!

The Irvies is a community awards ceremony where businesses, neighbors, and our very own larger-than-life personalities are nominated and selected for awards demonstrating their unique talents, notorieties, and contributions to the greater good of Irvington. This fundraiser for Irvington Development Organization (IDO) will be hosted Saturday, February 24 at the Irvington Lodge (5515 East Washington […]

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Vote for the Irvies

The inaugural Irvies are in full swing! We’ve collected the nominees for our exciting awards, and now it’s time for you to get out to our amazing Irvington businesses and vote! Each of the locations listed below is hosting a ballot box for a specific award. Voting is easy. Visit each of your favorite locations. […]

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Give to the Irvington Streetscape and Save Money

As we get closer to the end of the year, you have probably started thinking about preparing your returns. This could help! IDO has great way for you to help the Irvington Streetscape stay bright, clean, and green while also saving some “green” on your state taxes. For the second year now, the state of […]

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The Irvies: Get Out and Vote!

The Irvies is a community award ceremony where businesses, neighbors, and our very own larger-than-life personalities are nominated and selected for awards demonstrating their unique talents, notorieties, and contributions to the greater good of Irvington. This fundraiser for the Irvington Development Organization (IDO) will be hosted Saturday, February 24th approximately 7pm at the Irvington Lodge […]

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We present to you, The Irvies

The Irvies (a nod to The Dundies from the much-beloved show The Office) is a community award ceremony where businesses, neighbors, and our very own larger-than-life personalities are nominated and selected for awards demonstrating their unique talents, notoriety, and contributions to the greater good of Irvington. This fundraiser for the Irvington Development Organization (IDO) will […]

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IDO Looks Back on Its 15th Year

Irvington Development Organization’s 15th Annual Membership Meeting was held September 9, 2017 at Irving Circle Park in conjunction with the Circle’s Summer Concert Series. Members enjoyed a light meal s provided by Kroger’s deli, and heard about IDO’s  accomplishments this year and the many business comings and goings in the past year. D. Gaither, Tim […]

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IDO Founding Mother and Children’s Rights Champion

By Heidi Unger Irvington resident and attorney JauNae Hanger remembers Irvington of 2002 as a neighborhood with enormous potential but a struggling business corridor. “We saw mom-and-pop businesses open and close their doors. You couldn’t keep a business open on this street,” she said, reflecting on shared disappointment in business failures on Washington Street, which […]

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Beautify the Streetscape and Pennsy Trail

It’s been a tough few weeks for Irvington’s front door, so now’s the time to show it a little love. We need an army of volunteers to fan out across Washington Street and Ritter Avenue, and there’s a simultaneous cleanup along the Pennsy Trail. Everyone is welcome to help us put a little shine on […]

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A Big Thank You to Starbucks

The streetscape has taken a beating lately. Yet another hit-and-run driver collided with the much-used trash container at the Audubon Road and Washington Street intersection. But this one had to hurt; the collision tore the steel door off. Given its high visibility at that busy corner and how much it is used, Starbucks is donating the […]

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IDO Invites Members to 2017 Annual Meeting

Current and aspiring IDO members, please join us to celebrate IDO’s 15th anniversary, at our annual meeting at Irving Circle Park. Save the date for 6-9 p.m., Saturday, September 9. Purchase tickets by Thursday, August 31. Evening in the park: Ticket holders can enjoy table seating and a light dinner. We’ll conduct some IDO business […]

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