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Cultivating connection

June 1, 2017 Nicole Davis

Adult & Child Community Garden in Perry Townships connects Burmese residents with each other and with fresh foods Volunteers worked throughout May to construct 20 raised garden beds to benefit the Southside’s Burmese population. The […]

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Healing, health and wholeness

June 1, 2017 Nicole Davis

Greg and Colleen Monzel combine their interests of yoga and herbal medicine in Wild  Persimmon School of Wellness A love of plants, nature and being outside first bonded Greg Monzel and Colleen Donahoe when they […]

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More laps than most drivers

May 26, 2017 Nicole Davis

Indianapolis 500 Gordon Pipers vice president Kent Evans enjoys the excitement of marching around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Kent Evans, vice president and senior pipe major for the Indianapolis 500 Gordon Pipers, jokes that he […]

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Guarding the grill

May 26, 2017 Nicole Davis

Beech Grove Police deputy chief and captain prepare White Castle hamburgers for National Hamburger Month Beech Grove Deputy Police Chief Michael Maurice and Captain Robert Mercuri grilled, packaged and served hamburgers for an hour at […]

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Faster than a ferret

May 26, 2017 The Southside Times

Brenda Taylor, owner of Franklin Township’s Five Points Ferret Refuge, hosts the Ferret 500 to raise funds for the shelter By Erica Faunce Out of her home on Five Points Road, Brenda Taylor and her […]

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Roomy rennovation

May 26, 2017 The Southside Times

Keenan-Stahl Boys and Girls Club unveils new teen  and computer rooms The Keenan-Stahl Boys and Girls Club of Indianapolis unveiled its newly-renovated Teen Room and upgraded Computer Room on May 17. Lowe’s Hardware store provided […]

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Goodwill on a gap year

May 26, 2017 Nicole Davis

Sarah Turo-Shields fundraises to take a Ugandan mission trip after she graduates from Perry Meridian Sarah Turo-Shields has committed to attend Bellarmine University in Kentucky to study social justice and forensic psychology with a long-term […]

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Visions of vibrancy

May 18, 2017 Nicole Davis

Purdue Extension Community Wellness Coordinator Linda Adams works with Southport and Indianapolis officials to create a plan for a healthier community Healthy people and vibrant communities go hand-in-hand. When you make it easier for people […]