Neighborhood News – 1/22/13

Stay Warm!!

Hello Near Eastsiders.  Make sure to bundle up with these cold temperatures!

LYN House Jobs Readiness Class

LYN House

Join us in a journey from unemployment to employment.

Who: Individuals seeking employment (Only 10 slots available)

When: Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 11:00; starting February 11th – February 28th

Where: LYN House (Corner of 12th and Tecumseh)

What: 1. Learn how to overcome obstacles with courage and confidence

2. Discover your gifts, talents and abilities.

3. Create a resume

4. Develop clear job and career objectives.

5. Gain confident interview skills.

6. Acquire effective job search skills.

7. Learn how to exhibit attributes employees are looking for.

“At the conclusion of the Jobs for Life class, you will have all of the necessary tools to find

and retain meaningful employment, and engage on a journey that will lead you to a productive life.”

Call 638-7880 to join

NESCO Congress

Please join us for the 42nd Annual NESCO Congress.  Great speakers, great conversation, and a lot going on so make sure you’re there to get in on the action!

For more information please see our Facebook page.

Volunteers Needed!  Contact Megan Fetter for more information or 808-2336.


Mayor’s Neighborhood Liaison/MAC

Have a problem with an abandoned house?  Need some assistance with street signs or signals in your neighborhood?  Issues with high weeds or illegal dumping?

Download the “RequestIndy” app for the Mayor’s Action Center through the Apple App Store or the Android Market.  For questions, click here for the FAQ page the MAC has on the RequestIndy app. 

Also, feel free to contact Paul Ross, Mayor’s Neighborhood Liaison for our neighborhoods on his work cell phone @ 452-0336.

Happy Birthday Amelia Bedelia!

Come to Spades Park Library January 29th to celebrate 50 wonderful years with this beloved character!

Spades Park Amelia Party

Pogue’s Run Clean Up Thank You

A big thank you to the fearless volunteers who came out and helped to clean up Pogue’s Run in the Holy Cross neighborhood.  Neighbors and individuals from KIB celebrated a very cold MLK, Jr. Day by cleaning up and giving back to the community.  Thanks!!!

To find out how you can volunteer in the future, connect with Tracy Heaton de Martinez at KIB and visit their volunteer page

Congrats to Pogue’s Run Grocer!

This past Saturday, Pogue’s Run Grocer celebrated their 2 year anniversary.   Thanks to Felipe Martinez for more photos of the event that can be found at this link

Better Buildings Commercial ProgramBetter Buildings

Do you own a business or nonprofit on the Near Eastside? The Better Buildings program is starting to take applications for their commercial program now! Get an energy assessment and lighting upgrades for FREE!  Contact Alvin Sangsuwangul  808-2381 or Ashley Kimmel  808-2318 for more information.  You can also check out their website at

Neighborhood Meetings

NESCO Board Meeting     1/22     Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center     6:30pm


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