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February 21, 2017

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Hope for Tomorrow
Feb16

Hope for Tomorrow

Justin Thang uses fashion to educate, promote Burmese traditions and fit into American culture By helping to organize the fashion show for the Myanmar Union Day and previous Chin National Day celebrations, Justin Thang is doing more than simply celebrating these historically-significant events. He’s using the clothing to educate others, promote the Burmese culture and reflect back on how far he and his family have come. “Cultural...

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Chin National Day 2017
Feb16

Chin National Day 2017

Cultural fashion, dance, singing and talent to be showcased during Chin National Day Chin National Day is a good time to learn about the Chin community, while experiencing some of their traditions firsthand, says Chin Community of Indiana President KJack William. Chin National Day comes originates Feb. 20, 1948, when Chin representatives voted to adopt democracy for electing local and state leaders. The central Indiana community,...

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Crowned with love
Feb16

Crowned with love

315 guests and 600 volunteers celebrate a Night to Shine at Mount Pleasant Christian Church From the grand entrance to dinner and dancing, volunteers at Mount Pleasant Christian Church (MPCC) made all guests feel special during Night to Shine on Feb. 10. MPCC was host to this prom for people age 16 and older with special needs. The purpose is to demonstrate that regardless of circumstance, these guests are important and loved. The...

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Behind the Badge: Sgt. Gabe Harman
Feb09

Behind the Badge: Sgt. Gabe Harman

Sgt. Gabe Harman: Police officers says community support makes Southport a great department Sgt. Gabriel “Gabe” Harman is no stranger to the City of Southport. He lived at 43 S. Church St. through third grade. His grandfather helped to start Southport’s Flag Committee which lines the street poles with American flags each spring. Now Harman serves the city as a reserve officer for the Southport Police Department. “It’s a great...

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Celebration of the century
Feb09

Celebration of the century

Community joins together at the Greenwood Public Library as it turns 100 years old On Feb. 6, many gathered at Greenwood Public Library to celebrate its 100th anniversary. “We are so excited that so many people came to help us celebrate our 100th Anniversary,” said Jane Weisenbach, Library Director of Development. “It is really a special time for the library and the community of Greenwood.” GPL has impacted countless Greenwood...

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Southside Sweethearts
Feb09

Southside Sweethearts

Three Southside couples share their stories of love and life together Love takes all shapes and sizes, as every couple has a different story to share of how they met, how they have made their marriage last, what it means to find true love. It’s not always love at first sight. Some people know they’ve met their soulmate from the moment their eyes lock. Others, well, not so much.  What matters is that once the love has manifested, the...

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A taxing debate
Feb09

A taxing debate

IndyGo offers new scenario for Red Line service as council considers income tax By Marianne Coil Southside residents now have two timetables for construction of the Red Line bus rapid transit (BRT) system, if the Indianapolis City-County Council approves a 0.25 percent local income tax to pay for expansion of IndyGo services. The council will vote on adoption Feb.27. Pending council action, the Red Line will commence service in late...

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