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Hendricks County Nominations for Bicentennial Torchbearers Now Open

DANVILLE, IN (Sept. 23, 2015) –With less than a week until Hendricks County’s Bicentennial kickoff meeting, the Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) and the Hendricks County Bicentennial Committee are seeking nominations from the public for the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay. Torchbearer nominations recognize Hoosiers who demonstrate exceptional public service, …

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Prepare for Emergencies During National Preparedness Month

HENDRICKS COUNTY, IN – Local public health preparedness officials want to remind residents to prepare for emergencies and disasters as they celebrate National Preparedness Month. “Now – before an emergency or disaster happens – is the best time to prepare your family, business, or school for an emergency or disaster,” …

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Beasley's Orchard Unveils 2015 Corn Maze with Ford Mustang Theme

DANVILLE, IN (September 17, 2015) – Beasley’s Orchard in Danville, Ind., will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang with its design of the 2015 Corn Maze. This year’s highly anticipated Corn Maze at Beasley’s Orchard opens Friday, Sept. 25 and runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31.  …

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Hendricks County planning for Indiana's Bicentennial celebration

Planning for a massive, year-long celebration to commemorate Indiana’s Bicentennial or 200th anniversary as a state has begun, and help is needed at the local level to plan activities in Hendricks County in 2016. Local residents, business and civic leaders interested in learning about volunteer opportunities are encouraged to attend …

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Benham fills Brownsburg Town Council seat

Sean Benham was elected in a precinct caucus on September 12 to fill the Brownsburg Town Council Ward 5 seat. He has previously served on the Town’s Redevelopment Commission, Economic Development Commission, Brownsburg Improvement Committee, and the Comprehensive Plan steering committee. Benham has worked as a Risk Control Consultant with CNA …

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Scarecrows Frame Courthouse Square During Month of October

DANVILLE, IN (September 16, 2015) –With that crisp chill in the air, and the changing color of the leaves around town, it’s time for one of the most exciting Downtown Danville traditions—the Scarecrows are coming! “The annual Scarecrow display traditionally brings in visitors from all over the state to visit …

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Colts, United Way to host Big Kickoff Sept. 18

INDIANAPOLIS…September 11, 2015– Fall signals the start of both the football and philanthropic seasons. Why not a BIG KICKOFF to celebrate both? The Indianapolis Colts and United Way of Central Indiana invite Central Indiana fans to a combined kickoff on Friday, Sept.18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monument Circle in Indianapolis. …

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