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Town of Brownsburg Receives Grant from the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County to Install Nonverbal Communication Boards at Park Playgrounds

Thanks to a grant from The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County, three nonverbal communication boards were recently installed at park playgrounds in Brownsburg to create inclusive play spaces. The boards, located at Arbuckle Acres Park, Stephens Park, and Williams Park, will help facilitate play narration and language learning in the …

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Avon High School brings home multiple first-place awards during recent 2023 JAG Career Development Conference

INDIANAPOLIS (March 21, 2023) – Governor Eric J. Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) held the 2023 State Career Development Conference Friday, March 17. An annual event for Hoosier high school students enrolled in Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) to participate in competitive events that highlight the employability …

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Radial Announces the Opening of Second Fulfillment Center in Avon and Selects Geek+ to Automate Site Operations

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania – March 21, 2023 – Radial, Inc., a bpost group company, the leader in eCommerce solutions, today announced its partnership with Geek+, the global leader in robotic solutions for logistics, to provide automation and robotics for its new 601,045 square-foot fulfillment center in Indianapolis, Indiana. The new state-of-the-art …

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Town of Avon Indiana Becomes First Municipality in the State of Indiana Certified as “Dementia Friends”

Avon, Indiana March 16th, 2023 –  Dementia has affected either yourself, someone you love or a close friend. According to alzhiemers.org.uk, there are an estimated 57.4 million people (about twice the population of Texas) living with dementia around the globe. It is estimated that the number will triple to over 150 million by 2050. We all have …

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Town of Pittsboro assumes trash pickup responsibilities

R. Richey – WYRZ News – 3/15/2023 Pittsboro – The Pittsboro town council has voted to halt trash pickup by Waste Management and take over the duties itself, according to the town council’s website. Town Council President Jarod Baker said in the statement the new service is in answer to …

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